The most popular and cool singer, Honey Singh was born on 15the of March 1984 in Hoshiarpur. He learnt his art of music in UK at Trinity School.
Honey Singh also known as Yo-Yo Honey Singh is famous Punjabi rapper, music producer, singer and also a great actor. He started a session and recording artist and later became Bhangra Producer. He also began to produce music for Bollywood Industry and during the current period, he is the highest paid “Indian Musical Artist”.
Honey Singh came into notice after his debut song in Bollywood film featuring Gagan Sidhu for the film ‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’. And from then he became widely popular. He has been paid the highest fees ever of Rs. 70 Lacs for Bollywood song- Mujhe Neet Pilade Sajna (2012) from an upcoming film “Mastaan” starring Naseeruddin Shah.
Honey Singh prefers to sing in his inborn language Punjabi than in any other language.
In May 2011,Honey Singh and Diljit Dosanjh’s song “Lak 28 Kudi Da” reached No.1 in BBC Asian Download Chart.
The track “Gabru” from the album International Villager (released on 11.11.11) featuring singer J-star, topped Asian Music Chart (including World iTune and the official BBC Asian Chart).His song “Angreji Beat” from the same album featuring Gippy Grewal, was also featured in Cocktail, a movie by Saif Ali Khan.
Honey Singh has also performed in many college festivals including at Ansal Institute Of Technology and Ramjas College, Delhi.
Honey Singh also acted in Punjabi film “Mirza- The Untold Story” And his upcoming movie is “Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22”(releasing on 4th of January 2013).
On 12.12.12, Honey Singh’s Solo Single Satan was released and was premiered on MTV India. The video was directed by David Zennie and was presented by Anurag Kashyap.
15 Saal (Diljit Dosanjh), Breakup Party (Leo), Chamkila vs Justin Bieber (Alfaaz), Gadbad (Lil Golu, Raftaar, Young Amli), High Heels (Jaz Dhami), Satan (Honey Singh) and Siftan(Money Aujla) are some of the songs directed by Yo-Yo Honey Singh in the year 2012.
Following are the awards under Honey Singh:
- The ETC award for Best Sound in 2006 for Glass.
- The PTC award for Best Folk Pop Award 2009 for rebirth.
- PTC Punjabi Best Music Director 2010 for song Desi Daru.
- PTC Punjabi Best Music Director 2011 for album The Folkstar.
- PTC Punjabi Best Music Director 2012 for album International Villager.
- Brit Asia International Act 2012
- UK AMA Best International Album 2012 “International Villager”.