The 2017 Murex D’or Festival: Celebrating Excellence in the Arab Entertainment Industry
The Murex D’or Awards have made a triumphant return for the 17th consecutive year, marking a remarkable legacy that began in 2000. Founded by the distinguished Lebanese physicians, Dr. Zahi Helou and Dr. Fadi Helou, this annual extravaganza of talent and creativity once again took center stage in the vibrant city of Beirut.
This year’s festival brought together a constellation of luminaries from the realms of film, music, and television, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation. With its rich history and commitment to recognizing exceptional talents, the Murex D’or Awards continue to be a prestigious event that showcases the crème de la crème of the Arab entertainment industry.
The 2017 Murex D’Or Award Recipients: A Tribute to Excellence
Here are the celebrated winners of the 2017 Murex D’Or Awards:
1. Best Male Lebanese Singer and Best Album: The incomparable Lebanese vocalist, Wael Kfoury, claimed the title for the Best Male Lebanese Singer as well as securing the Best Album accolade, underlining his remarkable contribution to the industry.
2. Best Female Lebanese Singer: The enchanting Lebanese songstress, Nancy Ajram, was bestowed with the honor of the Best Female Lebanese Singer, recognizing her captivating performances and melodious prowess.
3. Best Video Clip: “Bahbak ya Mhazab,” a visually striking creation from Lebanese singer, Carine Abdel Nour, earned the prestigious Best Video Clip award, showcasing the power of artistic expression in the world of music.
4. Best Egyptian Actress: The talented Egyptian actress, Mona Zaki, was acclaimed as the Best Egyptian Actress, a testament to her outstanding acting skills and ability to mesmerize audiences.
5. Best Egyptian Actor: Amr Youssef, the gifted Egyptian actor, clinched the title of Best Egyptian Actor, highlighting his exceptional talent and contribution to the world of cinema.
6. Best Male Arab Singer: Egyptian sensation, Mohamed Hamaki, was awarded the coveted title of Best Male Arab Singer, a testament to his soulful voice and magnetic stage presence.
7. Best Female Arab Singer: The enchanting Egyptian songbird, Sherine, was crowned as the Best Female Arab Singer, showcasing her enduring influence and vocal prowess in the Arab music scene.
8. Best Arab Actor: The charismatic Taim El-Hassan was recognized as the Best Arab Actor, underscoring his acting finesse and enduring impact on the world of Arab television and film.
The 2017 Murex D’or Awards exemplify the unwavering commitment to celebrating excellence and talent in the Arab entertainment industry. With a legacy spanning almost two decades, this prestigious event continues to shine a spotlight on those who have made a significant mark in the worlds of music, cinema, and television. As we look forward to the next installment of the Murex D’or Awards, we eagerly anticipate the emergence of new talents and the continuous celebration of the established ones. This is an event that not only recognizes greatness but also inspires it, year after year.