Karol emigrated to Australia, where she resided for Five years, taking part in the Australian version of Star Search and winning the First prize. She then traveled to the United States where she took part in American Star Search, coming in Second.
ZED was a music duo project consisting of Karol and her current husband the famous Lebanese music arranger, composer and producer Hadi Sharara. The duo won many awards in different music festivals such as “Sopot Music Festival Poland” , “Braşov Festival Romania”.
Together, they signed a record deal with “Polydor France” releasing their First hit single” Jealous” 1991 in France. After that, another record deal was signed with BMG and EMI Music Arabia 1997 “Away” which won a “Gold Record for Sales”.
In 2006, Karol signed with Rotana Music and released her First Arabic album "Da'it Albak" which made her steps back in the music industry. Later then in 2009, Karol released her Second Arabic Album "Karol 009".