We have had several male playback singers who have ruled the roost. Not just that, they had international acclaim as well. When we speak about Bollywood playback singing, the names that first come out are Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, etc. While these are the Bollywood classics, today, there are several male singers who rule the Bollywood charts.

Here’s a list of the top 5 Bollywood Playback Singers in 2020

  • Jubin Nautiyal

Jubin Nautiyal has been around for a while, and he hit the big strides with Kaabil a couple of years ago. The singer is popular for his low, mellow voice that’s perfect for love ballads today. He recently lent his voice to the single Lut Gaye, that featured Emraan Hashmi. The song has gone on to break records and become part of pop culture in India.

  • Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh is becoming thre Maestro of Melodies with a voice that tugs at your heartstrings from the first note to the last. Surprisingly, Arijit became famous just recently, though he has been in the playback business since at least a decade. Every Arijit Singh song is a masterpiece. He is one of the few singers who experiences a pop culture moment experience when his song releases, and where the song becomes bigger than the movie.

  • Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam is a guilty pleasure for anyone who has experienced heartbreak, or just wants to spend a quiet evening with some soulful melodies. While Aslam is most famous for his slow, ‘about heartbreak’ songs, he has rendered all types of song, including the religious ‘Tajdar’.

  • Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam is one of the few singers who ruled the soundtrack in the nineties and does so today as well. He started out as being the voice of SRK in the nineties, and that was a huge shadow to have. However, Sonu has today become a legit superstar in his own right and has a following that few contemporary playback singers have today.

  • Badshah

Let’s not knock this guy. He makes his own music and sings, and is a legit phenomenon in India and Bollywood at the moment. The audience loves his quirky lyrics, the naughty videos and ‘we are in this together’ kind of vibe that his songs give. More power to him.


  • AR Rahman

AR Rahman is a fount of talent, and you cannot tab him in one category. That is because he is a lyricst, a music composer and a singer. A R Rahman is one of the first content creators in the real sense of the word in India.

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