Cheb Khaled

Cheb Khaled

Cheb Khaled (born 29 February 1960 in Oran, Algeria) is an Algerian singer of Rai music.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

Basic Info Wiki Card

Name: Cheb Khaled
Name in Arabic: شاب خالد
Full real name: Khalid Haj Ibrahim
Nickname: King of Al-Rai, Abu al-banat
Country of nationality: Algeria, Morocco, France
Country of origin: Algeria
Date of birth: February 29, 1960
Place of birth: Al Hamriya, Mr. Hawari, Oran, Algeria
Age: 57 years (in 2017)
Astrological sign: Pisces
Profession: singer, songwriter, musician
Genre: Ray, pop, blues, jazz
Musical instruments: guitar, drums, Banjo, violin, harmonica, accordion, synthsizer
Years of activity: the seventies – until now
Production company: Universal Records
Social status: Married
Wife: Samira Diaby (1995)
Sons: Sarah, sweater, twig, splendor, preacher

Biography, Life Story

Chab Khaled was born on February 29, 1960 in Sidi Houari District of Oran, Algeria . He also holds French citizenship, he began recording his songs as a teenager. Today he can be considered the most famous Arab singer internationally. At the age of fourteen, Khalid formed his first band called “Cinq étoiles” (“five star band”), and began performing with the Oza Boys, which Al Rai taught him through weddings and local nightclubs. He recorded his first single under the name “Trigue Lycée” (“the road to high school”) at the same age and was soon influenced in the early 1980s by changes to Ray music that encouraged the addition of Western instruments and modern studio techniques.

In 1992 (please see the music section in 1992), after the title “Cheb” (Young) was dropped from his name, Khaled released an album under his name, which was the reason for his fame as a star in France and among Moroccan immigrants around the world. In the 1990s he grew his fans around the world and collaborated with many hip-hop artists. Khaled achieved stardom in France, his native Algeria and the Arab world.Is his famous song Didi song popular in Arabic speaking countries, as well as in many other countries, including India and Pakistan.The song was also used in the Bollywood film “Sherman’s lover” and the album sold millions of copies of which more than one and a half million in Europe only.

In 1999, joined Khalid Rachid Taha and clutter in concert at the palace of horse de Paris-Bercy entitled Suns 1, 2 and 3, which was subsequently issued as album depicts the concert footage has achieved album sales in France, America, and the Arab world where it sold more than five million copies.

On the 12th of July 2008, Khalid appeared at the Liverpool Orchestra Hall to participate in the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, as part of the celebration of “Liverpool: European capital of Culture 2008”.

In 2009 released the album (Freedom), which achieved great success in Europe and the album achieved sales of more than three million copies in less than a month and Cheb Khaled is the best-selling Arab singer in France, America, Europe and India to that link his sales to Brazil where he sold more than a quarter of a million copies, Cheb Khaled has

Khaled’s lyrics have a political theme that supports women’s emancipation and calls for greater democracy. It is considered the first Arab artists who managed to deliver the Arabic song and directed it to the world through the song of the Algerian Rai and the most important qualities of this artist humility and simplicity has contributed to the success of more than one artist whether in Algeria or in the Arab world has extended a helping hand to his young citizen Fadil and Lebanese Diana Haddad and his career, nor the number of unofficial albums.

List of works

Studio albums

– Hada Raycom (1985)
– Fiore, but where? (1988)
– Kochi and Safi Petula (1988) songs: gunpowder owners
– Khaled (1992) of songs: Dee Dee-Ne m’en voulez pas-Dee Dee (1997)
– ANSI ANSI (1993) of songs: Serbian Serbian-young woman – ANSI ANSI (1994) – bakhta (1995)
– The desert (1996) from songs: Aisha (1996) – the day came – Wali to dark – Lilah (1997)
– Treasure (1999) of songs: this is the night-bayonet wine (2000)
– Ya Rayi (2004) from songs: ya Rayi-Zain Zina
– La liberté (2009).

Live concert albums

– The party (1998)
– Suns 1, 2 and 3 with Rachid Taha and clutter the (1999)

Song collections

Cheb Khaled songs collection (1991) – Cheb Khaled songs collection (1992) – Cheb Khaled songs collection (2005) – spirit of Ray songs (2005) – years of Ray music (2005) – pray to the Prophet (2006) – spirit of Morocco .. The story of Cheb Khaled 1986 – 1990 (2006) – I Jeet I Jeet (2006) – best songs (2006)
Song earth tremble (2003 not released on album).
From the Indigenous Film (glory days) (2006): O Dzair – Babur .


Un deux trois soleil (1993)
Life expectancy (1995): Didi
Party girls (1995): Les Ailes
100% Arab (1997): Oran Oran-young cameleons Mami
The Fifth Element (1997): Alicia tad (Note: This song appeared in the film, but it did not appear as a musician pictorial official video
Villa Madalin ( 1999): the Arab
The dominant origin (2000): I am and I am. Amal ayh-the role of Beha, Shibani
The truth of Charlie (2002): raghada.
The Good Thief (2003): midnight.
The other side (2004)
Indigenous people, glory days (2006): O Dziri (two versions) – the death of Massoud – nostalgia – on the cemetery – Al-Babur
Taxi 4 (2004): my daughter (Eid) Melissa Lisette-memo fateki (Majik system)

Awards, honors and awards

1989-best song in France(young man)
1992-top 50 MTV America Award
1993-50th Venice Film Festival
1994-Cesar Award-Best Soundtrack for a film – Suns 1, 2, 3
1995-music wins (Best Artist of the year)
1997 – World Music Festival Awards – (Desert album)
1997-music wins (Best Song of the year) (Aisha)
1998-Oscar Music Award for the film “The Fifth Element”
1998-MTV Europe Award
1999 – Awards Music Festival World – Suns 1, 2, 3 (with Rachid Taha and clutter download)
2005-R3 awards-BBC World Music Awards – (MENA winner)
2005-Montreal International Jazz Festival (Antonio Carlos-Jobim award)
2005 – Grammy jam (best duet with Carlos Santana)
2005-imaginations of peoples and records of internationalists – (enabling the prize, to spread the message of peace)
2006-Mediterranean festival of Creativity Award
2008-Dutch verstee prize of the German Academy of music
2009-American MMA award for best video clip (Khaled & Magic System)
2009-Big Apple Music World Award (best selling Arab artist in America)