Earlier we shared an article about Top 10 Singers of Pakistan. In this article, we will tell our readers about ‘Top Ten contemporary Pakistani Singers.’ Here is the list.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the current living legend of Pakistan. In the era of pop and rock music, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has kept classical music alive through his melodious voice. From Ajj Din Chadheya to O Re Piya, Halka Halka, Dillagi, Afreen Afreen, the list of Khan’s hits go on and on.
Sufi music in Pakistan is alive for decades because of Abida Parveen. Chapp Tilak Sab, Tera Ishq Nachaya, Aaqa, Yaar ko Hamne are just a few names out of numerous Sufi Kalams to her credit.
Atif Aslam’s unique soulful voice & charming personality is loved in Pakistan, India and globally. He has millions of followers and fans all over the world. The first song by Atif that got him the recognition was Aadat. From then onwards he has given many hits including O Sathi, Tajdar-e-Haram, Pehli Nazar Mein, Dil Diyyan Gallan and many more. He is the leading contemporary singer in Pakistan.
Talk about an evergreen voice and the name Sajjad Ali will pop in your head. From his 90s pop classics like Larri Adda, Babia, Sohni Lag de, Paniyon Mein to the more recent Har Zulm, Lagaya Dil, Ronay na diya, the man knows music like anything.
Pakistan doesn’t have many known female singers who have evolved with time and changed their songs, singing, and music with time. Hadiqa is one Pakistani female singer who knows & understands the changing dynamic in the music industry. From songs like Boohey Barian to Hona tha Pyar, Yaad Sajan, Tuk Tuk, to Kamli Hadiqa is the leading female contemporary singer of Pakistan.
Shafqat Amanat Ali
Famous songs like Bin Tere, Mitwa, Darmiyaan, Aankhon kay Sagar, Allah Waariyan, Yeh Honsla and many more are sung by the melodious Shafqat Amanat Ali. His rhythmic soulful voice is a treat for music lovers in all eras.
The singer of iconic songs like Kaho ek din, Ek Baar, Mujhe Pyaar made a comeback through Coke Studio and stole hearts. His new songs Khaki Banda, and Allahu Akbar were loved by masses. He is one of the best current voices we have in Pakistan.
Qurat ul ain Balouch
Quratulain Balouch is blessed with a very different unique voice. The singer sung one of the most famous songs ever released, ‘Wo Humsafar tha’. She sings with all her soul and heart which is her identity. From Saaiyan to Sammi Meri Waar, to Baliye Qurat ul Ain Balouch is one of the best contemporary singers in Pakistan.
Ali Zafar is a true Rockstar like his song ‘RockStar’. He knows the music industry of today and his songs reflect modernism, pop rock culture yet are relatable with the people. Songs like Chal Dil Merey, Sun Re Sajaniya, Ab Khel Jamay ga, Madhubala is some of his best work.
Nabeel Shaukat Ali
He rose to fame by winning the singing talent show Sur Kshetra which was between India and Pakistan. His songs Bewajah, Bhool, Sawaal, Bulleya are just a trailer of his supreme talent. He is one of the top 10 contemporary singers of Pakistan owing to his beautiful voice.
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