After being involved for a while in the music scene as a music producer, Maher was introduced to RedOne, a music producer in the music scene in Sweden. Maher started working with RedOne and later moved to New York. In January 2009, Maher Zain began work on an album and signed with Awakening Records. Maher’s first musical inspiration came from his father, who was a singer himself, performing locally in the Mediterranean city of Tripoli, Lebanon.
Maher has been on the bill of a free concert in Bahrain, and also at the Spring concert in the American University in Cairo, Egypt