Kanika Kapoor is an Indian playback singer.
Kapoor was born and raised in Lucknow of Uttar Pradesh, India. At the age of 12, Kapoor started to study classical music under Pt Ganesh Prasad Mishra from Banaras and was accompanied by him to a lot of classical concerts all over India. During the time she did a stint with All India Radio and shifted to Mumbai, to work in the music industry.
In 2012, Kapoor released her first music video "Jugni Ji", featuring Dr. Zeus. The track went on to become one of the biggest singles of 2012. On hearing the song, Meet Bros Anjjan approached Kapoor to croon for "Baby Doll" in Ragini MMS 2, which was her Bollywood debut song, released in 2014.
The song won Mirchi Music Awards for the "Number One Song of the Year" award. The song fetched her several accolades including Stardust Awards for Best female singer. The same year she collaborated again with Dr. Zeus along with Vishal-Shekhar for the song "Lovely" in Happy New Year which was picturized on Deepika Padukone. The soundtrack of the album also includes a Punjabi remix of the song titled "Kamlee".