Algeria is located in northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco, Tunisia and Libya. Algeria also shares borders with Mali, Mauritania, Niger and the Western Sahara.
Algerian musical genres include Arab-Andalusian, Chaabi, Kabyl, and Chawia.
Arab-Andalusian refers to the music originally performed in the parts of Medieval Spain under Arab control.
Chaabi is popular North African Arabic music of Egyptian origin, also known as shaabi. Shaabi incorporates folk music and blends it with pop, rock or rap. Chaabi artists are found in Egypt, Algeria and Morocco.
Ahmed el Salam
Akim El Sikameya
Cheb i Sabbah
Cheikh Salim Fergani
Habib and Hassina Guerroumi
Hasna El Becharia
Khaled (previously known as Cheb Khaled)
Mad Sheer Khan
Maurice El Medioni
Mohamed Adlen Fergani