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Elissa's song “Krahni” tops anghami charts

Wednesday 18/July/2018 - 04:04 PM
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Elissa has reminded the public why she was nicknamed the queen of feeling، after she debuted on July 16 a new song entitled “Krahni” (Hated me) from her new album “Ie kol elli Bihebouni”، on Anghami، which has driven the Arab population in to a frenzy across the Arab countries on the social media.

The song topped twitter trending list and is also currently ranked no.1 on all Anghami new music charts، which is divided into 18 charts.

Krahni gained 677.1 thousand listeners and 61.8 likes over the past two days.

As a result، Elissa tweeted on her Twitter account her state of confusion and happiness saying، "I did not understand what is going on، but I am very happy that you like song # Krahni. The song is very special to me; you cannot imagine how happy I am that it reached you this fast.”

The reason for the song’s huge success is due to the public who is eagerly waiting for what she will release from her new album، especially for what she presents in the Lebanese dialect songs، as many confirmed that the song the same is at the level of her songs " Ya Merayti " (Oh mirror) and “Aa Baly Habibi” (On my mind my love).

The reason also goes to the boldness of the theme song، which revolves around a selfish possessive woman who loves controlling her lover، and despite their over، she asks from him to keep loving her، to prove that there is no love in the life like her’s.

The audience was also attracted to the song like bees attracting to honey due to Elissa's collaboration with her brother Camille in "Karhni" which attracted the audience curiosity to find out if her support to her brother was just a compliment or if he was really talented، in addition to the songs name، which came as a shock، as Elissa always been the singer with the largest stock of romantic songs.

Elissa، 45، announced her social media accounts on July 10 the release date for new album “Ila kol elli Bihebouni”، which will be her 11th released album.

“New album is now available to preorder it on #Itunes.” She captioned.

She also uncovered the album cover، she appeared on the cover wearing a short blue dress، holding a microphone and standing in front of her fans.

The 45-year-old had recorded 16 songs in Egyptian and Lebanese dialects، including late singer-actress Warda Al-Jazairia’s song "Wahashtony".

In the new album، she cooperates with a large number of Poets and composers including Amir Teima، Ramy Gamal، Nader Abdallah، and Walid Said.

Elissa announced back in 2017 a new album after two years from releasing album "Saharna Ya Leil".

Noteworthy، Elissar Zakaria Khoury، mostly known as Elissa، is a Lebanese recording artist. She is known as “Queen of Emotions” and as “Queen of Romance".

Elissa was born in 1972، to a Lebanese father (Zakaria Khoury) and a Syrian mother (Youmna Suud). She was raised in the Beqaa valley with 5 siblings.

She graduated from the Lebanese University with a degree in Political Science. After graduating she decided to pursue a professional career on the stage and in music.

She achieved moderate success in Lebanon before moving to Cairo at the turn of the new century where she succeeded greatly and established herself as one of the great singing voice of the Arab World.

Elissa was the highest-selling female Middle Eastern artist for 2005، 2006 and 2010.

In 2005، 2006، and 2010، she received the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist، and became first Lebanese singer to receive the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist in 2006. She has currently sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

Elissa is also among one of the richest celebrities in Lebanon، with a reported estimated wealth of over $41 million.

As of 2017، Elissa has well over 43 million followers on social media.

Elissa recently judged The Voice season 4، along with Ahlam، Assi El-Hellani، Mohamed Hamaki.

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