Singh has appeared on many Indian talk shows which are linked to Sikhism and Punjab on Akal Channel, Sikh Channel, and Sangat TV. He is listed by the Guinness Book of Records as the biggest selling bhangra solo artist of all time, with sales of over 4.9 million records in his 20-year career. His song "Tutak Tutak Toothiyan" is the fastest-selling and most successful bhangra song of all time.
In January of 2015 Malkit Singh's daughter, Amardip Bhopari, was sentenced to two years of jail in the United Kingdom for having sexual relations with a mentally handicapped minor. Following public disclosure of the incident, Malkit has removed himself from all social media outlets.