Forbes Middle East revealed the list of famous Arab music stars, which includes 50 singers from 11 Arab nationalities, who are considered the most listened to in the Middle East and North Africa on broadcasting and social media platforms for the year 2020.
Singing stars in Egypt dominated the list with 20 stars, representing the most who listen to the various music platforms, followed by Lebanon with 12 artists, 3 from Algeria, 3 Moroccans, and artists each from Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Palestine and Tunisia..
While the star Amr Diab topped the list of the most listened to in 2020 on all different musical applications, and his latest work, “Sahran” album for the past year, came first among the most listened albums – released in 2020 -, as he was listened to more than 68 million times in the year. 2020, bypassing the work of international artists such as (The Weeknd) and (Dua Lipa).
Amr Diab has more than 4.9 million subscribers, and about 1.4 billion views on YouTube, as of March 25, 2021. He also has more than 43 million followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by the end of 2020.
The star Tamer Hosni ranked 4 among the most listened singers in 2020, and has more than 40 million followers on social media platforms, and more than 6.6 million subscribers on YouTube, achieving 2.1 billion views, and more than 40 million people have followed him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Until the end of 2020.
Also on the list were Amr Diab and Tamer Hosni, Mohamed Hamaki, Angham and Sherine Abdel Wahab, a karaoke team, the rocket squad for popular festivals, Hassan Shakoush, Mahmoud Al-Asaily, Marwan Moussa, Mohamed Mounir, Mohamed Ramadan, Mustafa Hajjaj, Omar Kamal, Rami Gamal, Rami Sabri, Sharmovers, Tamer Ashour, and Wigs, Abu Yusuf.