Fares Karam (فارس كرم) is a popular Lebanese singer who specializes in the Dabke style and Lebanese music in general, but with a more modernized twist. He has produced many hit singles around the Arab world & other parts of the Middle East such as El-Tanoura (The Skirt), Shefta (I Saw Her) and Neswanji (Womanizer). Throughout his career, he has participated in a large number of concerts, public celebrations, and festivals. Karam has also notably toured South America, USA, Australia and Canada.
Fares Karam was born in Jezzine, in Southern Lebanon to a modest working-class Christian family. His father was a farmer and his mother worked as a teacher in the local school for their village. He has one sister, Madonna. Karam rose to the limelight in the 1990s when he participated in the 1996-7 series of the Lebanese talent show Studio El Fan. His musical style in recent times is linked more closely to Dabke his live band play many of his songs with a large tabal drum. This has helped make his music very popular in Lebanese nightclubs where patrons like to dance the Dabke.
- Shlon (1998)
- Janen (2002)
- Aktar Min Rohi (2003)
- Dakhelo (2004)
- Wedni (2005)
- Yo'Borni (2007)
- Elhamdullah (2010)
Fares Karam has won many prestigious awards in his artistic career:
- Sydney Cedars Club (1999)
- Art Lebanon (2002)
- Al- nojoum production Australia (2003)
- Hollywood, California (2004)
- Lions International (2005)
- The Arms of Alberta (2005)
- Fifteenth Faces Concert (2005)
- Festival of Cartage (2006
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Fares Karam concert in Chicago 05/27/2012 at the Rosemont Convention Center!