Rising singer، Abu celebrated on his social media accounts his record-breaking music video duet with Egyptian legend Yousra “3 Daqat” great success، after it earned a 202،698،039 million viewers، after four months of its release on the American video-sharing website، YouTube.
“The story began with 3 Daqat (3 beats)، and continued with 100 million messages of love from us to you” he captioned on his social media accounts.
The music clip earns at least 3،460 viewers every 10 minutes.
Upon release، the duet ranked the no.1 song on YouTube’s Egypt trending list.
On the other hand، the music video had achieved a higher success by nearly earning 10 million viewers، after Abu released the video on his facebook channel on October 11، which was an instant hit.
The duet is with the Lyrics by Tamer Habib، and composed by Mohamed Khaled Mohamed Ramdan.
The music video was filmed in 24 hours by director Mariam Abou Auf، the shooting took place in different parts of Al-Jouna.
3 Daqat was filmed as part of El Gouna Film Festival first session and featured a number of celebrities such as Nabeel Eisa، Sherine Reda، Jamila Adel Awad، Ahmed Malek، Ezzat and Maha Abou Auf، Amr Salama، Tamer Habib، and other stars.
Abu revealed to Sada El Balad that the success of the song paved a great way to his new album "Sharbat 2017"، which features 10 songs.
Noteworthy، El Gouna Film Festival first edition kicked off from September 22 to 30، under the slogan of “Cinema for Humanity”، at El Gouna Resort-town، in Red Sea governorate.
Egyptian، Arab، and Hollywood celebrities graced the red carpet at Egypt’s Red Sea luxury resort، during the opening ceremony.
Legendary actor Adel Imam received creative achievement award in recognition for his outstanding career، Ibrahim AlAris received creative achievement award for his contributions to film criticism، and Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker to receive the creative achievement award in recognition for his outstanding career and for his exquisite role in supporting human rights.
A number of prominent film industry figures had attended the festival،including Asser Yassin، Farouk Al-Fishawy، Amr Youssef، Hana Sheha، Hend Sabry، Khaled El Nabawy، and other prominent figures.
El Gouna Film Festival was established to underscore the role film plays in promoting cultural interaction، fostering an awareness of different cinematic voices through encouraging dialogue and by building bridges of creative intellect، according to el gouna film festival website.