Najwa Karam (Arabic: نجوى كرم[needs IPA]) (born February 26, 1966) is a Lebanese Multi-Platinum, Best-Selling Recording Artist in the Middle East, and Ambassador for L'Oréal Paris, who has sold over 50 Million records worldwide. Najwa, widely known for her Mawwal and other musical talents, has surpassed musical limits in building her Empire, as she has effectively helped change the Arabic music industry in its outreach. Having left her mark by creating and introducing her own blend of traditional and contemporary Arabic Music, Najwa has defined her image and her music in the Middle East and throughout the world, and has contributed to the spread of the Lebanese dialect in Arabic Music. Apart from her singing career, Najwa is a Middle Eastern fashion icon as well as the main Judge on the hit television show Arabs' Got Talent. Najwa holds the titles of highest-selling Middle Eastern Artist for the years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2008.