Najwa Karam

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Najwa Karam (Arabic: نجوى كرم, Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [ˈnaʒwa ˈkaɾam]; born 26 February 1966) is a Lebanese multi-platinum singer-songwriter, producer, fashion icon, and TV personality. Nicknamed Shams el-Ghinnieh ("The Sun of the arabic Song"), Karam is noted for her powerful Mawwal-skilled vocals. She has gained an international audience due to her distinct blend of traditional Lebanese music and contemporary sounds which has contributed to the spread of the Lebanese dialect in Arabic Music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Najwa Karam has received more than 612,618 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Najwa Karam is the 1,249th most popular singer (up from 1,476th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 108th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Lebanese Singer.

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  • 610k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Najwa Karam ranks 1,249 out of 4,381Before her are Fred Bongusto, Tiziano Ferro, Taos Amrouche, Glykeria, Skeeter Davis, and Rosario Flores. After her are Bobby Womack, Sotiria Bellou, Alison Moyet, Dulce Pontes, Janet Baker, and Jenny Berggren.

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Among people born in 1966, Najwa Karam ranks 172Before her are Jason Patric, Atsushi Sakurai, Miljenko Jergović, Abdul-Halim Sadulayev, Ergin Ataman, and Tom Henning Øvrebø. After her are Dmitry Rybolovlev, Baja Mali Knindža, Franco Foda, Flemming Povlsen, Suleyman Kerimov, and Michelle Akers.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Najwa Karam ranks 105 out of 145Before her are Julia Boutros (1968), Mona Hatoum (1952), Fares Fares (1973), Rula Ghani (1948), Maher Zain (1981), and Elias Khoury (1948). After her are Sanchuniathon (-150), Philip K. Hitti (1886), Nadine Labaki (1974), Rabih Abou-Khalil (1957), Khalil Taha (1932), and Aram I (1947).

Among SINGERS In Lebanon

Among singers born in Lebanon, Najwa Karam ranks 10Before her are Wadih El Safi (1921), Nancy Ajram (1983), Fayza Ahmed (1934), Elissa (1972), Julia Boutros (1968), and Maher Zain (1981). After her are Layal Abboud (1982), Myriam Fares (1983), Nawal Al Zoghbi (1971), Cyrine Abdelnour (1977), Massari (1980), and Suzanne Tamim (1977).