Punjabi music along with Bollywood music has always been the soul of the party. In marriage events, birthday parties, college reunions and so on. It has always been there to light up the mood and get the people to work on their moves. We can not think of a function without Bollywood and Punjabi music. Though people promote English songs, it is Punjabi music that makes everyone dance and groove on its beat. Here is a list of the 15 best Punjabi singers for you to enjoy their music, anytime and anywhere.
1. DILJIT DOSANJH
Diljit Dosanjh was born on 6 January 1984, is an Indian singer-songwriter, actor and television presenter who works in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. He is considered as best Punjabi singer and is well known as one of the leading artists in the Indian music industry. He also acts in Punjabi movies and many of them resulted in commercial success, including Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2, Punjab 1984, Sardaar Ji and many more. He is famous for his soothing voice and constant interaction with his fans. His concerts are World famous for their energetic vibes.
2. GURDAS MAAN
Gurdas Maan was born on 4th January 1957. He is an Indian playback songwriter, singer and actor mainly associated with Punjabi and Hindi Music and film industry. He received attention at the national level in 1980 for the song “Dil Da Mamla Hai”. After that, he went on to record over 34 albums and has written over 305 songs, which is a remarkable accomplishment.
Maan has starred in blockbuster Bollywood movies and has gained numerous awards which add to his career. His songs are enjoyed by all the generations. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
3. SURJIT BINDRAKHIA
He was one of the best Punjabi singers who was well known for his unique voice and style, in which he sings a note continuously in just one breath. His biggest hits include Meri Nath Dig Paye, Dupatta Tera Satrang Da and many more. He left the world of music in 2003 following his demise He was extremely Famous in the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. His voice was recognised as one of the most powerful voices among all the traditional singers, like in Punjab. Throughout his entire career, he was able to capture the hearts of many Indian and international fans.
4. GURU RANDHAWA
Gursharanjot Singh Randhawa, born on 30 August 1991 is a singer, songwriter and music composer, associated with Punjabi, Bhangra, Indi-pop and Bollywood songs. He is well known for his songs “Lahore”, “Patola “, “High Rated Gabru”, “Daru Wargi”, “Suit”, “Ban Ja Rani”. His songs were an instant hit and his fanbase Is incredibly high in India and on international lands. He has worked with many famous Indian actors, actresses and singers. His songs have crossed millions of views on YouTube and play on famous music platforms like Spotify. He’s the new sensation in the music industry and among the best Punjabi singers.
5. SHARRY MANN
His full name is Surinder Singh Mann. He made his debut back in 2011 with his very debut song “Yaar Anmulle ”. After a few years, he tried his hand in the film industry. In 2013 he made his acting debut with the movie Oye Hoye Pyar Ho Gaya for which his acting received mixed reviews by the audiences. His very next movie, Ishq Garaari, was very successful at the box office. Adding to the list in 2019 he won Best Music Video at Brit Asia TV Music Awards for “Yaar Chadeya”, which was a huge honour. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
6. GIPPY GREWAL
Rupinder Singh “Gippy” Grewal was born 2th January 1983, he is an Indian actor, singer, film producer and director whose works are over Punjabi and Hindi movie industry. His very single “Phulkari” resulted, highly success in the Punjabi music industry. He made his acting debut in 2010 with the movie, Mel Karade Rabba. He didn’t stop there, he has been a part of many more successful movie projects in his career. He won the “PIFAA Best Actor Award” in 2012 along with Diljit Dosanjh for his incredible work. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
7. NEHA KAKKAR
Neha began performing at small religious events at the very early age of four. She participated in the second season of the singing reality TV show, Indian Idol in which she was eliminated early, unfortunately. Later she gained popularity with many hits like “Sunny Sunny” from Yaariyan and “London Thumakda” from Queen which clearly lifted her career. She proved her versatility in music with the release of a single, “Mile Ho Tum” from the movie Fever which topped the list of most-viewed Bollywood songs on YouTube. She is currently an honoured part of the jury of the show, Indian idol. She is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
