French Muslim quits song show over post-attack tweets

Friday, 9 February 2018

The French Muslim woman, Mennel Ibtissem, has quit The Voice, a TV singing competition in France, amid criticism of comments she posted on Facebook after Islamic extremist attacks in 2016.Ibtissem drew nationwide attention for a moving performance Saturday on The Voice of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” A French-born woman of Syrian origin who wears a turban, Ibtissem notably sang one passage in Arabic.In the ensuing days she drew criticism for Facebook messages posted after ...

France's The Voice contestant under fire for controversial Facebook posts on Nice attacks

Thursday, 8 February 2018

After receiving the judges and audience’s standing ovation in the French version of The Voice on Saturday for her performance of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah, Mennel Ibtissem is under fire for her past social media posts allegedly supporting terrorism.After the broadcast of the show, some internet users found old deleted Facebook posts of the singer where she spoke about the Nice attacks of 2016, Le Monde reported.“It is almost a routine now, an attack a week. And as always, the ...

Syrian-French student wows ‘The Voice’ panel

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

The Syrian-French student, Mennel impressed the four judges and audience alike as she took the stage to perform a song on the French version of “The Voice.” Mennel is the first contender to partake in the talent show wearing a modern style Hijab (head cover). She chose to sing for peace chanting in Arabic the song "O my God." The young singer opened her episode with the famous song "Halleluiah" by Leonard Cohen and continued in Arabic gaining one buzz after ...

Services to be held for slain 'Voice' singer

Friday, 17 June 2016

Family and friends are gathering in New Jersey to remember “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie.

Police ID suspected killer of 'The Voice' star Christina Grimmie

Sunday, 12 June 2016

In a tweet, the Orlando Police Department identified the suspect as Kevin James Loibl, releasing a headshot and saying that he was 27 and from St. Petersburg, Florida

Whitney Houston’s ‘bad quality’ hologram debut not going ahead

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Houston’s estate: Whitney’s legacy and her devoted fans deserve perfection

Cyrus, Keys to join “The Voice” as judges

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Cyrus and Keys will join mainstays Blake Shelton and Adam Levine on television”s most popular reality show

How Nedaa Sharara gave Jordanian women ‘The Voice’

Thursday, 14 January 2016

According to MBC, 150 million viewers across the Middle East tuned in to watch the third season of The Voice

Tearful 'The Voice' performer woos the stars

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Ghina Bou Hemdan brought down the house with her version of ‘Give Us Childhood, Give Us Peace’ performance on MBC’s The Voice Kids

Hijab clad Jordanian became the first woman to win The Voice

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Hijab-clad Nedaa Shrara from Jordan who became the first woman to win on MBC’s Arabic version of popular television reality show The Voice Ahla Sawt returned to Amman to celebrate her achievement and her birthday.

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