India is the land of best singers in male and female category. India has given lots of great singers in the history of singing. It was very difficult to compile a list of the most popular singers of the country but we have tried our level best to create a good list of the most popular singers of the country.
Top 10 Most Popular Singers in India All Time
1. Mohammad Rafi
He was born on 24th December, 1924 and died on 31st July, 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the most popular singer in India till date. He has given most famous songs such as Likhe Jo Khat Tujhe, Bharaon Phool Barsao and more.
2. Lata Mangeshkar
She was born on 28th September, 1929 and living till date. She is widely known as the “Nightingale of India”. She has given many popular songs such as Tujhe Bulayen Yeh Meri, Jab Hum Jawan Honge and more. She has also created many best albums such as Mata, Retro Chill Out, Soft Instrumentals and others. Due his contribution to the world of entertainment, she has received numerous awards such as Bharat Ratna, the highest civlian award of India and Padma Vibhushan, second highest civilian award of India.
3. Kishore Kumar
He is the third most popular singer in the country. He was born on 4th August, 1929 at Khandwa and died on 13rd October, 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Kishore Kumar is also given many popular songs such as Ek Ajanabee Haseena, Koi Humdum Na Raha and more. He has also produced one of the most popular songs album i.e. Hits of Kishore Kumar and Revival – Kuch to Log Kahenge.
4. Shreya Ghoshal
She is the fourth most popular singer in the country. She is the youngest singer who have been included in the list. She was born on 12th March, 1984 at Durgapur. She has started her career in the year 1998. Shreya Ghoshal has given so many popular songs. Some of them are Yeh Kya Hua, Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai, Suna Suna and others.
5. Asha Bhosle
She is the sister of second most popular singer Lata Mangeshkar. Asha Bhoshle was born on 8th September, 1933. She has started her career in the industry with a song “Chala Chala Nav Bala” before the Indian Independence. She has given many popular songs like Rang De, Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hai and others. Asha Bhoshle has also produced her own songs album i.e. The Queen of Bollywood and The Very Best of Asha Bhosle.
6. Alka Yagnik
She was born on 20th March, 1966 at Kolkata, West Bengal. She is the sixth most popular singer in the country. She has given many popular songs such as Sajan Sajan Teri Dulhan, Salaam, Tere Naam and others. Alka Yagnik has also produced many popular songs album such as Best of Alka Yagnik, Shairana and others.
Born On: 30th September, 1972
Full Name: Shanatanu Mukherjee
Popular Albums: Tishangi, Bhool Ja, Aksar and other hits.
Songs: Tanha Dil, Woh Pehli Baar and more.
8. Udit Narayan
Born: 1st December, 1955
Children: Aditya Narayan (Also Popular Singer)
Popular Albums: Masti, Dastak and more.
9. Sonu Nigam
Born on: 30th July, 1973
Full Name: Sonu Kumar Nigam
Spouse Name: Madhurima Nigam, Married on 2002
Popular Albums: Deewana, Jaan, Chanda Ki Doli & more
Popular Songs: Sau Dard, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Tu and more.
10. Zubeen Garg
Born on: 18th November, 1972 at Jorhat
Spouse: Garima Garg
Popular Album: Zindagi
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Article last re-published on March 24, 2015.