World Music Day: "From Armaan Malik to Diljit Dosanjh: Young Indian Artists Shining Globally

Armaan Malik and Diljit Dosanjh

MUMBAI: As we celebrate World Music Day today, it's evident that Indian music and singers are making history, elevating Indian music and culture to a global level with their melodious voices and marvelous music. Several of our talented singers have shaken international markets with their incredible performances overseas, collaborating with international artists and bringing together diverse cultures through their shared love for music. Let's take a look at a few of them who are winning hearts not only in India but overseas as well. India has always been a land of rich musical heritage, and the current generation of young musicians is taking the world by storm. Here, we spotlight five exceptional talents who are putting India on the global music map: Diljit Dosanjh, Armaan Malik, Karan Aujla, Divine, and Prateek Kuhad

Diljit Dosanjh

Creating history after history, this Indian musician from a small town of Punjab is today a name etched on the global music scene. From becoming the first Punjabi singer to perform at Coachella to debuting as the Punjabi guest on the ‘Tonight Show By Jimmy Fallon’ Diljit Dosanjh is on the peak of his music career. With his charismatic voice and versatile talent, he has won hearts globally. His hit songs like "Do You Know" and "Proper Patola" have garnered millions of views and streams, making him a favorite not just in India but across the world.

Armaan Malik

Armaan Malik, the "Prince of Pop," is a versatile singer known for his soulful voice and emotive performances. He has not only conquered the Indian music industry but also made significant strides internationally. Armaan is one of India's most popular music icons and the first-ever singer from the country to hit No. 1 on the Billboard Top Triller Chart with his singles "Control" and "Next 2 Me." His English songs, which blend Western pop with Indian musical elements, have garnered millions of streams, making him a global pop sensation. His latest global hit, "Always," featuring English singer-songwriter Calum Scott, received a stellar response from fans worldwide.


Divine, a trailblazer in Indian hip-hop, expanded his influence globally through notable collaborations and achievements. He joined forces with international artists like KSHMR and LIT Killah for the song 'Lion Heart'. Divine made history as the first Indian artist featured on Ebro’s Show on Apple Music Beats 1. His third album 'Gunehgar' showcased collaborations with American artists Russ, Jadakiss, Armani White, and Hit-Boy, highlighting his cross-cultural appeal. Known for his raw and compelling lyrics, Divine rose to fame with hits like "Meri Gully Mein" and "Apna Time Aayega" from the film 'Gully Boy', resonating deeply with listeners worldwide by capturing the essence of Mumbai’s street life.

Karan Aujla

Karan Aujla, a prominent lyricist, singer, and rapper, has revolutionized the Punjabi music scene with his distinctive sound and compelling lyrics. Known for his catchy beats and edgy lyrical content, Aujla has become a beloved figure among fans worldwide. His tracks, such as "Don't Look" and "Chitta Kurta," exemplify his ability to blend traditional Punjabi music with contemporary elements, creating a unique and engaging musical style. Aujla's work often reflects themes of love, power, and resilience, resonating deeply with his audience. His dynamic performances and prolific output have not only earned him a significant global following but also solidified his status as a leading voice in modern Punjabi music.

Prateek Kuhad

Prateek Kuhad, renowned for his indie-folk melodies characterized by simplicity and deep emotions, achieved international acclaim with his song "Cold/Mess," notably featured on former US President Barack Obama's esteemed music playlist. Hits like "Tum Jab Paas" and "Kasoor" further solidified his standing as a beloved figure in the global indie music scene. Following a successful tour across the US and Canada, Kuhad returned triumphantly to India with his ‘Silhouettes Tour’. Moreover, he made history as the first Indian artist signed by Elektra, the prestigious label under Metallica and Bjork's parent company.


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