The music of Nancy Ajram: these tracks are why you should see the Lebanese star this weekend on Yas Island
Sponsored content: The singer is performing at the du Forum as part of the UAE’s National Day celebrations on December 2. Here’s your guide to some of her greatest hits
Lebanese legend Nancy Ajram is a very special talent – a multi-platinum selling singer who is also a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, she has sold more than two million records during her career and is the 3rd best-selling female artist in Lebanon.
And the good news is she’s performing for one night only at the du Forum, on December 2, as part of the UAE’s National Day celebrations. Click here to buy tickets.
If you’ve not bought a ticket yet, then it’s time you got to know Nancy’s beautiful, stunning voice a little bit better. Here’s some of the hits that’s made her a global name so popular she was even described on The Oprah Winfrey Show as one of the most influential personalities in the Middle East.
A lavish video for Ma Awedak that won the Best Music Video at Lebanon’s 2015 Murex d’Or awards.
Maakoul El Gharam
She won the Best Lebanese Song for Maakoul El Gharam at the 2016 Murex d’Or awards.
Ma Tegi Hena
Ajram was crowned World’s Best-Selling Middle Eastern Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards for her album Nancy 8. Ma Tegi Hena was the first track released off it. It’s also her most popular on YouTube, with more than 69 million views!
Her second most popular song on YouTube, with over 44 million views, Fi Hagat was released in 2010. Ajram claimed this song and the album it was from, Nancy 7, was a shift to more serious songs, especially when it came to her lyrics.
Finally, she sang on Wavin Flag, the official song for the Fifa World Cup in 2010 with Somalian artist K’naan.
du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Sat, 9pm, from Dhs250 to Dhs1,450. Tel: (056) 6756834. Taxi: du Forum. tixbox.com, alchemy-project.com