Jan Ali has title of being 1st singer of Gilgit Baltistan. Jan Ali has released many albums. He is the 1st man who incited singing & writing Shina poetry, & gave an idea of entertain people to people of Gilgit Baltistan.
Shina language is spoken by a plurality of people in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan.The valleys in which it is spoken include Astore, Chilas, Dareil, Tangeer, Gilgit, Ghizer, and a few parts of Baltistan and Kohistan. It is also spoken in Gurez, Drass, Kargil, Karkit Badgam and Ladakh valleys of Jammu and Kashmir. Many Shina speakers are also found in Pakistan's major urban centers of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Abbottabad, Hyderabad and Karachi.