The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is happening in just a few days, and the streets of Doha are getting louder with cheers by the minute! Soon the country will be engulfed in songs and celebrations filled with football fever.
Don't miss out on the fun and learn what songs you can sing along with as they blast over the speakers in almost every establishment in Qatar!
In this article, the ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team lists down some of the World Cup songs released by different artists worldwide!
The final FIFA World Cup 2022™ Official Soundtrack was released on the day of the FIFA World Cup opening on 20 November 2022. The song was performed by Jung Kook of BTS and Fahad Al Kubaisi during the opening ceremony as well!
The artists sang about the passion of people in reaching their own goals and uniting to achieve a dream. The music video, filmed in Qatar, showed historical Qatari culture as well as some of the famous must-visit spots in the country.
The first soundtrack to have been announced for the World Cup, "Hayya Hayya (Better Together)" is a lively track that features Trinidad Cardona, Davido, and Aisha.
According to FIFA Chief Commercial Officer Kay Madati, “by bringing together voices from the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East, this song symbolizes how music – and football – can unite the world.”
Coming from the Arabic word "Marhaba", which translates to "welcome", “Arhbo” is a local slang word in Qatar. The song "Arhbo" is a song of unity, hospitality, and the welcoming culture in Qatar.
The most recent FIFA World Cup 2022™ Official Soundtrack, "Light The Sky" is sung by some of the most famous female artists in the Middle East which include Nora Fatehi, Balqees, Rahma Riad, and Manal. The song’s high-energy beats and music video feature all six female referees that will be partaking in the FIFA World Cup - a first for the football tournament!
With hyped-up beats, Tukoh Taka is one of the FIFA World Cup songs that makes you shake your hips! Sang by Internationally-renowned singers Nicki Minaj, Maluma, and Myriam Fares the song is made in multiple languages from English, Spanish, and Arabic!
Tukoh Taka is the official FIFA Fan Festival™ Anthem and was performed during the official opening of the FIFA Fan Festival™ on 19 November 2022.
Ooredoo, the official Middle East and Africa Telecommunications Operator of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, released an Arabic version of the song "Arhbo". Similar to the English song, Ooredoo's version of "Arhbo" is a song that welcomes everyone to join the festivities and celebration of the World Cup in Qatar.
Hyundai, an official sponsor of FIFA World Cup 2022™, has partnered with world-renowned boy group BTS in their "Goal of the Century" campaign. As part of this campaign, BTS has released a Hyundai version of their song "Yet To Come".
Award-winning American rapper Lil Baby released a Budweiser Anthem for the World Cup entitled "The World Is Yours To Take". Budweiser is also one of the sponsors for the FIFA World Cup 2022™.
As Qatar's national football team prepares for the much-awaited tournament, Qatar Football Association (QFA) released a cheer song for its supporters to sing along to. The song is meant to uplift the Qatar team and help champion its players during the World Cup.
talabat is more than just one of the most well-known food delivery services in Qatar, it also has released its song for the World Cup! The song shows the unity of different people in Qatar and their celebration of the major football event.
This tribute song to the World Cup in Qatar features the world-renowned Indian superstar Mohanlal. The song is a great story-telling of the celebration and love for football while displaying the artists' delight with the participating teams for the World Cup.
As Qatar prepares to host the first World Cup tournament in the Middle East, the Gulf Bank released a song expressing their support and pride in having the major sporting event held in the gulf.
Dedicating the song to the World Cup tournament in Qatar, Ghaza Wan features local Qatari artist Fatimah in a song filled with heartfelt lyrics and exciting beats!
Here's another cheer song for Al Annabi on your list! Apart from QFA's official cheer song for the Qatar National Team, fans of the football team have created their song as a tribute. The song shows the fans' full support for Al Annabi through pumped beats and creative animations!
Created by a Hindi radio station in Qatar, Radio Olive has released their football anthem for the World Cup. With upbeat tunes, the song adds to the energetic football vibes in Qatar!
Sung by Rola Kadri and Ahmad Al Zmaili, "Hala" is a song that shows the beauty of Qatar and the unity among the people that live in it. The song shows the patriotism of the people living here.
Yumna Ajin, a singer known for participating in musical reality shows in India, has released an English album with a World Cup song included. The song "Hola Qatar" celebrates football and its magic.
This video posted by Al Kass Channel on Youtube is a tribute song for the World Cup. The song depicts the different nationalities unified in Qatar as they celebrate and connect through football and the World Cup.
With thrilling beats, this World Cup Malayalam Tribute Song released by SoraParaChill adds to the tournament excitement! The song also represented the support of different people to the qualified teams that will be playing in Qatar.
Released a year before the World Cup in Qatar, this song by Rootikal Swagger depicts the anticipation of different nations as the football tournament grows closer. The song shows the eagerness of different people all over the world to participate in the festivities!
Composed, sung, and produced by a number of residents of Qatar, "This is the Moment, Ole Ole Qatar2022" is a song aimed at promoting cultural diversity in a global village that shares its love for football. The song is sung in different languages, such as English, French, and Arabic.
Although the full music video is yet to be released, the full song by Doha Entertainment Crew can be streamed here!
YouTuber and Twitch streamer IShowSpeed is known by his fans to be a major football fan. He also frequently releases music and music videos on his YouTube channel. IShowSpeed has dedicated a song for the World Cup to share the football fever among his fans.
Made to commemorate the opening of the World Cup Exhibition at the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic Sports Museum, this World Cup song was filmed all over Qatar over the past 2 years. The song was sung by artist Aslom Ullah who created the song in anticipation of the major sporting event.
Three female artists, singing in four languages, have dedicated an anthem to the World Cup. The song, which will be released on 2 December, celebrates football, inclusion, and empowerment!
Singing about the world uniting through their love of football, "AYWA" by Berneen Cereska brings the football vibe with uplifting beats.
In this song dedicated to the World Cup in Qatar, artist Akbar Khan sings about the celebration and festivities that the World Cup brings to the country. The song highlights the vibrant ambience surrounding the country leading up to the tournament.
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