Many of his poems were sung by Deedar Singh Pardesi, Jagjit Singh-Chitra Singh, Surinder Kaur. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s rendition of one of his poem “Maye ni Maye” is known for its soulfulness and imagery. In a recent album, Rabbi (2004), by Rabbi Shergill features, his poem, “Ishtihar”. Punjabi folk singer, Hans Raj Hans also did a popular album, ‘Gham’, on the poetry of Shiv Kumar. In 2005, an album was released, titled, Ek Kudi Jida Naa Mohabbat… ‘Shiv Kumar Batalvi, with numbers sung by Mahendra Kapoor, Jagjit Singh and Asa Singh Mastana.