Hadiqa Kiani (Urdu: حدیقہ کیانی ‎) is a Pakistani singer and songwriter. She has received numerous local and international awards and also has performed at the most prestigious venues in the world, including Royal Albert Hall and The Kennedy Center.

In 2006, Kiani received the highest Pakistan civilian award, the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, for her contributions to the field of music.

In 2010, she was appointed as a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill ambassador, making her the first woman in Pakistan to a Goodwill ambassador to the United Nations.

In 2016, Kiani was titled as one “Pakistan’s Most Powerful and Influential Women” by the country’s leading news group, Jang Group of Newspapers, as part of their “Power” edition.


  • Raaz – 1995
  • Roshni – 1998
  • Rung – 2002
  • Rough Cut – 2007
  • Aasmaan – 2009

Awards And nominations

Year Category Notes Result
Nigar Awards
1995 Best Playback Singer Sargam Won
Waheed Murad Award
1995 Best New Talent  – Won
Best Singer (Female) T.V.  – Won
NTM Awards
1995 Best Female Singer by Viewers’ Choice Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan awarded “Best Male Singer” at same show. Won
Pakistan Music Industry Awards
1996 Best Female Singer  – Won
Best Selling Album “Raaz” Won
PTV Awards
2000 Best Female Singer  – Won
2010  – Honoured for contributions to PTV and to Pakistani music Honoured
Indus Music Awards
2004 Best Female Singer  – Won
2005 Best Female Singer  – Won
Women’s Excellence Awards
2005 Excellence in Pop & Light Music  – Won
Government of Pakistan
2006 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Distinction)  – Awarded
The Musik Awards
2008 Best English Song “Living This Lie” feat. Amir Zaki Won
Most Wanted Female  – Won
Aag TV
2009 Artist of the Month  – Won
Pakistan Style Awards
2010 Stylish Singer Female[96]  – Won
MTV Pakistan Awards
2009 Best Video “Iss Baar Milo” (Awarded to Director, Jami) Won
2012 Best Music Act  – Nominated
Best Song of the Year “Dil Janiya” from Shoaib Mansoor’s “Bol” Nominated
2009 Best Female Singer  – Won
Brit Asia Music Awards[97]
2010 Best Female Act  – Nominated
Best International Act  – Nominated
Indus Style Awards[98]
2010 Most Innovative Singer  – Won
Most Stylish Female Pop Singer  – Won
Lux Style Awards
2012 Song of the Year “Hona Tha Pyar” feat. Atif Aslam Nominated
Best Original Soundtrack “Bol” Soundtrack Won
2013 Best Original Soundtrack “Zindagi Gulzar Hai” (Awarded to Ali Zafar) Won
Big Apple Music Awards[99]
2014 Best Female Singer of Pakistan[100]  – Won
2015 Best Female Singer of Pakistan  – Won
Most Popular Female Singer (International)[101] First Pakistani singer to ever be nominated in this category. Nominated
Pakistan Media Awards
2010 Best Female Singer  – Nominated
2014 Best Drama Original Soundtrack “Zindagi Gulzar Hai” Nominated
HUM Awards
2014 Best Original Soundtrack “Zindagi Gulzar Hai” Nominated
International Dynamic Women’s Day Award
2015 The Dynamic Award  – Won
Daily Times Pakistan[102]
2015 Pride of Pakistan  – Awarded
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