Pakistan has a very rich music culture. History of Pakistani music is full of big names like Mehdi Hassan and Ustaad Nusrat Fateih Ali Khan. Our singers are not only famous within the continent but they have gained worldwide popularity. It is very difficult to prepare a list of 10 best male singers as all of them got stunning melodious voices. All sung very well and all have reigned over the hearts of their fans. My top 10 (not in any order) are based on the music industry awards that they have received, the number of albums that they have sold and ratings by the general public.
Top Male Singer 1: Mehdi Hassan
Mehdi Hassan is not a new name for the ghazal lovers. He was one of his kind who reigned over the world of music. He not only gained popularity in Pakistan. Mehdi Hasaan sung almost 50,000 ghazals. His unique voice was his peculiarity. He has gained a legendary status in the country. Although he died at the age of 84 but we feel as if this chapter of history will never close.
Top Male Singer 2: Alamgir
Alamgir is popularly known as ‘Elvis of The East, is another legendry singer of Pakistan. He is considered as the pioneer of urdu pop music of the country. He made a dash on the Pakistani music scene through his performance style. He was also awarded pride of performance by the president of Pakistan. We can never forget the beautiful song ‘mein ny tumharee gagr sy’. Alamgir sung it very beautifuly and gave it an eternal life.
Top Male Singer 3: Sajjad Ali
Sajaad Ali is a semi classical pop singer, actor and film director of Pakistan. All of his songs gained popularity especially, baibya and mera bulbul so rha hy were matchless. Charisma of his voice and an attractive personality has made him a complete package for his fans.
Top Male Singer 4: Ahmad Rushdi
Ahmad Rushdi, a darling singer of all times. He was a versatile Pakistani play back singer. His contribution in film music is unforgettable. He was best known for his intense expressions and powerful, melodious voice. He had the knack of singing the toughest songs with natural ease. hip hip hurray, koko korina and ik urn khatola, are some of his best songs.
Top Male Singer 5: Akhlaq Ahmad
He was another famous Pakistani playback singer. Although he failed to get that much of popularity as he deserved but still he was considered as one of the best singers of 70’s and 80’s. sawan ayey sawan jyey is one of his popular songs.
Top Male Singer 6: Junaid Jamshaid
Who in Pakistan doesn’t know this name? He gained a lot of popularity as a front man singer of the famous group vital signs. His first number was dil dil Pakistan. That took him to the pinnacle of fame. Although he quit singing now but still people love listening his old songs.
Top Male Singer 7: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
A legendary singer, who started his career as a Qawal and then moved on to sign songs for the movies. He not only sung for Lollywood but for Hollywood and Bollywood as well. Melody was in his blood. Whatever he sung, he justified it. Mast klander, saya bhi sath, loey loey aa ja are some of his bombastic hits.
Top Male Singer 8: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
He is the nephew of Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He like his uncle is gifted with a unique style and a melodious voice. He also has gained international fame through his music that mainly features Qawali and film songs these days.
Top Male Singer 9: Ustaad Amanat Ali Khan
History of music has never seen such a singer before. He was a born singer. His nasalized and rhythmical voice was the reason of his fame. apni jaan nazr krun is the master piece of Ustaad Amant Ali.. He was the real ustad and a legendry singer.
Top Male Singer 10: Atif Aslam
He came, he saw and he conquered. Atif aslam is famous Pakistani pop singer. There is a kind of uniqueness in his voice. His fans are not only from Pakistan but across the border also. All of his songs are loveable. The charm of his personality and the melody of his voice have made him the heart throb of his fans.