Emirati Singer Removed From The Voice Jury For Expressing Her Views Against ‘Tell Qatar’ Song

Arabic version of famous talent show The Voice removed Emirati singer Ahlam from jury and replaced her with Kuwaiti musical icon Nawal Al Kuwaitia.

She was taken off for her tweet against ‘Tell Qatar’ song by poet Ali Al Khawar. According to Arab News this decision was taken following a tweet by Ahlam regarding her wish for return of true form of fine arts. “I wish fine and true art would come back,” Ahlam wrote in her tweet.

 

She later tweeted two times later, with one indicating that the tweet was made an hour before the release of ‘Tell Qatar’ on YouTube. In the second tweet she said that she loves her country and no one can question it.

‘Tell Qatar’ song was released by Emirati artists, the song warns Qatar, with a chorus that advises it not to “enter the danger zone” and for it to contain its actions that are “out of line”.

The news of her replacement went viral and many supported her, while a few slammed the singer. It was revealed that both the first and second parts of “The Voice” have already been filmed. The first episode will be aired on Dec. 2 on MBC.

However, MBC has not responded to the issue. It neither confirmed nor denied the report.

Source: qatarscoop

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