Abdallah Al Rowaished

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Abdullah Al Rowaishid
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Abdullah Al Rowaishid on the left.
Background information
Also known as Abu Khalid
Origin Kuwait / Middle east
Genres Arabic music
Years active 1983–present
Labels Rotana

Abdallah Al Rowaished(Arabic: عبدالله الرويشد‎‎, born (July 18, 1961) is an Arab singer from Kuwait. To date, he has released over 30 albums.


Abdallah Al Rowaished was born in 1961 in Kuwait. At a young age he discovered a love for [music] when he started to play the lute/oud. In 1973, Rowaishid established the Al Roba'y Al Kuwaiti group with three others, two of them being his friends and the remainder being his brother. However, the group disbanded in 1979, since then Rowaishid has focused on his solo career.

Rowaished began his solo career in the early 1980s with the release of his first album with AlNazaer Music Production Company. Additionally, Rowaishid rendered one of the songs from this album as a music video.

Rowaished released albums throughout the 1980s. During the early 1990s, Rowaishid relocated temporarily to Egypt as Kuwait was invaded by Iraq. From there he continued his music career, including a short lived project with the famous Egyptian singer Mohamed Abdelwaheb. Unfortunately, Abdelwaheb died shortly after the start of the project.

After the end of the Gulf War, Rowaished returned to Kuwait and continued with his music career. In 1995, he signed a contract with the Saudi record company Rotana, since they offered him a better contract, than the Farasan Music Production Company had offered.

He Has had numerous albums released, since then. In 2008, he recorded the theme song for the Arab Press Production Center television drama series Oyoun Alya.[1]


  • Rahalti (1983)
  • Ay Ma'aza (1984)
  • Eb Ay Haal (1985)
  • Astahmelek (1986)
  • Mas-hour (1987)
  • Rowaished 88 (1988)
  • Rowaished 89 (1989)
  • Abdullah Rowaished 1990 (1990)
  • Abdullah Rowaished 1992 (1992)
  • Abdullah Rowaished (1993)
  • Rowaished 94 (1994)
  • Ramady (1995)
  • Lemni Ebeshouq (1996)
  • Tasawer (1997)
  • Wainek (1998)
  • Sadiqini (1999)
  • Watan Omri (2000)
  • Wein Rayeh (2001)
  • Efeeni (2002)
  • Ah Ya Zeman (2003)
  • El Shoug W El Dama'a (2004)
  • Mafee A7ad Mertah (2005)
  • 2006 (2006)
  • 2008 (2008)
  • Temana (2009)
  • Laylat Omer (2010)
  • Enty Helm (2011)


  1. ^ "Rowaished sings for Saba Mubarak's eyes", Al Bawaba, 2008-08-26, retrieved 2010-06-24 

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