Akher Gharam (آخر غرام, Last Love) is the debut album by the Lebanese singer, Amal Hijazi. It spawned the number one hit singles "Habibi Oud", "Ghanniet" and "Akher Gharam. The album was released in mid 2001 and produced by Dilara Master Production and distributed internationally by Music Master. The album's title track was generally considered Hijazi's signature song until it was replaced by the international single "Zaman" in 2002. The album also spent an impressive six months at the Top Twenty Charts and became the highest selling debut album ever released by an Arabic artist. The song "Akher Gharam" in addition became a #1 Lebanese hit. In addition, Hijazi's previous singer "Rayyah Balak" was included in the album due to popular demand from fans.
After achieving success on the Arabian charts with her single and video clip of "Rayyah Balak" Dilara Productions gave Hijazi the green light to record this full-length album. After the success of the lead single, "Akher Gharam", the album quickly gained a number one position on charts in various countries and becoming one of the highest selling albums of the 2000s Lebanon. Hijazi's success made her sign a contract for a duo with the Rai superstar Faudel.
"Akher Gharam" was the album's lead single. Its release had a major impact on Hijazi's career, and significantly increased sales of the album. It peaked at number one in countries like Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan. In addition, it enjoyed significant success in the Gulf region and was especially popular in the UAE, Bahrain and Qatar.
"Ghanniet", another single also enjoyed similar success thanks to its massive radio airplay and video broadcast on almost all major music channels in the Middle East.
After the songs "Akher Gharam" and "Ghanniet" had their runs globally, Hijazi decided decided to release a ballad from her album, "Habibi Oud" which also became a prominent single for Hijazi.