Ragheb Alama is a Lebanese singer, dancer, composer, television personality, and philanthropist. Alama began his career in the 1980s when he appeared as a contestant on the talent show broadcast Studio El Fan, on which he received the Platinum Award. Alama's fame came after Studio El Fan followed by yearly albums and number-one hit singles such as "Ya rait", "'Aan Jad" and "Alby Asheq'ha" which was the first Arabic song in history to be made into a music video. Alama continued his success into the 2000s with the release of his chart-topping albums Saharony El Leil, Tab Leh, El Hob El Kebeer and Ba'asha'ak, the latter which earned the artist the Platinum certification from Virgin Megastores for its record sales. One of his recent albums Seneen Rayha saw the artist team with Starbucks for its release and sale, making him the first Arab artist to have his album sold at Starbucks. The Starbucks album Starz Vol. 1 also included a song featuring international pop artist Shakira.
|Native name:||راغب صبحي علامة|
|Birth name:||Ragheb Sobhi Alama|
|Born:||June 7, 1962, Ghoubeiry, Beirut, Lebanon|
|Occupation(s):||Actor, composer, television personality|
|Website:||Ragheb Alama's Official site|
|Twitter:||Ragheb Alama's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Ragheb Alama's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Ragheb Alama's Facebook profile|
About Ragheb Alama
Lebanese singer, composer, television personality, and philanthropist who competed on Studio El Fan.
He began playing the Oud and participated in a live radio program when he was eight years old.
He became the first Arab artist to have his album sold at Starbucks.
He married Jihan al-Ali and they had two sons.
She and Ahlam Alshamsi became judges on Arab Idol.
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- Lebanese male singers
- Lebanese Shia Muslims