There is no denying that YouTube has helped individuals gain recognition for their talent. You can find plethora of videos from people showing off their dance skills to help you put makeup. YouTube has given companies platform to launch web series, movie trailers and much more. Individuals like Lilly Singh and companies like AIB and TVF Pitchers are regular YouTubers. Music is no exception. Justin Bieber is a YouTube discovery. In the recent times, Shirley Setia, Shraddha Sharma and Vidya Vox are some of the popular and best known singers on YouTube..
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Vidya Iyer, famous by her stage name Vidya Vox, is an American-Indian who has become a YouTube star thanks to her beautiful voice. Vidya is a trained Carnatic Classical Singer who started performing with Shankar Tucker. In 2015, Vidya launched her own music channel on YouTube and since then there has been no looking back. Vidya Vox songs effortlessly blend English and Hindi songs and few of her songs are often considered some of the best mashups ever. Unfortunately, some of her popular mashups like Ambersariya, Kabira, Tum Hi Ho, Jiya Re and Cheez Badi Hai have been removed from YouTube due to copyright violations but you can still listen to them.
Vidya Vox is performing live in India and if you want to attend her concert, then buy your tickets now! If you can’t attend her concert, then put these 7 Vidya Vox songs on loop.
#7 Something Just Like This | Channa Mereya
Channa Mereya and Something Just Like This happen to be two amazing songs that are just perfect. Something Just Like This by the Chainsmokers and Coldplay has been beautiful mashed with Channa Mereya sung by Arijit Singh. The mashup is so beautiful and amazing that you would want to keep listening to it.
#6 Blank Space | Mental Manadhil
Vidya Vox somehow manages to seamlessly mix the famous Taylor Swift song “Blank Space” with an A.R. Rahman classic “Mental Manadhil” to make it one of her best mashups. This is one of her popular mashups on YouTube with 14 million views.
#5 Same Old Love | Mere Sapno Ki Rani
Can you imagine Selena Gomez meets Kishore Kumar? Well, Vidya just made it possible with this beautiful mashup. Listen to this fusion of pop song with a retro Bollywood track..
#4 Love Me Like You Do | Hosanna
Vidya Vox weaves magic with this amazing mashup of two songs that have captured hearts all around the globe – Love me like you do & Hosanna. Ellie Goulding’s Love Me Like You Do is a popular song sung by her for the movie 50 Shades of Grey. The song got her, her first Grammy nomination. Listen to this mashup yourself and feel it’s beauty.
#3 We Don’t Talk Anymore | Pani Da Rang
For this mashup, Vidya Vox pairs up with Saili Oak and what magic does this pair create on-screen! This is a mashup you would want to listen to on repeat the whole day.
#2 Lean On | Jind Mahi
Another collaboration Vidya did with Ricky Jatt, Rashi Kulkarni and Raginder Momi. This song is a melodious fusion of Major Lazer’s electronic song with Kulbir Jhinjer’s Jind Mahi. This video is Vidya’s second most watched (27 million) video on YouTube.
#1 Closer | Kabira
This is one of my favorite Vidya Vox songs. The mashup that made Vidya Vox popular and got her the title of Mashup Queen. Chainsmokers’ closer and Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani’s Kabira will make you listen to this song whole day. Unfortunately, this video was removed by YouTube but you can still watch it here.
If you thought mashups are easy, then these songs of Vidya Vox prove how wrong we are. It is extremely tough to find two songs and combine them together to make a beautiful melody. Which is your favorite Vidya Vox song? Leave a comment below.
Want to listen her other songs? Checkout her YouTube Channel.