Amr Abdul-Basset Abdul-Azeez Diab (born 11 October 1961) is an Egyptian singer and composer of geel music; he is the contemporary face of Egyptian el-geel pop music, according to World Music. Diab is the best-selling Arab recording artist of all time, according to Amr Diab Official website. He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist three times: 1998 for album “Nour El Ain”, 2002 for album “Aktrr Wahed Byhbak 2001” and 2007 for album “El Lillady”. Amr Diab also won The African Music Awards 2009, Big Apple Music Awards; Life Achievements Awards: Best Singer of The Year in 2009, and Best Male Act in African Music Awards 2010.
Amr Diab is considered the biggest Egyptian pop star ever and according to the BBC, Diab “has ruled the Arab music world, especially Egypt and the Middle East, since the mid ’80s, continually breaking sales records”.
Amr Diab & Hussein Al Jasmi at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 6
Egyptian singer and composer of geel music will perform live in Dubai alongside Emirate’s own superstar Hussein Al Jasmi.