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Music of Sri Lanka

The music of Sri Lanka has its roots in four primary influences: ancient folk rituals, Buddhist religious traditions, the legacy of European colonisation, and the commercial and historical influence of nearby Indian culture—specifically, Bollywood cinema.

Sri Lankan female singers

Sujatha Aththanayaka Yolande Bavan Malani Bulathsinhala Mercy Edirisinghe Mignonne Fernando Saheli Rochana Gamage Mariazelle Goonetilleke Tharanga Goonetilleke Angeline Gunathilake Nanda Malini Shashika Nisansala Chandralekha Perera G. S. B. Rani Uresha Ravihari Rukmani Devi Gresha Schuilling Vivienne de Silva Boralessa Nirosha Virajini Latha Walpola Neela Wickramasinghe

Sri Lankan male singers

Kamal Addararachchi W. D. Amaradeva Gratien Ananda Madhumadhawa Aravinda Mohideen Baig Ajith Bandara Wally Bastiansz Shihan Mihiranga Bennet Henry Caldera J. P. Chandrababu Somasiri Dehipitiya Ivor Dennis Narada Disasekara Karunarathna Divulgane Sunil Edirisinghe C. T. Fernando M. S. Fernando Cliff Foenander Rookantha Gunathilake Nadeeka Guruge Tariq Hisny Edward Jayakody T. M. Jayaratne Dayasiri Jayasekara Kingsley Jayasekera Nalin Jayawardena Anton Jones H. R. Jothipala Dinesh Kanagaratnam Gunadasa Kapuge Kasun Kalhara Vijaya Kumaratunga Athma Liyanage Indrachapa Liyanage Dasun Madushan Annesley Malewana Milton Mallawarachchi Sadiris Master J. A. Milton Perera R. Muttusamy Sanath Nandasiri Kumar Navaratnam Nihal Nelson Keerthi Pasquel Amarasiri Peiris Anthony C. Perera Lahiru Perera Rukshan Perera Sathish Perera Shelton Premaratne Pradeep Rangana Lionel Ranwala Victor Rathnayake Sunil Santha Sisira Senaratne Deepal Silva Desmond de Silva Freddie Silva Chitral Somapala Priya Suriyasena Prince Udaya Priyantha Namal Udugama Dharmadasa Walpola Wijeratne Warakagoda Cyril Wickramage Jagath Wickramasinghe Clarence Wijewardena