Amr Abdel Basset Abdel Azeez Diab (Arabic: عمرو دياب) (born October 11, 1961) is an Egyptian singer and composer of jeel music. Diab has become one of the highest selling Middle Eastern artists of all time, as he was awarded "The World Music Award" 3 times; 1998, 2002 & 2007, as being the best selling Middle Eastern singer.
In 1983, Diab released his first studio album "Ya Tareeq". Diab released three more albums between 1984 and 1987. In 1988, Diab released "Mayaal" which garnered huge success all around the Middle East, and to this day it's known as one of Amr's best, and most successful songs ever. Other huge success followed in the following years including albums like, "Shawakkna", "Matkhafesh","Olt eh" , and "Weylomony".
"Habiby" from Diab's 1996 album, "Nour el Ein" internationally became a phenomenal hit worldwide, and was remixed by many of the worlds top DJs. A special CD named "Habiby: Remix's" was released later on with all the remixes made worldwide. "Tamally Maak" from Diab's 2000 album became a huge success and was shot as the single of the album. "Leily Nahari", Diab's first album with Rotana Records, was released in 2004. The album became Rotana's highest selling album of all-time.
Diab's latest album, El Leila De was released in the summer of 2007, and saw a great success, in Egypt, and all around the Middle East.
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