Mirchi Music Awards

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Mirchi Music Awards
Awarded for Best in film music
Country  India
Presented by Radio Mirchi
First awarded 2009
Official website http://www.radiomirchi.com/mma
Television/Radio coverage
Network Sony TV (2009-presents)
Colors TV (2012-presents)

The Mirchi Music Awards are presented annually by Radio Mirchi to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film music industry of India. The awards, given in seventeen different categories, were instituted to award the best of 2008.[1][2] In 2010, the Southern edition of the awards - Mirchi Music Awards South was launched,to award the best of 2009.[3] through which artists from the four South Indian film industries—Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam—are being honoured.[4] In 2012, the Bengali edition of the awards - Mirchi Music Awards Bangla was launched, to award the best of 2011.[5]

Ceremonies[edit]

Ceremony Date Host(s) Sponsor(s)
1st Mirchi Music Awards[6] 28 March 2009 Shaan and Tulip Joshi Tata Indicom
2nd Mirchi Music Awards[7] 10 February 2010 Airtel
3rd Mirchi Music Awards[8] 27 January 2011 Shaan and Sonu Nigam Uninor
4th Mirchi Music Awards[9] 25 March 2012 Shaan and Usha Uthup Royal Stag
5th Mirchi Music Awards[10] 7 February 2013 Royal Stag

Jury[edit]

The jury for both editions of the awards consists of several experts from the Bollywood music industry. Javed Akhtar, poet and lyricist, is the chairman of the jury. The other members are (listed alphabetically) music composers Aadesh Shrivastava, Anu Malik, Lalit Pandit and Louis Banks, playback singers Alka Yagnik, Kailash Kher, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sadhana Sargam, Shankar Mahadevan, Sukhwinder Singh and Suresh Wadkar, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, and directors Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Ramesh Sippy.[11]

Critics' awards[edit]

Song of The Year[edit]

Year Song Film Writers
2011 "Senorita" Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Shankar, Ehsan, Loy
2010 "Munni Badnaam Hui" Dabangg Lalit Pandit
2009 "Masakali" Delhi-6 A. R. Rahman, Prasoon Joshi
2008 "Jashn-e-Bahara" Jodhaa Akbar A. R. Rahman, Javed Akhtar

Album of The Year[edit]

Year Album Artist
2011 Rockstar A. R. Rahman
2010 Dabangg Sajid-Wajid
2009 Delhi-6 A. R. Rahman
2008 Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na A. R. Rahman

Male Vocalist of The Year[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2011 Kamal Khan "Ishq Sufiana" The Dirty Picture
2010 Rahat Fateh Ali Khan "Tere Mast Mast Do Nain" Dabangg
2009 Mohit Chauhan "Masakali" Delhi-6
2008 Javed Ali "Jashn-e-Bahara Jodhaa Akbar

Female Vocalist of The Year[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2011 Sunidhi Chauhan "Ishq Sufiana" The Dirty Picture
2010 Mamta Sharma "Munni Badnaam" Dabangg
2009 Rekha Bhardwaj "Genda Phool" Delhi-6
2008 Bela Shende "Mannmohana" Jodhaa Akbar

Music Director of The Year[edit]

Year Music director Film
2011 A. R. Rahman Rockstar
2010 Shankar Ehsan Loy My Name is Khan
2009 A. R. Rahman Delhi-6
2008 A. R. Rahman Jodhaa Akbar

Lyricist of The Year[edit]

Year Lyricist Song Film
2011 Javed Akhtar "Khwabon Ke Parindey" Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2010 Gulzar "Dil To Bachcha Hai" Ishqiya
2009 Prasoon Joshi "Masakali Delhi-6
2008 Javed Akhtar "Jashn-e-Bahara Jodhaa Akbar

Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Year[edit]

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Kamal Khan "Ishq Sufiana" The Dirty Picture
2010 Mustafa Kutoane & Kirti Sagathia "Beera" Raavan
2009 Raja Hasan "Dhun Lagi" Jai Veeru
2008 Benny Dayal "Kaise Mujhe" Ghajini

Upcoming Female Vocalist of The Year[edit]

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Tia Bajpai "Sheet Leher" Lanka
2010 Mamta Sharma "Munni Badnaam" Dabangg
2009 Aditi Singh Sharma "Yahi Meri Zindagi" Dev.D
2008 Dominique Cerejo "Ye Tumhari" Rock On!!

