- July 9, 2016: Assi Hellani
Mohammed El Hallani (born November 28, 1970), widely known as Assi El Hallani, is a Lebanese singer. Assi’s musical career officially started after winning in Studio Al Fan a TV program for young artists at the age of 17.
Assi studied for approximately five years (1985–1990) at the Higher Institute of Music in Lebanon concentrating on the Oud performance and Arab vocal techniques.
He has released more than a dozen albums. His biggest hits are Wani Mareq Mareet, Amshi Lihali, …and many more.
Despite his soaring popularity, Hallani has remained consistently involved in humanitarian issues.
He regularly performs at fund-raising concerts throughout the Middle East in support of a range of charities in the region, including the Women’s Development Association Hayati.
In August 2005, Hallani added his voice to the growing roster of celebrities helping WFP raise awareness about global hunger and
Hallani’s recent music videos have earned him the reputation as an extremely talented actor. He acted in the Arabic series “Al Aarrab” (The Godfather), participated in the musical play Zayed Wal Helem – Qaraqalla and Opera Al Day3a, Men Ayam Salah El Dine – Baalbeck, Shams W Qamar.
He is receiving numerous offers from Arab producers and directors for leading roles in different films and television series.
Assi’s team won in the Voice Arabia 2012 and still is one of the coaches for the third season in a row.
Assi was chosen to be an ambassador of goodwill intentions by the UN.