Nawal AL Zoughbi heads to the US and Canada
Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoughbi has announced that she will head to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />United States of America and Canada during the month of February, where she is scheduled to hold a tour. The singer added that her tour will last for a month-and-a-half and she will be performing in a number of cities around Northern America.
According to the London based weekly, Laha, Nawal has already picked out seven new songs to include in her upcoming album, which will feature twelve songs. The singer has not revealed which production company will produce her album. Rumors have it Rotana, which is currently holding extensive negotiations with the singer to include her in their team, will most probably be the one to produce it.
On a different note, the results of the poll the Lebanese radio station the Voice of Music underwent throughout the month of December have showed that Lebanese have chosen Nawal as their number one female star for the year 2004. Nawal’s song “Ainaik Kadabeen” (Lying Eyes) was chosen as best Lebanese song during 2004.
When the results came out, the radio announcer made a personal phone call to Nawal and congratulated her on winning and the singer expressed her gratitude towards everyone who voted for her and stressed that she will keep working hard to meet their expectations.
Nawal revealed that she has not yet signed any contract with a production company despite the enormous amounts of offers she has been receiving. She added that she produces for herself at the meantime and the matter of not finding the right company has nothing to do with her putting demanding conditions. The singer stressed that she wants a production company that will help enhance her career and protect the reputation she has worked so hard to achieve.