Music has been a very integral part of the Bollywood industry and without music, it is almost impossible to imagine the Bollywood industry.Thus playback singers are required to sing and put the songs in a movie which could also help to make a movie even more worthy or enjoyable to watch.For these songs to be sung playback singers are paid a good amount of money. Highlighting the highest paid Bollywood singers we have a list of 15 highest paid Bollywood singers.
1) Honey Singh
The Punjabi singer is an Indi pop singer who sings mostly rap songs and has been able to make a very strong position in the Bollywood industry with the increasing amount of change in the song preferences in the youth of the country.He has made a really strong and good reputation in the Bollywood and thus also charges a huge amount of money.Honey Singh is the reason why raps got more and more viral in the youth and preferences of the listeners.Songs with raps are now very common in the Bollywood industries now and thus are totally enjoyed by the public as well.Some of the famous songs of Honey Singh are-Dil Chori from the movie Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Blue Eyes, Lungi Dance from the movie Chennai Express, Sunny Sunny from the movie Yaariyan.Honey Singh charges around 18-20 lakh rupees per song.
2) Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal has become a very famous voice behind the female actresses in the Bollywood songs.Shreya Ghoshal has won four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards including five for the Best Female Playback Singer and many more.She is one of the highest paid playback singers in the Bollywood Industry.Some of her best songs are- Deewani Mastani from Bajirao Mastani, Samjhawan from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya.Shreya Ghoshal charges 15-18 lakh rupees per song.
3) Arijit Singh
Arijit is known for his soulful voice and seems to have the voice of youth.He has been the favorite of majority of the Bollywood songs lover and is a real gem of the country.His voice can make you feel really relaxed in whatever situation you may be in.He also conducts many concerts throughout the globe.Some of the best songs of Arijit Singh are-Channa Mereya from the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Raabta from the movie Agent Vinod.Arijit Singh charges about 13 lakh rupees per song.
4) Mika Singh
Mika Singh is known for singing in the most exuberant way in the Bollywood industry.The songs of Mika Singh are full of energy and the moment you hear his songs you cannot stop your self from moving your body.Mika Singh’s songs are also mostly heard in the gyms and training centers and they also bring in the motivation to do the workout.Some of the best songs of Mika Singh are-Mast Kalandar, Gandi Baat from R…Rajkumar.Mika Singh charges about 11 lakh rupees per song.
5) Sunidhi Chauhan
Sunidhi Chauhan has been a very versatile female singer of the Bollywood industry.She had started singing as a part of her career from the age of thirteen years.Sunidhi Chauhan has also sung many item songs and she has a great talent to mould her voice according to the demand of the song whether it is an item song or a romantic song.Best songs of Sunidhi Chauhan are-Sheila Ki Jawani from Tees Maar Khan, Darkhaast from Shivaay, Beedi from Omkara.
6) Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam has been a really great and versatile asset of the Bollywood singing Industry.Sonu Nigam is known for the types of songs he can sing.He can adapt to any kind of song and make it worth listening.He has been a treat to the ears and hearts of millions of people.The best songs of Sonu Nigam are-Kal Ho Na Ho from the movie Kal Ho Na Ho, Tanhaayee from Dil Chahta, Sandese Aate Hain from the movie Border and many more.Sonu Nigam charges about 9-10 lakh rupees per song.
7) Vishal Dadlani
Vishal Dadlani has contributed many awesome songs to the Bollywood Industry.He has also composed many of his songs and is also a great lyricist.He has been a highly talented gift to the Bollywood industry and has made a really good image of himself as a singer.He charges a good amount of money per song and thus he considered among the highest paid Bollywood playback singers.Some of his best songs are-Swag Se Swagat from Tiger Zinda Hai, Balam Pichkari from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai from Sultan.Vishal Dadlani charges about 10 lakh rupees per song.
8) Sukhwinder Singh
Sukhwinder has got a really influential voice and has sung various amazing songs for the Bollywood Industry.Sukhwinder Singh also does any concerts and his jolly voice has always been appreciated by the audiences.The best songs of Sukhwinder Singh are Chaiyya Chaiyya from Dil Se, Banjaara from Ek Tha Tiger, Jogi Mahi from Bachna Ae Haseeno.Sukhwinder charges around 9-10 lakh rupees per song.
9) Atif Aslam
Atif Aslam has captured millions of souls with his really amazing god gifted voice.His voice is totally loved mostly by the youth and he has also been a really awesome performer in many of the events and shows.He is really a blessing to the Bollywood industry.Some of his best songs are-Tera Hone Laga Hoon from Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Dil Diyan Gallan from Tiger Zinda Hai, O Saathi from Baaghi 2.
10) Neha Kakkar
The voice of Neha Kakkar is on trend nowadays.She has a really captivating and seductive voice which marks her unique spot in the Bollywood Industry.She has gained a lot of popularity and fan following in the industry and thus she also charges a good amount of money per song.The best songs of Neha Kakkar are-Mile Ho Tum, Badri Ki Dulhaniya from Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, Maahi Ve from Wajah Tum Ho.Neha Kakkar charges around 8 lakh rupees per song.
11) Mohit Chauhan
Mohit Chauhan has been one of the very popular and amazing male singers of the Bollywood Industry.He has done singing for both Bollywood as well as Tollywood.He has a really convincing voice and attracts mostly the youth with his songs.The best songs of Mohit Chauhan are-Phirse Udd Chala from Rockstar, Tujhe Bhula Diya from Anjaana Anjaani, Pee Loon from Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.Mohit Chauhan charges about 7 lakh rupees per song.
12) Ankit Tiwari
Ankit Tiwari used to make background music for the television shows when he was at the initials of his successful career of a Bollywood Playback Singer.Ankit Tiwari has given some really amazing songs to the Bollywood industry and has been a very successful Bollywood playback singer.Some of the best songs of Ankit Tiwari are-Sunn Raha Hai from Aashiqui 2, Galliyan from Ek Villain, Tu Hai Ki Nahi from Roy.Ankit Tiwari charges about 5-6 lakh rupees per song.
Shaan has given some really great music to the Bollywood industry especially in the 1990’s and early 2000’s.He has got a voice which is completely apt to sing a super romantic song and thus his voice is really loved by a large number of people.He has been a very successful romantic playback singer of the Bollywood industry.Some of the best songs of Shaan are-Tanha Dil from the movie Tanha Dil,C hand Sifarish from the movie Fanaa, My Dil Goes Mmmm from the movie Salaam Namaste.Shaan charges about 3-4 lakh rupees per song.
14) Neeti Mohan
Neeti Mohan is a talented female playback singer in the Bollywood industry who came into the limelight through a reality show.She has contributed really good songs in the Bollywood industry and has also won an award at the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent.Some of her best songs are-Jiya Re from Jabtak Hai Jaan,Tu Hi Tu from the movie Kick, Tumhe Apna Banane Ka.
Krishna Kumar Kunnath who is also known as KK has also been one of the most versatile singers of the Bollywood industry.He can sing in Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada, and Malayalam as well.So,e of the best songs of KK are Tadap Tadap from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Tu Jo Mila from the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Zara Sa from the movie Jannat.Krishna Kumar Kunnath charges around 5 lakh rupees per song.