Gone are the days when Pakistanis were a big fan of Bollywood music and wouldn’t stop listening to it. Luckily, a lot of gifted playback singers are coming forward with their amazing voices.Whether it is jazz, pop, soulful, or fusion our artists will touch the strings of your heart with their tracks. The industry is also blessed with some remarkable female artists who are a pure joy to listen to and are making their mark on the music industry.
Here is a list of Pakistani female vocalists who proved to be game changers in our music industry.
With her unique and melodious voice, Hadiqa Kiani is one of the few pop singers whose vocals will leave you mesmerised. Her golden songs like Manne Di Mauj, Wo Kaun Hai, Boohe Bariyan Dupatta, Inteha-e-Shauq, Rung, Jaanan, and others have won thousands of hearts all around the world. She began her singing career at a very young age and can sing in a number of regional languages and in French too! She was the first woman in Pakistan to be appointed as Goodwill Ambassador To the United Nations in 2010. Her specialized field is soulful music and she was also a part of Coke Studio Season One in 2012. She has won numerous awards including the Tamgha – e Imtiaz, Pakistan’s fourth highest civilian award for her contributions to the field of music. She is also an active philathropist.
She has also recently sung the soundtrack to Ushna Shah’s upcoming TV serial starring alongside Ahsan Khan.
The Coke Studio singer has not only been making headlines because of her soulful songs but also for her unique style statement. Needless to mention, this gorgeous diva is currently on everyone’s favorite list because of her back-to-back hit numbers.
She is the voice behind many popular songs namely, Baazi, Kalabaaz Dil, Sajna Door, Chan Ve, Aya Lariye, Balma Bhagora, Ye Aaj Mujhko Kia Hoa and others.
She is also a scriptwriter and is well known for her work on Lahore Se Aagey.
The stunning singer Quratulain Balouch has been winning the Internet with her breath-taking tunes. She is one of the few songstresses who has experimented with many genres successfully. She is best known for her songs like Sammi Meri Waar, Kaari Kaari, Laung Gawacha, Judaai, OST Wo Humsafar Tha, OST Mann Mayal and others. She was born in Multan and is the singer for the theme track of the super- hit Television drama series Hamsafar that had Mahira Khan and Fawad Khan playing the leadroles.
She is often referred to as the “queen of Sufi music’. Her presence on stage is deeply respected and her voice keeps the audience entranced. When she starts to sing she manages to grab the attention of her audience with her effortless skills strikes a chord in their hearts unlike any other. Her her signature pitch is difficult to achieve and she has a loyal fan following.
She was born in Larkana and first sung at the age of three. A private person, she rarely gives interviews. Her most famous songs include Are Logo Tumhara Kya, Jab Se Tune Mujhe Deewana, Mann Lago Yaar, Dhoondo Ge Agar, Jab Se Tune Mujhe, Aandhi Chali To, Qalander Laal Sohna, Bhala Hua Meri Matki, and others.
We all remember how this beauty queen took no time to become everyone’s crush when her first song ‘Afreen Afreen’ on Coke Studio was released. She has also collaborated with a few Indian artists and made every music fans from both sides of the border fall in love with her.
Some of her famous songs include Tera Wuh Pyaar, Aaya Na Tu, Awaari, Mahi Aaja, Muntazir, Ko Ko Korina, and others.
She was listed in BBC’S 100 most influential women in 2017. Forbes also featured her in its 30 under 30 Asia list in 2018.
This gorgeous musician has been singing since a very young age and people often refer her as the woman with a golden voice.
Her notable songs include Dilruba Na Raazi, Sambhal Sambhal, Pankh Laga Ke, Maan Ke Jahaan, Aaja Re Moray Saiyaan, Morey Saiyaan and others. She has been a part of Coke Studio Season and was initially part of the music group Zeb and Haniya.
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