In this post, we’ll be talking about Punjabi Lyricists who turned into singers and made their careers better, and become popular superstars. We all really Punjabi songs not even in Punjabi it’s listened to worldwide.
Punjabi music is loved all over the world and as time goes on we have more and more talents to come who are not great in just one thing. So today we will talk about some famous Punjabi singers who actually started writing music for their future competition!
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Punjabi Lyricists Who Turned Singers
Here is the complete list of lyricists turned into singers.
1. Karan Aujla
The ‘Mexico’ singer is one of the top singers in Punjab today. But when Aujla started his journey, he was actually a lyricist. Most of her fans know the story that Aujla met Jassi Gill when he was in 9th class and he shared the lyrics of his song ‘Range’. Soon, he immigrated to Canada and wrote songs for many other artists, including Deep Jandu and Eli Mangta.
2. Sidhu Moosewala
Another big name, Sidhu Musewala started his career by actually writing the lyrics of ‘License’ sung by a ninja. Later, she made her debut with the duet song ‘G Wagon’. Since his inception, he has collaborated with the Brown Boys on various tracks released by Humble Music.
3. Laddi Chahal
Ladi Chahal is a majorly seen with Parmesh Verma in the music industry, so it is no surprise that her brilliant song – ‘Chirri Udd Kaa Udd’ was also sung by Parmish Verma. Not just this, Chahal also wrote songs for Punjabi movies like ‘Singham’, ‘Dil Diyan Gallan’, ‘Jinde Meriye’, and ‘Chal Mera Putt 2’. He even penned down two songs for Diljit Dosanjh’s album G.O.A.T.
4. Amrit Maan
Rubicon singer Amrit Mann began his career as a lyricist in 2014. His first song was ‘Jatt Fire Karda’, sung by Diljit Dosanjh. After this success, Mann’s career progressed very fast.
He wrote Ammy Virk’s ‘‘Haan Kargi’, Diljit Dosanjh’s ‘Born to Shine’ and ‘Akh Lal Jaat Di’, Jazzy B’s ‘Atwar’ and many more hits. After his success as a lyricist, he released his first song ‘Desi Da Drum’ in 2015.
5. Arjan Dhillon
Arjan Dhillon recently released his album ‘Awara’ which was well received by the audience. Just looking at the lyrics of songs like ‘Danabad’ or ‘Mandir’ shows how rich he is in terms of slow writing!
Dhillon started his career as a lyricist and has written songs for various artists including Nimrat Khaira, Diljit Dosanjh, Ranjit Bawa, Nishan Bhullar, and Gurnam Bhullar. He also wrote 4 songs for the film ‘Afsar’ in 2018, which were sung by Ranjit Bawa, Nimrat Khaira, and Gurnam Bhullar.
6. Veet Baljit
In 2014, Veet Baljit started his singing career with the album ‘Reel Purani Reese’, whose song ‘Chitta’ was a super hit. Veet wrote songs for famous singers as well Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh, Mankirt Aulakh, Ikka, Garry Sandhu, etc.
Not just this, Baljit has also written songs for movies like ‘Sargi’, ‘Dakuan Da Munda’, ‘Punjab 1984’, ‘Jatts in Golmaal’, ‘Lucky Di Unlucky Story’, ‘Singh Vs Kaur’, ‘Carry on Jatta’, and more.
Harshdeep Singh, professionally known as Jerry, is a Punjabi singer, writer, musician, and artist. He is best known for “Casanova’, a song he wrote, sang, and composed. His best songs so far include AK’s ‘Dedh Futte Reet’, Dilpreet Dhillon’s ‘Middle Finger’, Ninja’s ‘Hommies’ by Ninja, ‘Gundagardi’ by Sippy Gill, among others.
8. Happy Raikoti
Happy Raikoti, one of the leading lyricists in the Punjabi music industry, has written a boatload of Punjabi songs for famous names like Amarinder Gill, Jassi Gill, Diljit Dosanjh, Ninja, Nimrat Khaira, and many more.
If we start writing the names of all his songs – written or sung, it will not be right! However, Raikoti has written the names of some of the songs, they are, ‘Bapu Zimidar’, ‘Laden’, ‘Sohnea’, ‘Main Teri Ho Gayi Aa’, ‘Khabbi Seat’, ‘Kitte Kalli’ and ‘Kali Hummer’.
9. Khan Bhaini
‘Churi’ singer Khan Bhaini is known for her passionate songs. Khan Bhaini started his career as a lyricist and wrote the songs ‘Enough’, ‘Sidhua Da Munda’, and ‘Dodge’ sung by Gulab Sidhu. He started her singing career in 2019 with Karan Aujla’s ’12pm to 12 pm. His other hit songs are ‘‘Naagmani’, ‘Bille Bille Naina Waliye’, ‘Gaddi Pichhe Naa’, ‘2 cheene’ and ‘Nakhre vs Guns’. haini song?
Punjabi singer Shivjot has been interested in music since childhood and he started performing at an early age. Although he entered music as a lyricist with Sandeep Brar’s Munda Namkeen’, Shivjot knew that he wanted to sing first. He has given many hits like ‘Plazo’, ‘Sharara’, ‘Eye Candy’ and ‘Single Single’. He also has good relations with his colleagues Kulwinder Billa, Aman Hair, and Rajveer Jawanda.