Greatest Singers of Asia

The Top Ten

1 Lea Salonga - Philippines

Conquered Broadway and the West End... Need I say more? Wong the Tony, and Olivier Awards in 1991...

Won prestigous award at her young age and she become an excellent singer as time progress.

Yes she is

2 Hariharan - India Hariharan - India Hariharan is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Gujarati and Rajasthani films, an established and foremost ghazal singer and composer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music . In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma ...read more.

He has been one of the most acclaimed singers. His melody has been appreciated by the film fraternity. He is one of the most versatile and unique singers. His voice is very very sweet. He has received almost all kinds of awards.

The best magical magnetic voice ever in the world...

Amazing versatile multi lingual singer with fabulous voice.

The most versatile maestro and amazing heart touching voice.

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3 Sonu Nigam - India

Amazing voice, he can sing in every language! And he has a great versatility in his melodious voice! He deserve No1. )

Good but equal to atif aslam

He is greatest of all

Sonu Nigam is Institution of singing. The most perfect versatile singer ever. He can sing Rag, Ghazal, Sufi, Qawali, Rock, Sad, Melodious, Pop, Classical and Almost all type of music with perfectly. He is only singer who sung the most type of singing. He is the King of Music

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4 Lata Mangeshkar - India Lata Mangeshkar - India

The best female singer in the world :) and there is no doubt! I can suggest just check out her stuffs... When she sing, it just out of world, I mean it totally

She is a bigger singer than Madonna and in India she is worshiped like a god she has sung over 30000 songs in 14 different Indian languages

What to say about her voice and songs. Her voice is so sweet that even sweetness will too feel shy. She deserves number 1 rank.

SHE SHOULD BE NO. 1...WHAT A JOKE..

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5 Fatin Shidqia - Indonesia Fatin Shidqia - Indonesia

She is very charming and has rare quality voice, even thought she is new and still need to learn more but the natural 'herself' makes many people love her

Fatin Shidqia is the best,

Go fatin go salam jari kelingking... For ya...

FATIN IS THE BEST,

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6 Mohammad Rafi - India Mohammad Rafi - India Mohammed Rafi was an Indian playback singer and one of the most popular singers of the Hindi film industry.

Arguably one of the greatest singers of the world. Certainly the best ever male singer of India. He showed remarkable versatility and had the ability to sing and put emotions to any type of song. Truly a complete singer.

Great range, great emotions. Influenced so many other singers. Cannot be replaced by any other singer in india. Sonu nigam, manna they, lata mangeshkar believe that he was the best playback singer ever in hindi cinema.

He is angel and his is so.

I think he's no one

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7 Anuradha Padwal - India

Absolutely beautiful voice. She is an amazing singer.

I solute your voice

She is best singer

Congras di for padam sheri

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8 Alka Yagnik - India Alka Yagnik - India

Absolutely beautiful voice. She is an amazing singer.

9 Shaan - India Shaan - India

Shaan is wonderful. Very versatile

We want him back in Bollywood first

10 Agnes Monica - Indonesia

@agnezmo
Multitalented ( singing acting dance etc)
Hardworker
Has a wonderful voice

The usa needs the people all in one.. She can sing, she can dance, and she's gorgeous. And agnes have it.

She is a young diva Indonesia multytalented, have amazing voice, style and so sexi. I am Indonesian so proud of her go go @agnezmo we love you and always support you girls.

Best singer indonesia

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The Contenders

11 Sarah Geronimo - Philippines Sarah Geronimo - Philippines Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo aka Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. is a world class and multi-talented Filipino singer, actress, dancer, record producer, model, host, coach/judge, commercial/product endorser and tv personality . She can also draw and plays the piano. Sarah is popularly known as the one and only ...read more.

Possesses a very soulful voice, good belter, she can mimic Celine Dion's voice and style as well as Christina Aguilera's. Sings songs with less effort. When she starts singing you'll be blown away! A trivia: She was the host in a philippine singing contest where Charice Pempengco joined. She can reach 5-6th octave and effortlessly hit C#5 and 6 and some other B#!

She's the best of all, nothing can beat her, she's extraordinary and she's an epitome of a true performer who really performs each songs from the heart. Truly world class artist of this generation, the one and only Philippines pride, the ever beautiful and ever talented, Miss Sarah Geronimo.

The best live singer in the world... Watch her video on YouTube "i don't wanna miss a thing" the best and the highest version... :)) she is also the most respectful celebrity in the world.. The best sarah.. She can sing while dancing.. And she can mimic celine dion's voice.. Gosh.. This is great..

I think she should be voted number one because her singing and style that blows the audience away.

