Houyam Younes moved to Tunisia at the age of 14. While she sang Arab classical poetry like "ta3alla9a 9albi", she was very appreciated.
Houyam Younes professional career began in 1960s with folk songs which enjoyed great succes. In the same time, Houyam was starring in many TV works like “Soundouq Al Forja”, “Eddounya Douroub” and “Beirut Filail”. Houyam Younes performed more than 550 songs only between 1960 and 1967. She was not at the peak of her career yet.
Between 1967 and 1988, Houyam Younes experienced what she called a maturity period when she collaborated with notorious composers and songwriters and launched very special songs. She also represented her country in many countries and during many events.