He was born on the October 11, in Portsaid, Egypt. He began singing at age three and at six, he performed the Egyptian national anthem at the July 23rd Festival in Portsaid.
He was awarded a guitar by the governor for his performance and his career course was set. He continued performing anywhere he could. "Amr diab singles" recorded his debut album, Ya Tareeq, inand moved to Cairo in He also experimented with film. Diab played himself in the movie El Afareet. Inhe began pioneering big-production, high-tech videos that have proved influential not only in the Middle East but in Europe.
For Diab, film, while interesting, didn't hold his attention. His musical career netted him a series of albums "Amr diab singles" furthered his vision. As a predecessor and in Egypt, Diab was a bona fide star. He signed to Alam el Phan for 's multi-platinum-selling Nour el Ain, his international breakthrough.
Each of his succeeding recordings for the label charted. He followed it the next year with Kammel Kalamak, scoring another chart hit, as did 's El Lilady -- the latter earned him a World Music Award.
Wayah, his set, was another best-seller and precipitated a concert at Golf Porto Marina to a crowd of over 80, Induring the Egyptian revolution that caused President Hosni Mubarak to resign and go into exile, Diab released the song "Masr A'let" Egypt Said ," a tribute to those martyred during the Arab Spring. Banadeek Ta'ala followed, and El Leila was issued the following year; Diab topped Amr diab singles charts again.