Syrian Guitarist, Composer and Arranger
"Strings from the Past" the 3rd best selling in the UAE.
Revealed: The best selling UAE acts
June 15, 2016
There is a lot of noise in the music world, but when the chips are counted and the dirhams rolled to the bank, who comes out on top?
The UAE has no official body for counting record sales, but the vast majority of CDs are sold through a single retailer, Virgin Megastore. So to find out which UAE acts are clocking the highest sales, we just went to the source, and asked – simple.
Using these stats we’ve compiled a list of both the best-selling UAE album releases of the past 12 months (June 2015 to now).
3. Jawdat Outree
Strings from the Past (MBI)
Another impressive instrumental outing from Syrian guitarist and composer Outree, who channels regional traditions old and new on this atmospheric oriental-tinged collection, released in March.