Top 10 Local Artists You Should Follow Today

Music is a universal language that transcends borders, and in the heart of the music scene are local artists, each carving a unique path, and shaping the culture around them. Here’s our list of top ten local artists you should be following today.

1. The Sultan:

The Sultan is a pop music sensation making waves with catchy, energetic beats. Besides being a talented musician, songwriter, and producer, The Sultan is an online entrepreneur and an internet comedy sensation, amassing millions of views on his videos.

2. Lea Makhoul:

Lea Makhoul, a French-Lebanese singer and performer, has an enchanting musical journey. From competing in Star Academy Arabia to releasing her hit single “Give Me Sunlight,” Lea’s music has graced the airwaves and won hearts across the globe.

3. Abri:

ABRI, a Soul and Funk group based in Dubai, is making a name for themselves on the international stage. Led by singer-songwriter Hamdan Al Abri, their captivating performances and unique compositions are not to be missed.

4. Eirini:

The talented Eirini has been making a splash in the Dubai music scene. With her extensive training in music and theatre, she’s been delivering passion-filled performances and engaging audiences at the region’s top venues.

5. Ibby VK:

Ibby VK’s music is an earnest reflection of his life experiences. His talent and work ethic have earned him a well-deserved spot in the Dubai music scene. Ibby’s live performances, coupled with his soulful music, make for an unforgettable show.

6. DJ Yeni:

DJ Yeni is an international sensation, infusing traditional rhythms with different music genres to create memorable shows. His performances and music collaborations with global brands have cemented his reputation as an emerging talent.


An Emirati/Filipino singer, SACHII, has a gift for captivating audiences. Her journey began with posting covers online and has since been recognized for her talent by The BarCoe Studio. SACHII is now working on releasing original music.

8. Raphael Creer:

Raphael Creer is a singer, songwriter, and producer with a flair for blending various music genres. His singles like “Instax” and “Drive Away” have garnered significant attention on music streaming platforms.

9. Metarust:

‘Metarust’ is a talented Emirati metal band known for their exceptional live performances. Their musical prowess ranges from hard rock to blues and indie, earning them the recognition of various media platforms.


Founded by Mohammed Alawadhi, BAFOORY is an Emirati Rock Band known for its unique blend of alternative, Hard Rock, and Metal. Inspired by bands from the ’80s, ’90s, and early 2000s, their hits like “Spell of Light” and “Winds of Fate” have become fan favorites.

In a world rich with musical diversity, these artists have taken the path less traveled to create their own sound and make their mark. Follow them today and be part of their fascinating musical journey.