Upcoming Music Director of The Year[edit]

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Harshit Saxena "Haal-E-Dil" Murder 2
2010 Shiraz Uppal "Rabba" Aashayein
2009 Jeet Ganguly "Bhor Bhayo" Morning Walk
2008 Dhruv Ghanekar All songs Drona

Upcoming Lyricist of The Year[edit]

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Seema Saini "Sheet Leher" Lanka
2010 Bhadwai Village Mandali "Mehngai Dayain" Peepli Live
2009 Amitabh Bhattacharya "Emosanal Attyachar (Brass Band Version)" Dev.D
2008 Ashok Mishra All songs Welcome to Sajjanpur

Technical Awards[edit]

Song Mixing[edit]

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Vijay Dayal & Mark 'Exit' Goodchild "Chammak Challo" Ra.One
2010 Salman Khan Afridi & Farhad K Dadyburjor "Dil To Bachcha Hai" Ishqiya
2009 H. Sridhar, S. Sivakumar, Deepak. P. A., Vivianne Chaix "Dilli 6" Delhi-6
2008 H. Sridhar "Jashn-e-Bahara" Jodhaa Akbar

Programming and Arranging[edit]

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Abhijeet Nalani & Giorgio Tuinfort "Chammak Challo" Ra.One
2010 Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Noor E Khuda" My Name is Khan
2009 A. R. Rahman "Masakali" Delhi-6
2008 T. R. Kishna Chettan "Jashn-e-Bahara" Jodhaa Akbar

Film Background Score[edit]

Year Recipient Film
2011 Ram Sampath Delhi Belly
2010 Sandeep Shirodkar Dabangg
2009 Raju Singh Raaz 2
2008 A. R. Rahman Jodhaa Akbar

Listeners' Choice Awards[edit]

Song of The Year[edit]

Year Song Film Writers
2011 "Naadan Parindey" Rockstar A. R. Rahman
2010 "Sheila Ki Jawani" Tees Maar Khan Vishal-Shekhar, Vishal Dadlani
2009 "Iktara" Wake Up Sid Amit Trivedi, Javed Akhtar
2008 "Kabhi Kabhi Aditi" Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na A. R. Rahman, Abbas Tyrewala

Album of The Year[edit]

Year Film Artist
2011 Rockstar A. R. Rahman
2010 Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Pritam Chakraborty
2009 Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Pritam Chakraborty
2008 Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na A. R. Rahman

Special awards[edit]

Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music[edit]

Year Award recipient Profession
2011 Babla Shah Music composer
2010 Charanjit Singh Musician
2009 Kersi Lord Music composer, arranger
2008 Manohari Singh Music arranger

Best item number song[edit]

Year Song Recipient Film
2011 "Ooh La La" Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal
Rajat Arora
Vishal-Shekhar
The Dirty Picture

Life Time Achievement Award[edit]

The award was given to renowned Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar in 2008. The award was renamed in 2009 as K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award, in honour of singer Kundan Lal Saigal.

K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award[edit]

Year Award recipient Profession
2011 Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Music composer
2010 Ravi Music composer
2009 Manna Dey Singer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jodhaa Akbar sweeps Mirchi Music Awards". The Times of India. 2 April 2009. Retrieved April 2, 2009. 
  2. ^ Bella Jaisinghani. Jodhaa Akbar rocks music awards The Times of India, March 29, 2009
  3. ^ "Radio Mirchi Q2 net up 31%". The Times Of India. 4 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Mirchi Music Awards honors south music industry | Editorial-News. Radioandmusic.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-23.
  5. ^ "Mirchi Music Awards Bangla: Introduction". Radio Mirchi. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jodhaa Akbar sweeps Mirchi Music Awards". The Times Of India. 2 April 2009. 
  7. ^ "Airtel Mirchi Music Awards Winners". Filmicafe. Retrieved February 11, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Dabangg sweeps Uninor Mirchi music awards". The Times Of India. 28 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "4th Mirchi Music Awards". The Times Of India. 25 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "5th Mirchi Music Awards". The Times of India. 7 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Jury Profile". Radio Mirchi. 2010. 

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