Jannat

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Jannat
جنات
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Background information
Birth name Jannat Mahid
Born (1986-01-06) January 6, 1986 (age 28)
Origin Mohammédia, Morocco
Genres Arabic pop, romance
Occupations Musician, singer
Years active 2000–present
Labels GoodNews4Music, Rotana

Jannat Mahid (Arabic: جنات مهيد‎) (born January 6, 1986), known by her stage name Jannat, is one of the youngest female Arab artists to have graced the Middle East music scene. Her talent for singing was revealed early, when she attracted attention of her parents at age 5, repeating songs of Umm Kulthum and Mohammed Abdel Wahab. Helped by her family (namely her mother who is a retired singer), her beginning with the stage date by the age of 8 when she participated and won a national Moroccan music competition. Later she took part of a TV broadcast "Noujoum Al Ghad" (Stars Of Tomorrow, 2M TV). Following her success in the TV competition, Jannat decided to travel to the Middle East in an attempt to pursue her success, fame and stardom.[1]

In 2000, Jannat won the first place (Best Arabic Voice) in "Layali Dubai", part of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Noticed by Ratiba El-Hefny, she was invited to sing as an honored guest in Cairo Congress of Arab Music.[2] Jannat then found herself on the stage of the Cairo Opera House, co-performing with Majida El Roumi, Wadih El Safi and Sabah Fakhri. After that she stopped her artistic activity until she took a certificate in Business and International Marketing. From that date Jannat turned to a professional singer and released her first song "Efhamny Habiby" in 2004 which was a video clip also. At that time producer Ahmed Desouki was seeking new voices. He liked Jannat voice and signed a contract with her in 2005. From that day Jannat started to prepare for her new album Elli Beny W Benak to be issued in 2006. The preparation of the album took a year and half due to the desire of the producer to achieve success with the album. Jannat recorded 21 songs but the album contained only 10 songs. The album has achieved success and she made a video clip for the song "Aktar Min Sana".[3] The album songs were a collection of romance, sad, and songs that describes women's powerful feelings.[4]

Jannat released a few albums Elli Beny W Benak, GoodNews4Music Vol.1, Hob Emtelak, and Hob Gamed. Jannat is now ranked as one of the best upcoming artists in the Middle East.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Videography[edit]

  • 2004: Efhamny Habiby
  • 2006: Aktar Min Sana
  • 2007: Bahebak
  • 2009: Ana Donyetoh
  • 2013: El Bady Azlam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jannat Mahid : Une étoile qui ne cesse de briller". Libe.ma. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  2. ^ "اليوم السابع | بالصور.. "جنات": نجاحى فى مصر كان حلماً". Youm7.com. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Medi1 Radio - Lecture :". Medi1.com. 2008-05-25. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Jannat's golden status". GulfNews.com. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2014-06-04.