64 years – old Iraqi candidate Amer Tawfiq wowed all four judges with his performance of “Eski Eletash” by Sabah Fakhri in the fifth episode of “Blind Auditions” round of The Voice Ahla Sawt, aired on January 25, 2014. VIDEO ABOVE
Tawfiq surprised his longtime friend Kathem Elsaher, who wasn’t aware of his participation in the singing competition. The Iraqi coach, who had already filled all spots in his team, told Tawfiq ” I would’ve loved to have you on my team, but I have already filled all 13 spots.” Welcome to The Voice,” El Saher added.
Coach / singer Assi Elhelani who was the only coach to have one available spot left, walked took the stage and welcomed Tawfiq on his team and stated during an interview with MBC ” I’m thrilled to have Amer Tawfiq on my team, he’s a true star, I’m gonna learn a lot from him.” “He’s the one who’s gonna coach me through out the season,” El Helani added.