Bands/Musicians The Best Arabic Bands  

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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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153 67
Fairuz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

2
118 64
Abdel Halim Hafez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

3
129 86
Amr Diab is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Pop music, Latin pop

4
60 54
Warda al-Jazairia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music, Arabic pop music

5
52 47
Majida El Roumi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Classical music, Arabic music

6
67 64
Elissa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Romance, World, World music

7
52 48
Farid al-Atrash is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Instrumental, Arabic music

8
54 51
Najwa Karam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Pop music, World music

9
46 43
Nawal Al-Zoghbi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Pop music, Arabic music

10
26 22
Yara is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

11
85 88
Nancy Ajram is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
World, Pop music, World music

12
56 56
George Wassouf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

13
41 40
Sabah Fakhri is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Muwashshah, Arabic music

14
55 56
Myriam Fares is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

15
38 38
Asala is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Arabic music

16
23 22
Asmahan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

17
34 35
Hussain Al Jasmi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

18
34 35
Carole Samaha is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Arabic music, Arabic pop music

19
38 41
Mohammed Abdu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

20
25 26
Majid al-Muhandis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pop music, Arabic music

21
26 28
Zekra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Arabic music

22
30 33
Samira Said is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pop music, Arabic music

23
23 25
Marwan Khoury is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pop music, World music, Arabic music

24
13 13
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25
34 39
Ragheb Alama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Pop folk

26
12 13
Amal Hijazi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Arabic music, Arabic pop music

27
25 29
Fares Karam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
World music, Arabic music

28
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Tamer hosny is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
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29
19 23
Jannat is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pop music, Arabic music

30
15 19
Cyrine Abdelnour is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

31
36 46
Haifa Wehbe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pop music, World music, Arabic music

32
27 35
Latifa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Khaliji, Arabesque, Disco

33
12 16
Abdul Majid Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

34
23 31
Ziad Rahbani is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Opera, World music, Arabic music

35
17 24
Sabah is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Folk music, Traditional pop music

36
28 39
Moustafa Amar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music, Arabic pop music

37
12 18
Maya Nasri is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

38
20 29
Dina Hayek is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

39
28 40
Ehab Tawfik is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

40
6 11
The 4 Cats is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

41
9 15
Ruby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music, Arabic pop music

42
14 22
Fadl Shaker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Pop music, Arabic music

43
8 14
Talal Maddah is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

44
7 13
Ruwaida al-Mahrooqi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

45
12 20
Nicole Saba is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Pop music, Arabic music, Arabic pop music

46
6 12
Bassima is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music

47
7 14
Lena Chamamyan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Middle Eastern music, Arabic music

48
7 14
Pascale Machaalani is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabesque, Pop music, Arabic music

49
7 14
Arwa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
World music, Arabic music

50
4 10
Rajaa Kasabni is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arabic Bands
Arabic music