Greatest Singers of Asia

The Top Ten

1 Lea Salonga - Philippines Lea Salonga - Philippines

Talented no one can beat the lea salonga

One of a kind

Very nice voice...

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

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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 versatile genius...

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3 Sonu Nigam - India

I like sonu and atif

The best one.

Good but equal to atif aslam

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

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4 Lata Mangeshkar - India Lata Mangeshkar - India Lata Mangeshkar is an Indian playback singer and music director. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India.

She is best

No one can match the voice & class of Lata ji ever again.. she's a legend..

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

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5 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.

Rafi shab is a great singer

Mohd rafi shab jesa singer koi nhi h

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.

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6 Fatin Shidqia - Indonesia Fatin Shidqia - Indonesia Fatin Shidqia Lubis, better known as Fatin Shidqia or Fatin, is an Indonesian singer and actress who won the first season of the Indonesian version of The X Factor in May 2013.

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...

Just love her voice and personality

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7 Anuradha Padwal - India

Absolutely beautiful voice. She is an amazing singer.

I solute your voice

She is best singer

Legendry singer

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8 Alka Yagnik - India Alka Yagnik - India Alka Yagnik is an Indian playback singer. She is noted in Indian cinema for a career spanning over three decades.

Absolutely beautiful voice. She is an amazing singer.

9 Shaan - India Shaan - India Shantanu Mukherjee, known as Shaan, is an Indian playback singer active in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu and Kannada films and a television host.

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.

I always expecting all about her (album, show, etc) because she is "Wonderful"

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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.

She's very talented and down to earth person. Indeed, a role model to everyone.

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#!

Asia's Queen of Pop =)

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.

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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 Toshimitsu Deyama, known exclusively by his stage name Toshi, is a Japanese singer and songwriter. He is best known as lead vocalist and co-founder of the heavy metal band X 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 twelve National Film Awards, twenty Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

Melody Queen Best Singer In World

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.

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16 Charice Pempengco - Philippines Charice Pempengco - Philippines Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, formerly known by the mononym Charice), is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube. He is a transgender man.

Best singer in the world

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.

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17 Siti Nurhaliza - Malaysia

Most awarded singer in the world

Her voice very powerful, her vocal very strong without screaming, I love you

Truly Asia's Songbird

She is the best

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18 Hriday Tulsiani - India

He is undoubtedly the best singer in Asia

Best singer on the list - Indignity

He has an amazing voice!

Hriday all the way - Indignity

19 Mohit Chauhan - India

Listen ti his rockstar album

Listen to his rockstar album

20 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.

He is the best singer in the world with a magical and heart touching voice

Atif is the best singer in the world

One of the best singer than other

Must be kept in top 5

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21 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.

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

Supper Singer!

24 Sadhana Sargam - India
25 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.
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

Voice of Asia... She is the best n living legend

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27 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Pakistan Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Pakistan Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a Pakistani vocalist, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis. Widely considered one of the greatest voices ever recorded, he possessed an extraordinary range of vocal abilities and could perform at a high level of intensity for several hours.

He should be on 1st place

Khan Sahab is a legend.

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

Amazing outstanding... none of above like him

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28 Asha Bhosle - India Asha Bhosle - India Asha Bhosle, is an Indian playback singer. She is best known for her playback singing in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire.
29 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

30 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.

31 Jung Yong Hwa - South Korea
32 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.
33 F(x) - South Korea F(x) - South Korea
34 Shinee - South Korea Shinee - South Korea Shinee is a South Korean boy band formed by SM Entertainment in 2008. The group is composed of four members: Onew, Key, Minho, and Taemin. Originally a five-piece group, vocalist Jonghyun died in December 2017.
35 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.

Arjit singh is all in one because its voice is great.

The best singer ever alive.
magic voice

After Kishore and rafi sahab,...I only likes arijit because he has melodious voice and also he inspired me.
In fact...I am started singing as a career.

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

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36 Ahmad Zahir - Afghanistan

Unforgettable voice

Soulful voice I have heard yet

He is the medicen for broken heart lovers. And one of the historical property of Afghanistan

The only singer whose songs never become boring

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37 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

Best one

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38 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 truly a Filipino Gem moreso should be hailed one of the National artists of her country. She is Philippines’ best selling artist of all time and she has already become a household name in the Philippines and in some parts of Asia long before Youtube and social media was even invented. She has been performing for more than 31 years and up to now still doing sold out shows supported by her beloved fans filling up arenas and big venues around Philippines and abroad. She never fails to mesmerise her audience with her amazing storytelling abilities through her wide vocal range backed up with supreme calibre vocal technique despite of her graceful ageing and obvious wear and tear of her voice from her acid reflux, when you hear her sing you would know she definitely can touch your soul. Indeed she deserves international acclaim.

SHE SHOULD BE THE BEST SINGER IN ASIA. I DON'T WANT TO EXPAND MY EXPLANATION! JUST WATCH HER ASTONISHING VIDEOS IN YOUTUBE SO YOU COULD KNOW WHY SHE DESERVED TO BE THE IN THE NUMBER 1 SPOT.

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!

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39 Rachelle Ann Go - Philippines

She is the best singer in this world ever. She can sing, dance and act. She is a total ultimate performer>WORLD CLASS< very UNBREAKABLE SINGER!

40 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!

I think yui should be in higer place..cause se can sing...

41 Yuna Zarai - Malaysia

She Great... From. Malaysia to USA

Best Singer Song Writer in Asia!

FAMOUS IN USA AND Europe

42 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

43 Kyo - Japan Kyo - Japan Kyo is a Japanese musician, singer, lyricist and poet. 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.
44 Anggun C. Sasmi - Indonesia Anggun C. Sasmi - Indonesia Anggun Cipta Sasmi is an Indonesian-born French-naturalised singer, songwriter, and television personality.

Best singer

45 W.D. Amaradewa

He is the best singer

He is a very best classical musician in the world

A Veteran SRI Lankan musician.

Number 1 artist in sri lanka

46 Jonalyn Viray - Philippines
47 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!

48 Suzy - South Korea
49 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

50 Utada Hikaru - Japan
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