Ahlam

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Ahlam AlShamsi
Birth name Ahlam AlShamsi
Born (1969-02-13) February 13, 1969 (age 45)
Origin Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Genres Arabic Music
Occupations Singer
Years active 1994–present
Website http://ahlam-alshamsi.com/

Ahlam Ali Al Shamsi (Arabic: أحلام علي الشامسي‎) (born 1969), commonly known as Ahlam (Arabic: أحلام‎) is an Arab female singer from the UAE. In 2006, she signed to the major record label, Rotana, and has so far released two successful albums under its name, El Thokol Sana'a (2006) and Hatha Ana (2009).[1][2] She has released a total of ten albums, and is popular throughout the Arab World, particularly among Arab nations of the Persian Gulf. In 2011, Ahlam joined MBC's Arab Idol judging panel alongside Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama and Egyptian composer Hassan El Shafei.[3]

Biography[edit]

Ahlam bint Ali bin Hazeem alshamsi was born in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. She is married to the famous Qatari rally champion, Mubarak Al-Hajiri, with whom she has three children. She is one of the Arab Stars in the Middle East and Fnan Alarab Mohammed Abdo gave her the nickname: Star of the Gulf. Ahlam was crowned Queen at the Festival in Doha 2003, Qatar.[4]

Her Albums :[5]

  • Ahbak Moot 1995, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Ma'aa Al Salamah 1996, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Kaif Artha 1997, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Ma yeseh Ela El Saheeh 1998, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Tabee'ee 1999, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Mekhtlef 2000, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Le Elmak Bas 2001, Funnon Al Emarat)
  • Ahsan 2003, alam alfan
  • El Thokol Sana'a 2006, Rotana Records
  • Hatha Ana 2009 Rotana Records
  • Maw3edak 2013 Rotana Records

She's participated in many festivals around the United Arab Emirates, particularly the "Layali Dubai" festival. She has been honored at several festivals in Kuwait and, at the Doha-Qatar festival, she was crowned Queen of the Festival in 2003.[6]

Festivals outside the Gulf

It should also be noted that she performed at the Unisco Festival and Ledo Festival in France where she was the first Arab singer that sang twice. Furthermore, she had the honour of performing at the Washington Festival in the USA, the Albert Hall Festival in the UK and many other Festivals in London.[7]

Opert[8]

  • Khaleegna
  • Alhelm Alaraby
  • Sout alsalam
  • shoualet alasyad
  • ser bena nahn maak
  • shokran um al emarat
  • almaraah alarabyah
  • fars alarab
  • almo3jeza
  • um al emarat
  • malek alqloub fahed
  • walaa w entmaa

Rewards[9]

More recently she was rewarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the United Arab Emirates by his Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed at the "Lamst Wafa" honouring Event. On July 21, 2011, the program "Arab Idol" announced the Arabic version of the American Idol, it was announced that the artist Ahlam would be on the judging panel. She is also involved in the second season of the program. Based on online statistics, Ahlam is number one in terms of social media followers in the Middle East and she is one of the most active people online and her name is one of the most searched keywords in the Google search engine.[10]

Discography[edit]

  • A'hbuk Moot (Arabic: أحبك موت‎) - 1995, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Ma'aa Al Salamah (Arabic: مع السلامه‎) - 1996, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Kaif Artha (Arabic: كيف أرضي‎) - 1997, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Ma yeseh Ela El Saheeh (Arabic: مايصح الإ الصحيح ‎) - 1998, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Tabee'ee (Arabic: طبيعي‎) - 1999, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Mekhtlef (Arabic: مختلف‎) - 2000, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Le Elmak Bas (Arabic: لعلمك بس‎) - 2001, Funnon Al Emarat
  • Ahsan (Arabic: أحسن‎) - 2003, Alam El Phan
  • El Thokol Sana'a (Arabic: التقل صنعه‎) - 2006, Rotana Records
  • Hatha Ana (Arabic: هذا أنا‎) - 2009, Rotana Records[11]

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