Nicole Saba

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Nicole Saba
نيكول سابا
Saba during her concert at Delta University, October 2016
Saba during her concert at Delta University, October 2016
Background information
Born (1974-06-26) 26 June 1974 (age 47)[1]
OriginBeirut, Lebanon
GenresArabic pop music, Arabic music, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, actress

Nicole Saba (Arabic: نيكول سابا; born 26 June 1974) is a Lebanese singer and actress.

Career[edit]

From 1998 to 2001, Saba was a member of the Lebanese pop group The 4 Cats, replacing Rola Bahnam. Saba released two albums with the 4 Cats (Tic – Tick and Layl Nhar) and shot four video clips with them ("Yanassini", "Kan Ezaman", "Layl Nhar" and "Maba2a Eida"), as well as a commercial for LUX Shower Gel.

Saba then embarked on a solo singing and acting career. Her debut album was released in 2004, and her first film came out in 2003. She has subsequently taken further roles in Egyptian films.[2]

She won the award for the best singer in 2004 from Sayidaty magazine.[citation needed]

In 2014, Saba won the North Vision Song Contest, representing Lebanon with her song "Hafdal Ahlam".[3]

Personal life[edit]

Saba married Lebanese actor Youssef El Khal on 24 December 2011 in Em Sherif Restaurant in Ashrafieh, Lebanon,[4][5] after being in a relationship for 10 years.[6][7] Their daughter Nicole El Khal was born in 2013.[8] Saba's mother is Armenian.[9]

Filmography[edit]

  • 2003: El Tagroba Al Denemarkeya (The Danish Experience) was Nicole's first acting experience.[10][11] Saba was chosen for the role by the Egyptian actor Adel Emam.
  • 2006: Tomn Dastet Ashrar - "Lily"
  • 2006: Kesit el Hai El Sha'abi (Arabic: قصة الحي الشعبي) (The Story of the Common Neighborhood)[12] Saba's first major lead role.
  • 2008: The BabyDoll Night (Leilet El-Baby Doll) (Arabic: ليلة البيبي دول)
  • 2008: 'Special Missions' (Amaleyat Khasaa) (Arabic: عمليات خاصة)
  • 2009: Al-Saffah[13] (The Criminal or The Serial Killer) (Arabic: السفاح)
  • 2012: Baba (film) (Baba) (Arabic: بابا)
  • 2013: Samir Abou Alneil, (Samir the father of the Nile) (film) (Sameer Abool Neeel) (Arabic: سمير ابو النيل)

Discography[edit]

Ya Shaghilny (2004)[edit]

  • "Baly Beek Mashghoul" ("My Mind Is Thinking Of You")
  • " Ya Shaghilny Beek" ("Keeping Me Busy With You")
  • "Ana Ma Bahibak" ("I Don't Love You")
  • "Fadel Sawany" ("Moments Left")
  • "Wehliftlak Bilghaly" ("Swore with the Beloved")
  • "Ash'aak" ("Adore You")
  • "Law Fil Omr Lila" ("If There's was a Night in Life time")
  • "Kol Lahzit Hob" ("Every Moment of Love")
  • "Khalik Makanak" ("Stay Where You Are")
  • "Albak Mosh Ala Had" ("Your heart Doesn't care about anyone")

Singles (2005–2018)[edit]

  • "Bahebak Awi" ("Love you so much")
  • "3amel 3amla" ("Up to something")
  • "Tab3i Keda" ("This is my Character")
  • "Brahti" ("As I Like")
  • "Fares Ahlami" ("My Prince Charming")
  • "Kont Fe Hali" ("I was By myself")
  • "Hafdal Ahlam ("Keep on Dreaming")
  • "Mafeesh Mosta7eel" ft. Abdelbaset Hamouda ("Nothing is Impossible")
  • "Maba Tede2eli" ("Don't Call me Again")
  • "Karart" ("I Decided")
  • "Mesh Waat Kalam" ("No time for Talking")
  • "Soura Selfie" ("Selfie Picture")

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicole Saba – Actor Filmography، photos، Video". elCinema.com.
  2. ^ (18 July 2006). Nicole Saba doubles her salary, Al Bawaba. Retrieved 13 December 2010
  3. ^ "Making Lebanon proud: Nicole Saba scores first place in the international "North Vision Song Contest"". Albawaba.
  4. ^ "Nicole Saba got married to Youssef al Khal". Archived from the original on 23 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Arabia Weddings". Arabia Weddings.
  6. ^ says, Shey y. "Picture: Nicole Saba And Her Husband Youssef El Khal – Hot Arabic Music".
  7. ^ "Nicole Saba and Yousif Al Khal married". Al Bawaba.
  8. ^ "There's a new Nicole in town! Nicole Saba gives birth to baby girl". Al Bawaba.
  9. ^ "في ذكرى الإبادة الجماعية للأرمن نيكول سابا: بفتخر إن عندي جذور أرمينية". gololy (in Arabic). 25 April 2019.
  10. ^ (9 May 2005). Nicole Saba releases an album, a film, and a TV drama, Al Bawaba. Retrieved 13 December 2010
  11. ^ (2 May 2005). Nicole Saba hopes to be understood in Italy, Al Bawaba. Retrieved 13 December 2010
  12. ^ (13 November 2006). Nicole Saba dreams of going international, Al Bawaba. Retrieved 9 December 2010
  13. ^ (8 October 2009). Al-Saffah – Bimbo story, Al-Masry Al-Youm (in English). Retrieved 15 December 2010
  14. ^ (3 June 2006). نيكول سابا: أنا لست فقط فتاة شقراء تقدم الإغراء, Alghad (in Arabic). Retrieved 13 December 2010 (profile of Saba where she says she wanted to be more than just the "blonde girl" in 4 Cats, and moved into a solo career and acting, and released her debut album)

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