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|Birth name||Ahlam AlShamsi|
|Born||February 13, 1969|
|Origin||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
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 record label major Rotana and has so far released two successful albums under its name, El Thokol Sana'a (2006) and Hatha Ana (2009). 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.
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Ahlam bint Ali bin Hazeem alshamsi ,Emirati artist was born in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates . Ahlam is married to a famous Qatari rally champion, Mubarak Al-Hajiri , she has three children . With all love she stamped in our hearts with a huge musical history, she began in 1995 ,She is one of Arab Stars in Middle East and Fnan Alarab Mohammed Abdo gave her nickname :star of the Gulf also Ahlam was crowned Queen at the Festival in Doha 2003 , Qatar.
Her Albums : 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 , that achieved the high sales records in the middle east region and online buying through iTunes store .
Her name has been associated with famous festivals in gulf region and middle east , because of her huge attending audience all over the Arab world . She participated in many festivals such as Festivals in Gulf :
Many around UAE and specially Layali Dubai , Many Festivals in Kuwait and she was honored more than a time over there , Festivals in Oman , Many Festival in Bahrain and 7 times in Doha -Qatar Festivals , where she was crowned Queen at the Festival 2003 in Doha .
Festivals outside Gulf
First Arab Singer in Palestine , 1997 1998 Ramallah and Birzeit where the deceased Leader Yasser Arafat welcoming her as a queen and leaders . A Great participating in Qartag , Sousa , Hamammat in Tunisia where that time she was the first from gulf stand on the stage . On Middle East region ,She participated at Jarash Festival in Jordan and the festival organizers they considered her concert the best , in Libya the President Muammar Gaddafi, dubbed her the title Ambassador of the Arabs . beside that she also joined Dar Al Operah , Layali TV Festival and Adwa2 Almadenah Festival in Egypt .
She is the first singer from gulf that participate at Tadmour Festival in syria , Libya Festivals, Festivals in Algeria ,Beirut International Festival , Unisco in Beirut and other festivals in Aghadeer , Mawazen in Morocco.
Recently ,Ahlam's Concert at Mawazen 2013 is considered the most attended night by the audience that reach over 150,000 in the festival and the organizers also considered as a very successful one.
whereas that she also participated at Unisco Festival ,and Ledo Festival in France where she was the first Arab singer in this festival that sang twice , also she had a great chance to be at Washington Festival in USA , Albert Hall Festival in UK and other Festivals in London .
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 Ahlam has been honored and rewarded by many festivals and countries for her great achievements such as the first honoring was by Arab Music Festival in Abu Dhabi 1995 in UAE and his highness sheikha Fatma bint Mubarak the wife of Deceased His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan previous leader of UAE honored her by title of UAE Ambassador, Recently , Also she rewarded by Minister of Foreign Affairs in UAE His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed at " Lamst Wafa " Honoring Event . more to be added where honored in many countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Palestine, Tunisia, Lebanon, Libya , Egypt , Jordan and Iraq by The Ministry of Culture and they gave her nickname " Ahlam Al Iraq " .
On July 21, 2011 the program "Arab Idol " was announced is the Arabic version of the American Idol,It was announced that the artist's Ahlam within the jury .Now she is also involved in the second season of the program
Based on online statics , Ahlam she is number one on social media in middle east and she is one of the most interacting people online and her name is one of the most searched keywords in Google search engine .
- 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
- "Rotana Launches huge promotional campaign for Ahlam’s new album". Al Bawaba. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 11 February 2011.