Preet Singh said his friend had a bright future, and was loving and hard-working.
“It is absolutely shocking that he is not there anymore,” he told Nine News.
Performer Maninder Batth said he had known Singh for more than a decade and described him as a good family man.
“He was a good personality, he was always happy, giving happiness to other people,” Batth said.
He added as well as being a singer, Singh was also a talented writer.
The investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
The female driver of the third car involved was treated for minor injuries.
Our Breaking News Alert will notify you of significant breaking news when it happens. Get it here.