|Native name||Carole Samaha (كارول سماحة)|
25 July 1972|
|Genres||Arabic pop music|
|Associated acts||Marwan Khoury|
Carole Samaha (كارول سماحة) is a Lebanese singer and actress and performer. She has released five studio albums. Samaha has a master's degree in acting and directing, which she earned in 1999 from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut.
In 2004 she won the Arab Music Award for best female newcomer. She has also won multiple Murex d'Or awards and was nominated for best Arabia New Act in the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008.
Before starting her pop music career, Carole Samaha was a classical actress and worked extensively with Mansour Rahbani and Marwan Rahbani.
In 2007 Carole Samaha returned to the theater to play Zenobia in the Rahbani musical with the same name. She appeared in the 2008 movie Bahr al nojoum alongside other Lebanese stars. She established her own production company, Lacarma, in 2009. In 2011 Carole Samaha starred in the TV series Al Shahroura, broadcast during Ramadan, as the singer and actress Sabah. In December 2012, Carole Samaha announced her plans to release a new album in February 2013 and create a musical show – "The Lady" – produced by Rotana, premiering on Eid al-Fitr, August 10, 2013, in Casino du Liban.
Samaha was born on 25 July 1972 in Beirut to Antoine Samaha from Khenchara, Matn and Nouhad hawi from Dhour El Choueir, Matn. She has two brothers.
On 1 November 2013, Samaha married Walid Mustafa, a divorced Egyptian with a daughter from a previous marriage, in a civil ceremony in Limassol, Cyprus following an 18-month love affair and short engagement.
Oughniat El Toufoula
Adwa' Al Shohra
|Year||Song||Album||Lebanese Charts||Egyptian Charts||Translation||Notes|
|2003||Oughniat El Toufoula||Oughniat El Toufoula||Children Songs|
|Habib Alby||Helm||3||1||My Love||first release apart from the Rahbani|
|2004||Etalaa Feyi||1||4||Look At Me||casting Mister Lebanon 1997 Ghassan El Mawla|
|2005||Ghali Alayi||Ana Horra||1||3||You Mean A Lot To Me|
|Nezlet El Sitara||48||32||The Curtain Fell|
|Habbeit Delwa't||28||2||Now that i loved||movie soundtrack|
|2006||Esmaani||Adwa' Al Shohra||1||19||Listen to me|
|Zaelni Mennak||1||18||I'm upset with you|
|2007||Adwa'a El Shohra||13||78||Lights of Fame||sponsored by Pepsi|
|Ya Rabi||Ana wlleil - Marwan Khoury||1||3||Oh God||ft. Marwan Khoury|
|2008||Yama Layali||Hdoudi Sama||43||3||How Many Nights||sponsored by Pepsi|
|Jeet (Majnouni)|| Pepsi Sea of Stars - V/A,|
|1||3||You Came (I Must Be Crazy)||movie soundtrack|
|Ali||Hdoudi Sama||7||1||Ali||promotional single|
|2009||Laily Lail||The Gipsy Man Sings from the Middle East - Mario Reyes||–||ft. Mario Reyes, filmed in Morocco|
|Rag'aalak||Hodoudi Sama||1||9||Coming Back To You||promotional single|
|Zabahny||97||112||"Slaughtered" Me||promotional single|
|Ma Bkhaf||1||1||I Am Not Scared||first official single|
|2010||A'oul Ansak||1||1||I Try To Forget You||second official single|
|Khallik Bhalak||1||1||Stay Away|
|2011||El Masry Ya Abu Dam||N/A|
|Malika Ala El Ard||a song from the TV series Al Shahroura|
- "Revelation of the year" (actress and singer) Murex d'Or in 2000.
- "Best female newcomer" Arab Music Award (2003) - This was the first year for which Arab Music Awards were awarded and the ceremony was held in Dubai in May 2004.
- "Best Polyvalent talent" (actress and singer) Murex d'Or in 2003.
- "Best Female Romantic Song" ("Tala3 Fiyyi") Murex d'Or in 2003.
- "Best Lebanese Female Singer" Murex d'Or in 2007.
- "Best Lebanese Song" ("Ya Rab", with Marwan Khoury) Murex d'Or in 2007.
- "Best album of the year" (Hdoudi Sama, 2009) Murex d'Or in June 2010.
- Samahe was honored for best music video – "Khalik Behalik" – at the 2011 Murex d'Or ceremony.
- World Music Award "Best Stage Performer in the Middle East" in Monaco 2014.