The Voice recap: And the winner is...
Murad Boureiky was crowned winner of The Voice 2012 (Photo: The Voice)
MBC’s talent show The Voice has crowned Moroccan candidate Murad Boureiky following journey completion of seven live performances in front of a jury comprising some of the Arab World’s most famous star singers.
Four candidates made it to the final stage of The Voice, two from Morocco, one from Tunisia and one from Iraq.
Boureiky received the most votes from viewers, who voted through mobile SMS messages.
Assi el-Helani Lebanese star singer described Boureiky as the “Clay of Arabia” because of his “professionalism, talent and balanced performance.”
Helani said Boureiky was a unique talent that deserves to be supported and deserves the ultimate title of “the best voice.”
According to statement from mbc.net, The Voice, or “Ahla Sowt” in Arabic, “brings the sweetest voices Arabia has to boast, with blind auditions having been performed in: UAE, Egypt, Kuwait, Tunisia, Lebanon and Morocco.”
“The format takes these talents on a journey of self-discovery to unveil 'the voice' of this season,” according to mbc.net.
Top Arab singers: Shirine Abdelwahab, Kazim El Saher Assi el-Helani, and Saber El Roba'i were the coaches who try to recruit the best singing talents to their team and coach them through the competition. The contest consists of 3 stages: blind auditions, battle rounds and the live performances.
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