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Nancy Ajram to perform at Jerash

Wednesday 12/June/2019 - 03:21 PM
Nancy Ajram
Nancy Ajram
Edited and translated by: Yara Sameh

Lebanese recording artist، Nancy Ajram will perform live at Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts 34rd session، which kicks off on July 18، in Jerash، Jordan.

Moreover، "The King" Legendary singer، Mohamed Mounir، is returning to Jordan to perform live at the  Festival after 17 years، where he made his first participation in the festival in 2002 at its 21st session.

The festival will also showcase this year the finest performances of Middle East including renowned musician Marcel Khalife، Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf، Jordanian artist Makadi Nahas، Lebanese superstar، Wael Kfoury، and one of the best tenors in the Middle East، Tunisian-Bosnian singer Lotfi Bouchnak.

Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts، is an annual event held in Jerash، Jordan. It is a part of Jordan Festival that aims to enrich cultural activities in Jordan.

Noteworthy، Nancy Nabil Ajram، is a multi-platinum Lebanese singer and Goodwill Ambassador for the UNICEF.

In 1995، at the age of twelve، Nancy Ajram took part in a variety show، Noujoum Al-Moustakbal، ("Stars of the Future")، a Lebanese reality television competition، which finds new solo musical talent. Ajram won a gold medal in the Tarab category after singing a song by Umm Kulthum.

Ajram studied music with renowned Lebanese musicians and although she was less than 18 years old، the syndicate of professional artists in Lebanon accepted her as a member. Her first singles were titled "Hobbak Allam Albi el Gheere" by Abdo Mounzer، and "Oulha Kelma Ala Shani".

At the age of 15، she released her first album، Mihtagalak ("I Need You') in 1998. It was followed by Sheel Oyoonak Anni ("Stop Staring") in 2000، which achieved more success.

By 2007، Ajram had sold over 2 million records ranking 3rd best selling female artist in Lebanese history.

She has released seven studio albums to date and appeared in numerous music videos and commercials.

She participated in the most significant Arabic festivals and won multiple awards، most importantly the 2008 World Music Award of best-selling Middle Eastern artist، the youngest Arab WMA winner to date، 2012 WMA for the second time and 2014 WMA for the third time.

Nancy Ajram is the first and only female sponsor and spokesperson of Coca-Cola in the Middle East and the Arab world.

Considered by many as an Arabic music icon of the decade، Nancy was described on the Oprah Winfrey Show as one of the most influential personalities of the Middle East.

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