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Background information
Native name خالد حاج إبراهيم
Birth name Khaled Hadj Ibrahim
Also known as Cheb Khaled, Khaled
Born (1960-02-29) 29 February 1960 (age 58)
Origin Sidi El Houari, Oran, Algeria
Genres Raï, pop, blues, jazz
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist
Instruments Guitar, drums, banjo, violin, harmonica, accordion, synthesizer
Years active 1970s–present
Labels Universal

Khaled Hadj Ibrahim (خالد حاج إبراهيم, born 29 February 1960), better known as Khaled, is an Algerian raï singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Sidi El Houari in Oran Province of Algeria.

He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled (الشاب خالد, Arabic for "Young Man" Khaled, as opposed to the traditionalist Sheikh elders) and has become the most internationally famous Algerian singer in the Arab world and across many continents. His popularity has earned him the unofficial title "King of Raï". His most famous songs are "Didi", "Aïcha" and "C'est la vie".