Are you excited to know about the top 10 singers in India? If you want the answer to this question then prepare yourself as in this article I’m going to tell you about the most famous singers in our modern era.
Every month thousands of songs releases that are sung by different singers across the country. From 1934 to 2020 our Bollywood film industry has come a long way. Many superhits as well as evergreen songs released in the interval of these 86 years.
Many singers became popular not only in India but also in foreign countries as well because of their melodious voice. Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, and RD Burman have been top singers of their respective eras.
Initially, the songs were made on a classical note but now the maximum tracks are pop-based. The new generation i.e. youths are active listeners of these modern songs. They are very much fond of modern music and are fans of these singers.
Some Of The Most Famous Singers of India(2021) –
1. Arijit Singh
Yes, you were thinking right Arijit Singh is on the top spot in the list of top 10 most popular singers in India. Arijit Singh comes from a Bengali background and he first appeared in the Indian television show “Fame Gurukul” in 2005. He came into the limelight when he sang the ‘Tum hi ho’ song from the movie Aashiqui 2.
Within a few days of release, the song became a superhit and acquired no. 1 spot in the multiple lists of top-10 songs. In fact, the song stayed at the top spot even after several months of release. Eventually, it gave a very big boost to the career of Arijit Singh. After this song, he started receiving a bunch of offers to sing various tracks.
He is well known for singing songs like Channa Mereya, Kabhi Jo badal barse, Nashe Si Chadh Gayi, Agar Tum Saath Ho, Muskurane, Zaalima, Soch Na Sake, Tujhe Kitna Chahne lage hum, Phir Mohabbat, Ve Mahi and Ik Vaari Aa.
He has a very melodious and charming voice which you may have experienced while listening to his songs. He developed a good corner in the hearts of millions of Indians through his appealing voice.
His most recent song is from the Malang movie. ‘Chal Ghar Chalein’ was published on 10 Jan 2020 across Youtube and it has crossed more than 60.3 million views.
2. Neha Kakkar
Neha Kakkar acquires the second spot in the list of top 10 singers in India 2020. She is also the most followed Indian singer on Instagram. She is well known for his pleasant voice. In the last couple of years, she has sung numerous super hit tracks. She is especially famous for singing romantic songs. Youths are very much fond of her songs.
Her first album named ‘Neha – The Rockstar’ was released in 2008. She first came into the limelight through the song ‘Sunny Sunny’ which is from the movie Yaariyan.
Some popular songs by the female star are O Saki Saki, Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi, Garmi, Ankh Marey, Dilbar, Chhote Chhote Peg, Tu Hi Yaar Mera, and Kala Chashmah.
Along with singing she also serves as the Judge of the Indian Reality Television Show, Indian Idol. Her most recent song ‘Bheegi Bheegi’ was published just two weeks before on youtube i.e. on 11th May 2020.
3. Atif Aslam
Atif Aslam is one finest singers from Pakistan who is quite liked in India as well in other countries because of his fabulous voice. His first solo hit was the ” Woh Lamhe ” song which made him famous in the entire Bollywood Industry. While his first superhit track which gave him fame in Pakistan was “Aadat”.
Two years back he sang the song from the movie ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ namely ‘Dil Diyan Gallan’ featuring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif which received an overwhelming response from the Indian audience. The track remained at the top spot for several weeks after its release.
His other popular songs are Tere Sang Yara, Tu Jaane Na, Pehli Dafa, Pehli Nazar Mein, O Saathi, Paniyon Sa, Jeena Jeena, and Tera Hone Laga Hoon.
His most recent song ‘Woh Mere Bin’ released just 1 month ago on youtube i.e. on 21 April 2020.
4. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is one of the most famous playback singers in our list of top 10 singers in India. Like Atif Aslam, he is also from Pakistan who is known for his charming voice. He is very well known for singing Qawwali and Ghazals. He is the nephew of former famous singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
He has given voice to many Indian Bollywood songs including Zaroori Tha, Tumhe Dillagi, Main Jahan Rahoon, O Re Piya, Jiya Dhadak Dhadak, Jag Ghoomeya, Aaj Din Chadheya, Teri Ore, Tum Jo Aaye Tere Bin, and Sanu Ek Pal Chain.
His most recent song ‘Fikar’ was released on 5 January 2019. Along with him, Neha Kakkar has sung the track.
5. Sonu Nigam
The list of top 10 singers in India is incomplete without Sonu Nigam. People use to compare him with the famous Mohammad Rafi because of his matching voice. He majorly sings Hindi tracks and occasionally sings English, Marathi, Bengali songs.
