Global smashhits and dozens of awards and titles are just some of the many accomplishments made by the extraordinarily talented, Sonu Nigam. His dedication and passion for music allowed him to follow his dreams to become an artist of incomparable stature and decorum. His euphonious music is loved, followed and shared by millions of diehard fans in hundreds of countries. Whether he is singing, composing or writing, the power and soul in his voice is carried throughout all of his pieces of work. Nigam’s, already, awe-inspiring legacy has allowed him to be one of the most sought out artists in India and all over the world. Some performers may decide to retire at this point in their careers, especially if they’d been performing since the age of 18 like Sonu, but what sets him apart is that he has no intention of slowing down.

The young boy from Faridabad, Haryana first stole the hearts of his audience after a rendition of Mohammed Rafi’s unforgettable ballad, “Kya Hua, Tera Vada”, that he performed with his renowned father. That was just a glimpse of the success that was coming Sonu Nigams’ way. He always credits his success to Mohammad Rafi and is inspired by him to this day.

Sonu Nigam grew up to be a man of many talents. He has musical talent in his blood so moving to Mumbai, at the age of 18, to display that talent, was a no brainer. After being noticed by music producer, Gulshan Kumar, Sonu’s career took off into something spectacular. He had the opportunity to sing for the 1993 film, Bewafa Sanam, where his single “Achha Sila Diya Tune Mere Pyaar Ka” become the top hit of the year.

As the founder of T-Series, a credited record label in India, Kumar was well renowned in the music industry at the time and was very well connected. He saw the potential that radiated through Nigam’s voice and knew he had struck gold. Sonu became the face of T-Series and was releasing hit song after hit song for blockbuster films such as Border and Pardes.


In 1999, despite being widely known for his voice, Sonu Nigam took his skills and knowledge to become the first host of the prestigious Indian singing competition, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. His popularity increased exponentially and he eventually went on to become a judge on the show. By the early 2000’s Sonu was judging competitions on television left and right. He even decided to host his own radio series, Life Ki Dhun where he interviewed musicians and shared his expertise. How incredible is that?



For over two decades, Nigam has been the top selling playback singer in Bollywood. His work has been the backbone for dozens of films and his talent never goes unnoticed. He has multiple albums and hundreds of singles in not one, not two, but over ten languages. There’s even a collaboration with Britney Spears on her single “I Wanna Go”.


To be one with the sounds of music is a blessing in itself. Then to take it one step further and share that sacred relationship with the entire world is a virtue on its own. One man built an entire empire around his love and dedication to music, that man is Sonu Nigam.


His most recent venture is a series of concerts where he is performing with Atif Aslam, another great artist in his own right, and solo. They are scheduled to perform in New Jersey tomorrow night at a sold out show. The duo will then perform on Sunday this week in Long Beach, California and on September 24th in the Bay Area – Oakland, California. On September 30th they will be performing in Chicago and on October 1st Sonu Nigam and Atif Aslam will be performing live in Cedar Park, Texas. Sonu Nigam will also be performing solo on October 2nd in Connecticut at Foxwoods Casino.

You can purchase your tickets for the Bay Area concert here: https://www.eventcombo.com/e/sonu-nigam-and-atif-aslam-live-in-concert—bay-area-25588

You can also purchase your tickets for the Chicago concert here: https://www.eventcombo.com/e/sonu-nigam-and-atif-aslam-live-in-chicago-concert-2016-25493

You can purchase tickets for Nigam’s solo show in Connecticut here: https://www.eventcombo.com/e/sonu-nigam-solo-live-in-concert-in-connecticut–foxwo-25550

This article originally appeared on DissDash.com