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Najwa Karam to perform live in Kuwait

Wednesday 14/March/2018 - 04:13 PM
Sada El Balad
Sada ElBalad-Yara Sameh

Lebanese superstar، Najwa Karam took to her Twitter account to post the poster of her upcoming concert at Kuwait's Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center (Kuwait Opera House)، on March 23.

The 52-year-old will perform a number of her famous songs.

The concert is scheduled to start at 08:00 PM (Cairo local time). 

Meanwhile، Karam is preparing to perform live a concert in Egypt، in April، within the celebrations of the Spring Festival، after an absence of 18 years of not performing concerts in Egypt، due to a travel ban restricting her entry.

- Najwa Karam in-depth-
Najwa Karam is a Lebanese، multi-Platinum singer، songwriter، and fashion icon who has sold over 50 million albums worldwide.

Karam، widely known for her vocal powerhouse Mawwal talents، gained an international audience for her distinct blend of traditional Lebanese music and contemporary sounds and contributed to the spread of the Lebanese dialect in Arabic Music.

In 2011، Karam debuted as a judge on the reality competition television series، Arabs' Got Talent; she has since appeared on all five of its seasons. 

Having sold tens of millions of records، Najwa Karam is one of the highest selling Arabic language singers and holds the records for highest selling Arabic language album during the years of 1999، 2000، 2001، 2003، and 2008.

In 2017 Forbes Middle East ranked Karam number 5 on the list of "The Top 100 Arab Celebrities" with 26.58 Million social media followers.

Karam rose to stardom throughout the 1990s، earning the moniker، Shams el-Ghinnieh (“The Sun of Song”)، from her eponymous album and topping the charts throughout the Arab World with her albums، Naghmet Hob، Ma Bassmahlak، Maghroumeh، and Rouh Rouhi. 

In 2000، Karam's tenth album Oyoun Qalbi became her highest selling album. In 2001 her album Nedmaneh sold millions of copies worldwide، earning Karam a Murex d'Or award for Best Arabic Artist and Rotana Records awards including، Artist of the Year، Album of the Year، and Highest-Selling Album of the Year. By the time her record Saharni was released in 2003، she had established herself as one of the most prominent Lebanese singers and as a Middle Eastern pop icon. 

Throughout the late 2000s، Karam's commercial success endured via her albums، Hayda Haki، Am Bemzah Ma'ak، and Khallini Shoufak. 

Karam has since released well-received singles and music videos and has continued touring throughout the Arab World and internationally.

Karam’s 20th and most recent studio album to date، Menni Elak، was released in May of 2017.

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