Arabs Got Talent is an Arab talent reality show broadcast by MBC 1 in the Arab world; it is produced by MBC and was first shown on January 14, 2011. The show features contestants with various talents such as singing, breakdancing, comedians, magicians, and rapping. The show features three famous judges who are popular in the Middle East.
Currently it is the Lebanese singer Najwa Karam; Ali Jaber, Dean of the School of Journalism at the American University in Dubai; and Ahmed Helmi, an Egyptian actor. The show’s location is in Lebanon. While advancement to the semi-finals is based on judges’ votes, the semi-final and final votes are audience votes, similar to other Got Talent shows. The top prize is 500,000 SAR and a new Chrysler 300, as well as a contract with MBC.
The show ended its second season on June 29, 2012. The third season began airing on September 14, moving the timeslot from Friday to Saturday. The fourth season began airing on December 20. The fifth season ended on May 20, 2017, with eight-year-old opera singer Emann Beasha winning. The show is hosted by Saudi rapper and musician Qusay and Lebanese TV presenter Raya Abirached.