Amr Abdul-Basset Abdul-Azeez Diab (Arabic: عمرو عبد الباسط عبد العزيز دياب; born 11 October 1961) is an Egyptian singer and composer of geel music; he is the contemporary face of Egyptian el-geel pop music, according to World Music. Diab is the best-selling Arab recording artist of all time, according to Amr Diab Official website. He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern 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, Big Apple Music Awards; Life Achievements Awards: Best Singer of The Year in 2009, and Best Male Act in African Music Awards 2010.
Amr Diab is one of the top singers in the Arab world and considered a living legend by many of his fans in the Arab world. 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.