Jannat Mahid (Arabic: جنات مهيد) (born January 6, 1986), known by her stage name Jannat,
is one of the youngest female Arab artists to have graced the Middle
East music scene. Born in Morocco and presently living in Egypt, Jannat
sings in almost all arabic dialects. Jannat is well known for her
incredible voice and her love for Arabic classics, particularly Oum
Khaltoum she admires since her childhood. Best Female North Africa AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees
Jannat talent for singing was revealed early, when she attracted attention of her parents at age 5, repeating songs of Umm Kulthum and Mohammed Abdel Wahab.
Helped by her family (namely her mother who is a retired singer), her
beginning with the stage date by the age of 8 when she participated and
won a national Moroccan music competition. Later she took part of a TV
broadcast “Noujoum Al Ghad” (Stars Of Tomorrow, 2M TV).
Following her success in the TV competition, Jannat decided to travel
to the Middle East in an attempt to pursue her success, fame and
In 2000, Jannat won the first place (Best Arabic Voice) in “Layali Dubai”, part of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Noticed by Ratiba El-Hefny, she was invited to sing as an honored guest in Cairo Congress of Arab Music. Jannat then found herself on the stage of the Cairo Opera House, co-performing with Majida El Roumi, Wadih El Safi and Sabah Fakhri. After that she stopped her artistic activity until she took a certificate in Business and International Marketing.