Punjabi pop music has reached a degree of popularity that remains unrivalled to this day. It is one of the more popular forms of regional music in India with its catchy rhythms, distinct production quality, and lyrics that resonate with people’s minds and hearts.
It also goes beyond language barriers and has achieved worldwide fame with an ever-magnifying presence in the UK, USA, and Canada. With more and more Punjabi singers and musicians making their home abroad, Punjabi pop has evolved to embrace international influences, fusing them with the amazing rhythm and culture of everything that is Punjabi.
Punjabi music has a way of amplifying the energy in the room with its euphoric and captivating musical arrangement. So, let’s take a look at the top 12 Punjabi songs that are sure to energize your day.
1) Sidhu Moose Wala – The Last Ride
The Last Ride by the late Sidhu Moose Wala is a tribute to American rapper Tupac Shakur, who was killed in 1996 at the age of 25. In the song, he raps about the artists who have lost their lives very young and about the legacies they leave when they are gone.
- Singer and Lyrics: Sidhu Moose Wala
- Music Composer: Wazir Patar
- Mixing and Mastering: Dense
2) Shubh – No Love
No Love by Shubh is an Indian hip-hop song that talks about love and heartbreak and has amassed more than 50 million views on YouTube. His style of lyrics and rhythm has made him popular in the Punjabi scene right from his debut song, “We Rollin’”.
- Singer and Lyrics – Shubh
- Music Composer – Shubh
- Mixing and Mastering – thiarajxtt
3) Ammy Virk – Heart Attack
Heart Attack by Ammy Virk is a quick-paced Punjabi pop song with over 20 million views on YouTube. Ammy Virk is not only an Indian singer but an actor and producer who has worked in numerous Hindi and Punjabi films.
- Singer: Ammy Virk
- Lyrics and Composer: Mani Longia
- Music: Starboy X
- Mixing and Mastering: Dense
4) Afsana Khan – Bechari
Bechari depicts a soulful and moving story of romance, betrayal, loss, and hope with over 50 million views on YouTube. It is a Punjabi pop song sung by Afsana Khan with her ethereal voice that can pull at the heartstrings.
- Singer: Afsana Khan
- Lyrics & Composer: Nirmaan
- Music: goldboypro
5) Ali Sethi and Shae Gill – Pasoori
Pasoori is a Coke Studio production with Pakistani singers Ali Sethi and Shae Gill at the helm of the song. This pop and folk music fusion with over 300 million YouTube views talks about bridging distances and overcoming boundaries through kindness and love.
- Lyrics: Ali Sethi and Fazal Abbas
- Composers: Ali Sethi and Xulfi
- Music Arrangement: Abdullah Siddiqui and Sherry Khattak
- Music Production: Abdullah Siddiqui & Xulfi
- Mixing: Xulfi
6) Diljit Dosanjh, Tory lanez – Chauffeur
Chauffeur is a Punjabi and Western fusion hip-hop song known for its catchy beats and fast-paced music. It has over 40 million views on YouTube, with Diljit Dosanjh and Tory Ianez taking the spotlight.
- Lyrics: Jangdip Singh Dhillon, Sandor Schwisberg
- Music Production: Ikky
- Composer: Ikky, Diljit Dosanjh
- Mixing: Nikola Feve
- Mastering: Connor Salmoral
7) Kaka – Mitti De Tibbe
Mitti De Tibbe is a Punjabi pop song by Kaka with a heartwarming love story at its centre that has gathered over 30 million YouTube views. Kaka is a Punjabi singer, composer, and lyricist who is known for his soulful voice and melodious tunes.
- Singer: Kaka
- Lyrics: Kaka
- Composer and Music Director: Kaka
- Mixing and Mastering: Arrow Soundz
8) Mankirt Aulakh – Judge
Judge is a Punjabi pop song by Mankirt Aulakh with snappy and cheerful music and lyrics. Mankirt Aulakh is a Punjabi actor, singer, and music producer who began his singing career in 2013 and has made a name for himself in the industry ever since.
- Singer: Mankirt Aulakh
- Music: Flamme Music
- Lyrics: Preeta
- Mixing & Mastering: Yograj Singh & Suyash Singh
9) Kanika Kapoor – Buhe Bariyan (Cover)
Buhe Bariyan by Kanika Kapoor is a cover of Hadiqa Kiyani’s heartfelt Punjabi folk song of the same name. The song talks of a love that has no barriers, and Kanika Kapoor breathes new life to this old classic with her melodious voice.
- Singer: Kanika Kapoor
- Music: Gourov Dasgupta, Shruti Rane
- Lyrics: Kunwar Juneja
- Mixing and Mastering: Kohinoor Mukherjee
10) Gur Sidhu, Jasmine Sandlas – Bamb Aagya
Bamb Aagya is a fun and energetic Punjabi pop number by Gur Sidhu and Jasmine Sandlas. Gur Sidhu is a Punjabi singer and music director with several hit singles to his name, while Jasmine Sandlas is an independent Indian-American singer, rapper, and songwriter who rose to fame with her Punjabi songs.
- Singers: Gur Sidhu, Jasmine Sandlas
- Music: Gur Sidhu
- Lyrics: Kaptaan
- Mixing and Mastering: B Sanjh
11) Karan Aujla Ft. YG – Gangsta
Gangsta is a fiery Punjabi hip-hop track by Karan Aujla with a special appearance from YG. Karan Aujla is a Punjabi singer and rapper who is known for his singles that have made their way to the UK, Canadian, and New Zealand music charts. YG is an American rapper with numerous hit songs that are chart-toppers.
- Singers: Karan Aujla Ft. YG
- Lyrics: Karan Aujla
- Music: Yeah Proof
12) B Praak – Udd Gaya from the movie, Lekh
Udd Gaya is a heartwarming love song from B Praak that is part of the soundtrack for the movie, Lekh. B Praak is an Indian singer and music director with Punjabi influences in his music. His powerful voice and Jaani’s uplifting lyrics make this innocent love song a feast for the ears.
- Singer: B Praak
- Lyrics and Composer: Jaani
- Music: B Praak
- Mixing and Mastering: Gurjinder Singh, Akash Bambar
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