Alka Yagnik is a popular playback singer who works predominantly in Hindi cinema. Alka has been described in the media as one of the most prominent and successful playback singers in Bollywood. In her career spanning over 4 decades she has recorded over 8000 songs for films and albums in various Indian languages and received several accolades. The playback singer Alka Yagnik racked up an enormous 15.3 billion YouTube streams last year, an average of 42 million per day, making her the world’s most streamed act on YouTube in 2022.
Alka Yagnik has been the most popular artist on the platform for the past three years, with 17 billion streams in 2021 and 16.6 billion in 2020. She sits atop YouTube’s 2022 global rankings ahead of 2nd placed Bad Bunny (Puerto Rico) who received 14.7 billion stream.
According to the Guinness World Records, Alka Yagnik racked up an enormous 15.3 billion YouTube streams last year, and an average of the 42 million per day.
Guinness World Records also revealed: A trio of male Indian singers completed the top five: Udit Narayan (10.8 billion), Arijit Singh (10.7 billion), and Kumar Sanu (9.09 billion).”
Alka Yagnik who is referred to as the “queen of playback singing,” is one of Bollywood’s most iconic voices.