The Coke Studio is the annual music program on Pakistani television that has been running for the longest. Coke studio was launched in the year 2008 by Rohail Hyatt. Since the first episode, which aired in 2008, has provided us with a number of hit tunes that have dominated our affections for a considerable amount of time.
There is no doubt that this TV show is instrumental in reviving Pakistan’s music industry, which after that saw a golden age in the ’90s, producing iconic musicians and bands.
In addition to showcasing the talents of well-known performers, Coke Studio has also given new musicians a chance to shine. As of late, we had the Coke Studio breakout star and “Pasoori” singer Shae Gill.
The fourteenth season of the iconic music show ended not too long ago, and the fans are still completely obsessed with it. Let’s look at some of the Coke Studio tracks that have garnered the most views over the show’s history. The top 10 timeless songs that have amassed the most views on YouTube are included on the list.
Top 10 Songs of Coke Studio Pakistan
10. Lagi Bina/Chal Mele Noon Challiye by Saieen Zahoor & Sanam Marvi – Season 9
Even though it was released more than five years ago, the video for the song by Saieen Zahoor and Sanam Marvin has racked up millions of views on YouTube and is ranked number 10.
9. Wohi Khuda Hai by Atif Aslam – Season 12
Atif Aslam has more listeners than any other artist on Coke Studio. The YouTube video of him singing “Wohi Khuda Hai” has over 58 million views, originally sung by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
8. Sammi Meri Waar by Umair Jaswal & Quratulain Balouch – Season 8
The Punjabi folk wedding song “Sammi Meri Waar,” performed by QB and Umair Jaswal, is currently ranked number eight. QB is well-known for her powerful vocals, and she first came to public attention with the title track of the drama “Humsafar.”
7. Asma-ul-Husna (The 99 Names) by Atif Aslam – Special
Coke Studio and Atif Aslam collaborated on a special recording of “The 99 Names,” or Asma-ul-Husna, in the wake of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The duet was made available on May 14, 2020, via the Coke Studio YouTube channel.
The Coke Studio team’s “Asma-ul-Husna” recitation borrows 24 voices from throughout the country to form a vast vocal choir personality including but not limited to Abdullah Qureshi, Adnan Dhool, Xulfi, Mujeeb Rizvi, Bilawal Lahooti, Samya Gohar, and, of course, Atif Aslam, all lend their voices to the mix. Coke Studio said they even incorporated the noise of a black hole collision into the recitation. Melvin Arthur, a musician from Pakistan, helped orchestrate the international choir’s performance.
The Coke Studio description states, “Asma-Ul-Husna is a hymn to the unyielding human spirit, an expression of spiritual healing and nutrition, and reassurance of brighter times ahead.”
6. Man Aamadeh Am by Gul Panrra & Atif Aslam – Season 8
When Atif Aslam initially appeared on Coke Studio in 2015 as the show’s premiere performer for the eighth season, he enjoyed a fruitful and successful year with the program. Once more, he caused a stir with his second single release during the same season, collaborating with Gul Panra on the song “Man Aamadeh.”
5. Tera Woh Pyar by Momina Mustehsan & Asim Azhar – Season 9
This one was originally performed by Shuja Haider. It comprises two love ballads that will touch your heart: “Tera Wo Pyar” and “Nawazishein Karam.” This song has a very entrancing quality thanks to Momina’s ethereal singing, Asim’s fiery vocals, and the gentle melody provided by the sitar and piano.
4. Tu Kuja Man Kuja by Shiraz Uppal & Rafaqat Ali Khan – Season 9
Coke Studio’s fourth most popular production is the hypnotic qawwali sung by Rafaqat Ali Khan and Shiraz Uppal, which has amassed 193 million views on YouTube.
“Tu Kuja Man Kuja” is interpreted as “Where are You?, Where am I?”. This qawwali was made famous by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. It was penned by Muzaffar Warsi and composed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan himself.
3. Afreen Afreen by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan & Momina Mustehsan – Season 9
This list is complete with the timeless masterpiece by the illustrious Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, responsible for causing generations to fall in love with him. Even though the song’s original version will always be closest to our hearts, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Momina Mustehsan have added a stunning new layer to it through their collaboration.
2. Tajdar-e-Haram by Atif Aslam – Season 8
This cover version by Atif Aslam of a song originally performed and written by the Sabri Brothers is a stunning tribute to the Prophet. The Coke Studio version induces a trance-like state, compared to the euphoria felt when deeply in love with God.
Atif Aslam is well-known in the Pakistani music industry and Bollywood business for his many chart-topping songs. He continues to hold the title of the artist whose tribute to the Sabri Brothers has received whopping 420 Million views on YouTube ad still counting.
1. Pasoori by Ali Sethi x Shae Gill – Season 14
It appears that Pasoori will smash through all sorts of viewership benchmarks. Within a month, 57 million people listened to the song by Ali Sethi and Shae Gill. Now, the song has crossed 500 million YouTube views and is ranked Number 1.
You probably have already heard some of the songs above, while others will be like a breath of fresh air. However, you can count on being completely swept away by these Coke Studio tracks’ powerful spirit and emotion.
Undoubtedly, music is nectar for the spirit, a bearer of feeling, and fuel for the fire of love. Music is one of the few things that perfectly match our ever-changing emotional states. Music touches us all, no matter where we are from or what language we speak. Coke Studio MTV version is also introduced by India. Coke Studio has influenced musicians, from Atif Aslam to Amit Trivedi, from the Nooran sisters to Fradia Khanum, and many others. In addition to being universally acclaimed works of art, the songs also include heart-wrenchingly beautiful melodies.
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