Artist

Samira Said

5766 Views
Facebook
Twitter

Samira Said (Arabic: سميرة سعيد‎‎, Samira Bensaïd) (born 10 January 1958), is a Moroccan-Egyptian Arabic pop singer who is widely known in the Arab World.

Samira Said was born in Rabat, Morocco. She began singing at the age of nine, and was discovered on the music program, Mawaheb, broadcast on Royal Moroccan TV, she then moved to Egypt where her fame around the Arab world begun. She has dual nationality of Morocco and Egypt; her resident home since 40 years as she moved to Cairo back on the year 1977.

She has all her albums in the Egyptian dialect of Arabic but She also recorded some songs in the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, such as: "Kifash Tlakina" ("How we Met"), "Fayetli sheftek shi marra" ("I've seen you once"), "Sarkouh" ("They Stole Him"), and "Al Behhara" ("Mariners"). Her singles included "Maghlouba" ("Beaten") and "Wa'ady" ("My Love"). In 1980 she represented both Egypt and her native Morocco in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980 singing a hit song within Egypt at that time called Bitaqat Hub, placing 18th out of the 19 contestants.

Said has recorded many Egyptian hits that were ranked highly in Egypt such as: "Ben Leef" ("The Circle of Life"), "Sayidati Sadati" (Ladies and Gentlemen"), "Malich Enwan" ("Ready When You Are") and "Akher Hawa" ("Last Love"). She worked with the Egyptian composer Mohamed El Mougi, sang and acted in the film Saaktob Ismak Ala Arrimal ("I Will Write Your Name in the Sand"), which included her singing "Yadamiiti Haddi" ("Tears, Fall from My Eyes"). Other recordings include "Lilet El Ouns" ("Magnificent Get-Together"), "Ech Gab Li Gab" ("A Cut about the Rest"), "Amrak Aagib" ("I Don't Get You"), and "Menghir Sabab" ("For No Reason").

In 2000, she also released the Egyptian hit song "Lilah Habeebee", ("One Night, My Love"), the album title track, which went on to win for best video in the Arab world in 2001 at the Cairo Arabic Music Festival.[citation needed] At the 15th annual World Music Awards in 2003, Said won a World Music Award based on worldwide sales figures for that year. Said won the BBC award for world music for the best artist in the Middle East with her album Youm Wara Youm. Said has won more than 40 awards.

Mazal was released in October 2013.

More events
MOHAMMAD RAMADAN
17 Aug 2024 | 08:00 PM
Know More
Evening with CHRIS DE BURGH - Solo Tour
21 Jun 2024 | 08:30 PM
Know More
Wolfoo & Friends live on Stage
08 Nov 2024 | 06:30 PM
Know More
HOW?! The Magic Show
06 Jul 2024 | 07:00 PM
Know More
Points of sale
Head There!
Beirut Arrow Arrow
Virgin Megastores ABC Achrafieh
Tel +961 1 217810 - +961 1 215504 | Pin Get directions
Virgin Megastores - City Center
Tel +961 1 285394 | Pin Get directions
Virgin Megastores - ABC Verdun
Tel +961 1 795130 - +961 1 795126 | Pin Get directions
Kesserwan Arrow Arrow
Casino du Liban
Tel +961 9 859 888 / 999 | Pin Get directions
Baakline Arrow Arrow
Hussam Bookshop - TBO
Tel +961 5 30 30 30 | Pin Get directions
North Metn Arrow Arrow
Virgin Megastores ABC Dbayeh
Tel +961 4 524359 | Pin Get directions
North Arrow Arrow
AS Company - TBO | Zgharta
Tel +961 76 123 923 | Pin Get directions
Ticketing Box-Office (Dar El-Chimal)
Tel +961 6.411311 | Pin Get directions
South Arrow Arrow
Bekaa Arrow Arrow
2024
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Previous June Next
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Saturday
June 01,2024
GHASSAN SALIBA
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
Sunday
June 02,2024
Welcome Summer With BASSMA
08:30 PM | Bar Du Port
KNOW MORE
Wednesday
June 05,2024
The Sacred Music Of POULENC
08:30 PM | St Joseph
KNOW MORE
Thursday
June 06,2024
The Sacred Music of POULENC
08:30 PM | St Joseph
KNOW MORE
Friday
June 07,2024
MOURIR SUR SCENE
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
Saturday
June 08,2024
MOURIR SUR SCENE
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
ZIAD BOURJI - MICHEL FADEL
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
Sunday
June 09,2024
LEGENDS PADEL MATCH
08:00 PM | Stade Nouhad Naufal
KNOW MORE
Monday
June 10,2024
LAU CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE
08:30 PM | LAU - Beirut
KNOW MORE
Saturday
June 15,2024
Bassam Challita and His Orchestra - Fantasy of a Pianist
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
KNOW MORE
Thursday
June 20,2024
A FUNDRAISING GALA BY LRI
07:30 PM | TANIT VENUE
BUY TICKETS
Friday
June 21,2024
Evening with CHRIS DE BURGH - Solo Tour
08:30 PM | Gala Dinner | Casino du Liban
BUY TICKETS
Saturday
June 22,2024
Evening with CHRIS DE BURGH - Solo Tour
08:30 PM | Casino du Liban
BUY TICKETS
Sunday
June 23,2024
HIBA TAWAJI
08:30 PM | NDU
BUY TICKETS
Wednesday
June 26,2024
BACK TO SCHOOL FUNDRAISING PARTY
08:30 PM | Antika Bar
BUY TICKETS
No Events!