About Amr Diab
In addition to pioneering the “Mediterranean music” genre, Amr Diab was the first Egyptian singer to appear in a music video.
· Diab has received seven World Music Awards, including Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist, which he has won four times.
· He is the first Arab music performer to have five of his albums reach the Top 10 on Billboard’s World Albums chart.
· In 2014, Shoft El Ayam was the best-selling album on iTunes in Egypt, holding the No. 1 spot for more than a year.
· Diab’s songs appear on the soundtracks for the films The Dancer Upstairs and The Dictator, as well as in an episode of the TV series Malcolm in the Middle.
HOMETOWNPort Said, Egypt
BORNOctober 11, 1961