Arabic music fans are in for a treat at the 2016 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, as Saad Lamjarred will be performing live on Thursday, March 31.
Lamjarred joins an all-star cast of world-class musicians already signed up for the Grand Prix.
A bit more about Saad Lamjarred
Lamjarred is one of the most popular artists in the Arab world today. He is renowned for his unique voice and musical style.
Growing up, Saad naturally developed a passion for music and theatre and eventually was admitted to the National Music Conservatory in Rabat.
In 2007, he participated in Arabic singing show "Superstar" and won the heart of millions of followers with his talent and wonderful performances. He ended as a finalist and it was only the beginning to a conspicuous path as he continued towards his dream.
In 2009, Lamjarred released his first single “WAADINI” with a music video shot in California. He continued to enrol success after success with “SA3A SA3IDA”, “LMIMA”, “3ZIZ OU GHALI” and “SALINA SALINA”, all of which were all commercial hits.
He added a career in acting to his portfolio, and landed the lead role in serial “AHLAM NASSIM”.
He released his first album in 2012, “WALA 3ALIK”, and it was a huge success, fuelled by hit single "MAL HBIBI MALO”. The record earned him more than 118 million views on YouTube, which was a first for a Moroccan song.
From there, his popularity continued to skyrocket and in 2015, another hit single “LM3ALLEM” earned him a Guinness World Record after 100 million views on YouTube within three months of release. His song eventually totalled over 240 million views, making it the first song in the Arab world to reach such a number.
Lamjarred is considered one of the most influential artists of his generation. Aside from being a contemporary singer and actor, he is an author, a composer and a song-writer.
His addition to this year’s line-up of artists continues the BIC tradition of signing only the world’s best to be a part of an all-encompassing entertainment package for the annual Formula 1 extravaganza.
All those with tickets to the weekend will be able to attend the concerts free of charge.