Highest Paid Singers In Bollywood 2021/22

Highest Paid Singers In Bollywood 2021/22

Highest Paid Singers In Bollywood 2021/22

The Indian music industry is huge and getting a chance to foray into it is on the top of every singer’s bucket list. Every year, we see many young artists making an entry into Bollywood.

But not all of them earn the golden ticket of stardom and success.

There are only a few who make a home in a million hearts and become household names.

From Arijit Singh to, Sunidhi Chauhan, to Neha Kakkar, the list of renowned singers in the industry is endless whose melodious voices soothe our souls.

But have you ever imagined how much these well-established singers charge per song?

Here we have bought you a list of the highest-paid singers in Bollywood currently in 2021/22.

1.Shreya Ghoshal

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Shreya Ghoshal (born 12 March 1984) is an Indian singer and television personality.

She is one of the highest-paid and well-established playback singers of Hindi cinema.

Ghoshal has received four National Film Awards, four Kerala State Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards, and ten Filmfare Awards South.

She has recorded songs for films and albums in various Indian languages and has established herself as one of the leading playback singers of Indian cinema.

She had emerged as the winner of Sa Re Ga Ma in 2000.

Shreya made her big Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas.

She is also known as the ‘melody queen’, Shreya has sung over 950 songs in Hindi and other languages.

Shreya Ghoshal reportedly charges somewhere around Rs 20 to 25 lakhs per song.

2. Arijit Singh

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Arijit Singh (born 25 April 1987) is an Indian singer and music composer.

He sings predominantly in Hindi and Bengali but has also performed in various other Indian languages.

He is the recipient of a National Award and a record of six Filmfare Awards.

Singh is often cited as one of the best singers in the Indian music industry and has established a huge fan base throughout South Asia.

He is also known as the “King of Playback Singing“.

Arijit Singh, who is known for his soft and rusty vocals, is among the most loved singers of the current generation.

He made his debut back in 2009 with Phir Mohabbat and since then, there is no looking back for him.

Arijit Singh reportedly charges Rs 13 lakhs per song.

Highest Paid Singers In Bollywood 2021/22

3. Sunidhi Chauhan

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Sunidhi Chauhan (born 14 August 1983) is an Indian playback singer.

Born in Delhi, she began performing in local gatherings at the age of 5 and made her career debut at the age of 13, with the film Shastra (1996).

During the year, she won the first singing reality show titled Meri Awaz Suno and rose to prominence after recording “Ruki Ruki Si Zindagi” from Mast (1999).

It won her Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and was nominated for the Best Female Playback Singer.

She is known for her versatility as a vocalist.

According to reports, Sunidhi Chauhan gets a hefty pay cheque of Rs 10 lakhs per song.

4. Neha Kakkar

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Neha Kakkar Singh (born 6 June 1988) is an Indian playback singer.

She is the younger sister of playback singer Sonu Kakkar.

In 2005, she participated in the second season of the singing reality show, Indian Idol.

She made her Bollywood debut as a chorus singer in the film Meerabai Not Out.

She rose to prominence with the release of the dance track “Second Hand Jawaani” from Cocktail, which was followed by several popular party songs including “Sunny Sunny” from Yaariyan and “London Thumakda” from Queen.

Chartbuster hits like Kar Gayi Chull, O Saki Saki, Kala Chashma, among others, Neha has always made it to the top playback singers in the country.

Neha Kakkar reportedly charges Rs 10 lakhs per song.

5. Sonu Nigam

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Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian singer, music director, and actor.

He has been described in the media as one of the most popular and successful playback singers of Hindi Cinema. 

The recipient of several accolades, including a National Film Award, two Filmfare Awards, and two Filmfare Awards South.

He has been honored by the Government of India with Padma Shri, the country’s fourth-highest civilian honour for his contribution in the field of arts.

Sonu sings predominantly in Hindi and Kannada language films but has also sung in Odia, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali, Malayalam, Kannada, Bhojpuri, and other Indian languages.

Nigam has also released a number of non-film albums and acted in some Hindi films.

With over 5,000 released songs to date, he is known as the “Modern Rafi”, a title given to him after his musical idol Mohammad Rafi.

He is also regarded as “The Lord Of Chords” and “The master of melody“.

In 2018, Nigam received a doctorate from Teerthanker Mahaveer University for his outstanding contribution in the field of music.

Some of his best songs are Sandese Aate Hain from Border, Kal Ho Na Ho title track, Abhi Mujhme Kahin from Agneepath to name a few.

Sonu Nigam’s remuneration per song is Rs 10 lakhs, as per reports

6. Jubin Nautiyal

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Jubin Nautiyal (born 14 June 1989) is an Indian playback singer and performer.

He was awarded Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year at the 8th Mirchi Music Awards for his song “Zindagi Kuch Toh Bata (Reprise)” from Bajrangi Bhaijaan. 

Jubin also won the Rising Musical Star Award (2015) at Zee Business Awards.

He has since recorded songs for films in various Indian languages, predominantly Hindi.

Jubin Nautiyal get paid 7 Lakhs/Song

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