Kadim Al Sahir is an Arabic singer from Iraq. Throughout his career of over 30 years, he has sold over 100 million albums, and performed live to millions across the globe.
Sahir grew up in a simple Iraqi family, and soon became a multi-instrumentalist thriving off creativity. He popularized the Iraqi song far beyond the country’s borders during very challenging times of war, with hits“Ubart Il Shat, Salamtak Beed Allah, & Baghdad Kathora Al Hadeeth. Kadim then went on to re-define Arabic music with compositions of Arabic poetry, particularly that of legendary Syrian romantic poet Nizar Qabbani. He went on to produce a groundbreaking and enormously popular body of work with huge hits including Ini Khayartoki, Zidini Ishqan, Quolee Ahibuka, & Ahibini.
Kadim has gained numerous artistic awards including BBC Radio 3's World Music Awards for Best Middle Eastern/North African Artist and Audience Award, Jordan Award for The Best Arabic Artist, and Murex d’or for Lifetime Achievement Legend Award. As well as having collaborated with the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Andrea Bocelli and Julio Iglesias, he has performed at the prestigious MGM Grand in Las Vegas, USA, Royal Albert Hall in London, UK, Circus Maximus in Rome, Italy, and Beiteddine & Byblos in Lebanon.
In 2018, Kadim Al Sahir has announced two UK shows for January alongside a European tour. Catch him live by checking out the tour dates and concert ticket information below on Stereoboard.