|Source of earnings||Films, TV, Concerts|
|Career High Point||The release of 'Kala Chashma' from Baar Baar Dekho (2016)|
|Number of times on list since 2017||3|
(In Rs crore)
Starting his music career in 2006 with Hindi, Punjabi and Haryanvi songs, Badshah became a widely known singer with his hit single DJ Wale Babu (2015), after entering the Hindi film industry in 2014. Songs such as 'Abhi toh party shuru hui hai' from Khoobsurat (2014), 'Kar gayi chull' from Kapoor & Sons (2016), and The Humma Song from OK Jaanu (2017), established him as a party favourite. He also collaborated with Mi Gente hitmaker J Balvin, a Colombian singer, and Major Lazer, an American electronic dance music group.