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AP Dhillon
Amritpal Singh Dhillon

(1993-01-10) 10 January 1993 (age 30)
Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
  • Singer
  • rapper
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Musical career
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2019–present
Labels Run-Up Records
Associated acts
  • Gurinder Gill
  • Gminxr
  • Shinda Kahlon
  • AR Paisley
  • Manni Sandhu

Amritpal Singh Dhillon (born 10 January 1993), known professionally as AP Dhillon, is an Indo-Canadian singer, rapper, songwriter and record producer associated with Punjabi music. Five of his singles have peaked on the Official Charts Company UK Asian and Punjabi charts, while "Majhail" and "Brown Munde" have topped the chart. Dhillon, alongside his label-mates Gurinder Gill, Shinda Kahlon and Gminxr works as trio under their label 'Run-Up Records'.

Early life

Amritpal Singh Dhillon was born on 10 January 1993 in Gurdaspur, Punjab, India. He is born in Dhillon clan of Jats. He studied from the Little Flower Convent School and completed his graduation in civil engineering from Baba Kuma Singh Ji Engineering College, Hoshiar Nagar affiliated under Punjab Technical University in Kapurthala. Dhillon pursued a diploma in business administration and management from Camosun College in British Columbia. He has since been based in Victoria while working for Run-Up Records.


Dhillon started his career in 2019 with singles "Fake" and "Faraar". In 2020, his single "Deadly", produced by Gminxr entered UK Asian chart published by the Official Charts Company, and peaked at number 11. Also, the song entered top 5 on UK Punjabi chart. His next single "Droptop" with Gurinder Gill also appeared on both UK Asian and UK Punjabi chart. In June 2020, he collaborated with Gurinder Gill and Manni Sandhu for single "Majhail", which topped both the UK Asian and Punjabi chart, and became their best performance till date. In July 2020, he appeared in "Excuses" by Intense, which peaked at number 3 on UK Asian and topped the UK Punjabi chart. In September 2020, he released "Brown Munde" with Gurinder Gill, Gminxr, and Shinda Kahlon. Nav, Sidhu Moose Wala, Money Musik, Anmol Dalwani and Steel Banglez appeared in its music video. The song entered Apple Music chart in Canada. The song debuted at number one on the UK Asian chart, became his second number one on the chart.

In 2020, AP Dhillon released his first EP, Not by Chance. All seven of the songs from the EP charted on the NZ charts and occupied the top five of the Official Punjabi Music chart in the UK.

In 2021, AP Dhillon and his team performed a live concert for the first time as part of the "Over The Top – The Takeover Tour" in major 6 cities in India.

In 2022, Dhillon collaborated with Amazon Prime Video for the promotion of The Boys (season 3) under which he cues an exclusive version of his track ‘Insane’ in the trailer.


Extended plays

Title Details Peak chart positions
Not by Chance 63
Hidden Gems
  • Released: 21 November 2021
  • Label: Run-Up
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Two Hearts Never
Break the Same
  • Released: 7 October 2022
  • Label: Run-Up
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Singles discography

List of singles with peak chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Music producer Album
UK Punjabi
"Fake" 2019 Gminxr non-album single
"Top Boy" AP Dhillon
"Arrogant" (with Shinda Kahlon) 2020 Gminxr
(with Gurinder Gill)
"Most Wanted" (with Gurinder Gill)
"Hustlin'" (with a4 and Gminxr)
"Deadly" 11 4
"Kirsaan" (with Gurinder Gill) Gminxr & S-Kay
"Droptop" (with Gurinder Gill) 28 8 Gminxr
"Majhail" (with Gurinder Gill) 1 1 Manni Sandhu
"Excuses" (with Intense & Gurinder Gill) 4 3 1 Intense
"Free Smoke" (with Gurinder Gill) Manu
"Brown Munde" (with Gurinder Gill & Shinda Kahlon) 1 1 Gminxr
(with Intense)
3 3 Intense
"Foreigns" (with Gurinder Gill) 6 Money Musik Not by Chance
"Saada Pyaar" 20 2
"Fate" (with Gurinder Gill & Shinda Kahlon) 33 5
"Drip" (with Gurinder Gill & Duvy) 17
"Takeover" (with Gurinder Gill & AR Paisley) 28 10
"Chances" (with Gurinder Gill) 29 4
"Goat" (with Gurinder Gill) 21 3
"Insane" (with Shinda Kahlon & Gurinder Gill) 2021 10 1 Gminxr & Pvli Non-album singles
"Ma Belle" (with Amari) 27 3 27 AP Dhillon
"Against All Odds" (with Shinda Kahlon & Gurinder Gill) Gminxr Hidden Gems
"Majhe Aale" (with Shinda Kahlon & Gurinder Gill)
"Spaceship" (with Shinda Kahlon)
"Tere Te" (with Gurinder Gill) 30 AP Dhillon
"Desires" (with Gurinder Gill) 22
"War" (with Gurinder Gill) Manu
"Summer High" 2022 79 15 13 1 1 Pvli & Sach Two Hearts Never
Break the Same
"Dil Nu" (with Shinda Kahlon) 7 Rebbel
"All Night" (with Shinda Kahlon) 7 5
"Hills" 6 Chris Beats
"Wo Noor" 39 6 4 Pvli
"Final Thoughts" (with Shinda Kahlon) 9 Gminxr & Osrs

Production discography

List of singles as music producer along with year release
Title Year Artists Album Notes
Faraar 2019 Gurinder Gill, Shinda Kahlon Appearance in music video
Top Boy AP Dhillon
Ma Belle 2021 AP Dhillon, Amari
Desires AP Dhillon, Gurinder Gill Hidden Gems
Tere Te
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