Artist verifiedAmr Diab

The King of Arabic Music - Amr Diab is an iconic Egyptian singer, songwriter, and composer!

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Amr Diab

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Who Is Amr Diab? Amr Diab is an iconic Egyptian singer, songwriter, and composer. He is widely regarded as the King of Arabic Music and has been credited with revolutionizing modern Arabic music and paving the way for artists such as Nancy Ajram, Tamer Hosny, Mohamed Fouad, and many more. His career began in the 1980s with his debut album Ya Tareeq and since then he has released multiple hit singles and albums that have become classics in the Arab world. The Early Years Diab was born in Port Said in 1961 to an Egyptian father and Syrian mother. He started singing at a very young age and was discovered by renowned producer Hassan Abu Seoud at a local music festival. After signing a contract with Abu Seoud's record label, Diab released his first album Ya Tareeq in 1983 which made him an instant success in the Arab world. During this time, he also wrote songs for some of the most successful singers of the day including Shadia, Ahmed Adaweya, Magda El Roumi, Ali El Haggar, and others.The Rise to Stardom By the late 1980s, Diab had become one of the most popular singers in Egypt and the region. He released numerous hit singles such as “Tamally Maak”, “Habibi We Neesanak” and “Ana Ayesh” which topped charts in Egypt and other countries throughout the Middle East. In 1989 he signed with Delta Sound International which enabled him to reach a wider audience across Europe and North America. The following year he released his fourth album Sahran which was an instant success and established him as one of the leading voices in modern Arabic music.Recent Years In recent years, Diab has continued to release hit albums such as Ahla W Ahla (2011), Shoft El Ayam (2012), Wala Ala Balo (2014), Kol Hayati (2017), among others. He has also collaborated with many other artists including Tamer Hosny, Mohamed Fouad, Nancy Ajram, and others. In 2018 he was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist. Legacy Diab is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in modern Arabic music. His unique blend of traditional melodies with contemporary production techniques has made him one of the most successful singers in Egypt and the Middle East. His legacy includes numerous hit singles that have become classics in the Arab world.