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Elissa Surprise Drops New Album "⁠Ana Sekketen"

Wed 08 May 2024 | 11:03 AM
Yara Sameh

Lebanese superstar Elissa has finally dropped her long-awaited 13th album, "⁠Ana Sekketen" on digital music platforms. 

The pop star took to social media to share the album's cover art and announce the album's release, saying: "This album has been a labor of love, overcoming countless challenges along the way.. All I ever hoped for was to share its joy with you to celebrate together! It’s not just my creation; it belongs to every soul who poured their heart into it, to every fan who waited patiently❤️,".

"In the end, good things come to those who wait :) My new album is now available to you on all music platforms," she concluded.

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The album consists of 12 tracks including the songs "⁠Kello Wahem", "Sekketen", and "Batmayel Ala El Beat". It is produced by the pop star's E-Records music production company and Rotana. 

In the album, she cooperated with a large number of poets and composers, including Tamer Ashour and Marwan Khoury.

Born on October 27, 1972, Elissa has been the highest-selling female Middle Eastern artist since 2005. She sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

In 2005, she became the first Lebanese singer to be awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist, an award that she earned once again in 2006 and 2010.

The singer is often referred to as “Maliket El Ehsas” (Queen of Emotions) by fans and the media.

Elissa’s artistic journey began in 1992 when she won the silver medal in the Lebanese music competition “Studio El Fan”.

The singer’s debut studio album, “Baddy Doub” (I Want to Melt), was released by EMI Music Arabia in 1999.