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12 Jagjit Singh - India

He is known as the King of Ghazals in South Asia, the homeland of music. His golden God gifted voice sits perfect for singing all sorts of songs. He sang in Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Nepali, Urdu, Gujurati, Marathi, Tamil. He is perhaps the greatest singer in India

13 Babul Supriyo - India
14 Toshi - Japan Toshi - Japan

Toshi is absolutely the best singers from Asia, his voice is like a dream and I feel deep inside their songs, he is really incredible. The best singer ever

Toshimitsu Deyama from X Japan

Yes! ~ X Japan is the biggest Asian band in the world! And most infueltial I love them, they have been around for almost 30 years now!

15 Shreya Ghoshal - India Shreya Ghoshal - India Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

AS "SUN RISES IN EAST" SO TRUE, SO IS THE FACT THAT "SHREYA GHOSHAL IS THE WORLD'S BEST SINGER AND LIVING LEGEND".. NO ONE CAN REACH HER CALIBER IN NEXT 100 YRS OR MORE.. LOVE YOU SHREYA GHOSHAL.. SO MELODIOUS and TOUCHING IS YOUR MUSIC.

Just listen to her songs, I think you'll get why she is at the #1 position...

She is versatile. She should be topping the list. However the talent is always her and she is always the talent.

Look at her face - such an innocentness

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16 Charice Pempengco - Philippines Charice Pempengco - Philippines Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, popularly known by the mononym Charice, is a Filipina singer who rose to popularity through YouTube.

She's well-known all over the world-Russia, Brazil, France, Germany,
China, the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, and still growing.

She always amazed her audiences in her live performances,

Charice is always very good. She is known as the first Asian singer to be in the top ten list. I am very proud to be an Asian.

Why u are not at top? Losing over votes aussie here actually

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17 Hriday Tulsiani - India

He is undoubtedly the best singer in Asia

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18 Mohit Chauhan - India

Listen ti his rockstar album

Listen to his rockstar album

19 Siti Nurhaliza - Malaysia

Siti Nurhaliza? Well.. What more can I say.. The one only, The Voice of Asia and Asia's Celine Dion! She's the greatest ever! Let's vote for her! Super talented singer from Malaysia!

Voice Of Asia and Asia's Celine Dion

Siti Nurhaliza on my opinion is not Asia's CD because she is talented in her own way and there's nothing same between both of them... I hope she will get this award because she deserve it...

She have a powerful voice.

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20 Kim Jong Kook - South Korea

Famous Korean singer. He was one of the members of the dancing group, Turbo, in 90s and now, he is a solo singer. According to the online survey, he is the most successful solo singer in Korea. Now, he is one of the hosts in the Korean famous T.V. show, Runningman. Standing on the top of Korean pop scene, he is a perfect model for many other singers.

Kim Jong Kook is also great in commedy programs.
In the commedy program called "Running man" in South Korea, Kim Jong Kook is having great popularity.

21 Hideto Matsumoto - Japan Hideto Matsumoto - Japan
22 Samina Chowdhury - Bangladesh

Supper Singer!

23 Sadhana Sargam - India
24 Super Junior - South Korea Super Junior - South Korea Super Junior is a South Korean boy band. Formed in 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of S.M. Entertainment, the group comprised a total of thirteen members at its peak.
25 Atif Aslam - Pakistan Atif Aslam - Pakistan Muhammad Atif Aslam is a Pakistani singer and film actor. His movie debut was the 2011 social drama Bol.

Indeed he deserves a top spot, better than most of them who are anchored there at top; and if you ask his fans they wont digest him so ranked low. He's a true idol for current generation has wisdom and power to rise at any point of his career which very... Rarely any one possess

Greatest singer of the world...

Better then Indian singers

Best singer ever. He should be number 1

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26 Ziana Zain - Malaysia

Her voice is so remarkable.. With high tone pitch and sustain her belting with powerful vibrato... She's the queen of ballad... The only ZIANA ZAIN...

She is the BEST FEMALE singer that Malaysia had so far.

Her talent not just singing but her ACT on FILM always be TOP on the chart.

The most powerful vocal in Asia- watch her video in YouTube

The Simply Belting Diva!

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27 Sunidhi Chauhan - India Sunidhi Chauhan - India Sunidhi Chauhan is an Indian playback singer. Born in Delhi, she began performing in local gatherings at the age of four and made her career debut at the age of 13, with the film Shastra.

She is definitely the best. Look at her versatility and her charm on stage, that can never match to anyone. She is incomparable.

28 Asha Bhosle - India
29 Jung Yong Hwa - South Korea
30 Girls' Generation - South Korea Girls' Generation - South Korea Girls’ Generation, also known as SNSD, was formed in South Korea, in 2007. The current members are Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, and Seohyun. Jessica left in 2014. They are known as the second best selling girl group of all time, Korea’s National Girl Group, and one of ...read more.

