Carole Samaha is a Lebanese musician and actress. She has released five studio albums. Samaha has a masters degree in acting and directing, which she earned in 1999 from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut.
In 2004 she won the Arab Music Award for best female newcomer. She has also won multiple Murex d’Or awards and was nominated for best Arabia New Act in the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008.
Before starting her pop music career, Carole Samaha was a classical actress and worked extensively with Mansour Rahbani and Marwan Rahbani.
In 2007 Carole Samaha returned to the theater to play Zenobia in the Rahbani musical with the same name. She appeared in the 2008 movie Bahr al nojoum alongside other Lebanese stars. She established her own production company, Lacarma, in 2009. In 2011 Carole Samaha starred in the TV series Al Shahroura, broadcast during Ramadan, as the singer and actress Sabah. In December 2012, Carole Samaha announced her plans to release a new album in February 2013 and create a musical show – “The Lady” – produced by Rotana, premiering on Eid al-Fitr, August 10, 2013, in Casino du Liban.