Samira Said celebrates her birthday online
Moroccan singer Samira Said celebrated her birthday on the January 10, 2004 with her online fan club. Samira held live chats through her website with all her fans and thanked them for remembering this special occasion and their support to her career.
The singer is also scheduled to hold a grand performance in Morocco on January 19, 2004 under the sponsorship of LG Electronics, after which she will head off to Dubai to take part in the Dubai Nights Music Festival, reported the London based Elaph.
After completing her performances, Samira will go to Cairo-Egypt to resume preparations for a new album which she hopes to be out by May 2004.
Samira had delayed the release of her upcoming album, which was scheduled to hit stores this January, until a later date. The singer has decided to make a few technical alterations and replace some of the songs in the album.
Samira revealed that the new album will not feature the song "Albi wi Albak" (My Heart and Your Heart" she sang with the Moroccan band "Wama", despite the fact that she has already completed recording it. Samira announced that the song is written by Wama and they are planning to shoot it in the form of a video clip in the very near future.
Samira stressed that she is very grateful to have such an opportunity of singing a duet with not just one person but with four different people, an experience she feels adds tremendously to her career. The singer added that the song will be part of her upcoming album, scheduled to be released in the near future.
The singer has revealed that one of the songs in the new album will be a romantic one composed by Samira herself, marking her first step in the path of composing. The singer also stressed that her new album will also feature a new look for her which is surely to surprise her audience and meet their high expectations.
At the grand Monaco Music Award celebration, Samira was presented an award for Best Arab Singer for the year 2003, in the presence of Prince Albert and a large audience of singers from all over the world. The award marked the second international prize the singer is given for the success of her album “Youm Wara Youm” (Day After Day), the first being in April by BBC International Music Awards. The awards the singer has won so far prove that she is heading in the right direction towards international stardom and that her music has reached the hearts of people worldwide. -Albawaba.com
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