Despite the fading presence of Arab classical music works, a group of artists shouldered the task of strengthening the presence and the prestige of these works in face of the light songs which some people likened to fast food, i.e. without significant value at all. The Saudi singer Abadi Al-Johar leads and launches a new album that will come to light soon. It includes songs composed by him with lyrics by a group of important poets in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.
Will Arab classical music return in 2016?