17 Facts About Amr Diab


Amr Diab is an Egyptian singer, composer and actor.


Amr Diab has established himself as a globally acclaimed recording artist and author.


Amr Diab is a Guinness World Record holder, the best selling Middle Eastern artist, a seven-times winner of World Music Awards and five-times winner of Platinum Records.


In 1996, Amr Diab released his first album with Alam El Phan entitled, and he won the World Music Award for the first time, which proved an international success and gained Amr Diab recognition beyond the Arabic-speaking world.


Amr Diab recorded four more albums with Alam El Phan, including.


Amr Diab collaborated with Khaled and with Angela Dimitriou.


Amr Diab's fans initiated a massive boycott of the sites with the illegal copies.


On 18 October 2009, Amr Diab won four 2009 African Music Awards in the categories of best artist, album, vocalist and song for ""; Amr Diab had been nominated by the Big Apple Music Awards.


In February 2011, Amr Diab released his hit single, followed by the release of his album in September, produced by Rotana.


In 2012, Amr Diab hosted the first Google Hangout in the Middle East during his performance in Dubai.


In October 2014, Amr Diab released his album, which topped his last album and again became the best-selling album in Egypt on iTunes.


In July 2015, Amr Diab released a music video for his song "" from his album.


Amr Diab is one of the first singers to popularize music videos in the whole MENA region and is the first Egyptian singer to appear in music videos.


Amr Diab has an elder daughter from his first marriage to Egyptian actress Shereen Reda.


Amr Diab has been awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist four times: 1996 for album, 2001 for album Akter Wahed, 2007 for album El Lillady and 2013 for album.


Amr Diab is the only Middle Eastern artist to have received 7 World Music Awards.


On 28 September 2016, Amr Diab announced that he achieved a Guinness World Records title for "Most World Music Awards for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist".