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10 Indian Singers Killing It On YouTube

Anokhi Buzz Anokhi DIY Entertainment & Gossip Aug 17, 2016

It's easy to end up wasting time on YouTube, but there is some serious talent brewing among millions of channels.

The truth about ending up on YouTube
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Endless cat, DIY and prank videos could take up most your time, but you've probably come across some talented musicians as well.

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From new singers to seasoned voices, artists of Indian origin are also making use of YouTube to showcase their talent and get exposure.

We came up with a list of 10 Indian musicians on YouTube and their most popular work:

1. Sanam

Sanam's rendition of an original Kishore Kumar track
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Sanam is an Indian pop band based in Mumbai. This rendition got over 12 million views on YouTube.

2. Chai Town

Chai Town's version of "Mann Mera" from Table No.21
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Chai Town, the all male South Asian a cappella group is based in Champaign, Illinois. Their cover got over 400 000 views.

3. Armaan Malik

Armaan Malik's cover, originally sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and Sharib
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Malik, based in Mumbai, was a finalist on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs. This cover got him over 2 million views.

4. Vidya Vox

A mashup of billboard smash hit "Lean On" and traditional Punjabi folk song "Jind Mahi"
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Vox, born in Chennai and raised in Virginia, got over 7 million views for this mashup.

5. Shirley Setia

An EDM twist to a romantic ballad from Sanam Re
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Setia is a singer and performer from New Zealand. Her cover of "Sanam Re" got over 6 million views. 

6. Siddharth Slathia

A Bhojpuri song originally sung by Pawan Singh
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Slathia is based in Jammu, India. This Bhojpuri song got him over 1 million views.

7. Shraddha Sharma

A cover from Emraan Hashmi's Murder 2
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Sharma is a singer from Dehradun. This cover got her over 2 million views.

8. Jonita Gandhi 

Jonita Gandhi covers songs by Lata Mangeshkar and Sarah McLachlan
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Gandhi is an Indo-Canadian singer who was brought up in Ontario. This cover got over 2 million views.

9. Sandeep Thakur

A violinist's rendition of "Tum Hi Ho" from Aashiqui 2
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Thakur is a violinist from Mumbai. His rendition of this song got over 1 million views.

10. Sanah Moidutty

A cover of "Zehnaseeb" from Hasee Toh Phasee
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Moidutty is an Indian singer and songwriter from Mumbai. Her cover got over 200 000 views.

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