There are millions of fans of his voice not only in India but also overseas. He started singing when was just 19 years old. His likable songs are Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Bole Chudiyan, Ankhiyon Se Goli Maare, Dil Dooba, and Suraj Hua Maddham.
His most recent song ‘Fire In The Sky’ has been released 5 months before i.e on 5th December 2019. The track has crossed more than 4 million views on Youtube.
6. Sunidhi Chauhan
Sunidhi Chauhan is a well-known Bollywood playback singer. Her career started in 1996 when she sang a song for the Shastra movie at the age of 12. In the same year, she won the Indian television singing reality show ‘Meri Awaz Suno’. Further, in 1999, she sang the song ‘ Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi’ from the movie Mast for which she received Filmfare RD Burman Award.
From then to now the list of his superhits songs include names like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Kamli, Crazy Kiya Re, Desi Girl, Sheila Ki Jawani, Aapka Kya Hoga, Bin Tere, Dilliwali Girlfriend, Dance Pe Chance, and Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari.
‘Nayi Wali Jab’ is the most recent song sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. The track is from the movie Sab Kushal Mangal. Presently only the MP 3 version of the song has been released on various music websites and applications across the world.
7. Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal is one of those rare singers who have a very sweet and melodious voice. She is one of the most famous female singers in our list of top 10 singers of India. You’ll be surprised to know that Shreya started singing when she was just 4 years old.
She received four Filmfare awards as a female playback singer for the movie Devdas (2002) including National Film Award, Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, and a Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent.
The hit songs of Shreya Ghoshal are Aashiq Banaya Aapne, Ghoomar, Teri Meri, Chikni Chameli, Jeene Laga Hoon, Deewani Mastani, Ek do teen(Baaghi2), Agar Tum Mil Jao, Hum Tumko Nigahon Mein, Gori Gori and Saans.
‘Banna Banni’ is the most recent song by Shreya Ghoshal. Currently, only the MP 3 version of the song is released. The track is from the Babloo Bachelor movie.
Shaan is a male Indian playback singer who sings in different languages including Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Marathi, Kannada, and Telugu movies. He also serves as the judge of many Indian Television shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Star Voice of India, etc. Without him, our list of top 10 singers in India isn’t going to complete.
He has sung a variety of songs like gazals, pop songs, hip hop, patriotic, etc. The list of his superhit songs includes tracks like Bum Bum Bole, Chand Sifarish, Kasam Ki Kasam, All Izz Well, Deewangi Deewangi, Aaj Unse Milna Hai, Dil Leke, and Jab Se Tere Naina.
‘Jaago Re Narasimha Jaagore’ is the most recent song sung by Shaan. The song was published on 21st November 2019 on Youtube.
9. Ankit Tiwari
Ankit Tiwari is one of the most prominent singers in our list of top 10 singers in India 2020. He is not only a singer but also a very good music director, composer as well as an actor. He caught people’s attention when he sang ‘Sunn Raha Hai’ song from the movie Aashiqui 2.
Some of the hits songs of the Ankit Tiwari includes names like Pyaar De, Galliyan, Sunn Raha Hai, Tu Hai Ki Nahi, Phir Na Milen, Kabhi, Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi, Iss Qadar Pyar Hai, Rula Diya, Agar Tu Hota, Soniye Dil Nayi, Ishq Di Lat and Tere Jaane Se.
His most recent song is ‘Adat Ban Gye Ho Tum’ from the movie Luv U-Turn. The track was published on Youtube on 25th November 2019.
10. Kanika Kapoor
Kanika Kapoor is one of those rare singers in Bollywood who attained popularity in less interval of time. She is from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. You can’t imagine the list of top 10 singers in India without him.
‘Baby Doll’ is one of the most famous songs sung by her which was released in 2014. The track acquired top position on various chart lists. She also received Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer.
The list of popular songs of Kanika Kapoor includes Tutak Tutak Tutiya, Luv Letter, Super Girl From China, Hello Ji, Desi Look, Beat Pe Booty, Side To Side, Lovely, Premika, Chill Gaye Naina, Ishq Samundar, and Huge Me.
‘Roi Na Mahi Ve’ is the most latest song by Kanika Kapoor which was released on 2nd December 2019. The song has crossed more than 4.2 million views on Youtube.
So, this was the entire list of the top 10 singers in India. From Arijit Singh to Kanika Kapoor, these singers entertain us a lot from their songs. We listen to their songs when we feel tired or bored and they develop a sense of calmness in our mind.