100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Ahlam
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Ahlam

Industry: Arts and entertainment

Designation: Singer

Country: UAE

Occupation: Singer

Ahlam Ali Al Shamsi, a singer commonly known simply as Ahlam
is a popular UAE singer who has garnered a large following across the region
thanks to her back catalogue of albums and her role on MBC’s Arab Idol judging
panel alongside Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama and Egyptian composer Hassan El
Shafei.

Born in Abu Dhabi to Bahraini and Emirati parents, she lived
the early part of her life in Bahrain before making her return to the UAE to
complete her schooling and attend university.