21 Best Punjabi Singers of All Time

When it comes to talent and music, Punjabi singers are never behind the Bollywood singers. Lots of Punjabi singers have made a strong presence in the industry with their sweet and skillful voices. Famous Punjabi singers always give their best efforts while singing a song and entertaining fans. If you love to listen to Punjabi songs, you might be familiar with the best singers in Punjab. In this guide, we have prepared a list of the 21 best Punjabi singers of all time.  So let’s start. 

 List of Famous Punjabi Singers

In the undermentioned section, we have prepared a list of the 21 best Punjabi singers who will surely entertain you with their God-gifted voices. Have a glance.

  1. Amrit Maan
  2. Jassi Gill
  3. Millind Gaba
  4. Kaka
  5. Hardy Sandhu
  6. Diljit Dosanjh
  7. B Praak
  8. Badshah
  9. Guru Randhawa
  10. Sidhu Moose Wala
  11. Karan Aujla
  12. Jass Manak
  13. Ammy Virk
  14. Ranjit Bawa
  15. Sharry Maan
  16. Jaani
  17. Happy Raikoti
  18. Ninja Punjabi Singer
  19. Gurdas Maan
  20. Babbu Maan
  21. Harbhajan Mann

Let’s grab the detailed information of these famous Punjabi singers. 

#1. Amrit Maan

D.O.B: 10 June 1992

Occupation(s): Singer, lyricist, actor

Labels: White Hill Music, Bamb Beats, Speed Records

Instruments: Vocal

Amrit Maan is one of the top 10 Punjabi singers. Apart from singing, he is also a leading actor in the Punjab film industry. He came into the limelight after singing the song “ Desi Da Drum “ in the year 2015. Amrit Maan’s first song was “ Jatt Fire  Karde” which was sung by famous singer Diljit Dosanjh. After that, his career grows very quickly. Some of his notable songs include, “ Peg Di Washna”, “ Kaali Camaro”, “ and “ Bamb Jatt”. 

#2. Jassi Gill

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Famous Punjabi Singer Jassi Gill

D.O.B: 26 November 1988

Place: Jandali, Punjab, India

Occupation (s): Singer, Actor

Instruments: Vocals

Genres: Bhangra, Romance, Pop

Jassi Gill is another famous Punjabi singer of all time. Besides, he is also a leading actor in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. In the year 2011, Gill made his debut with the “ Batchmate” album which includes the song “ Churiyan”. In 2012, he released his single song “ Vigrey Sharabi”. Gill released his 2nd album “Batchmate 2”  in 2013 which include the song “ Lancer” with lyrics by Narinder Batth. In the same year, he released another single song “ “Classmate” which was featured in the “ Daddy Cool Munde Fool”. Some of his other popular songs are, “ Dil Tutda”, “ Dil To Blacck”, “ Bapu Zimidar” and so on. 

#3. Millind Gaba

D.O.B: 7 December 1990

Place: Delhi
Occupation (s): Singer, Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter

Instruments: Vocals

Genres: Bhangra, Romance, Pop

We include Millind Gaba in the list of Best Punjabi singers. He is a famous Indian singer, music producer, and songwriter associated with Bollywood and Punjabi music. Gaba is mainly famous for his track “ Yaar Mod Do”, “ Nazar Lag Jayegi”, and “ She Don’t Know”. On top of this, Gaba also worked with the famous Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa in the song “ Yaar Mod Do”. 

#4. Kaka

 Best Punjabi singer Kaka
Famous Punjabi Singer Kaka

D.O.B: 1994

Birthplace: Chandu Majra, Patiala, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Singer, Composer, Lyricist

Instruments: Vocals

Genres: Punjabi, Romantic

Ravinder Singh popularly known as Kaka is a famous Indian music composer, lyricist, and singer who is mainly associated with the Punjabi music industry. He is popularly known for his songs “ Libaas”, “ Temporary Pyar”, and “ Keh Len De”. Kaka start his music career with a single “ Surma” released in 2019. In 2020, he released his 2nd song “ Keh Len De” under Haani Records. Some of these best Punjabi singer works include, “ Tenu Ni Khabraan”, “Dhund Di Khusboo”, “ Dhoor Pendi”, and “ Aashiq Purana”. 

