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Nancy Ajram

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Nancy Nabil Ajram or Nancy Agram (Arabic: نانسي نبيل عجرم) (born May 16, 1983) is a multi award-winning Lebanese pop singer and entertainer. She is best known for songs such as Akhasmak Ah, Ya Salam, Ah W Noss and Ya tabtab Wa Dalla.

She has sold over twelve million records in the Arab world making her one of the richest Lebanese singers. Her personal wealth, mostly earned from her high album sales, semi-public and public concerts, and commercials, has exceeded $16 million. She has sold over four million albums in Lebanon and ranks as the third best-selling female artist in Lebanese music history.

In 2007, Nancy Ajram released a statement that she is not planning to marry at the moment and is currently focusing on her career.

She was born on the 16th of May, 1983 in Achrafieh Lebanon to a Lebanese christian family. Her parents are Nabil and Rimonda Ajram . She has two siblings, Her sister Nadine (born 1984), is an actress and her brother Nabil (born 1985) is a singer.

At the age of twelve she participated in a TV program called Noujoum Al Mostakbal, and won a golden medal/Tarab category. Afterwards, Nancy disappeared from the public eye and started studying vocal and music theory with music teachers in Lebanon. Although she was less than 18 years old, the syndicate of professional artists in Lebanon accepted her as a member because they found her to be an exceptional talent charts and the lead singles were her biggest failure to-date.

In 2004 Ajram released her fourth album Ah W Noss ("Yes, and a half"), which also spawned several videos.

In 2005, Ajram signed a contract for a Coca-Cola endorsement. "Oul Taany Keda" ("Tell Me That Again") from Ah W Noss was used in the commercials, and its video contains Coke product placement.Nancy Ajram performing in a concert in Chicago on March 25, 2007

She was named as the best Arabic singer by the magazine Zahrat el Khalij for both 2003 and 2004. She was also dubbed by the Arabic version of Newsweek as one of the most influential personalities of the Arab world in 2005.

In early 2006, she released a single, Enta Masry ("You're Egyptian"), timed to coincide with Egypt's hosting of the African Cup of Nations football tournament. Its accompanying video is unusual in that the singer does not appear. Instead, Egyptians representing the diversity of the country lip-sync the patriotic lyrics of the song.

Yatabtab...Wa Dalla was released in February 2006.The title song's video, again directed by Nadine Labaki, preceded its release. The music video's story was widely based on the classic Italian movie, La Strada.

"Ehsas Jdeed" is widely considered to be the most successful song of Ajram's Ya Tabtab...Wa Dallaa album. Early this June, a music video for the song 'Elli Kan' taken off her album Ya Tabtab...Wa Dallaa was released, promoting the new Damas jewellery Ajram is currently endorsing. At around the same time, the new commercial for Coca-Cola was released, carrying another new song entiltled 'El Donia Helwa' (Life is Good).

Ajram is expected to release a studio album later this year, which would include her hit "El Donia Helwa".

Hit Singles: "Akhasmak Ah" · "Ya Salam" · "Yay (Sehr Ouyonoou)" · "Ah W Noss" · "Lawn Oyounak" · "Oul Tany Keda" · "Enta Eih" · "Ya Tabtab...Wa Dallaa" · "Mo'Gaba" · "Ana Yalli" · "Ehsas Jdid" · "Ashtiki Menno"


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