Les Victoires De la Musique 2017: Ibrahim Maalouf Wins Concert/Musical Show of the Year

The 32nd edition of "Victoires de la Musique" was held yesterday in Paris and French-Lebanese Ibrahim Maalouf won the "Concert/Musical Show of the Year" award. The annual ceremony is held yearly since 1985 to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry under the patronage of the French Ministry. These awards are considered the French equivalent to the Grammy Awards. Maalouf won born in Beirut and now lives in Paris. He won the award for his…

Anghami Founders Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun On Forbes ME’s Cover Page

Founded in 2012 by Lebanese entrepreneurs Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun, Anghami is today the leading music streaming in the MENA region, with a library of more than 20 million songs and over 30 million users. Anghami were featured recently on BBC and received back in December 2016 the "Arab Social Media Influencers Awards for Art". The award’s criteria focused on connectivity, creativity and impact, for which Anghami came first in its class across the…
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Hodor is Coming to #Beirut

4 months ago
Kristian Nairn, known for playing Hodor in the Game of Thrones series, is actually a DJ in real life and he’s coming to Uberhaus at the Forum de Beirut as part of his Rave of ...
Fun

Fairouz Sued Madonna in the 1990s

4 months ago
It looks like MTV Lebanon is on a roll these days. A friend of mine sent me a link to an MTV article entitled ” فيروز في أغنية جنسيّة والأسوأ في هذه السّطور” (Fairouz in ...
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Santa is Coming to Town – With a Lebanese Twist

4 months ago
The band is called Iyam El Lira and is formed of young talented Lebanese musicians whose mission is to reach out to new generations and remind them of the good old songs by adding a ...
Fun

Bourj Hammoud’s Dancing Santa

5 months ago
There are plenty of dancing Santas during the holidays but at least this guy has got some cool moves and not just stupidly waving his hands lol! ...
Humor

The Worst Christmas Music Video

5 months ago
I have no idea Rima Dib is or what she’s trying to accomplish. Don’t let your children watch this video, they will have nightmares on Christmas eve. ...
Art

Beirut Chants: 29 Free Concerts Celebrating Diversity & Promoting A Culture of Peace

5 months ago
This year marks the 9th edition of Beirut Chants, a festival that has become one of the Christmas season’s most anticipated events. Every year during Christmas, concerts are organized in all of Beirut’s historical churches ...
Critiques

Fairouz Songs Banned At the Lebanese University – Hadath

5 months ago
A group of LU students decided to honor their friend who recently died in a car crash so they invited his mom and wanted to play Fairouz songs in the university since he loves Fairouz ...
Baladi

Chico Records [Beirut] Among The World’s Best Record Shops

6 months ago
Video Chico was established as a record store in the 1960s and has long been considered as a Mecca for vinyl collectors in the region. Chico was recently featured in an article on [TheVinylFactory]. Chico ...
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