Nothing refreshes as the sound of music. From different cultures communities and races around the world, music prevails as the best food for the soul. Punjabi music has tradition been perverse of the Indians. However, it is not so in modern times as it grows in popularity among all walks of life. With its unique Indian taste, Punjabi singers are today reigning high on the ladder of hottest musicians on the globe.
Here is a list of the best Punjabi singers in 2017.
10. Jassi Gill
Jassi started his career in acting and later turned to music. Born in 1988, Jassi hit the music scene in 2011 through a hit song Chudiyan. Released in an album titles Batchmate, he became an instant star and followed with a send single album a year later. Titles Batchmate 2, the second release was even bigger than the first and one of the songs in the album also made it to the top charts adding to his popularity. One of his famous hit songs titled classmate was featured in one of the biggest movies in India.
9. Mankirt Aulakh
Considered to be one of the hottest singers in India, Mankirt rides in the 9th position among the best Punjabi singers in 2017. His fame was brought about through blockbuster “jugaadi Jati” and “Gallan Mithiyaan”. His fame is attributed to the support he receives from his parents and this has placed him in a position to compose and produce with the best on the land. His latest hit was in 2016 titled Charda Siyaal. With his good looks and a charming face, he has a large following on instagram estimated at over 540,000.
8. Kulwinder Billa
Born in Mansa, Kulwinder bila is one of the biggest Punjabi singers who have won international recognition. An outstanding performer, he is known to don attires that lock eyes in all his appearances. He carries under his belt a number of popular Punjabi hits among them DJ Vadja, Time Table Chakkwein Suit and 12 Mahine among others. With his popularity, he has held performances across the globe in US, England and Canada alongside other countries.
7. Neha Kakkar
Born in a musical family, Neha has two sisters who are also great in the music circles. Before making it on the music scene, she appeared on a reality show dubbed the Indian Idol Season 2. She released her first album in 2008 and never looked back in entertaining her fans. Riding on her popularity from the reality show, she managed to unleash a number of classical hits including Sunny Sunny, Aao Raja and London Thumakda.
6. Ammy Virk
A young singer riding in popularity, he was born on May 1991 in Punjab India. Within a short stint in Punjabi music, he has risen up the ladder to be one of the crowd movers. Having released his first album in 2013, he is one of the youngest stars in this genre of music. Among his famous hits include Bambukat, Haana Kargi and Zindabaad Yaarian. His popularity has seen him featured in a number of popular movies.
5. Gippy Grewal
Born as Rupinder Singh Greawal in 1983, Gippy has a number of feathers to his head. He is an actor, director and songwriter. He is a popular feature in most of the movies from which he has garnered numerous awards. He is also involved in different projects with the current on Manje Bistre set to start this year.
4. Sharry Mann
A civil Engineering graduate of Rode Lande College, Sharry Mann is also a career Punjabi singer. A talented vocalist, Mann began his career singing at social events involving friends and relatives. It was after persuasion that he took music as a career. He featured in a number of movies among the Ishq Garaari that rated highly in box office.
Born as Aditya Prateek Singh Sisoda, Badshah takes the third position among the best Punjabi singers of 2017. He made his debut under the group Mundeer Group that was quite popular among the youngsters. He went solo in 2012 crating a number of hitting Punjabis that featured in different movies as soundtracks. His biggest break was in 2014 when his less than 24-hour-old track DJ Waley Babu rose to the third position. He won the Punjabi Music Awards in 2016.
2. Yo Yo Honey
The highest paid producer in Bollywood, Yo Yo Honey was born on 1983 as Hirdesh Singh. He dons different caps in the entertainment industry as an actor, producer and Punjabi singer. For some time, he is known as the biggest producer of Punjabi music to feature in Bollywood films.
1. Diljit Dosanjh
The best Punjabi singer in 2017 is Diljit Dosanjh. He also doubles as an actor featuring in some of the best films in Bollywood. He gained his fame from his solo music and video Ishq Da Uda Ada, one he produced in 2000. Over the years, he boasts of a number of hit songs among them Jatt and Julie.
Punjabi music is gaining popularity all over the globe. As time progresses, it is evident that more voices will receive recognition globally. The top 10 best Punjabi singers in 2017 are among the pace setter in the industry who are driving the popularity even higher. Get to listen to their most recent songs and you will understand why they have been enlisted in our ultimate list of Punjabi singers.