Music Reviews

April 3, 2014

Afrojack performing live in Miami at the Ultra Music Festival. (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

Ironically, both superstar DJs Afrojack and Avicii were hospitalized in Miami last weekend, but Afrojack's recovered and ready for Bahrain. Too bad we can't say the same for Avicii!

The creative DJ set by "Toukadime" that's made up of typical Moroccan beanbags and old records. (Image: Toukadime.com)
05:00 GMT

North African-French DJs "Toukadime" bring back Chaabi music to life through their Soundcloud radio shows.

April 2, 2014

Israeli singer Omer Adam took Fares's song without permission and made it his own. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:22 GMT

An Israeli singer has taken Lebanese singer Fares Karam's song without permission and made it into his own!

Abdulrahman Mohammed jamming away (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

A song so epic, we wonder, could this be the greatest Arab song ever?

March 31, 2014

Hakim announcing his new TV show "Star of the People" with Al Mihwar TV. (Image : Onaeg.com)
12:00 GMT

Egyptian superstar Hakim will be presenting a new TV talent competition show with a twist this year.

A very Moroccan Marwan Khoury is coming our way soon! (Image: Facebook)
11:55 GMT

It's time to launch, y'all. The ever fashionable Marwan Khoury is gearing up for the his new album release.

Michael Fadel knows what to do with the piano. (Image: Facebook)
09:32 GMT

It's gonna be epic at the Emirates Palace Hotel tonight as Michael Fadel fills the stage with a stellar performance, no doubt.

A mash-up of diverse music is coming your way, Cairo!
08:35 GMT

Between 10-18 April, Egyptian musician Dina El-Wedidi, Jordanian artists JadaL and Macadi Nahhas along with Palestinian band FishSamak will hold concerts.

March 30, 2014

Hind Sabri has joined the "Happy" fun! (Image screenshot from the video).
14:15 GMT

If anyone deserves to finally be "Happy" it's the people of Egypt. Celebrities appeared on the Pharrell Williams cover music video because they believed in the message.

"It was great to be back in Dubai tonight!" JLo posted with this Facebook picture.
13:28 GMT

Thank you, Jennifer Lopez, for a Dubai gig that didn't disappoint.

D-CAF could be considered the crème de la crème of cultural events in Cairo this week.
09:28 GMT

So much to do, so much to see and only 7 days to do it.

March 29, 2014

Shatha has had a very prosperous career but is now planning on quitting in two years' time. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Shatha Hassoun has dropped a bombshell on her fans this week when she announced that she will be quitting the music industry in two years' time.

March 27, 2014

This is the festival's first run, but it has already secured a number of popular music acts to perform on its stage. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:38 GMT

A new music and art fair kicked off in Tunisia Wednesday, and will see Jordanian rock band Jadal and Tunisia's Jazz Club of Tunis play this week.

Shabola's stoked to join the sweet list of singers at the Mawazine Festival (Image: Facebook).
08:41 GMT

In a first time honor for the Egyptian folk singer, Shabaan Abdel Rahim aka Shabola has been invited to join other Arab stars performing at the Mawazine Festival in Morocco this summer.

Nancy has surprised her fans by recording a new single for Coca Cola's World Cup commercial. (Image: Facebook)
08:06 GMT

Nancy Ajram surprises her fans with a new single for Coca Cola's FIFA World Cup 2014 commercial.