We think he's 442! 12 ways the Arab world still has the hots for Mohammed Assaf

Published November 27th, 2014 - 12:57 GMT

He's Palestine's golden boy, our Arab Idol, and possibly the man with the most awards on his shelf in all of MENA. I mean, can anyone say they don't love them some Mohammed Assaf? Pretty much, no.

With musical giftedness, magnetic charm, and a heart-melting story that makes grown men cry, the world still has Assaf mania a year after he came into public eye and adoration. He snatched the winning title in season two of the talent show Arab Idol and simultaneously stole the hearts of all viewers.

What's not to love!?

Since that sacred moment, Assaf has a stacked trophy case that bulges bigger by the moment. Awards stream in from the most surprising of elite places. It doesn't hurt that he's flashed his brand new smile all across the globe and gifted the world with precious songs live and in concert in more cities than we can count. No one can resist him and his pearly Hollywood smile!

Big Ben won't tick much longer before our boy even takes the stage in London on Friday, November 28, baby! The UK waits on pins and needles while the rest of social media stalk and galk to see Mohammed Assaf in the iconic city.

Grab your tissue box and get ready to shed tears of pride for Palestine's homegrown global celebrity in this slide show that proves the world still has the hots for Mohammed Assaf.

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Mohammed Assaf

The Arab King of Charts! Assaf's first ever album, titled "ASSAF," rocked the region at the #1 spot in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan, and ranked in third place in Lebanon. Now that's what we call music!

Mohammed Assaf
The Arab King of Charts! Assaf's first ever album, titled "ASSAF," rocked the region at the #1 spot in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan, and ranked in third place in Lebanon. Now that's what we call music!

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