Starac 10 - Prime 5 - Top 5

Elie

The best bunch of Starac 10 students this week are:

5. Mohammad Shaheen
4. Ibtisam
3. Rita
2. Kinza
1. Elie!

Elie was the best in last Friday's prime and did very well in the weekly evaluation.
He wins a trip to Istanbul! Mabrook!

Star Academy 10 Prime 5

My review tonight will be different ... I feel like using bullet points this time!
So let's start at the beginning:

Latifah

- Latifah is the guest and she's looking significantly younger! The miracle of plastic surgery!
- Latifah is joined by Rita and they both sing Latifah's song "Ba77a Ba77a".
- Mohammad Shaheen was in the middle of a beautiful tableau inspired by "Qasr El Shouq".
- Under pressure, it seems the nominees perform better!
- Doaa sings Arabic for the very first time ... she was way out of tune!
- Former Starac student Fadi Andraous is the second guest of the prime, and he was joined by Laith for a duetto.

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Starac Arabia 4th Week Nominees

Starac Arabia 4th Week Nominees

The nominees this week on Star Academy 10 are:

- Rayan
- Doaa
- Mina

Do you think this is a strategy to get rid of one Egyptian? Since they've put two Egyptian and a Saudi together, this means the votes of Egyptians will be divided ...

Do you think this nomination is fair?

Who will you be voting for?

Star Academy 10 Prime 4

The fourth prime of Star Academy Arabia 10 kicked off with a joint performance from Kathem Al Saher and Mohammad Shaheen. The duo sang a bundle of some of Kathem's famous songs, old and new.

The first tableau of the night is from both Ghada and Shireen of Aline Khalaf's song "Lali Leh".

Shireen and Ghada

As for the nominees, it's early in the prime that they join the students on stage.
Ali sings "Mamnounak" by Melhem Zain.
Next, Doaa sings Broken-Hearted Girl by Beyonce.
Ismail sings "Ya Mal El Sham" by the legend Sabah Fakhri.

After the break, Mina sings Amr Diab's famous song "El 3alem Allah".

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Star Academy 10 Next Guest: Kathem Al Saher

If you're interested in knowing who the fourth guest of Star Academy 10 is, he is Iraqi mega star, Kathem Al Saher.
Next Thursday and in the 4th prime, Kathem will be singing a few of his famous songs with the contestants ... should be interesting.

Kathem Al Saher

Star Academy 10 Prime 3

The guest this week is Syrian star Asalah and the prime kicked off with a performance from the diva joined by Tunisian student Ghada.

After the break, Elie and Mina share the spotlight in a Wild West tableau and they sing "Tahoon" which is a classic song composed by Elias Rahbani.

The three nominees get up on stage and sing ... after which they received comments and criticism from the teachers and judges.

After the break, Kinza is in the center of a tableau and she sings "3ala Bali".

"Tel3et Ya Ma7la Nourha"and "Khatrna 3ala Balak" are next , performed by Ismail, Mohammad Shaheen and Laith.

Twitter Mirror

During the prime, Hilda announces that Twitter has given the priority to Star Academy in the Middle East to use their newest service "Twitter Mirror" ... and she does indeed take a photo of herself with the audience in the back ...

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Starac 10: And The Nominees This Week Are ...

And The Nominees This Week Are ...

This week the nominees of Star Academy 10 are three boys ...

- Ali Shadad from Lebanon
- Mohammad Hussein from Egypt
- Abdul Salam from Kuwait

Which will be crying this Thursday night?

Do you think the choices are fair? Or should there have been a girl among the nominees this week?

Ibtisam Tesket: The Academy's Haifa-look-alike

Ibtisam Tesket vs Haifa Webe

Ibtisam Tesket, Star Academy's Moroccan contestant is undoubtedly a Haifa-wanna-be!
The similarities between them are many and she even tries to imitate Haifa in the way she walks and talks.

Ibtisam is very confident with herself and her talent and she deals with everyone around accordingly. She acts as if she's already a diva!
What do you think of Ibtisam? Is she a wee bit too confident? Or is her talent that of stars?

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Star Academy 10 Prime 2

The second prime of Star Academy kicked off with a performance from Sherine Abdel Wahab and Egyptian student Sherine!
It was obvious that Sherine Abdel Wahab was out of tune ... and she did admit that after the song was over.

After the first break, Lea and Doaa performed Beyonce's and Shakira's famous duet Beautiful Liar.

The nominees' time has come to perform on stage ... one of them for the very last time!
Ismail, Mohammad and Ishraq all did well and are hanging all hopes on the audience voting.

I can't leave Hilda out of the review can I! What do you think of her outfit ... she's a leggy lass and ain't shy to show it!

Hilda

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Who Will Cry Tomorrow?!

The first week of Star Academy always sees the quick departure of one of the students ... maybe the most unlucky one!
This time is no different and there are three nominees, one of which will be leaving tomorrow night and will surely cry a river!

Who Will Cry Tomorrow?!

So, the nominees are Ismail, Ishraq and Mohammad Hussein ...
WHO DO YOU THINK WILL BE LEAVING TOMORROW?

Slipping, Noodles and Korea before the 1st Eval

So, the new students of Star Academy Arabia have been inside the Academy for the past 3 days, getting used to the space, getting to know each other and attending their new classes.
What has happened since Friday night? Lots of things!

Ibtisam in the hospital

One major event was the injury of Moroccan student Ibtisam in sports class.
She suddenly slipped and fell on the floor and started shouting ... her friends freaked out and an ambulance was called and she was taken to hospital for check up.
Later she returned and started preparing for her 1st eval (FYI: The weekly Evaluation is every Sunday).

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Star Academy 10 Prime 1

Star Academy 10 Prime 1

Another season of the popular talent show Star Academy Arabia has begun ... with 17 hopeful students from across the Arab world competing to win the title.
This year is supposed to be better, more disciplined and more colorful.
This year the show will try to wipe away the sadness that has come over the Arab world and try to color the nights of the audiences.

Our host this year, is non other than the ever so beautiful and stunning and eye-catching Hilda Khalifeh ... she sure knew how to catch the camera man's eye with her thigh-high-opened dress!!

Hilda Khalifeh

Some new and important faces have joined the show this year; Elias Rahbani, Amir Teimeh, Betty Tawtal and the much loved Mary Mahfouth.

As for the star to kick off the season, and for the first time ever on the stage of Star Academy, it's the super star Ragheb Alamah.
During the prime, he performed his latest song "Habib Dehkati" which is also the name of his latest album, which was released only today.

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Starac Arabia 10 Around The Corner?

Starac Arabia 10 Around The Corner?

Star Academy 10 seems to be around the corner!
There's news that only a few weeks stand between us and the 10th season of Starac.
Have you heard that too? Are you excited about this season?
Do you think it will be entertaining and fun ... or might it be a flop?
Haven't we gotten enough of this reality/ talent show after more than 10 years of it?