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Mohammed El Hallani (Arabic: محمد الحلاني‎), widely known as Assi El Hallani (Arabic: عاصي الحلاني‎; born November 28, 1970), is a Lebanese singer. El Helani's musical career started after winning Studio Al Fan, a TV program for young artists, at the age of 17.[1] He has released more than a dozen albums, and his top hits include "Wani Mareq Mareet", "Amshi Lihali", "Mali Saber", "Akerhak Gedan", "Ahla Al Oyoun", "Shoag El Sahara", "Azabounii" , "Bel Kurdi" , "Saalouni" , "Ya Memah" and "Kayed Ozzalak".[2]

mohammad El Hillani
Native name
محمد مزين الحلاني
Birth nameMohammad El Hillani
Born (1970-11-28) November 28, 1970 (age 48)
OriginBaalbek, Lebanon
GenresLebanese Music
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1991–present
LabelsRotana
AMD

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

El Hellani was born in Jdeide but he was originally from Harbata (Baalbek District), and is the third-youngest among his 13 brothers and sisters. El Helani studied for approximately five years (1985–1990) at the Higher Institute of Music in Lebanon, concentrating on the Oud performance and Arab vocal techniques.[1]

PresentEdit

El Hallani has participated in important musical events including the Baalbeck International Festival, the Jerash Festival, the Carthage Festival, and a number of concerts around Europe, the Arab world and America.[citation needed] He regularly performs at fund-raising concerts throughout the Middle East in support of a range of charities in the region, including the Women's Development Association Hayati.[citation needed].

In August 2005, Hallani added his voice to the growing roster of celebrities helping WFP raise awareness about global hunger and poverty, recording a public service announcement explaining that 25,000 people die of hunger every day, 18,000 of the children.[3][4]

Assi is a Judge in the Middle Eastern version of The Voice.

Personal lifeEdit

Assi has been married to his wife, Collette (née Boulos), since 1995. They have three children together, two daughters and one son.[5] His daughter, Maritta Hallani, is also a singer, and his son al-Waleed has won celebrity duets 2019.[6]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

[7]

  • 1991 : Mahlana Sawa
  • 1992 : Ya Hala
  • 1993 : Mahr El Zina
  • 1994 : Wani Mareg Mareit
  • 1995 : Ahebek Jedan
  • 1996 : Ya Maima
  • 1998 : Ahla El Oyoun
  • 1999 : Shog El Sahara
  • 2000 : Kid Ozzalak
  • 2001 : Ater El Mahabah
  • 2002 : E Qarar
  • 2003 : Forsat Omor
  • 2004 : Zghiri El Dinney
  • 2006 : Dagat Galbi
  • 2007 : Ouwetna Bi Wehdetna
  • 2008 : Yemkin
  • 2010 : 010
  • 2011 : Rouhak Ana
  • 2013 : Assi 2013
  • 2017 : Habib El Alb

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bridi, Mireille (13 March 2013). "Assi Al-Hellani: La voix de Baalbek - Ahram Hebdo". hebdo.ahram.org.eg (in French). Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Best Of Assi - Assi El Helani — Listen and discover music at Last.fm". www.last.fm. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Assi Hillani, "Arab knight"". World Food Program. Archived from the original on 10 October 2006. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Lebanese singer Assi Helani sings for the world's hungry children". Al Bawaba. Archived from the original on 19 June 2007. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Colette Boulos – L. Beauty Press". lbpress.wordpress.com. Retrieved 28 March 2016.[better source needed]
  6. ^ Liaz, Rick (17 February 2017). "3 Rising Young Musicians". Huffington Post. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  7. ^ Nogomi. "Assi El Helani - All Albums And Songs On Nogomi". nogomistars.com. Retrieved 28 March 2016.

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