Amr Abdul-Basset Abdul-Azeez Diab (born October 11, 1961) is an Egyptian PopStar and composer of Pop music.
He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling middle eastern Artist Four times: 1996 for album “Nour El Ain “, 2001 for album “Akter Wahed”, 2007 for album “El Lillady” and 2013 for “El Leila” album and he also won( Best Egyptian Artist and Best Male Arab Artist) at the World Music Awards 2014.
Diab is the only Middle Eastern artist to have received 6 World Music Awards. Amr Diab also won The African Music Awards 2009 as Artist Of The Year,Song Of The Year,Video Of The Year And Best male act, and won The 2010 African Music Awards as best male act and best artist of north Africa. He is the only African artist to have received 6 African Music Awards in his career. Diab also won Platinum record Five Times : 1990 for album “Matkhafiesh”, 1991 for album “Habiby”, 1992 for album “Ayyamna”, 1993 for Album “Ya Omrena”, And Triple platinum records 1997 for “Nour El Ain” album. Diab won Big Apple Music Awards 2009 As Lifetime Achievements Awards And Best Singer of The Year and also won The Global Icon Award, Most Popular Artist and Best Arabic Male Artist in 2014.
He 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 Egyptian rhythms.