Queen of Individual Albums Sonu Kakkar has been nominated for the Best Indie Artist Female for the Video Music Awards India 2013 for her song ‘Mahi Bin’. With more than 9 albums to her name, she has also performed in over 1000 shows all over the globe. Apart from singing soulful Sufi music, the versatile singer has also lent her voice to numerous popular and massy dance numbers.
Music director Sandeep Chowta noticed her voice in a contest and the result is "Babuji zara dheere chalo". The song turned out to be one of the most popular dance songs and her grainy, powerful and unconventional voice received much attention and appreciation. Since then she has been regular in Bollywood playback singing. Some of her popular numbers are “Babuji Zara Dheere Chalo” from the movie “Dum” , “Ye Kasoor” from “Jism 2” ,“Sing Raja” a peppy number from the movie “Joker” , “Aali Re Sali Re” from the movie “No One Killed Jessica” , the very famous “O Sikander” from the movie “Corporate” , “Bareli Ke Bazaar Mein” from the movie Jail, “Sawariya” from the movie “Boom” and now the latest being the very catch number “Hip Hip Hurrah” from Mere Dad ki Maruti.