Best-paid musicians from India 2018

This statistic displays the best-paid Indian musicians and singers in 2018, based on their earnings. Grammy-award winning A.R. Rahman ranked highest among his counterparts with over 667 million Indian rupees in earnings, followed by singer Arjit Singh at about 433 million rupees that year.

Best-paid Indian musicians in 2018, by earnings

Earnings in million Indian rupees
A.R. Rahman667.5
Arjit Singh433.2
Amit Trivedi252.8
Diljit Dosanjh185
Sonu Nigam184.6
Mika Singh174
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Release date

December 2018



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Note: One Indian rupee is equal to approximately 0,014 U.S. dollars and 0,012 euros (as of January 2019).

Values have been rounded.

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