Karan Aujla is an Indian singer, lyricist, and rapper known for his work in Punjabi music. He is best known for the songs “Don’t Look”, “Hint”, “Don’t Worry”, and “Chitta Kurta”. His singles “Hint” and “Chitta Kurta” have featured in Global YouTube weekly chart.
Aujla hails from Ghurala, Punjab, India. His parents died when he was nine years old. Thereafter he started writing songs. While studying in 9th standard, Aujla met Jassi Gill in a marriage ceremony and offered him the lyrics of the song Range, which Gill sang and became popular. Aujla received his Canadian permanent residency and emigrated there. Aujla started his career along with Deep Jandu and Elly Mangat. He wrote lyrics for various artists including Jassi Gill, Elly Mangat, Gagan Kokri, Jazzy B, Bohemia and Sukh-E. Later, he started featuring and performing raps in the songs. Soon after, he released tracks as a lead artist. His recordings include “Alcohol 2”, “Yaarian Ch Fikk”, “Shit Talk”, “Up & Down”, and “Lafaafe”. He finally got his breakthrough with the song “Don’t Worry”, featuring Gurlez Akhtar in it. The song has been viewed more than hundred million times on YouTube, and became Aujla’s first song to enter Asian Music Chart.
The song was followed by other successes “Rim vs Jhanjhar”, “Na Na Na”, and “No Need”. “Rim vs Jhanjhar” was included in Apple Music 2010s Punjabi essentials playlist. His song “Don’t Look” remained in Asian Music Chart for more than twenty-four weeks. The song also appeared in 2019 Apple Music India charts. Also, his songs “Don’t Worry”, “Hair”, “2AM”, and “Hint” have been ranked on the chart. In July 2019, Aujla released a title track for the film Sikander 2.
His song “Hint” trended for over five days on YouTube in India. Also the song was ranked various charts. The song was ranked No. 13 in Asian music chart while No. 75 in Global, in India, No. 9 in Canada, in Australia, and No. 5 in New Zealand on YouTube charts respectively. Aujla also become the most-listened artist in Punjab, India in December 2019 on YouTube. His next “Chitta Kurta” was also ranked No. 35 and No. 9 in Global and Indian YouTube charts respectively. In 2019, Spotify included Aujla in the list of the most popular artists in Punjab. Aujla has a rivalry with Sidhu Moose Wala, both have been replying each other through their songs.