TOP 7 Singers of Asia
Number 1: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (13 October 1948 – 16 August 1997) a Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of Qawwali. He is also known as Shahenshah-e-Qawwali. He was born in Faisalabad he extended 600-year old Qawwali tradition of his family, Khan is widely credited with introducing Qawwali music to international audiences. He was so energetic and versatile singer.
Number 2: Lata Mangeshkar (born 28 September 1929) is an Indian playback singer and occasional music composer. She is the best-known and most respected playback singer in India. She started her career in 1942. She is also Known as Queen of Melody. She received many awards throughout her career. She is one of the greatest female singer of the Hindi all time.
Number 3: Mehdi Hasan Khan (18 July 1927 – 13 June 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood. One of the greatest and most influential figures in the history of ghazal singing. He is known as King of Ghazal. He received various awards from Government of Pakistan.
Number 4: Noor Jehan (21 September 1925 – 23 December 2000) was a Pakistani playback singer and actress who worked first in British India and then in Pakistan. Her career spanned more than six decades (the 1930s–1990s) She became the first Asian women to sing Qawali in film Zeenat. She is Known by her honorific title Malika-e-Tarannum.
Number 5: Jagjit Singh (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011) He was regarded as one of India’s most influential artists. With sitar legend Ravi Shankar and other leading figures of Indian classical music and literature. He is Known as King of Ghazal. He was basically iconic Ghazal Singer and belong from very educated family.
Number 6: Abida Parveen (born 20 February 1954) belong from Larkana Sindh was born in Sufi family. She promoted her family tradition and culture. She is Known as Queen of Sufi music. Being the Sufi sensation she is among The 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world. With the power to induce hysteria in her audience, Parveen is a “Global Mystic Sufi Ambassador”
Number 7: Ghulam Ali (born 5 December 1940) belong from Sialkot. In his childhood, he was a big fan of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan and student of him. He performed around the world Ghulam Ali is considered to be one of the best ghazal singers of his era. His style and variations in singing Ghazals have been noted as unique and superb.
These are the Top 7 Singers of Asia who are very well known around the world.