Most of the time we wonder about the paychecks Hindi film industry singers are going home with. Though, they might not be as high priced as stars but sure, these people are bringing in some great numbers.
These singers are filled with talent and huge fan base. So, it is obvious for them to make huge money out of a song. So without further ado, let’s have a look at the Top 10 Highest Paid Singers:
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan:
Rahat is the highest-paid singers with his demand of INR 20 Lakhs for per song. Thanks to his songs such as Dillagi, Jag Ghumeya, Aaj Din Chadeya, Dagabaz Re, Tere Mast Mast Do Nain, Ishq Ki Gali, Teri Ore, Jiya Dhadak Dhadak and Zarroori Tha.
Arijit charges approximately INR 15 Lakhs per song. He is best known for his hit numbers as Tum Hi Ho, Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse, Kabira, Muskurane, Suno Na Sangmarmar, Sooraj Dooba Hai, Aaj Phir, Channa Mereya, Enna Sona, Phir Bhi Tumko Chahunga and others. Declared as one of the most versatile and successful vocalists in the History of Indian Music and Hindi Cinema, Arijit was nominated for Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year award at the 2013 Mirchi Music Awards for renditions of Phir Le Aya Dil and Duaa, at early stages of his career.
Renowned Indian playback singer, Shreya the proud recipient of four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards including five for Best Female Playback Singer, nine Filmfare Awards South, three Kerala State Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and many other awards. She charges approximately INR 15-20 Lakhs for per song.
There’s no 90s childhood without songs of Sonu Nigam. With an everlasting fan base, Sonu Nigam is an Indian music producer, live performer, actor, musician, recordist, music programmer, singer and composer. He is known for his works in Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Marathi, Tulu, Assamese, Odia, Nepali, Maithili and some other Indian languages. He charges no less than INR 10-15 Lakhs per song for his sweet melodies!
Yo Yo Honey Singh:
Known for bringing the best party-Bollywood mixes, Honey Singh is best known for his hit numbers as Bring me Back, Isse Kehte haI Hip Hop, Blue Eyes, Break Up Party, Birthday Bash, Party on My Mind, Sunny Sunny, Lungi Dance, Alcoholic, One Bottle Down, and others. Starting out his career as a Bhangra music producer, Yo Yo Honey Singh now stands strong with INR 15 Lakhs earnings per song.
Bas Ek King from Singh Is Kinng was Mika’s debut song and he is the younger brother of renowned Punjabi Bhangara singer Daler Mehndi. Charing INR 13 Lakhs per song, Mika is known for his hit numbers including Dil Mein Baji Guitar, Jumme Ki Raat, Mauja Hi Mauja, Subha Hone Na De, Punjabiyan Di Battery, Dhinka Chika, Jugni, Sawaan Mein Lag Gayi Aag, Pyar Ki Pungi, and Gandi Baat.
He has a mesmerizing voice and is best known for his songs Woh Lamhe, Tere Bin, Tu Janne Na, Jeena Jeena, Tere Sang Yaara, Piya O Re Piya, Jeena Laga Hoon, Pehli Dafa, Be Intehaan, Kaun Hu Main. Hailing from Pakistan, Atif made his social media debut with Bol by working with Mahira Khan in the lead role and charges approximately INR 10 Lakhs per song.