MY NAME IS ZERTASHA KHAN I AM 13 YEARS OLD I AM FROM PAKISTAN I LOVE GIRL'S GENERATION (SNSD) AND TTS I LOVE YOUR ALL SONGS PLEASE COME TO PAKISTAN I AM YOUR BIG FAN

31 BoA - South Korea BoA - South Korea BoA Kwon is a singer born in Korea that became popular in Asia. She is known for singing in many languages, including Korean, English, and Japanese. She also is a professional dancer, as well as performer.
32 F(x) - South Korea F(x) - South Korea
33 Shinee - South Korea Shinee - South Korea
34 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Pakistan Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Pakistan

One of the most gifted artist from Pakistan. His vocal range was amazing.

Amazing outstanding... none of above like him

From his songs you can learn a lot

number 1

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35 Ahmad Zahir - Afghanistan

The only singer whose songs never become boring

He is the diamond of the East

The best singer in history

Great Voice, Great,soulful, heart touching songs

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36 Nazia Hassan - Pakistan

She started in 1980 qurbani film by sung "ap jaisa koe". She gave tough time to LATA that was 1st and last tough time for lata. Lata told in her interview.
she sold 60 million copies in 1981 by 1st album disco deewane.
she also hit charts of other country, brazil, latin america, western indies etc
actually she started pop in sub continental.

Nazia was a beautiful and talented lady, I am so happy she is here still representing, Pakistani's should maybe be appreciating their own singers first because Pakistani singers are the most unique

Her voise is awesome

MY NAME IS ZERTASHA KHAN I AM 13 YEARS OLD I AM FROM PAKISTAN I LOVE YOUR SONG DISCO DEEWANE I LOVE YOU SO MUCH

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37 Rachelle Ann Go - Philippines
38 Arijit Singh - India Arijit Singh - India Arijit Singh is an Indian playback singer and music programmer from West Bengal who sings Bengali and Hindi songs.

Arijit singh is the greatest singer and most popular singer in India..I love you arijit

Arijitsingh is best singer ever!

HE IS THE BEST

I can't BELIEVE HE IS ON 48 DESERVES TOP 10

39 Yui - Japan

An amazing woman who sings so beautifully. She is successful in selling songs for Japanese T.V. shows and she also has great songs that are a mix of beautiful, graceful and modern. The music is upbeat and catchy as well as a bliss to listen to. Vote for YUI!

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40 Kyo - Japan Kyo - Japan Kyo is a Japanese musician, poet and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the vocalist of the metal band Dir en grey. He has been with the band since its inception in 1997 and was formerly in La:Sadie's.
41 Noor Jehan - Pakistan

She was the teacher of lata so how she is not great singer

Madam Noor Jahan was the greatest singers of All Time...she had sung more than 20000 songs over a career of 60 years starting from 1930 (at the age of 5)till 2000 (death year)...she have sung songs in about 30 languages...she have acted as a main lead and supporting roles in 46 films...she was the First Pakistani Female Movie Director too...she was given the pride of performance award by the Government of Pakistan...she received two lifetime achievement awards one in her life and other after death...she won 16 Nigar Film Awards as Best playback singer...about 400000 people gathered at her funeral and paid tribute to her...She was awarded the title of Melody Queen

42 Regine Velasquez - Philippines Regine Velasquez - Philippines Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, dubbed as the Asia's Songbird is a Filipina recording artist, host, producer, philanthropist, commercial endorser, actress, and an Asian pop culture icon. She is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range.

Regine is already an ICON not just in the Philippine Entertainment Industry but the whole of Asia. There's a lot of great recognition already given to her. She will always be the Asia's Songbird!

BEST SINGER IN THE WORLD! Even though she lost her voice due to soar throat or cough but still, she can reach higher notes!

She's an icon in music industry, no doubt that she's the best singer in the Asia or even the world. She is a REAL Singer.

I like her high notes

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43 Jonalyn Viray - Philippines
44 Yuna Zarai - Malaysia

Best Singer Song Writer in Asia!

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45 Suzy - South Korea
46 Anggun C. Sasmi - Indonesia

Best singer

47 W.D. Amaradewa

He is a very best classical musician in the world

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48 Ebi - Iran Ebi - Iran Ebrahim Hamedi is a Persian singer born in June 19, 1949, known better by his stage name Ebi. ...read more.

The legendary Ebi is the most popular singer in Iran. His music style and voice is unique and have been emulated by many young singers in Iran.

He must be ranked 1#, why is this his rank? , he is totally legendary

I love Ebi. He is best and will remain the best

49 Hacken Lee - Hong Kong

The best singer in Hong Kong. Being a singer for near 30 years. His albums are the best-sold for many years and he won the best singer award in Hong Kong. The total number of his music awards is more than one hundreds. A good singer and also a good husband and father. Love him!

50 Utada Hikaru - Japan
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