100 most powerful Arab women 2012
Sun 04 Mar 2012 11:26 AM
Nancy Ajram
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Nancy Ajram

Industry: Culture and Society

Designation: Singer

Country: Lebanon

Lebanese superstar Nancy Ajram is one of the most successful Arab singers of all time. With seven studio albums and numerous chart-topping singles to her name, many consider her to be among the top Arabic music icons of the decade. In 2008 she was named the best-selling artist in the Middle East at the World Music Awards, and two years later achieved wide acclaim when she sang ‘Wavin’ Flag’ for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. US TV icon Oprah Winfrey has also branded her one of the most influential personalities in the Middle East.