Lebanese star Elissa to perform in Iraq on June 25

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Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 11:32 GMT

File: Elissa.

File: Elissa.

CAIRO - 7 June 2021: Lebanese star Elissa to perform in Iraq on June 25.

 

On February, Elissa released the first episode of a new weekly podcast show titled ' “Elissa - The Podcast” on Anghami music platform.

 

The Lebanese heartthrob was the first Arab singer to launch her own podcast.

 

In her podcast Elissa narrates tales about her life, experiences and successful career.

 

Elissa was the only Arab artist in Brandwatch’s most influential people on Twitter 2020.

“ I am happy and honored to be the only Arab artist in Brandwatch’s most influential people on Twitter 2020 along with the most influential people around the world” Elissa previously tweeted.

In August, 2020 the Lebanese star’s fans celebrated that her songs amasses 90 million views on YouTube in one month. 

 

 

Elissa released ‘’Sahbet Ra’ay’’ (a woman who has an opinion)album on Saturday August 1, 2020.

 

The album achieved booming success and the Egyptian dialect song “ Sahbet Ra’ay” achieved as well huge success and topped Twitter trend in many Arab countries.

 

“ I am glad to get all this positive feedback about the song, the cover and the impatience for the album. Allow me to thank @RotanaMusic and @salhendi for always supporting me and for their generosity when it comes to music production. I am lucky to have you” Elissa previously wrote on her official Twitter account.

 

Elissa’s album carried a lot of surprises to her fans; as it included a song that tells the story of her 20-year-long career, as well as four Egyptian songs.

 

She is one of Lebanon's most famous singers and one of the best known artists in the Arab world. 

 

Elissa was the best-selling female Middle Eastern artist for 2005 and 2009.

 

In 2005, 2006 and 2010, she received the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist, and became the first Lebanese singer to receive the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist.

 

It is worth mentioning that the Lebanese star has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

Elissa is also one of the richest celebrities in Lebanon, with an estimated wealth of over $40 million. 

 

As of 2017, Elissa has had over 44 million followers on social media.

 

It is worth mentioning that Elissa revealed having breast cancer in her clip "Ela Kol Ely Beyheboony" (To All Those Who Love Me), in which she shed light on her struggle with the disease and her recovery.

 

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