Honey Singh so popularly known as Yo Yo Honey Singh is an Indian rapper, producer, composer, Indian pop singer, and film actor. He brought a revolution in terms of rapping in India with his popular album ‘International Villager’. He initially produced Bhangra music and then slowly moved towards Hindi albums and finally Bollywood films. All his Bollywood albums earn a lot making him one of the highest-paid music producers in the industry. His style and conduct with music are so unique that everyone will be seen reciting the lyrics.
Awards and Recognitions:
Honey Singh got an ETC award for Best sound in 2006 for the song ‘Glass’. He got six PTC awards for his albums. Honey Singh also bagged the Brit Asia Best International Act in 2012. He also got the UK Asian Music Award for the best international album of 2012. His song “Lungi” got the Big Star Entertainment award. ‘Lungi dance’ won the Global Indian Music Award for the most popular song on the radio. Honey Singh is known for bringing a revolution in the rapping and basically the music industry. He launched his songs randomly on the internet and then every teenager was seen reciting his songs in public or at a party.
Honey Singh is married to Shalini Talwar Singh and he introduced her to the genre audience for the first time in ‘India’s Raw Star’. He was absent from the music industry for a long time period because of his bipolar disorder.
Honey Singh age: 37 yrs. Born on 15 March 1983
Honey Singh Education Qualifications:
School: Guru Nanak Public School, Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi
College: School of Trinity, London
Academics in Music
Honey Singh family: Spouse: Shalini Talwar Singh
Honey Singh Controversies:
- When Honey Singh finally made a comeback after a long break, there were rumors that he had a war of words with Badshah at a party. They commented ill about each other and indirectly took a dig at their public status and career.
- In his song ‘Swag Mera desi’, Raftaar mocked him which created a lot of controversies.
- An NGO based in Ludhiana urged to put a ban on him as his songs dragged youth towards alcohol.
- He didn’t reveal for a long time that his real name is Hirdesh Singh and he is also married.
- The reason behind his disappearance from the industry was his addiction to drugs for which he had to take rehab.
His net worth is $25 million dollars (Rs.180 crore) and earns an annual income of $6 million USD (Rs.39 Crore)