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Ahlam Ali Al Shāmsi (born February 13, 1969), commonly known as Ahlam is a leading female singer from the UAE . She has 10 albums to her name, and is popular throughout the Middle East
Middle East
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, particularly among Arab nations of the Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf
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.

Biography


Ahlam was born in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi , literally Father of Gazelle, is the capital and the second largest city of the United Arab Emirates in terms of population and the largest of the seven member emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western...

, the daughter of Ali Bin Hazim Al Shamsi ( from Dubai, UAE  ) and Fawzia Al modahka ( from Bahrain
Bahrain
' , officially the Kingdom of Bahrain , is a small island state near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family. The population in 2010 stood at 1,214,705, including 235,108 non-nationals. Formerly an emirate, Bahrain was declared a kingdom in 2002.Bahrain is...

 ). She lived part of her childhood in Bahrain
Bahrain
' , officially the Kingdom of Bahrain , is a small island state near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family. The population in 2010 stood at 1,214,705, including 235,108 non-nationals. Formerly an emirate, Bahrain was declared a kingdom in 2002.Bahrain is...

 , then returned to he UAE to complete her school and university. Ahlam started her singing career when she was a little child. She used to sing in school plays and national ceremonies, and through this she was noticed by the Kuwait
Kuwait
The State of Kuwait is a sovereign Arab state situated in the north-east of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south at Khafji, and Iraq to the north at Basra. It lies on the north-western shore of the Persian Gulf. The name Kuwait is derived from the...

i music composer, Anwar Abdullah. This recognition lead Ahlam to sign a contract with Funoon Al Emarat, a local Gulf-Music production company. The composer Anwar Abdullah also assisted her through the release of her debut self-titled album, (Ahlam). Now Ahlam, is considered the most famous female singer in the Gulf, and one of the most famous and richest singers in the middle east. She is married in 2003 with the famous Qatar
Qatar
Qatar , also known as the State of Qatar or locally Dawlat Qaṭar, is a sovereign Arab state, located in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the much larger Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its...

i car racer Mubarak Alhajiri. She has 3 children, Fahid (2004), Fatima (2008) and Lulwa (2010).

Discography

  • A'hbuk Moot - 1995, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Ma'aa Al Salamah - 1996, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Kaif Artha - 1997, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Ma yeseh Ela El Saheeh - 1998, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Tabee'ee - 1999, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Mekhtlef - 2000, Funoon Al Emarat
  • Le Elmak Bas - 2001, Funnon Al Emarat
  • Ahsan - 2003, Alam El Phan
  • El Thokol Sana'a - 2006, Rotana Records
    Rotana Records
    Rotana Records is the Arab World's largest record label. It is owned by the Rotana Group, established by the Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, who sometimes personally signs artists to the label. Rotana Records is part of a huge media empire that includes a film production company, a magazine in...

  • Hatha Ana - 2009, Rotana Records
    Rotana Records
    Rotana Records is the Arab World's largest record label. It is owned by the Rotana Group, established by the Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, who sometimes personally signs artists to the label. Rotana Records is part of a huge media empire that includes a film production company, a magazine in...


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