Top 10 Moroccan singers
Top 10 Moroccan singers: Moroccan singers are on a roll! They’re multiplying their hit productions and hitting the big time on video-sharing platforms. Their performances impress in all musical varieties and styles. Discover here the top 10 ranking of Moroccan singers who are racking up hits on YouTube and in the Arab music world.
1- Saad Lamjarred
Saad Lamjarred is undoubtedly the most popular Moroccan singer on YouTube. His single “Lmaalem” broke all Moroccan and Arab records with over 500 million views on the video-sharing platform. No Arab artist can claim to have done better. This Guinness Book of Records entry is a true musical feat that has left many renowned artists dreaming. This dazzling worldwide success positions Saad Lamjarred as the greatest singer of modern times.
His legal troubles in France do nothing to dent his popularity. Arrested on October 26, 2017, Saad Lamjarred served 6 months in prison before being released on April 13, 2017 with an electronic bracelet. After the removal of this bracelet, Saad Lamjarred was able to see his fans in Morocco again recently. His single “Let go” is also a hit on YouTube and has passed the 100 million views mark. With or without legal problems, Saad Lamjarred remains the undisputed leader among Moroccan singers in terms of YouTube views.
A protégé of Moroccan music producer RedOne, Chawki succeeds at everything he touches. His successes with Magic Systèm and Pitbull are still remembered. Even when it comes to individual performances, Chawki is a musical reference in Morocco, with one success after another. He has contributed to the Moroccan musical revival with a number of legendary tracks. These include Kayna Wla Makaynach, with over 40 million views, and Tsunami, with over 120 million views on YouTube. With this single, the artist has made a name for himself as one of Morocco’s greatest singers.
3- Jamila El Badaoui
Born on October 15, 1988 in Khénifra, the 30-year-old singer took part in numerous TV shows and performances such as “Studio 2M”, “Najm El Khaleej” and “Jalasat Wanasah” before her career really took off. Known in 2014 with her “Demdouma” video, which had been viewed 20 million times on YouTube, the young Moroccan singer won over the public to position herself on the highly prized Arab song scene. Since then, she has been churning out hit singles, the most intoxicating of which is Blach Blach, which has racked up over a hundred million views on YouTube. This performance makes her one of the top 5 most-viewed Moroccan artists on the video-sharing channel.
4- Hatim Ammor
Top 10 Moroccan singers: Born in 1981, Hatim Ammor developed a passion for music at an early age. He took part in numerous music competitions, including “Noujoum wa noujoum”, “Casting Star” and “Star Academy” in Lebanon. He gained experience and revealed himself to the world by winning the “Studio 2M” show in 2005. Since then, he has remained at the forefront of Moroccan and Arab music. He has enjoyed a string of successes and remains one of the most watched artists on YouTube, notably with his track Mchiti Fiha, which has over 70 million views. But the artist has no intention of stopping there: his single Tarti 3alleti, a duet with Qatari artist Fahad Al Kubaisi, opens even bigger doors for him to establish his reputation in the Moroccan and Arab music world. He is now rightly counted among Morocco’s most popular singers, and can lay claim to the title of a worthy representative of Arab music in his country.
5- Redouane Berhil
Redouane Berhil has patiently built up his musical personality. He took part in a number of music competitions, including “Studio 2M”, “Arab Idol” and “The Voice”. Finally, he found success with Saad Lamjarred and propelled himself to the forefront of the Moroccan scene with the song “Awah”. The track garnered over 26 million views on YouTube, and earned the singer a place in the closed clan of most-watched items on the video-sharing channel. Undoubtedly, the future will have to reckon with this artist, who seems to have finally found his place on the Moroccan scene.
6- Zina Daoudia
Crowned the Queen of Moroccan Châabi by her fans, this singer is enjoying enormous success and one hit after another. Her hits include “Waer Waer” and “Chedi Weldek Aliya”. Her most controversial song remains “Aatini Saki” (give me my bag). This song is a huge success, with over 26 million views on YouTube. Not everyone seems to be happy with this success, and some have even filed a complaint against the singer for “incitement to debauchery”, in the hope of having her convicted of “apologie de la prostitution et atteinte aux mœurs”. But this hasn’t stopped the artist from going from strength to strength, making her one of the top 10 most-viewed singers on YouTube.
7- Asma Lmnawar
This singer’s commitment to music began in her teens, with a number of high-profile appearances on Moroccan TV talent shows. Then came confirmation at the Cairo Opera House, where she revived classics from the Egyptian repertoire. But her real success came in the Gulf countries with her first albums. Since then, she has made a winning return to the fold and is now one of the finest voices in Moroccan and Arab music. Highly appreciated in Morocco, the Maghreb and the Middle East, she has come up with quality tracks such as Safi, with its 16 million views, and “Ando Zin”, which confirms her reputation with over 23 million views on YouTube.
Top 10 Moroccan singers: This artist has been thrilling Morocco since his early childhood, when at the age of 5 he won his first televised singing competition. He went on to release his first album at the age of 9. Since then, he has become a legend of Moroccan song, and is one of the most popular artists on YouTube. His hit Fehmini has registered over 16 million views on YouTube.
This Moroccan trio from Marrakech has been on a roll for years. The group has been racking up hit after hit, and is undoubtedly one of Morocco’s most popular singers. Their hits are undoubtedly among the most listened-to mp3 music from Marrakech. Their Latin-sounding track “3echaqa Mellala”, for example, has racked up over 10 million views on YouTube. Another hit by the Chayeb group has also racked up over 9 million views.
Born in Tangiers in 1981, Muslim, whose real name is Mohammed El Hadi Mzouri, deserves a place among Morocco’s most popular artists. This artist churns out hit after hit, and has no trouble breaking the symbolic million views barrier on YouTube for each one. He impresses Moroccan audiences with his outspokenness. Al Rissala is his most watched hit on YouTube, with over 10 million views.