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About Amr Diab Amr Abdel Basset Abdel Azeez Diab (Arabic: عمرو عبد الباسط عبد العزيز دياب‎) (born October 11, 1961) is an Egyptian singer and composer of jeel music; the contemporary face of Egyptian al-jeel pop music, according to World Music, and one of the most popular singers in the Middle East. Diab is the best-selling Arab recording artist of all time, according to Let's Go Egypt. He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist three times: 1998, 2002 and 2007.Amr Diab is known as the Father of Mediterranean Music. He has created his own style which is often termed "Mediterranean Music" or "Mediterranean Sound", a blend of Western and Arabic rhythms. In The Mediterranean in Music, David Cooper and Kevin Dawe referred to his music as "the new breed of Mediterranean music". According to author Michael Frishkopf, Amr Diab has produced a new concept of Mediterranean music, especially in his international hit, "Nour El Ain". In his analysis of The Very Best of Amr Diab album, Victor W. Valdivia of Allmusic said: "His music melded traditional Arabic sounds and textures with Western rhythms and instruments. The mesh was dubbed Mediterranean music, and The Very Best of Amr Diab displays Diab's superb skill in creating it." According to the BBC, Diab "has ruled the Arab music world, especially Egypt and the Middle East, since the mid '80s, continually breaking sales records".

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Egypt Musicians Ranking

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Rank Name Total
1. Mohamed El Maghraby 216239
2. Lara Scandar 164131
3. Tamer Hosny 75502
4. Amr Diab 46604
5. Hani Shaker 46532
6. Moustafa Amar 35633
7. Tamer Ashour 33874
8. Ehab Tawfik 9603
9. Khaled Selim 7723
10. Mohammed ElKammah 5996

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36. Clara Nunes 51367
37. TEAM H 51073
38. Fady Andraos 47544
39. Barış Akarsu 46670
40. Amr Diab 46604
41. Hani Shaker 46532
42. Philipp Kirkorov 44778
43. Chico Buarque 42448
44. Bashar Al Shatti 41098

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