Ahlam Ali Al Shamsi (Arabic: أحلام علي الشامسي) (born 1969), commonly known as Ahlam (Arabic: أحلام) is an Emirati female singer from UAE. In 2006, she signed to the major record label, Rotana. She has released a total of ten albums including two successful ones, El Thokol Sana'a (2006) and Hatha Ana (2009) under its name. She is popular throughout the Arab World, particularly among Arab nations of the Persian Gulf. In 2011, Ahlam joined MBC's Arab Idol judging panel alongside Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama and Egyptian composer Hassan El Shafei.