#5. Hardy Sandhu

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Famous Punjabi Singer Hardy Sandhu

D.O.B: 6 September 1986

Place: Patiala, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Singer, Actor

Genres: Filmi, Film score, Soundtrack, Jazz, Pop, Indian classical, EDM

Harvinder Singh Sandhu, popularly known as Hardy Sandhu is a leading Indian actor, former cricketer, and top Punjabi singer. Sandhu’s first released song was “Tequilla Shot”.  However, this best Punjabi singer came into the limelight with “ Joker” and “ Soch”, which were music composed by B Praak as well as written by Jaani. Apart from singing, he is also an actor. He made his debut film “ Yaaran Da Katchup” released in 2014. In 2016, his song “ Soch” was featured in the “ Airlift” movie. Apart from this, his song “ Naah” was featured in the film “ Bala’. 

#6. Diljit Dosanjh

Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh
Best Punjabi Singer Diljit Dosanjh

D.O.B: 6 January 1984

Place: Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer, Social Media Celebrity, Television Presenter, Producer

Genres: Punjabi, Hip-Hop, Bhangra, Romantic, Sikh

Diljit Dosanjh is another popular Indian songwriter, singer, television presenter, film producer, and actor who is mainly associated with Hindi and Punjabi cinema. Dosanjh released his 1st album “Ishq Da Uda Ada” in 2004 with Finetone Cassettes, a division of T-Series. Diljit released his 2nd album “ Dill” in 2004 again with the Finetone Cassettes. Some of his other popular tracks include “ Raat Di Gedi”, “ Jind Mahi”, “Proper Patola”, “ and “ Born to Shine”. Apart from singing, he also appeared in many Punjabi movies and many of them were commercially successful. These include, “ Jatt &”Juliet “,”Jatt & Juliet 2”, “ Shadaa”, “ and “ Sajjan Singh Rangroot”. 

#7. B Praak

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Best Punjabi Singer B Praak

 

D.O.B: 7 February 1986

Place: Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Music Producer, Singer, Music Composer

Instruments: Keyboards, Vocals

Genres: Sad, Romantic, Indian Classical, Pop

B Praak or Bachan is another Best Punjabi singer who mainly works in the Hindi and Punjabi cinema. B Prank started his career as a music producer and after that debuted as a singer with the “ Mann Bharrya” song. In 2019, he entered Bollywood with two hit songs as a singer in the movies “ Good Newwz” and “ Kesari” starting with Akshay Kumar as well as a guest composer in the Bala movie. In the year 2019, he sang the “ Filhaal” song which was one of the biggest hit songs of his career. After two years, he sang the “ Filhaal 2” song which was also highly appreciated by the audiences. 

#8. Badshah

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Best Punjabi Singer Badshah

D.O.B: 19 November 1985

Place: Delhi, India

Occupation(s): Businessman, Singer, Film Producer, Rapper

Genres: Desi Hip Hop, Bollywood, Hip Hop

Prateek Singh Sisodia popularly known by his stage name Badshah is a leading Indian singer, film producer, singer known for his Punjabi, Haryanvi, and Hindi songs. In the year 2006, he started his career with Yo Yo Honey Singh in the Hip Hop group Mafia Mundeer. However, in the year 2012, he got separated from Honey Singh and released his first independent song “ Kar Gayi Chull” which was later adopted in the “ Kapoor & Sons” released in 2016. His songs were featured in many Hindi movies, including “ Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania”, and “ Khoobsurat”. He is known as one of the highest-paid artists as well as a controversial rapper in India. His songs such as, “ Pagal”, and “ Genda Phool” were highly appreciated by the audiences. 

