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Tamer Hosni Performs "Hotel California" Live in Concert

Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny recently rocked the house (casbah, bayt, etc.) with his live rendition of the Eagles' hit "Hotel California."   The singer performed the track during his recent Marina 2010 Concert in Egypt.

Amr Diab Live in Las Vegas this Saturday October 16

Egyptian Pop superstar Amr Diab--whose career in music spans well over 2 decades--will be performing in Las Vegas this Saturday, October 16 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm MGM Grand Garden Arena - Las Vegas 3799 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV Amr Diab will be performing on October 16th in MGM Arena, Las Vegas. Stay tuned on the official website for more info and how to win tickets to the concert Get your tickets online: -----------------------------

Arabic TV Report on Fans and Celebrities Who Attended Fairuz's Concert

Arabic TV Report on Fans and Celebrities Who Attended Fairuz's Concert. Among those in attendance was Egyptian actor Adel Imam, singer Marwan Khoury, Najwa Karam, and actress Ahlam. Watch below or click here to watch.

Fairuz's New Album has Just Been Released!

Fairuz's new album, titled ايه في أمل has just been released, one day after her trimphal return to the stage this week where the 75 year old singer sang to sold out audiences at the Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center for two consecutive nights. 

Brand New Pictures of Fairuz from her BIEL Concert this Week

Here are some brand new pictures of legendary Lebanese singer Fairuz, taken during her sold our two-night concerts in Beirut (October 6 and 7, 2010).  The 75 year old singer sang to sold out audiences at the  Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center  for two consecutive nights and performed several new songs from her upcoming new CD which is due out in stores this week.

Souad Massi's New Album to be Released on Nov. 8!

The long awaited new album by Algerian singer Souad Massi will be officially released on November 8th this year.  The first single off the album is titled "Houria" (Freedom) and can be previewed for free on Souad's official web page at Here is the CD cover and the list of tracks:

Tania Saleh: Amazing Vocals, Addictive Songs

Excerpt taken from Tania Saleh resurrects modern Arabic music with her amazing vocals and talent Excerpt taken from Tania Saleh is a young author composer interpreter, graduated from the "Sorbonne" in Paris, who dares to broach subjects never treated before in the Arabic song. One of her very first song (Aalamiyyeh) deals with "globalization " and was selected by RFI to be included in its compilation "Arabesque". . We find in her texts a little bit of cynicism, a lot of black humor with a caustic bend, a definite talent for writing and a style recognizable among thousands. Usually, beautiful texts are served by a simple melody and simple harmonization. It is not the case with Tania Saleh. The musical arrangements are sophisticated: the riffs of the rock guitar, the riq, the groovy bass are in a perfect dialogue with the kanoun, the oud and the acoustic guitar. An old Rhodes and

Tania Kassis: La Soprano du Liban Tania Kassis started her first singing lessons at the age of 16, and gave her first solo opera concert at 17. The next year, she interpreted Cosette in the Musical « Les Misérables » at the UNESCO Palace in Beirut. In July 2001, she is chosen to represent Lebanon in the Fourth Francophone Games (les IVème Jeux de la Francophonie) in Ottawa-Hull (Canada), where the local press said: "cette sirène du pays des cèdres qui a embrasé son public qui lui a réservé une ovation debout" (Journal Le Droit). This participation had such a success that she was granted the Medal of the town of Ottawa-Hull, the Lebanese Achievement Medaland anExcellency Certificat by « The Canadian Lebanese Professional and Business Association of Ottawa ». In 2003, she enters the Paris Conservatory in the class of Mr Pierre Catala, qualified by the Julliard School of New York. During this period, she discovers the Musicals and she gives a concert « Special Musicals » at the conservat

Podcast from my latest KZSU radio guest spot available

If you missed my latest guest spot on KZSU 90.1 FM   you can now download/listen to the podcast (for free) at My Playlist: Artist Track Artist Track Album/Label Fairuz Rah Nebqa Sawa Maarifti Feek EMI Arabia Tamer Hosni Fairuz Abeer Nehme Shayif el Bahr Tania Kassis Ounchoudat Bayrout Oriental Colors Magnum Records Adam Nordén A Prayer Zozo Soundtrack Warner Brothers Records Tania Saleh Slow Down Zeid & The Wings Castles of Sand Zeid & The Wings Lebanese Underground Fairuz Ughniyat al Wadaa Kifak Inta EMI Arabia

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