TOP 5 SINGERS OF NEPAL TILL DATE
Nepal is rich in music since the stone age. Nepali has a variety of music and singers accordingly. It has more than 500 ethnic groups having very diverse music of each kind. Such variety includes Dohori, Bhajan, Ghazal, Adhunik geet, Tamang Selo, Classic music, Nepali Hip-hop, Nepali rock and many more.
Let’s have a look on top 5 singers of Nepal till date.
- ARUNA LAMA (1945-1998)
Aruna Lama “Nightingale of the Hills” was born on 9 September 1945 at the Ghoom Pahar, Darjeeling. At the age of 11, she won the competition organized by Gorkha Dukha Niwarik Sammelan (GDNS). She married Saran Pradhan, who was also a prominent musician. Her creation includes hits album like :
Nepali Gaurav Garchau Afnaipanma, Eh Kancha Malai Sunko Tara, Phool Lai Sodhey, Pohor Saal Khusi Phatda, Hera Na Hera Kancha, Laharey Bara Ghumauney Chautari and Eklai Basda.
- AMRIT GURUNG
Amrit Gurung was born on 1 July, 1968 and is 50 years of age now. He is the leading composer, singer, and a manager of the popular music band Nepathya. He is from Pokhara and is counted on the list of one who never left the band. His top music are:
Bheda ko Oon Jasto, Rato Ra Chandra Surya, Aama, Taal Ko Pani, Salaijo, Sa Karnali.
- GOPAL YONJAN
Gopal Yonjan (1943-1997) is known for singing patriotic songs. He sang almost all type of genre songs.
His popular hits were Baneko xa Paharale, Pashchim Kohi Purba, Chyangba Hoi Chyangba, Deshle Ragat Mage and many more.
- PREM DHOJ PRADHAN
A singer, composer and a regional playback singer was born on 1938. He was the first one to perform with guitar in Nepal.
His popular albums are Prem Geet, Ghaite Jiwani and Maya Namara.
- NARAYAN GOPAL
Narayan Gopal (1939-1990) a very noteworthy singer, composer of the Nepali music. He is worshipped as a god when it comes to music. He is named “Swar Samrat” in Nepal.
His popular albums are Geeti Yatra Dhun, Malai Nasodha, Geeti Yatra, Malai nasodha and many more.