Background information Born 1972 ,Beirut, Lebanon Genre(s) Arabic Music, Arabesque Occupation(s) Singer Years active 1999 – present Website www.carolesamaha.com Carole Samaha is a Lebanese musician and actress. She has released three studio albums. Carole has a masters degree in acting and directing, which she has earned in 1999. She has won two Arab Music Awards
Early life Born in Beirut, Lebanon on 25th of July 1972 Carole grew up with her parents and two brothers, having only one dream since childhood, being on stage.
Carole says she used to ignore her studies in order to attend movies and plays behind her parents' back. She started her career as an actress in the theatre as well as television.
Theatre “ She is gifted with multi-faces of personality exactly like a Chameleon. ”
As the Arab directors describe her while she is on stage. She smoothly changes from one state of mind to another.
Musicals era - present
Ever since she introduced herself to Mansour Rahbani, one of the biggest Lebanese and Arab composers, she experienced a turning point in her career as she shifted from Drama to Musical theatre, in a few years she achieved a huge success in female leading roles.
Carole today is considered to be a whole artist by the Arab Media.
Discography 2003 حلم (Helm: A Dream)
2004 انا حرة (Ana Hurra: I'm Free)
2006 أضواء الشهرة (Adhwaa El Shohra: Lights of Fame)
Videography Song Album Lebanese Charts Egyptian Charts Year Habib Alby (My Love) Helm : A Dream 3 1 2004 Etalaa Feyi (Look At Me) Helm : A Dream 1 4 2004 Ghali Alayi (You Mean To Me) Ana Hurra (I Am Free) 4 11 2005 Nezlet El Sitara (Curtain Falls) Ana Hurra (I Am Free) 48 32 2005 Habbeit Delwa't (I Am In Love) Ana Hurra (I Am Free) 28 2 2005 Esmaani (Listen) Adwa'a Elshohra: Lights Of Fame 6 19 2006 Zaalni Mennak (Even If You Are Mean To Mean) Adwa'a Elshohra: Lights Of Fame 1 18 2006 Ya Rab (Oh God) featuring Marwan Al Khoury Non Album Track 1 3 2007 Adwa'a Elshohra (Lights Of Fame) Adwa'a Elshohra: Lights Of Fame 13 78 2007 Yama Layali (How Many Nights) Non Album Track 43 3 2008 Jeet (Majnouni) (You Came (I must be crazy)) Sea Of Stars 1 3 2008
Awards Carole has won the award of Best female artist of the year in 2003 for her album Helm, given to her in the Arab Music Awards Contest which was held in Dubai. Carole has won the award of Best album of the year in 2006 for her album Adhwaa El Shohra, given to her in the ART Music Awards which was held in Cairo. Along with Mohammed Hamaki , Karl Wolf, Abri and others. Carole was nominated for The Best Arab Act in the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008. Carole lost the award for Karl Wolf. This is the biggest nimination in Carole's career. Her new single "Jeet" debuted at number 4 on Rotana's PEPSI Top 20 Charts, reaching number 1 the next week, making it her first number 1 on that chart.