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Honey Singh

Name: Honey Singh

Birthdate: 15th of March, 1984

Zodiac: Pisces

Awards:

1) In the year 2006, Honey Singh won the prestigious ETC Award for the Best Sound in Glassi.

2) Three years later in 2009, he grabbed the PTC Best Folk Pop Award for Rebirth.

3) He won the PTC Best Music Director Award three times in a row in 2010, 2011 and 2012 for Desi Daroo (song), ‘The Folkstar’ (album) and ‘International Village’ (album) respectively.

4) In 2012 Honey Singh was bestowed with the honour of the BritAsia Best International Act of the year.

5) He had also won anUK Asian Music Awardin the Best International Album category for his album called I.V. (or International Village).

Trivia:

1) Honey Singh had performed at numerous college fests such as the one at the Ramjhas College in Delhi and at the well-known Ansal Institute of Technology.

2) Reports say that Honey Singh had been paid the highest amount ever paid to a singer for a Bollywood song in the films ‘Mastan’ and ‘Cocktail’.

Biography: Honey Singh, popularly known as Yo Yo Honey Singh is a renowned Punjabi rapper, singer, actor and music producer. He began his career as a recording and session artist, and later on he went on to become a Bhangra producer.

Honey Singh was born as Hirdesh Singh on the 15th of March, 1984 in Hoshiarpur situated in the Indian state of Punjab.He pursued his education from Guru Nanak Public Scool in Punjab Bagh. During his stay in the UK, he enrolled himself inthe prestigious Trinity School to learn the art of music.

He was greatly influenced by the likes of various legends such as James Brown, Ludacris, Dr. Dre and Bob Marley and he drew inspiration from them. This resulted in him introducing a new variant of music in the form of Punjabi rap in the film industry.

His album ‘International Village’ was released on the 11th of November, 2011. Honey Singh had been working on this particular album along with Mafia Mundeer for a period of 4 years. The soundtrack of this album includes songs like “Brown Rang”, “Mujhko Jaane Do Feat. Raj Brar”, “Goliyan Feat. Diljit Dosanjh”, “Angreji Beat Feat. Gippy Grewal”, “Gabru Feat. J-Star”, “Dope Shope Feat. Deep Money”, “Aashke Feat. Money Aujla”, “YadaanFeat. Sardool Sikander”, “Beautiful Feat. Malkit Singh”, “Garaari Feat. Meet Malkit”, “Head Banger Feat. Escape”, “Sambhle Feat. Manak Ali”, “Yaad Feat. Romey Gill”and “Get Up Jawani Feat. BaadShah”.The music videos for the tracks “Brown Rang”, “Dope Shope”,”Angreji Beat”, “Gabru”, “Goliyan” and “Get Up Jawani” has been released. The particular song called ‘Gabru’ had topped the Asian musical charts (including both the BBC Asian charts as well as the iTunes chart). The music video for ‘Brown Rang’ has been one of the most trending videos on Youtube in the year 2012.

Honey Singh’s very first debut song in B Town was the song titled ‘Gagan Sidhu’ for Shubh Mukherjee’s ‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’ (2011). Some other where he had been involved wither as a music director or as a singer includes films like ‘Punjaban’, ‘Jinhe Mera Dil Luteya’, ‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’, ‘Mirza- The Untold Story’, ‘Cocktail’, ‘Son of Sardaar’, ‘Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana’, ‘Khiladi 786’, ‘Race 2’, ‘Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22’, ‘Ethir Neechal’, ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ and ‘Jatt Airways’ which is an upcoming Punjabi film in 2013.

On the 12th of December, 2012, he released ‘Satan’, his very first solo single. ‘Satan’ was first premiered on the channel, MTV India and the song’s music video was directed by David Zennie while the total project was presented by the renowned Anurag Kashyap.

Honey Singh’s discography includes ‘The Beat’, ‘Surma’, ‘Rebirth’, ‘The Next Level’, ‘Lock Up’, ‘The Beginning’, ‘The Crown’, ‘Dream’, ‘Khalaas- The Pure’, ‘The Folkstar’, ‘Hard Work’, ‘The Rising Queen’, ‘Zanjeer- The Game Changer’, ‘Never Done Before’, ‘Singing Between the Lines’, ‘Alfaaz- The Boy Next Door’, ‘Jatt Soorme’, ‘Talwar’, ‘International Villager’ and ‘Born This Way’.

Some of his single tracks include ‘Ch**t vol-1’ (adult), ‘Condom’ (adult), ‘Begani Naar’, ‘Bhagat Singh’, ‘Dance With Me’, ‘Delhi Ke Deewane’, ‘Main Me & Myself’, ‘Pendu Jatt’, ‘Raftaar’, ‘Lak 28 Kudi Da’, ‘Caty Eyes’, ‘Gadbad’, ‘Chamkila vs Justin Beiber’, ‘High Heels’, ‘Siftan’, ‘BreakUp Party’, ‘SATAN’ and ‘This Party Getting Hot’.

As an actor Honey Sing had starred in two films: ‘Mirza- The Untold Story’ and ‘Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22’.

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