It is not a common occurrence for an artist to simply arrive out of nowhere and have the entire nation dancing to his tunes. But Hirdesh Singh, also referred to as his stage name Yo Yo Honey Singh, (or simply Honey Singh) has done it. He is a popular Indian music producer, indi-pop singer as well as movie actor. Be it desi or angrezi, people love his brand of music and groove hard to his beats. He was the ultimate ‘party anthem’ icon India was waiting for. So it’s not surprising that he became one of the highest-paid music producers in Bollywood.
He has not only sung Bollywood numbers but his native Punjabi songs as well. The artist has done it all, be it releasing albums, singles or film tracks. Such is his talent and popularity that most of the YoYo Honey Singh songs have gone on to be chartbusters and have trended for weeks.
Let us look at some of the most popular YoYo Honey Singh songs that had the entire nation dancing to it:
This single ‘Blue Eyes’from 2013 is one of the most popular song from Honey Singh. It was a blockbuster and topped the musical chart for a long time. It became an instant hit amongst the youngsters who used to groove to the song in clubs and discos. It now has more than 165 million views and is one of the numbers that made Yo Yo Honey Singh a youth icon.
Lungi Dance – Chennai Express
This was one of the whackiest songs of Chennai Express. It was quirky, imaginative and a whole lot of fun. The song was penned as a tribute to ‘Thalaivar’ (Rajnikant) and was one of the most popular tracks of 2013. When it comes to YoYo Honey Singh songs, this number features right at the top. Garnering over 85 million views, Lungi Dance features Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone grooving to it.
Sunny Sunny – Yaariyan
Exhibiting a feel-good vibe, Sunny Sunny is a day party song that is penned, composed as well as performed by Yo Yo Honey Singh. Released in 2013, it was one of the chartbusters for the year. Filmed in Cape Town, this track is perfect for a summer pool party.
Released in 2015, this song is a partial adaptation of the original iconic number ‘Dheeredheere se’ from the blockbuster movie Aashique that released in 1990. Featuring Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, this music video is one of the few soft romantic songs sung by YoYo Honey Singh. It was an instant hit and has garnered over 392 million views on YouTube.
All of these tracks as well as his Punjabi songs are available in all music streaming platforms as well as YouTube. If you feel like listening to YoYo Honey Singh’s numbers, there are plenty of options present.