Hesham Muhammed Sayed Al-Watany, better known by his stage name Hesham Watany, is a prolific connoisseur of Electronic Dance Music (EDM). Born on October 1st, 1991, in Cairo, Egypt, he has carved a unique musical identity for himself in the global music industry. His work is significantly influenced by his top three favorite artists from the genre, Armin van Buuren, deadmau5, and Tiesto.
Hesham has produced several enriching electronic music compositions that have earned him international acclaim. His music has garnered support from renowned artists like Paul Van Dyk, Aly and Fila, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Roger Shah, John Askew, and Sneijder. Hesham's drive and passion for music are evident in his constant endeavor to create new and original House compositions.
In addition to his own compositions, Hesham Watany has lent his musical talent to the production of TV and Radio Ads for clients such as the Egyptian Food Bank, Anghami, Al Ahly Club, Nestle, Radio 9090, and Volkswagen, Rotana. His work in film music has been recognized and nominated at several international film festivals, including the Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival (Egypt), First-Time Filmmaker Online Sessions (UK), First-Time Filmmaker By Lift-Off Global Network (UK), Independent Video Film Festival (Greece), One Earth Awards (India), Short Shot Festival (Russia), and Festival del Cinema di Cefalù (Italy).
As a testament to his expertise and influence in the music industry, Hesham has served as a consultant for Nile FM and Nogoum FM, two of the biggest radio stations in the Middle East.
Hesham has also created music for the popular social media platform All Week Entertainment, which boasts millions of followers and views. Moreover, he has signed tracks with several record labels, including Spinnin Records, Plasmapool, Trance All-Stars, White Soho, Selekted Music, and Suicide Robot.
Over the course of his career, Hesham has released more than 200 soundtracks and countless records and remixes. His music has resonated with audiences worldwide and has consistently climbed the charts across multiple platforms and countries. From Belgium to Sri Lanka, and from Uruguay to the UK and Spain, his compositions have left a significant impact.
His track, "It Won't Last Forever," has not only topped the iTunes Trance chart in Belgium but also held the 2nd spot in the same category in Germany. His collaboration with E.O.N, "Resurrecting Oz" and "Lost," found favor with the techno music lovers, reaching #2 and #16 on the Apple Music Techno charts in Sri Lanka and the UK, respectively. His music also enthralled the dance music enthusiasts in Uruguay, with his track "World 2.0" reaching #6 on the Apple Music Dance Albums chart.
One of his notable achievements includes featuring in the Beatport Chart Worldwide's 'Staff Picks: Trance' category. His track "It Won't Last Forever" secured a spot on this chart for an impressive 42 days, from May 14 to June 25, 2021.
Hesham Watany's music can be found on various platforms such as Apple Music and Spotify. For more information about his work and latest releases, you can visit his official website at heshamwatany.com. You can also follow him on Instagram at instagram.com/heshamwatany to keep up with his latest updates.