Tamer Hosny (Arabic: تامر حسني‎‎; born 16 August 1977) is an Egyptian singer, actor, composer, director, songwriter. Hosny first came to attention, when he appeared on mix tapes with other Egyptian artists. He launched his solo career with the 2004 album Hob, becoming a successful singer of romantic music and earning the nickname "Star of Generation" from his fans.

Early life

In absence of his father Hosny Sherif Abbas, Tamer Hosny grew up with an interest in football and played the sport for five years.

He is an endorser of the soft drink Pepsi. He was also the "first Arab celebrity" to advertise the Police brand of sunglasses.

Music career


In 2004, he released his second studio album with Ahamd Albanna as a solo artist. Titled Hob, the album featured the single "Arrab Habibi".

Enayyah Bethebbak

Enayyah Bethebbak (My Eyes Love You) is his second full-length studio album. Released at the end of 2005, the album was produced by Free Music.

Ya Bent El-Eih

Ya Bent El-Eh is his third full-length studio album. Released in March 2007 by Free Music, the album featured thirteen songs. Nine of them were stolen and leaked on the internet almost a week before it was released to the market.

Arrab Kaman

Hosny released his fourth studio album Arrab Kaman on June 24, 2008. This album has 9 hits composed and written by Tamer Hosny: "Matwasnesh", "Arab Kaman", "Askoty", "Aftkarly", "Ya taabany", "Albi el habak", "Esma wa nasseb", "Heya de", "Roh alby" and "Asaab ahsas". Four songs from Arrab Kaman were used in his movie Captin Hima.

ElGana Fi Byotna

ElGana Fi Byotna is his fifth full-length studio album of Islamic and Ramadan-themed songs, released in September 2007 in the same year of Arrab Kaman. He filmed one music video from this album, "Ana Mesh aref atghyar". The album includes 13 tracks; he wrote and composed all 13 songs.

Ha'eesh Hayaty

In 2009 Hosny released his sixth studio album, Ha'esh Hayaty. This was his first studio album recorded under Mohsen Gaber's Alam El Phan label. Ha'esh Hayaty included Hosny's first English-language song, "Come Back to Me". From this album he filmed one music video, Ta'aba Koll El Nas. Yasser Sami, the director of Omar & Salma also directed the music video. The second part includes two songs from the album, "Khontek Embareh" and "Bagher aleeha".

Ikhtart Sah

Ikhtart Sah is his seventh studio album released in 2010. This is the second studio album recorded under Mohsen Gaber's Alam El Phan. It was commercially successful and included "Sweet Melody", Hosny's second English song. Tamer Hosny filmed music videos for three of the album's songs, "Saheet ala sotha", "Taarafy" and "Law hakoun gher leek".

Elly Gai Ahla

Elly Gai Ahla (2011) is the 8th studio album by Tamer Hosny. This is the third studio album recorded under Mohsen Gaber's Alam El Phan. From this album Hosny had four music videos: "Elly Gai Ahla" directed by Yasser Sami, "Dayman Ma'ak", "Matsaa'lnesh" featuring Moroccan singer Bassma Boussil and "Aklemha" directed by Hossam L. Hosseiny.

Bahebak Enta

Bahebak Enta (2013) is the 9th studio album by Tamer Hosny. It was released on the 6th of March.

180 Daraga

180 Daraga (2014) is the 10th studio album by Tamer Hosny. It was released on the 25th of August and is the first album recorded under Rotana. From this album, he had two music videos "Welcome to the Life" and "180 Daraga" which are directed by Yasser Sami.

"Omry Ibtada"

Omry Ibtada (2016) is the 11th studio album by Tamer Hosny. Second album to be recorded under Rotana. Releasedon the 23rd of June

Directing career

Tamer Hosny started his first directorial experience in 2010 by directing his music video "Saheet ala sotha". Tamer had always wanted to be a director; he had dreamed of making his own music video.

Film career

Hosny starred in the 2003 Egyptian film, Halet Hob (A State of Love).

The film Sayed El Atefy was released in 2005, and featured two songs, "Koll Marra" and "Nour Einy"; both were performed within the film.

In 2008, he released Captin Hima, a social comedy about a young man who is crazy about football.

In May 2009, he released Omar & Salma 2, a sequel to the romance comedy.


During Ramadan 2011, Hosny starred in the television drama Adam. Directed by Mohammad Sami, the drama also featured Dina Fouad, Ahmad Zaher and Mai Izz.and this series achieved Big Success and high views on YouTube and win best series in 2011 in many votes His next film Omar and Salma 3 is scheduled to release in November during the Eid al-Adha holiday.


Supporting new talents

During two years Tamer Hosny had discovered more than 20 new talents in lyric writing and composing, over 5 new singers, more than 10 new talented actors, and Mohamed Sami as a Drama and Cinema director "Director of his series Adam".

"Bokra-Tomorrow" charity single

Tamer sang Bokra "Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)" a charity single that was released on 11/11/2011 at 11:11PM, along with Shakira, Rim Banna, Akon, Diana Karazon, Marwan Khoury, Latifa, Souad Massi, Hani Mitwassi, Saber El Roba3i, Kathem El Saher, Wa3ed, Sherine and other Arab Artists. The single will distribute the proceeds of its donations to various organisations, institutions and charities with arts and culture programs. The eight-minute song was written by Majida Al-Roumi, and produced by Quincy Jones and RedOne. More information about the song can be found on .

