|Years active||2015 – present|
|Label||Sony Music Entertainment Middle East|
Mohamed Bouhezza (BMD)|
The 5 are a young and talented group of singers who originally auditioned for The X Factor Middle East as soloists. The 5 are Ahmed Hassan from Egypt, Adel Echibi from Morocco, Kazem Chamas from Lebanon and the Algerian duo Said Karmouz and BMD.
The 5, who were one of the most popular acts on the first live episode of The X Factor that was broadcast on April 18, talk to about their newfound game, adding a dance element to their performance, and the inevitable comparison to One Direction.