2012 Bollywood Music Review

MySwar has a lot of data on Bollywood music over 2012 and we thought it would be fun to see what the data told us. So here goes:

Number of film music albums released: 123

Number of songs: 843

Artists who passed away in 2012: Mehdi Hassan, Ravi, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Anil Mohile, Shahryar

Notable debuts:

Most prolific composers:

  1. Sajid – Wajid – 10 films, 63 songs
  2. Pritam – 7 films, 53 songs
  3. Himesh Reshammiya – 5 films, 46 songs

Most prolific lyricists:

  1. Sameer – 14 films, 52 songs
  2. Shabbir Ahmed – 12 films, 46 songs
  3. Kumaar – 12 films, 35 songs

Most prolific female singers:

  1. Shreya Ghoshal – 70 songs
  2. Sunidhi Chauhan – 55 songs
  3. Mamta Sharma – 20 songs

Most prolific male singers:

  1. Shaan – 30 songs
  2. Sukhwinder Singh – 27 songs
  3. Mika Singh – 25 songs

Best artists based on a combination of ratings and number of well-rated songs in 2012:

Best Music Directors:

  1. Pritam
  2. Amit Trivedi
  3. A.R. Rahman

Best Lyricists:

  1. Amitabh Bhattacharya
  2. Swanand Kirkire
  3. Irshad Kamil

Best Female Singers:

  1. Shreya Ghoshal
  2. Sunidhi Chauhan
  3. Harshdeep Kaur

Best Male Singers:

  1. Arijit Singh
  2. KK
  3. Amit Trivedi

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