Arabic music

  1. Warda, Legendary Algerian Singer, Dies in Cairo at 72

    May 18, 2012 8:06 AM EDT CAIRO (AP) -- The Algerian singer Warda, whose sultry voice and range helped make her one of the giants of Arab song, has died. She was 72. Egyptian state TV said Warda died Thursday at her home in Cairo. The official MENA news agency said she was ...

  2. Melody Tunes Ramps Up Arab World Campaign

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Melody Tunes brings modern Western music to the Arab world. Does the Arab world want its Melody Tunes? More precisely, does it want an all-English channel playing Western music by artists such as 50 Cent and Madonna? Melody Tunes, a channel that l ...

  3. Virgin Relaunches U.K. Retail Website

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Virgin Megastores retail brand is revamping its Web site with enhanced existing services, increased user participation, plus new offerings linked to live music. The move to offer a more developed digital experience comes shortly af ...