|Birth name||Hirdesh Singh|
|Also known as||Yo! Yo! Honey Singh|
|Born||(1984-03-15) March 15, 1984 (age 28)
|Genres||Desi Hip Hop, Punjabi, Bhangra, R&B|
|Occupations||Rapper, Singer, Music Producer and Actor|
|Associated acts||Alfaaz, J- Star, Money Aujla|
Honey Singh also known as Yo! Yo! Honey Singh is a Punjabi rapper and music producer. Initially he was a session and recording artist, later he climbed the ladder of success and became a Bhangra producer.
He has studied music at the prestigious School of Trinity (London). Singh has received the ETC award for the Best sound in 2006 for “Glassi” as well as The PTC award for The Best Folk Pop Award 2009 for “Rebirth” and PTC PUNJABI Best Music Director 2011. He has also began to produce music for Bollywood films and is currently the highest-paid Indian musical artist.His song Angreji Beat sung by him & Gippy Grewal, originally from Honey Singh’s Album International Villager released in November 2011 has been used in the film Cocktail and has given him a good platform in Bollywood.
Honey Singh prefers to sing in his native language Punjabi rather than English, Spanish and French.The Punjabi album International Villager was released on 11 November 2011 (11-11-11).The track Gabru from International Villager featuring singer J-Star topped Asian music charts (including world iTunes and the official BBC Asian charts).
He is entering to B-Town with his song “Mujhe neat pilade sajna”, his first in Hindi. The song will feature in Naseeruddin Shah-starrer gangster flick ” Mastaan”.
The ETC award for the Best sound in 2006 for Glassi
The PTC award for the Best Folk Pop Award 2009 for Rebirth
PTC Punjabi Best Music Director 2010 for song Desi Daroo
PTC Punjabi Best Music Director 2011 for album The Folkstar
PTC Punjabi Best Music Director 2012 for album I.V.(International Villager)
Brit Asia Best International Act 2012 Yo Yo Honey Singh
UK AMA Best International Album 2012 “International Villager”