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Wael Kfoury

Michel Kfoury, known as Wael Kfoury, is a Lebanese artist born in the city of Zehla, on September 14, 1974. Since he was young, his father taught him how to perform the ‘Mawawil’ musical style. He also re-performed the songs of Abdel Halim Hafez and Wadi Al Safi, with great passion. People around him encouraged him to start an artistic career as they predicted that he would be a great singer.
 
Later on, Wael moved to Beirut to continue his academic studies. In 1992, he had the opportunity, to participate in the notorious TV show of Simone Asmar ‘Studio Al-Fann’, and won the Gold Medal. He released a first song ‘Maw3adtek Bi Njoum Eleyl’. Immediately, it became a hit.
 
In 1994, he released his first album ‘Chafouha WaSarou Youlou’ under the label Music Box. The album revealed Wael’s great talent in performing traditional popular Lebanese style. The album included the song ‘Leil w Bard w Raad w Rih’, that put him on top of the music charts and helped him to step forward on the path of fame .In the following year, 1995, another hit album was released by Music Box entitled ‘Mayyett Fiki’.
 
Despite a relatively long absence, during which Wael had to serve in the military, his fame continued to spread all over the Arab world. During the military service period, he released a very successful single entitled ‘Ana Rayeh’, a song about love and the country. In 1998, and after finishing his duty, Wael released one of his best albums ever under the title ‘Shobbakk Elhobb’. The album was labeled as a great hit and classified as a bestselling album that broke the selling records in the Arab world.
 
Throughout his career, Wael has released hundreds of songs, 17 video clips, and two ads. He was rewarded with the Murex D’Or five times as well as with several honors from different organizations in Lebanon and abroad. Wael went on tours in different countries all over the world such as: Tunisia, Jordan, the Americas, Canada, and Australia.
Date Title Peak Position # of plays
1/22/2012 Ma Tehki 17 20
9/2/2012 Ya Dali Ya Rouhi 1 44
11/30/2014 Sar El 7aki 6 79
12/28/2014 El Gharam El Moustahil 20 51
10/30/2016 Hala2 Ta Fe2ti 1 83
2/19/2017 Omri Kello 20 50
8/13/2017 Ghdarrtini 15 64
8/13/2017 Sorna Soloh 1 83
8/27/2017 Kezzabeen 11 68
7/15/2018 Akhadet El Arar 3 82
4/7/2019 Wlad El Haram 1 85
8/11/2019 Stashbahet Fiki 9 70
5/31/2021 Kelna Mnenjar 2 83
8/2/2021 El Bint El Awiyi 5 77

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