There are actually South Asian English-speaking musicians other than Zayn Malik that exist and make good music. She has currently embarked on the Woman is Holy tour, her first major North American tour, and recently was invited to perform at Camp Flog Gnaw, a music festival curated by Tyler the Creator. Shilpa Ray is a seasoned Indian-American artist who specializes in indie and punk rock. Born and raised in Brooklyn, she drifted back and forth between bands Beat the Devil and Her Happy Hookers from to before going solo in
The Best Asian Bands/Artists
Asian Music Bands | List of Best Asian Music Artists/Groups
When people think of Asian musicians, they typically think about two things: " Gangnam Style " and classical music. But no longer. Asians face crippling stereotypes in many different artistic fields , but in music especially they've long been pigeon-holed as strictly classical musicians or exotic dance pop producers. That was always ridiculous, but these days it's gotten pretty hard to overlook the ingenious, often incredibly socially-conscious Asian musicians the world over.
Asian Music Artists
Asian music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List includes any good asian music band label, album and biographical information when available if you click on the names. This list of the top asian music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Asian music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs.
There's still plenty of work to be done when it comes to representation of Asian musicians in the industry. While the genre of K-Pop has become mega popular as of late with groups such as BTS continuing to make headlines. While there still aren't too many Asian musicians taking over the radio a number of singers, bands, and more are out there making a name for themselves. And we've compiled a handy-dandy list of them.