Amr Diab

Born 11 October 1961.

Biography

Amr Abdul-Basset Abdul-Azeez Diab (Arabic: عمرو عبد الباسط عبد العزيز دياب‎‎; born 11 October 1961) is an Egyptian PopStar and composer of Pop music. He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling middle east Artist three times: 1998 for album "Nour El Ain", 2002 for album "Aktrr Wahed Byhbak 2001" and 2007 for album "El Lillady". Amr Diab also won The African Music Awards 2009 as Artist Of The Year,Song Of The Year,Video Of The Year And Best male act , And Won The Big Apple Music Awards As Life Achievements Awards And Best Singer of The Year in 2009, and also won in African Music Awards 2010 as best male act and best artist of north Africa.

He is known as the Father of Mediterranean Music. He has created his own style which is often termed "Mediterranean Music" or "Mediterranean Sound", a blend of Western and Egyptian rhythms.

In The Mediterranean in Music, David Cooper and Kevin Dawe referred to his music as "the new breed of Mediterranean music". According to author Michael Frishkopf, Amr Diab has produced a new concept of Mediterranean music, especially in his international hit, "Nour El Ain".

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