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A star is born: 5-year-old takes Saudi by storm

Not even six years old, Rand al-Shehili has already captured the hearts of Saudis

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A young Saudi girl has emerged as one of the most praised stars in the kingdom and the region after a video of her singing went viral.

Rand al-Shehili, not even six years old, has already gained an immense following on social media with over 160,000 followers on Instagram, more than 2,500 on Twitter, and a several fan pages on Facebook.

The precocious young singer started her music career in 2013 in Riyadh with the support of her parents, and quickly became a child star.

Shehili has recently signed a contract with a record label to further nurture her theatrical skills, singing and acting.

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