Duet song with Shaggy

Tamer Hosny has recorded a new duet song with Shaggy, named "Smile". The song, written and composed by Tamer Hosny, will be distributed all over the world. The music video has been released at the beginning of 2012; the music video was shot in New York City, and it has achieved huge success; it has achieved more than one million views in only 3 days on YouTube, and for this exceptional growth rate, YouTube awarded the music video a trending medal.

Duet song with Snoop Dogg

Tamer Hosny recorded a new duet song with Snoop Dogg, named Si L Sayed. It was released in 2013. Tamer Hosny and Snoop Dogg shot the music video in Los Angeles .

New music collaboration with Pitbull and Akon

Tamer Hosny has recorded a new trio song with the International Singers Pitbull and Akon titled Arabian Night. The song was released in Tamer's new international album One Little World; and the music video was filmed in the US on May 2013. Tamer Hosny has also recorded "welcome to the Life" with the international Singer beside the trio song named

by this international Collaborations Tamer Hosny will be the 1st singer in Middle East to have all this collaborations with International singers


Tamer Hosny married "Star Academy" Moroccan singer Bassma Boussil in 2012.

2011 Egyptian revolution

On 25 January 2011, demonstrations spread across Egypt and ultimately forced Hosni Mubarak to cede power to the military. Tamer Hosny was already outside Egypt on a tour of the Netherlands and the United States. He was scheduled to perform many shows. After performing at Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam on 29 January 2011 and hearing the news, he cancelled his tour of Canada and the United States, and flew back immediately.

On 9 February 2011, Hosny appeared on stage at Tahrir Square in Cairo, where the Egyptian protesters had gathered. Protesters grew angry at the sight of him and immediately told him to leave the square as he was not welcome. It was initially unclear what his intended message to the protesters in the square was going to be, but he was later quoted on Al Jazeera television as saying that he wanted to tell the protesters that he had made a mistake, and now supported the protests.

Tamer Hosny has organized charity activities supporting the families of those killed, launched a blood donation campaign in Egypt with his fans, and called upon them to donate to the victims of the latest events. He launched two new songs to mark the events, "Good Morning Egypt", and another in memory of those killed, "Martyrs 25 Jan".


2000HobAlam Phan - [[]]
2002Enayyah BethebbakAlam Phan - [[]]
2003Ya Bint El AihAlam Phan - [[]]
2003ElGana Fi ByotnaAlam Phan - [Mazzika[]]
2004Arrab KamanAlam Phan - Mazzika
2005Haeesh HyatiMazzika
2006Ikhtart SahMazzika
2007Elly Gai AhlaMazzika
2007Omar & Salma 3Rotana
2013Bahebak entaAlam Phan - Mazzika
2014180 DaragaRotana
2016"Omry Ibatda"Rotana

In addition to:

  • Free Mix 2000 (2000)
  • Free Mix 3 (2002)
  • Free Mix 4 (2005)


YearAwardAwarded by
2002Best Selling AlbumNile Variety Channel
2003The Best Romantic Song (Olli Bahebabak)Nogoom FM Radio Station
2004Best Song of the Century (Oyouno Dar)Nogoom FM Radio Station
2004Best Actor (Halet Hob)National Arts Organization
2005Best SingerHorreyati Magazine
2005Best Male SingerDear Guest
2006Best Male SingerDear Guest
2006Best Singer & SongTV & Radio Festival
2007Best SingerDear Guest
2007King of Dear GuestDear Guest
2007Best Singer & AlbumMobinil Music Awards
2007Best Singer & Best SongsMiddle East Radio Station
2007The Most Successful ArtistAkhbar El Negoum Magazine2
2007The Most Loving FansThe Mediterranean Festival
2007The Star AwardCharisma Magazine
2007Best SingerCharisma Magazine
2007Most Loyal FansCharisma Magazine
2007The Most Beloved Arabian ArtistShashaty Magazine
2008Best Singer & SongMiddle East Music Awards
2008The Best Album Of The Year (Arrab kaman)Middle East Music Awards
2008The Best Actor Of the YearART Festival
2008One Of The 10 Most Influential In The Arab CinemaVariety Magazine
2009The Best Arab SingerArab Sounds Awards
2009The Best Track Of The Year (Come Back To Me)Arab Sounds Awards
2009The Best Video Clip Of The year (Taaba kol Al Nas)Arab Sounds Awards
2010Best African artist of the yearAfrican Music Award 2010
2010The Legend Of The CenturyBig Apple Music Awards
2010The Best Arab SingerArab Sounds Awards
2011The Best selling album (Elli Gai Ahla)the African international day
2011The Best African and Arabian musicthe African international day
2011Best SingerDear Guest
2011Best Song ("Elli Gai Ahla")Dear Guest
2013The Best Arabian ArtistMiddle East Music Awards
2013The Best albumMiddle East Music Awards
2014The Best Arabian ArtistMureux D'or
2016The Best Arabian ArtistMureux D'or