8. JASSI GILL
Jasdeep Singh Gill was born on the 26th of November in 1988, is an Indian singer and actor associated with Punjabi and Hindi-language music and films. He made his debut in the Punjabi film industry with the 2014 movie Mr & Mrs 420 and in Hindi cinema with the 2018 film Happy Phir Bhag Jayegi. He made his debut in 2011 with the album Batchmate which included the song “Churiyan” and grabbed attention. In 2012 he followed this up by releasing the next single “Vigrey Sharabi”. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
9. GARRY SANDHU
Gurmukh Singh “Garry” Sandhu, is a singer, Indian songwriter and actor. He’s known for his work in the Punjabi music industry. He made his singing debut in 2010. Garry has released popular hits including Illegal Weapon, Yeah Baby, Banda Ban Ja etc. His song illegal weapons 2 is among the most viewed music videos in India which add to his charm as a singer. He was nominated and has won the title of the Best Duet Vocalists for Ik Gal. His popularity is remarkable in India and on international lands. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
10. KANIKA KAPOOR
She was born and brought up in Lucknow. She always dreamed of pursuing a career in singing and after getting a divorce from her husband of 4 years, she decided to move to India with her kids. She started her career in India with her first song “Jugni Ji ”, released in 2012 was for a music video. The music video instantly became a commercial success which gave her a kickstart in the Indian music industry. She began her career as a playback singer with her very dong baby doll which got the audience hooked with its uniqueness. She is idolized by many aspirants who dream to become a singer one day and now she’s among the best Punjabi singers.
11. HARSHDEEP KAUR
She is an Indian playback singer famous for her Bollywood Hindi, Punjabi, and Sufi songs. She is popularly called “Sufi Ki Sultana”. She was born on 16th December 1986. Harshdeep was only sixteen years old when she released her first-ever Bollywood song, “Sajna Main Haari. She’s one of the very rare Indian singers to have sung for a Hollywood film. Her song R.I.P., which was composed by the legendary AR Rahman and was a part of Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle’s film 127 Hours.
In her career, she has earned many awards, in 2019, she received the IIFA Award for Best Female Playback Singer at the 20th IIFA Awards for the very song “Dilbaro” from the film Raazi which is famous for its smoothness. She is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
12. MANKIRT AULAKH
Mankirt Aulakh is a well known Punjab-based singer, music producer, model and actor who has won millions of hearts owing to his charm. He was born on 2 October in the year 1990, in the small town Behbalpur, Fatehabad, Haryana. Before his debut, he was engrossed in Kabbadi however his friends persuaded him to go and try himself in the field of melody. He used to sing in college’s youth fests. He also sings at public events like marriage functions and other parties. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
13. JASWINDER BRAR
She is a well known Punjabi singer who engages herself with traditional folk music. She is well known as the folk queen. She began her career with her album named, Keemti Cheez, in the year 1990. She was honoured with the “Shiromani Punjabi Lok Gayak Award 2010”. Throughout her career, she has received many awards. She took a two-year career break when she got married and now is a mother to a daughter. She is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
14. JASS MANAK
He is an Indian Punjabi singer-songwriter, well known predominantly for his hit songs, Prada, Suit Punjabi, Lehenga, Viah and Boss. His single Lehenga has featured on the UK Asian Music Chart and also the Global YouTube weekly chart, which is a huge achievement. Manak began his singing career with his very debut song “U-Turn” in 2017. However, the main reason for the attention he received is the song, Parada. He has influenced the young generation because of his style and charming personality. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.
15. HARBHAJAN MANN
He is an Indian-Canadian singer, actor and film producer connected with Punjabi music and cinema. He was born on 30 December 1965. He started singing at a young age in the year 1980 and performed in local shows for the South Asian community while still attending high school in Canada. After realising that the demand for Punjabi music is less in a foreign country, he immediately returned to India and resumed his career. His unique Punjabi-pop style grabbed a lot of attention nationally. He is also considered one of the best Punjabi singers.