Biography

Introduction

Ragheb Alama’s fame came after Studio El Fan followed by yearly albums and number-one hit singles such as
“Ya rait” , “‘Aan Jad” (Seriously) and “Alby Asheq’ha” (My Heart Adores Her) which was the first Arabic
song in history to be made into a music video. Alama continued his success into the 2000s with the
release of his chart-topping albums Saharony El Leil (2001), Tab Leh (2002), El Hob El Kebeer (2004) and
Baa’sha’ak (2008), the latter which earned the artist the Platinum certification from Virgin Megastores
for its record sales.
One of his albums Seneen Rayha (2010) saw the artist team with Starbucks for its release and sale,
making him the first Arab artist to have his album sold at Starbucks. The Starbucks album Starz Vol. 1
also included a song featuring international pop artist Shakira. He adopted an environmental cause with
the album after being named the United Nations Ambassador of Climate Change.

Career

Ragheb Alama known as "The Arab Superstar" a Lebanese singer, composer, television personality, and philanthropist.

Throughout the success of his career, Ragheb Alama decided in the 1980s to open Saint George Schools with a goal in providing education to as many students as possible.
Surely, his goal was achieved with leading the schools to success and building this organization from the grounds up with nearly 200 students which has now grown to over 3000 students.

His success comes from not only his tasteful music but also his drive-in raising awareness and aid on humanitarian matters in the world. Thus, the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) appointed Ragheb as the Goodwill Ambassador in West Asia. Adding to his success is, the Children Cancer Center of Lebanon appointing the Superstar Ragheb Alama as the Ambassador of the center.

As his music videos crossed millions of viewers across various social and streaming channels, it gained him endorsements by international companies where he became the face of many marketing
campaigns, as his recent endorsement with DYSON in 2018.

In 2014, Hublot, the leading Swiss watchmaker appointed Ragheb as the first Arab Ambassador in the Middle East region. While other companies also featured him as part of their promotions including, United Nations, Starbucks, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Malaysian Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Persol, and The Pearl-Qatar.