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Huawei, Nancy Ajram launch ‘Huawei Be the Star’ competition across MENA

Huawei singing competition gives contestants chance to sing with Nancy Ajram.

Huawei launched an online competition giving fans a chance to meet and sing with Arabic superstar, Nancy Ajram, live on stage.

‘Huawei Be The Star’ contest allows participants to enter into a fun-filled singing competition by simply uploading their recorded video to a website.

Huawei aims through this campaign, in cooperation with Nancy, to leverage its engagement with communities in the MENA region, as well as encouraging singers across the region to reveal the superstar within themselves.

The online contest opens today and thousands of hopeful singers are expected to submit videos for their chance at this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Talents are encouraged to submit a clip of them singing along to Nancy Ajram’s ‘Nam Bi Albi’ before May 2nd 2015 at the dedicated website for the competition (www.huaweibethestar.com) for a chance to win.

Once videos are submitted, the top ten videos with the most Facebook likes will move on to the second round. The final five will face-off in Dubai in a live finale, judged by Nancy Ajram and panel, where the winner will sing live with the superstar and stand next to her on stage, at the end of May.

In addition to meeting regional icon Nancy Ajram, Huawei will generously be giving the winning contestant $25,000USD worth of gold. Additionally, throughout the competition, weekly winners will receive Huawei’s new Ascend Mate 7 Smartphone. These winners will be selected based on the highest number of weekly votes they receive.

Nancy Ajram shared her enthusiasm for the competition: “I am looking forward to seeing the talent across the region as potential singersupload their videos on the website of the competition ‘Huawei Be The Star’. I am very excited to be a part of this initiative and I can’t wait to meet the final 5 contestants in Dubai. Good luck everyone!”

SandeepSaihgal, Vice President, Huawei Device, Middle East commented: “We hope that this competition will give hopeful singers a chance to realize the talent within, and we aim to build more channels to engage with the public in the region through such unique campaignsthat encourage singers of all levels to participate and reveal their real skills and abilities. It has been a pleasure to have the superstar Nancy Ajram as Huawei brand ambassador over the last year, and now coming up with this unique campaign in partnership with her, and we look forward to seeing more of her in the coming months.”