She started singing at the age of eight, when she appeared for the first time in 1991 at a singing contest for kids on national television in Lebanon. In 1995, at the age of twelve, Nancy Ajram took part in the entertainment show, Noujoum Al-Moustakbal, ("Stars of the Future"), a Lebanese television musical competition, winning a gold medal in the Tarab category after singing a song by Umm Kulthum. Ajram studied music following her early success with renowned Lebanese musicians and although she was less than 18 years old, the syndicate of professional artists in Lebanon accepted her as a member because they found her to be an exceptional talent and deserved to be qualified as a professional artist. Shortly afterwards Nancy released her first album, Mihtagalak ("I Need You') in 1998, with most of its songs holding a pure Tarab style, thus starting her music career at the age of 15. It was followed by Sheel Oyoonak Anni ("Take Your Eyes Off Of Me") in 2000, which achieved more success. Awards: 1995 Nojoom Al Mustaqbal Golden Award - (Nancy's most significant pre-stardom award) 2003 Murex D'or Award - Best Female Lebanese Singer of the year, Beirut 2003 Murex D'or Award - Best Video of the Year: Ya Salam - Nadine Labaki, Beirut 2003 The Golden Lion Award Egypt 2003 LG Music Award 2003-2004 Zahrat elKhaleej Magazine - Best Female Arab Singer, Dubai 2004 Zahrat elKhaleej - Best Music Video of the Year, Dubai 2004 Arabian Music Awards - Best Female Arab Singer of the year, Dubai 2004 Murex D'or Award - Best Female Lebanese Singer of the year, Beirut 2005 Zahrat elKhaleej Magazine - Best Female Arab Singer, Dubai 2005 Newsweek - Most Influential Arab Personalities, Kuwait 2005 - Honor from the Opera House of Egypt 2006 Murex D'or Award - Best Female Lebanese Artist of the year, Beirut 2006 Murex D'or Award - Best Video of the Year: Ehsas Jdeed - Said elMarouk, Beirut 2007 LG Music Award , Abu Dhabi 2007 Certificate from the Pope of Rome 2007 Middle East Music Awards (Mobinil) - Best Female Arab Singer of the year, Cairo 2007 Arabian Business - Most Influential Contemporary Female Singer in 2007 2007 Arabian Business - Most Powerful Arab Singers 2007 Kol elArab Survey - Best Arabic Star of the year 2007 2008 Annual Doha Festival - Honor Award, Doha 2008 World Music Award - World's Best-Selling Middle-Eastern Artist, Monaco 2008 Student Choice Award - [College Student Survey]: Best Album of the Year 2008, Beirut Discography: 1998: Mihtagalak 2001: Sheel Oyoonak Anni 2002: Ya Salam 2004: Ah W Noss 2006: Ya Tabtab...Wa Dallaa 2007: [Children's Album] Shakhbat Shakhabit 2008: Betfakkar Fi Eih?! Read more on Last.fm.
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