IIt is not unknown to music lovers that India is one of the most culturally rich countries with diverse musical flavors. Among the wide range of music, Bollywood music has always been the genre that resonates with the masses. Many talented singers and musical artists are part of Bollywood and have captured millions of hearts with their musical talents.
From the beginning of the Indian Bollywood industry in the 1930s to the present day in 2022, millions of singers have enriched the music industry with their valuable contributions. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 Bollywood Singers.
He is one of the highest paid rappers in India. Beginning his career in 2006 with Honey Singh, this Indian rapper showed his versatile aura and embraced the hip-hop scene in Bollywood. Some of his hit singles are ‘DJ Waley Babu‘, ‘Saturday Saturday’, ‘Patola proper‘, ‘Bandook’ and the list goes on. Both in Hindi and Punjabi music, Badshah made many musical contributions.
9. Neha Kakkar
Neha Kakkar is one of the famous singers currently buzzing in the playlists of all Bollywood music lovers. His first album was ‘Neha-The Rock Star’ which was released in 2008. Some of his hit tracks are ‘Tukur Tukur‘, ‘Dilbar Dilbar’, ‘Kala Chashma‘, ‘Sirf Tum’, and many more. The younger generation loves it.
8. Kumar Sanu
The Bollywood music industry is incomplete without the valuable contributions of Kumar Shanu and this is the reason why he will always stay in the top 10 singers in Bollywood. This unwavering personality has sung over 15,000 tracks so far and is known as the best male playback singer in the industry. He also set a Guinness World Record by recording a total of 28 songs in a single day. This record for performing the most songs is nearly impossible for anyone to beat. He also received Padma Shri in 2009.
7. Sunidhi Chauhan
Think power and melody together and it’s Sunidhi Chauhan for you. This gorgeous singer has an electric voice that resonates with India’s mass listeners. She made her Bollywood debut through the movie ‘Shastra’ (1996) when she was just 12 years old. Most of Bollywood’s hit and energetic article numbers are sung only by Sunidhi, such as ‘Doom Machale‘, ‘Beedi Jalaile’, ‘Sheela Ki JawAni‘, and many more. She has sung over 2500 songs and won three Filmfare Awards.
6. Dhvani Bhanushali
Dhvani Bhanushali is currently the new Bollywood sensation who has made incredible progress in a short time. Beginning her career in 2018, she has already become one of the best Indian singers. She made her first breakthrough with her track ‘Vast‘ which has crossed over a billion views on YouTube. She is the very first Indian music singer to do this. This young and talented singer is dynamic in nature and likes to indulge in various genres such as rock, pop, melancholic tracks, etc.
5. Shreya Ghoshal
Known as the queen of Bollywood music industry, Shreya Goshal is one of the most talented playback singers with a dynamic vocal range. Starting her musical journey at a young age, she caught a lot of attention from ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ and later broke all records with her singing skills for the movie ‘Devdas’ (2002). Later this popular singer sang ‘Sun Raha Hain‘, ‘Jeene Laga Hoon’, Sans’, ‘Friend I Tomar‘, and countless hit numbers. She has won four National Film Awards.
4. Sonu Nigam
Maybe Sonu Nigam has one of the most melodically enriched voices in India. This singer has sung over 5200 tracks in different languages like Marathi, Punjabi, Oriya, Telegu, Nepali, Manipuri and many more including Hindi. From the age of just 19, this musical entertainer enriched the Bollywood industry with his playback singing skills. He also received Padma Shri, a national award and several Filmfare awards for his works. Some of his greatest hits are ‘Abhi Moujh Mein‘, ‘Sooraj Hua Madham’, ‘Main Kahoon Agar‘, ‘Yeh Dil Deewana, and the list goes on.
3. AR Rahman
Who doesn’t know the Oscar-winning Indian musician? Yes, AR Rahman is the name that has made India proud of its influence on world music. This talented musical artist is well revered as a singer, songwriter, songwriter, record producer, and more. He received two Oscars for Best Original Score and Best Original Song for the film’Slumdog Millionaire‘.
2. Jubin Nautyal
Singer, songwriter and music composer Jubin Nautyal did not fail to captivate listeners with its unwavering musical qualities. Starting his career with the track ‘Ek Mulakat’ from the movie Sonali Cable, this talented singer has sung about 500 tracks so far. This brilliant young talent is also able to play eight musical instruments, guitar, piano, flute, etc. ‘Taaron Ke Shehar‘, ‘Lut Gaye’, ‘Hello Aana‘, etc are some of his hits.
1. Arijit Singh
It is impossible to start the list without Arijit Singh who is one of the most versatile singers in the Bollywood industry. This humble singer is a famous personality known for his simplicity and mesmerizing vocal skills that can tear anyone’s heart. He caught everyone’s attention through the reality show “FAME GURUKUL” in 2005. His first hit hit was “Tum hi ho‘ from the movie ‘Aashiqui 2’. He has sung around 1400 tracks so far and is looking forward to performing more in the coming days. This talented singer has won 6 Filmfare and many prestigious awards so far.