Dania Khatib

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Dania Khatib
Born (1973-02-13) February 13, 1973 (age 45)
Origin Lebanon
Genres Lebanese, Arabic Music
Occupation(s) Singer
Labels EMI Music

Dania Khatib (Arabic: دانية الخطيب‎) (born February 13, 1973) is a Lebanese singer. She began her career as a TV presenter for a local station in Lebanon. She joined Channel V in 1995, becoming the first Arabic VJ on an international TV channel.[citation needed] In 1998, she left Channel V to join Abu Dhabi TV where she presented the Arabic entertainment program Zoom, for which she received the silver award for “Most Entertaining Arabic Program” at the Cairo TV & Radio Festival, 1998.[citation needed] Dania now presents Al Qafila, a travel program for Abu Dhabi TV.

As a musician she records under the name of Dania. Her debut single, "Yalla Bina", was released in October 1996. Her self-titled album, Dania was released in September 1997. A second album, Dania II, was released in June 1999. This album included the track "Leily and Private Number" which is a duet with British boy band 911. A compilation, The Best of Dania, was released in November 2005. All of the albums were released by EMI Music Arabia. Another Lebanese-born singer, Dania Abu-Shaheen, has released an album (Expatriate), using the name Dania.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography: Dania". Where@Lebanon. Archived from the original on 2010-10-22. Retrieved 5 May 2010.