Badshah’s debut single song was “ DJ Waley Babu” featuring “ Aastha Gill”. The song was ranked one of the top Indian iTunes charts within one day of the release. Badshah is one of the best Punjabi singers of all time. 

#9. Guru Randhawa

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D.O.B: 30 August 1991

Place: Noorpur, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Composer Producer, Singer, Lyricist

Genres: Bhangra, Indi-pop

Gursharanjot Singh Randhawa or Guru Randhawa is an Indian music composer, rapper, singer, and songwriter associated with Bollywood, lndi-pop, Punjabi, and Bhangra music. He is famous for his songs, “ Ishare Tere”, “ Lahore”, “ High Rated Gabru”, and “ Tere Te”. Guru’s debut single song was “ Same Girl” in collaboration with Arjun. Unfortunately, the song was not so successful for both of them. Later, he released his 2nd song “ Chhad Gayi ” on YouTube with the label of Speed Records. In the year 2013, he released his 1st album, “ Page One”,  including three songs “ Dardan Nu”, “I Like You” and “Southall ”. Some of this best Punjabi singer’s work include, “ Modern Thumka”, “ Na Na Na Na Na”, “ Pyar Wale Test”, and “ Billo On Fire”. 

#10. Sidhu Moose Wala

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Top 10 Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moose Wala

D.O.B: 11 June 1993

Place: Moosa, Mansa, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Rapper, Songwriter, Politician, Singer

Genres: R & B, Hip hop, Gangsta Rap, Punjabi

We include Sidhu Moose Wala in the list of best Punjabi singers. He is a popular Indian rapper, songwriter, and singer who mainly works with Punjabi cinema and Punjabi music. He began his career as a lyricist. He wrote the lyrics of the song “ License” sung by Ninja. He came into the limelight after singing the song “ So High”. Sidhu released his 1st album in the year 2018. Some of his notable work includes “ Snitches Get Stitches (2020)”, and “ Moosetape (2021)”. 

 #11. Karan Aujla

Punjabi singer Karan Aujla
Top 10 Punjabi Singer Karan Aujla

D.O.B: 18 January 1997

Place: Ghurala, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Composer, Singer, Rapper, Lyricist

Instruments: Vocals

Genres: Hip Hop, Pop, Bhangra

Jaskaran Singh popularly known as Karan Aujla is one of the top 10 Punjabi singers. Aujla is best known for his single tracks. Out of 14 have been featured in the UK Asian. Karan Aujla started his career as a lyricist and wrote the lyrics of Jassi Gill’s “ Range”. Then he moved to Canada and wrote lyrics for many other artists, including Elly Mangat and Deep Jandu. In the year 2016, Aujla released his debut album “ Property of Punjab”. He became famous after releasing his track “ Lafaafe”, “ Yaarian Ch Fikk”, “ Unity” and “ Alcohol 2”. His singles. “ Kya Baat Aa”, “ Jhangar”, and “ Red Eyes” were enjoyed by the listeners. Karan Aujla is one of the best Punjabi singers of all time. 

#12. Jass Manak

D.O.B: 12 February 1999

Place: Bhakhriana, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer

Genres: Bhangra, Punjabi, Romantic, Pop

Jass Manak came into the limelight after singing the song “ Boss”, “ Prada”, “ Lehanga”, and “ Suit Punjabi”. He is a famous playback singer and songwriter. Jass’s single “ Lehanga” has featured on the Global YouTube weekly chart and UK Asian Music Chart. Jass Manak released his first song “ U-Turn” in 2017. His recent song “ Lehanga” hit more than 1 billion views on YouTube. Some of his other notable track includes, “ Dil Todne Se Pehle”, “ Boss”, “ Yaara Tere Waraga” and “ No Competition”. 

#13. Ammy Virk

D.O.B: 11 May 1992

Place: Nabha gate, Patiala, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Producer, Actor, Singer

Amninderpal Singh Virk famously known as Ammy Virk is another best Punjabi singer we include in our list. He is an actor, producer, and singer who works in Hindi and Punjabi films. In the year 2011, he released his first album “ Chandigarh Diyan Kudian” which includes 7 tracks. Virk released his second track “ Jattizm” in 2013. In the same year, he released his first single “ Ikk Pal”. Some of his other singles include “ Bullet vs Chammak Challo”, “ Zindabaad Yaarian”, “ Hassian Khedian”, “ Akh Teri Baaz Wargi”, and “ Background”. 

#14. Ranjit Bawa

D.O.B: 14 March 1989

Place: Gurdaspur, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Singer, Actor

Genres: Sikh, Bhangra, Romantic, Folk

Ranjit Bawa is another leading Indian singer and mainly works with Punjabi languages. He gains popularity after his track “ Jatt Di Akal ”. This track broke many records. In 2015, he released his first album “ Mitti Da Bawa ”. This album won many records including “ Best World Album ”. Besides, for his song “ Jatt Di Akal” he won the “ PTC Best Folk oriented Song Award”.  Some of this best Punjabi singer work includes, “ Jinda Sukha Anthem”, “ Sadi Wari Aun De”, “ Shadi Dot Com”, “ Yaari Chadigarh Waliye”, and “ Munda Sadara Da”. 

#15. Sharry Mann

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Punjabi Singer Sharry Mann

D.O.B: 12 September 1982

Place: Mohali, Punjab

Occupation(s): Singer, Actor, Vocalist, Lyricist

Genres: Bhangra

Sharry Mann is another Indian Punjabi playback singer, film actor, lyricist, and singer. Mann began his career with the “ Yaar Anmulle” song. The song was released in 2011 and became one of the biggest hits of the year. In the next year, Mann released his second album “ Aate Di Chiri’. The album’s songs, “ Yenkne”, “ Sohne Mukhde”, and “ Bhul Jayin Na” was highly appreciated by the listeners. In the year 2019, Mann won Best Music Video at Brit Asia TV Music Awards for “Yaar Chadeya. His other notable work includes, “ Chandigarh Waliye”, “ Yaar Anmulle”, “ Sohne Mukhde Da”, “ Dil Da Dimaag”, and “ Jatt Di Canada”. 

#16. Jaani

D.O.B: 25 May 1989

Place: Gidderbaha, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Music Composer, Lyricist

Genres: Bollywood, Soulful Music, Romantic, Pop, Sad

Jaani began his career with a Punjabi song “ Sant Sipahi ” released in 2012. However, this best Punjabi singer came into the limelight after the track “ Soch ” composed by B Praak and sung by Harrdy Sandhu. Since “ Soch ” three of them have worked as a team and released many hit Punjabi songs. Like, “ Kya Baat Ayy ”, “ Joker”, “ HornBlow”, and “ Yaar Ni Mileya”. In the year 2015, he released his first album “ Shayar” which includes tracks like “ Naa Ji Naa”, “ Taara”, and “ lk Saal”. The album was highly appreciated by the audience. Some of his biggest written singles are, “ Do You Know”, “ Nikle Current”, “ Titlian”, “ Kya Baatb Aa”, “ Hath Chumne” and “ Guitar Sikhda”. 

#17. Happy Raikoti

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Punjabi Singer Happy Raikoti

D.O.B: 1992

Place: Raikot, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer, Lyricist

Happy Raikoti started his career with the “ Jaan” song released in 2014. In the next year, Raikoti released his first album “ 7 Knaalan”. Besides, he is one of the best lyricists in the Punjabi music industry and has recently appeared in the “ Teshan” movie. As a lead artist, Happy Raikoti has sung many songs, including “ Crazy Demands”, “ Shagna Di Tyaari”, “ Main Tan V Pyaar Karda”, “ Nikke Nikke Khaab”, “ Main Ja Maa”, “ Big Dreams”, “ Mutiyaar”, and “ Bai Hood”. 

#18. Ninja Punjabi Singer

D.O.B: 6 March 1991

Place: Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer

Instruments: Tumbi, Vocals, Algoze

Genres: Bhangra, Hip Hop

Amit Bhalla professionally known as Ninja is another best Punjabi singer who is mainly associated with Punjabi cinema and Punjabi music. This best Punjabi singer came into the limelight after his song “ Roii Na”, “ Aadat”, “ Oh Kyu Ni Jan Sake”. Apart from singing, he has appeared in many movies “ Channa Mereya”. Due to this, he won the “ Filmfare Best Debut Male Award”. Some of his popular track includes, “ Annd Mand Ka Tola”, “ Teri Bhabhi Hai”, “ Pinda Wale Jatt”, “ Desi Da Recard”, “ Jattan Da Putt Marha Hogya”, “ Oh Kyu Jan Ske” and “  Hawwa De Warke”. 

#19. Gurdas Maan

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Gurdas Maan

D.O.B: 4 January 1957

Place: Giddarbaha, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Genres: Bhangra, Folk

Gurdas Maan is another best Punjabi singer, songwriter, and actor who mainly worked in the Hindi and Punjabi music industry. He gains national attention after singing the song “ Dil Da Mamla Hai” released in the 1980s. Since then, he released more than 34 albums as well as written more than 305 songs.  In the year 2015, he sang duet song “ Ki Banu Dunia Da” with Diljit Dosanjh in the MTV Coke Studio India which was aired in Season 5 and Season 4 on MTV India. Some of his notable work includes, “ Tu Daati Asin Mangte Tere”, “ Nacho Babbeo”, “ Vekhin Kite Yaar Na Hove”, “ Ibbadat Gurdas Maan”, “ Dil Hona Chahida Jawaan”, “Haee Shawa Baee Haee Shawa”, “ Larh Geya Pecha” and “ Dil Da Badshah”. 

 #20. Babbu Maan

D.O.B: 29 March 1975

Place: Khant Maanpur, Punjab, India

Occupation(s): Screenwriter, Singer, Music, Director, Actor

Genres: Ghazals, Pop, Folk

Tejinder Babbu Maan famously known as Babbu Maan is a famous Indian singer, music director, film producer, and actor. He is known as one of the best Punjabi singers in the Punjabi music industry. He has millions of fans in Punjab which no other Punjabi artist has. In the year 1997, he released his first album “ Babbu Maan” and it was released in 1999. In the year 2001, he released his third album “ Saaun Di Jhadi” featuring songs like “ Touch Wood”, “ Dil Ta Pagal Hai”, “ Kabza”. His first solo track is “ Jaspiner Narula”, “ Sukhwinder Singh”. 

#21. Harbhajan Mann

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Harbhajan Mann

D.O.B: 30 December 1965

Place: Punjab

Occupation(s): Film Producer, Singer, Actor

Genres: Bhangra, Punjabi folk

Harbhajan Mann is an Indian -Canadian singer, film producer, and actor mainly associated with Punjabi music and cinema. In the year 1992, he recorded his first song “Chithiye Nee Chithiye”. The song was a huge success. In the year 1999,  he helped “ T-Series’ ‘ and “ India MTV” to release the album “ Oye Hoye” which became a huge success. Soon, his pop-up style attracted listeners. During his career, he released many albums. Like,  “ Satrangi Peengh 2”, “ Satrangi Peengh 3”, “ Nazran Miliyan”, “ Haaye Meri Billo”, “ Lala Lala Lala”, “ Vadhaiyan Jee Vadhaiyan”, “ Jag Jeondeyan De Mele”, “ Chithiye Nee Chithiye”, and “ Ishq De Mamle”. 

 

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Conclusion:

Punjabi male and female singers have ruled the industry for the last few decades. There are so many talented Punjabi singers who impress us with their golden voices. Do you love to listen to Punjabi music? Then have a glance at this guide. Here, we have prepared a list of the 21 best Punjabi singers whose music you can listen to and refresh your mood.