Najwa Karam a famous Lebanese singer who was born on the 26th of February 1966 in Zahleh, Lebanon.
Najwa Karam has three brothers, Tony, Jan and Nicola and one sister, Salwa. She is the youngest amongst her siblings.
Najwa studied in Zahleh and gratuated with a degree in Philosphy, then she became a teacher for two years.
Najwa musical talent was apparent from a very young age, Najwa used to sing at school parties along with her friends.
In the begining, Najwa's father disapproved her interest in singing career.
Around the year 1985, Najwa participated in Layali Loubnan, a famous TV show that supports young talents on TeleLiban.
Najwa won the Golden Medal, the success soon changed her fathers' opinion.
After Layali Loubnan, Najwa participated in many concerts singing traditional Lebanese songs and joined the Arabic Music institute for four years to improve her skills as a vocalist.
Najwa Karam first song was Ala Zahleh, after this song she released a couple of other songs like Batalet Som wa Asally and Eddam Elforsan. Najwa released her first album Ya Habayeb in 1989.
Two years later in 1992 Najwa released her second album, Shams El-Ghennieh, the album succeeded in Lebanon and the name Shams Al Ghennieh has been associated with her ever since the release of the album. Naghmit Hob was a massive hit and one of the 1994 Best Selling Albums, the song Law Habaytak - Ana Mafyi Introduced Najwa Karam and Made her music known all over the Arab World.
Najwa Karam has released 16 successful albums so far, as well as a couple of singles, and continues to impress us with her Lebanese style of singing. One of the most remarkable songs in her career was the duo she performed with the famous Lebanese singer Wadih El Safi entitled Wekberna (we grewup).
She participated in many festivals in many countried around the world, such as, America, Europe and Australia. Her concerts in Jarash Festival - Jordan (1996) are considered the most successful concerts in the history of Jarash. Carthaj - Tunisia (1997) (2000) are considered to be among Najwas' greatest concerts, especially when the audience sand instead of her. She also participated in Major festivals all around the Arab World, in Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Dubai - UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Syria.