Ricky Martin and Daughter of Lebanese Singer Pair Up
The daughter of popular Lebanese singer Assi el-Helani has signed a contract to work jointly with international superstar Ricky Martin, Arab media reported.
“Marita did sign a contract to record a duet with Ricky Martin,” her father, a judge on The Voice Arabia, said during a press conference in Cairo on Friday, El Watan News reported.
Assi did not disclose further details about the future collaboration.
Assi’s daughter, Marita, met the Grammy-winning star in Beirut during his appearance on The Voice Arabia finale in March.
Ricky Martin, also a judge on The Voice Australia, sent a video message to all his Arab fans prior to the visit.
“Masa al khair, this is Ricky Martin from The Voice Australia sending all my love to everyone in The Voice Arabia. I hope to see you very soon — stay tuned,” he said in the message that aired on the Arabic show.
Iraqi contestant Sattar Saad was crowned as the winner of the singing competition in an intense finale seen by millions of viewers across the Middle East. During the finale, Ricky Martin performed his new songs “Adrenalina” and “Come With Me.”