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Arab music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good arab music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This Arabic singers list includes all musicians who have released recordings of arabic music that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Arab music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all arab music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest arabic bands of all time, since the most famous arab music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best arab music. 

You can click on the arab music band names to see more information about that particular notable arab music group. If they're near the top of the best arab music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top arab music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the arab music band names themselves.

A list made up of artists like Nancy Ajram and Latifa. Vote for your favorites by clicking the thumbs up button. Show some love to your favorites like Amal Hijazi or Elissa. This list includes females arabic singers and an arabic singers male list, so vote for any arab music group that you like the best. 

All important, significant and iconic names in arab music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new arab music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of arab music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into arab music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good arab music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent arab music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best arab music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest arab music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular arab music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Fairuz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Fairuz Arabic music

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111 63
Abdel Halim Hafez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Abdel Halim Hafez Arabic music

3
123 83
Amr Diab is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Amr Diab Arabesque, Pop music, Latin pop

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59 53
Warda al-Jazairia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Warda al-Jazairia Arabic music, Arabic pop music

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63 60
Elissa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Elissa Romance, World, World music

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51 48
Najwa Karam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Najwa Karam Arabesque, Pop music, World music

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49 46
Majida El Roumi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Majida El Roumi Classical music, Arabic music

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53 52
Myriam Fares is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Myriam Fares Arabic music

9
82 84
Nancy Ajram is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Nancy Ajram World, Pop music, World music

10
55 55
George Wassouf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
George Wassouf Arabic music

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42 41
Nawal Al-Zoghbi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Nawal Al-Zoghbi Arabesque, Pop music, Arabic music

12
48 48
Farid al-Atrash is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Farid al-Atrash Instrumental, Arabic music

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37 36
Asala is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Asala Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Arabic music

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39 39
Sabah Fakhri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Sabah Fakhri Muwashshah, Arabic music

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25 24
Majid al-Muhandis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Majid al-Muhandis Pop music, Arabic music

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22 21
Asmahan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Asmahan Arabic music

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22 21
Yara is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Yara Arabic music

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33 34
Hussain Al Jasmi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Hussain Al Jasmi Arabic music

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36 39
Mohammed Abdu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Mohammed Abdu Arabic music

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24 26
Zekra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Zekra Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Arabic music

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29 32
Samira Said is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Samira Said Pop music, Arabic music

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24 27
Fares Karam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Fares Karam World music, Arabic music

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30 35
Carole Samaha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Carole Samaha Arabesque, Arabic music, Arabic pop music

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11 12
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31 37
Ragheb Alama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Ragheb Alama Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Pop folk

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21 25
Marwan Khoury is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Marwan Khoury Pop music, World music, Arabic music

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10 12
Amal Hijazi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Amal Hijazi Arabesque, Arabic music, Arabic pop music

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12 15
Abdul Majid Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Abdul Majid Abdullah Arabic music

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27 34
Latifa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Latifa Khaliji, Arabesque, Disco

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17 22
Sabah is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Sabah Arabesque, Folk music, Traditional pop music

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13 17
Cyrine Abdelnour is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Cyrine Abdelnour Arabic music

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28 36
Moustafa Amar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Moustafa Amar Arabic music, Arabic pop music

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12 16
Maya Nasri is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Maya Nasri Arabic music

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8 11
Talal Maddah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Talal Maddah Arabic music

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34 44
Haifa Wehbe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Haifa Wehbe Pop music, World music, Arabic music

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20 27
Dina Hayek is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Dina Hayek Arabic music

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16 22
Jannat is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Jannat Pop music, Arabic music

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28 38
Ehab Tawfik is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Ehab Tawfik Arabic music

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5 9
The 4 Cats is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
The 4 Cats Arabic music

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21 30
Ziad Rahbani is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Ziad Rahbani Opera, World music, Arabic music

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7 12
Pascale Machaalani is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pascale Machaalani Arabesque, Pop music, Arabic music

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6 11
Ruwaida al-Mahrooqi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Ruwaida al-Mahrooqi Arabic music

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6 11
Bassima is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Bassima Arabic music

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8 14
Ruby is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Ruby Arabic music, Arabic pop music

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7 13
Rabeh Sager is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Rabeh Sager Arabic music

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13 21
Fadl Shaker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Fadl Shaker Arabesque, Pop music, Arabic music

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6 12
Amani Swissi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Amani Swissi World music, Arabic music

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6 12
Mai Selim is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Mai Selim Arabic music

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3 8
May Nasr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
May Nasr Arabic music

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8 15
Hamada Helal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Hamada Helal World music, Arabic music