Music Reviews

July 23, 2014

Angela requested that the venue of her scheduled Baalbek Festival is changed. (Image: Facebook)
09:16 GMT

Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu requested that her scheduled concert at Baalbek’s Bacchus Temple is moved to a different venue.

Marcel's beautiful music brought concert-goers to their feet on Thursday. (Image: Daily Star)
08:44 GMT

Oud virtuoso, vocalist and composer Marcel Khalife brought the Byblos International Festival audience to its feet Thursday evening.

July 22, 2014

Still from Mohammed Assaf's song video clip Raise Your Head High. (Image: YouTube)
11:50 GMT

Mohammed Assaf sings 'Raise Your Head High' in solidarity with his home country of Palestine under attack. The song reached almost half a million views on YouTube only two days after its release.

July 13, 2014

July 11, 2014

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single! (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single!

July 8, 2014

The spotlight's on Yara once again for her upcoming clip. (Image: Facebook)
16:36 GMT

The Lebanese singer's latest greatest music video will soon be ours for the viewing.

Latifa has something to say, er sing! (Image: Facebok)
16:28 GMT

Latifa is focusing on music tracks that sing of patriotism and leadership ethics.

A still from the Electro Chaabi trailer. (Image: YouTube still)
09:32 GMT

Depicting the world of Egypt's 'mahraganat' music, the documentary will be screened on Wednesday 9 July in London.

July 7, 2014

Lang Lang clanking the keys at the Byblos Festival on Thursday. (Image: Facebook courtesy of Nabil Ismail)
16:52 GMT

Hailed by The New York Times as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang wowed the Lebanese crowd at the opening performance of this year's Byblos International Festival on Thursday evening.

July 3, 2014

It's unknown whether Assi realizes that his Moroccan song was insulting to Moroccan women or not. (Image: Facebook)
09:57 GMT

Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!

Nancy celebrated life in Lebanon through her Beirut concert last week. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!

July 2, 2014

Jordanian Hisham Said performs in Sofar Cairo (Image: Rowan El Shimi)
09:35 GMT

Cairo hosts its first ever Sofar concert, part of a global movement that brings live music to people’s living rooms.

Joss Stone took her singing magic to Lebanon Tuesday night.
05:56 GMT

In light of Lebanon’s recent spate of bombings, raids and clashes, you might assume British soul singer Joss Stone was a bit nervous when she flew into Beirut Tuesday night, but she got her game face on and made her way there.

A packed out Jerash Festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:27 GMT

The 29th Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts was a grand slam success with A-list stars storming the stage and fans that followed them to the Roman city.

July 1, 2014

Fayrouz's latest music video is reminiscent of her earlier work. (Image: Screenshot from video)
05:33 GMT

As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby