New Delhi–Bollywood singers have been releasing non-film singles through the years, however 2020 noticed an growing variety of artistes discover the indie scene, and followers aren’t complaining.
Right here’s a listing of singers who entertained their followers with singles within the pandemic period:
The younger singer has been profitable at balancing Bollywood and non-film music careers. If she delivered Bollywood chartbusters like “Dilbar” and “Psycho saiyaan”, her singles equivalent to “Vaaste” and “Leja re” have been fan favourites, too. This yr too, she didn’t disappoint her followers. She launched singles “Na ja tu”, “Child lady”, “Nayan” and “Jeetenge hum”, which she devoted to the frontline staff who’re battling the Covid-19 pandemic. Her regular move of songs proves her profession graph is just on the rise.
He’s the voice behind prime Bollywood tracks like “Essential hoon hero tera”, ” Tumhe apna banane ka” and “Jab tak”. He has additionally sung in a number of languages like Telugu and Tamil. And this yr, he launched his first worldwide single “Management”. He adopted it up with extra English songs “Subsequent 2 me” and “What number of”. He continued to churn out songs within the Hindi non-film music area, with “Veham” being his newest one. He added a feather in his cap successful Greatest India Act on the MTV Europe Music Awards.
For years, he has been singing in a number of languages together with Assamese and Hindi. Identified to Bollywood music buffs for his songs equivalent to “Kyon” and “Bulleya”, Papon has a cult fan base within the impartial music area as effectively. Making good use of lockdown, he got here up with a number of singles this yr together with “Haaye rabba”, “Nilaanjana”, “Mujhe kisi se pyar nahin” and his newest, “Maula”.
A plagiarism cost and a pretend hits controversy generated a lot destructive information about Badshah, however neither may hold his recognition down. The rapper unveiled an array of singles in 2020 like most years. Out of them, “Genda phool” was the most-talked about, for all of the flawed causes. He was accused of lifting parts off Ratan Kahar’s basic Bengali people tune “Boroloker biti lo” with out giving the artiste any credit score. Badshah promptly paid the veteran people singer, and promised to collaborate with him in a future challenge. The pretend hits controversy adopted. In accordance with an IANS report in August, Badshah reportedly admitted to Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU), to shelling out over Rs. 75 lakh for selling his album with pretend likes and followers.
Nonetheless, the rap famous person’s hit rely saved rising, undeterred. Amongst his largest hits this yr are the singles like “Awaara” and “Poisonous”. His tune with Fazilpuria, “Haryana Roadways” additionally turned a rage.
She is Bollywood’s numero uno feminine voice for the time being, and regardless of movie manufacturing being shut she had a really busy yr with back-to-back singles together with “Moscow Suka (with Yo Honey Singh)”, “Bheegi bheegi”, “Taaron ke shehar”, and “Teri aankhon mein”.
She actually introduced her marriage ceremony with the music video “Nehu da Vyah”, along with her husband, singer Rohanpreet Singh, after which inside weeks Neha introduced “Khyaal rakhta kar” in a approach that will make it appear to be she was pregnant. It was a publicity stunt, in fact.
The Punjabi star is in style for his singles being given a Bollywood contact, as his hit songs get featured in Hindi movies very often. Be it “Go well with swimsuit” or “Ban jaa rani”, his singles have been utilized by Bollywood filmmakers. In 2020, he made his followers dance to singles like “Nach meri rani” and “Child lady”.
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He’s an artiste whose roots return to the early days of the new-age Indian indie music scene. In Bollywood, he’s recognized for hits equivalent to “Yaar naa miley” and “The Lungi Dance”. This yr not solely noticed him releasing his personal singles, but in addition launching a brand new face, Ipsitaa, with the monitor, “First kiss”. Most lately, the rapper unveiled “Jingle bell” with artiste Hommie Dilliwala. He additionally has “Saiyaan ji” in his kitty.
Armaan’s brother and composer-singer Amaal Mallik, recognized for Bollywood compositions like “Sooraj dooba hai”, “Essential hoon hero tera” and “Naina”, entered the non-film music territory with the pop tune “Tu mera nahi” as a singer. The monitor received a celebration model too. The re-imagined monitor was curated by DJ Shadow Dubai.
She was one of many first Indian celebrities to have contracted coronavirus. However she ensured to finish the yr with at the very least one single. Identified for Bollywood hits like “Child doll” and “Chittiyaan kalaiyaan”, Kanika launched “Jugni 2.0” in December. She principally gave a brand new twist to her single “Jugni ji”, which had launched eight years in the past. The tune is an prompt hit.
The “Khoon choos le” singer has made it huge within the non-film music scene, particularly after his breakout hit “Baaki baatein peene baad”. This yr was no completely different for him. He continued to present melodious singles like “Dil kho ke”, “Tum na ho” and “Waada hai”.