Priyanka Singh, born on 9th May,1990 is a prominent Playback Singer in Bhojpuri Film Industry.She is known for her “Unique and mesmerizing “singing.
Born and raised in Gopalganj, Bihar she has been fondly known as “Junior Lata Mangeshkar” and is noted for her versatility in singing.
On television she made her singing debut through the popular Music reality show “Sur Sangram “, Season – 1 broadcasted on Mahua Channel at the age of 19.
In that she bagged 3rd position amongst 24 top selected contestants from all over India.
Following the success after Sur Sangram, she rose to prominence in Bhojpuri Films and Albums by her melodious singing.
Till now she has sung approx 2000+ songs in Bhojpuri, Hindi and Assames.
Priyanka Singh is the 2nd child of Late Ravindra Nath Singh and Smt Nirmala Singh.
Born and raised in Gopalganj,Bihar she is blessed with 2 brothers namely Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh (Actor cum Singer & Lecturer,DU) and Shri Rana Pratap Singh (Agriculture Department, UP).
She graduated in English from Kamla Rai College, Gopalganj.Besides she pursued her Graduation and Masters in Classical Music from Prayagraj and Chandigarh respectively.
Priyanka Singh publicly sang her 1st song representing Gyan Bharti School,Gopalganj in 2001 titled “Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon “,in Republic Day programme organised in the town hall (Ambedkar Bhawan)of Gopalganj,Bihar.For this singing she won 1st prize sponsored by Sahara India Group.
From then years followed and consecutively she kept bagging 1st prizes in almost all Government programmes and Music Competitions.
In 2005,Priyanka Singh represented Gopalganj district at State level in Youth Fest (Yuva Mahotsav).
In that she competed in Bhajan & Lokgeet and stood 1st in both segments.
In the same year she participated in “Pratibha Khoj” Competition organised in Chappra district at Commissionery level and in that too won 1st prize in Vocal singing.
3rd time in 2005,she participated in “Mahila Mahotsav” in which participants from 5 different states contested in various discipline.
In this she again stood 1st in Vocal singing and recieved award by the then Governor of Bihar Late Buta Singh in famous Gandhi Maidan,Patna.
In between she continued her both academics and music degrees.
Apart from regular learning she kept practicing her classical music lessons with various “Sangeet Gurus”in which her mother Smt Nirmala Singh played a pivotal role and dedication.
Breaking all odds and barriers of a traditional Rajput family in a disciplined way she kept finding various musical platforms for Priyanka Singh.
In this struggle Late Manoj Sinha (Banker & Artist) too played a significant role wherever possible.
In 2008-09,Priyanka Singh participated in polular Bhojpuri Music Reality show “Sur Sangram” broadcasted on Mahua Channel.The show was anchored by famous Singer/Actor/Politician Shri Manoj Tiwari.
In that Priyanka Singh got selected in top 24 from Chappra and then performed in Mumbai.
In this show she stood 3rd recieving a cheque of ₹5 lakhs and Trophy from again a popular Bollywood Singer Shri Udit Narayan.
In 2010 she came to Mumbai for her struggle in Playback Singing with her mother.
By the support and blessings from family and few others in Mumbai she kept meeting various Music Directors and Producers.Her commercial singing journey started and kept staggering till next 5 years.
In between she performed in many Religious and Government programmes at various occasions all over Bihar,Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Pune,Kolkata, Madhya Pradesh either Solo or with other Big Singers of that time.
Various Bhojpuri Sammelan,Mahotsav,Sanskriti Kala Manch etc type programmes kept inviting Priyanka Singh which garnished her Singing potentials.
Apart from all these,Priyanka Singh started her YouTube channel named PRIYANKA SINGH OFFICIAL.In that she kept singing Hindi,Bhojpuri,Bhajan,Mantras,Bhojpuri fusion songs (perhaps 1st time by any Singer in Bhojpuri Industry).
In many of these Believe Us Production,Mumbai played a pivotal role in providing many of its talented and creative Directors/Artists/Editors in making different song projects.
In 2016,she sung her 1st Mega Hit Song “Chalakata Humaro Jawaniya E Raja”with famous Singer cum Actor Pawan Singh.
This song gave a Big boom to her singing carrier and gave her many Songs from prominent Music Directors which in few days became another Big Hits.
1) Best Playback Singer, Female Award in 2017 by IBFA (Internation Bhojpuri Film Award) in London.
2) Best Playback Singer Female Award in 2018 by IBFA (International Bhojpuri Film Award) in Singapore.
3) Best Playback Singer Female Award (2017-21) by Sabrang Film Awards in Mumbai.
4) Best Playback Singer Female Award in 2018 by Bhojpuri Film Awards in Kolkata.
5) Melody Queen Award in 9th Vishwa Bhojpuri Sammelan,2019.
6) Uttar Ratna Award for Lokgeet in 2019 by famous Actor Govinda.
7) Nari Shakti Samman by BJP’S Cultural Wing, Mumbai in 2020.
8) Nari Shakti Samman by Chappra,Bihar Administration in 2020.
In 2019,Priyanka Singh was an Invited dignified guest at Uttar Pradesh Mahotsav.
From 2019-20 ,She performed in famous Mainpaat Mahotsav of Chattisgarh.
Apart from all these Priyanka Singh has been a guest performer/visitor to many Government sponsored Mahotsav & Shows all over India.
Priyanka Singh says that “My singing, I think is a fusion of many elements.And I’m always experimenting.I try not to limit myself or put myself in a category, or …be the architect of my own jail”.
She dedicates her parents and grandparents having been major contributors to her Music style.
Her grandfather, Late Shivbali Singh was a legendary Wrestler and Alha Singer of (1970-80)s.
Apart from singing Priyanka Singh keep doing extra work for different social causes like Women emancipation, Charity Shows, Awarness drives etc.