Shlomi Shabat

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Shlomi Shabat
(שלומי שבת)
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Background information
Birth name Shlomi Shabat
Born (1954-08-30) August 30, 1954 (age 59)
Origin Yehud, Israel
Genres Mizrahi, Rock
Years active 1987-present
Labels Helicon Records, NMC

Shlomi Shabat (Hebrew: שלומי שבת; born August 30, 1954) is an Israeli vocalist who sings in the Mizrahi style.

Biography[edit]

Shlomi Shabat was born in Yehud to a Sephardic family that immigrated from Turkey. He sings in Hebrew, Turkish, and Spanish.[citation needed]

Musical career[edit]

His CDs include Friends and Live in Caesaria, in which he sings with other Israeli artists, including his sister Lea Shabat, Shiri Maimon, and Lior Narkis.

In 2002, he was nominated for the Tamuz Award of Israel's Best Male Artist, along with David D'Or, Arkadi Duchin, Yuval Gabay, and Yehuda Poliker,[2] but lost out to D'Or.

In 2006, Shabat released a CD which contains duets and is named Friends 2. It was his ninth solo album, and was made in the same style as the first Friends duets album from 2001.[1]

Shabat sang a duet with David D'Or on D'Or's CD, Kmo HaRuach ("Like the Wind"), which was released on March 27, 2006.[2][3]

Television career[edit]

Shlomi Shabat was one of the judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Israel on Israeli television.

Discography[edit]

  • I've Returned From the Dark - 1987 - מן החושך חזרתי
  • Because of the Wind - 1989 - בגלל הרוח
  • Don't Go Too Far - 1991 - אל תלכי רחוק מדי
  • An Hour Together - 1993 - שעה אחת ביחד
  • Shlomi Shabat - 1998 - שלומי שבת
  • Friends - 2001 - חברים
  • Golden Hits - 2001 - להיטי זהב
  • Time of Love - 2003 - זמן אהבה
  • Shlomi Shabat in Cesarea - 2005 - המופע המשותף בקיסריה
  • Friends 2 - 2006 - חברים 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Like the Wind". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Kmo HaRuach". daviddor.com. February 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-08. [dead link]