Mirchi Music Awards

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Mirchi Music Awards
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Awarded forBest in film music
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
Presented by Radio Mirchi
First awarded2009
Website radiomirchi.com/mma
Television/radio coverage
Network Zee TV (2015–present)
ZEE5
Colors TV (2012–2014)
Sony TV (2009–2011)
The 2019 Mirchi Music Awards is co-powered by Smule Smule mma Backdrop.jpg
The 2019 Mirchi Music Awards is co-powered by Smule

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] The 2019 Mirchi Music Awards is co-powered by Smule, the world's largest music social network, and will have the winner of the Smule Mirchi Cover Star perform on stage at this prestigious event.

Radio Mirchi Network of FM radio stations

Radio Mirchi is a nationwide network of private FM radio stations in India. It is owned by the EntertainmentNetwork India Ltd (ENIL), which is one of the subsidiaries of The Times Group. mirchi is Hindi for Red Chilli. The tagline of Radio Mirchi is "Mirchi Sunnewaale Always Khush!".

Hindi Indo-Aryan language spoken in India

Hindi or Modern Standard Hindi, is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language. In India, the official standardized variety of the language is based primarily on the Khariboli dialect of Delhi and other nearby areas of northern India. Hindi, written in the Devanagari script, is one of the two official languages of the Government of India, along with the English language. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of the Republic of India. Contrary to the popular belief, Hindi is not the national language of India because no language was given such a status in the Indian constitution.

India Country in South Asia

India is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

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Ceremonies

CeremonyDateHost(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] 21 March 2012 Shaan and Usha Uthup Royal Stag
5th Mirchi Music Awards [10] 7 February 2013 Ayushmann Khurana and Meiyang Chang Royal Stag
6th Mirchi Music Awards [11] 27 February 2014 Sonu Nigam Royal Stag
7th Mirchi Music Awards [12] 26 February 2015 Ayushmann Khurana, Aditya Narayan and Karishma Tanna Royal Stag
8th Mirchi Music Awards [13] 29 February 2016 Sonu Nigam Royal Stag
9th Mirchi Music Awards [14] 18 February 2017 Sonu Nigam Royal Stag
10th Mirchi Music Awards [15] 28 January 2018 Sonu Nigam Royal Stag
11th Mirchi Music Awards 16 February 2019Sonu Nigam Pepsi

Jury

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, Suresh Wadkar & Udit Narayan lyricist Prasoon Joshi, and directors Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Ramesh Sippy. [16]

Javed Akhtar Indian poet, lyricist, and scriptwriter

Javed Akhtar is an Indian political activist, poet, lyricist and screenwriter, originally from Gwalior area. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards. In early part of his career he was a screenplay writer, creating movies like Deewar, Janzeer and Sholay. Later he left screenplay writing and became a lyricist and social-political activist. He also remained member of Rajya Sabha.

Aadesh Shrivastava Indian composer

Aadesh Shrivastava was a music composer and singer of Indian music. Initially he had worked as an assistant to many great music composers like R .D. Burman, Rajesh Roshan etc before working independently as a music director. Over the course of his career, he had composed music for over 100 Hindi films. Just a day after he turned 51, he died of cancer in Kokilaben Hospital.

Anu Malik Indian music director and singer

Anwar Sardar Malik, best known as Anu Malik, is an Indian music director and singer. He is an Indian National Award and Filmfare Award winning music director, who primarily composes music for the Hindi film industry. Known as one of the mega music composers of 90s in India, he is the son of Sardar Malik and related to Ghulam Hassan Shaggan of the Kapurthala Gharana from where the Malik family also originates. Anu Malik made his debut as a music composer in 1980 with the film Hunterwali 77. He is also the only Music Director in Bollywood to win Filmfare Special Award(For the movie Refugee).

Critics' Choice Awards

The Mirchi Music Award for Song of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise the best song of that year.

The Mirchi Music Award for Album of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise the best song of that year.

The Mirchi Music Award for Male Vocalist of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise a male vocalist who has delivered an outstanding performance in a film song.

Technical Awards

Sound Engineer of the Year

YearRecipientSongFilm
2014Satchith Harve and Murali"Manwa Laage" Happy New Year

Song Mixing

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

Programming and Arranging

YearRecipientSongFilm
2016Santosh Mulekar & Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Kaaga" Mirzya
2014Bharat Goel & Meet Bros Anjjan "Baby Doll" Ragini MMS 2
2011Abhijeet Nalani & Giorgio Tuinfort"Chammak Challo" Ra.One
2010 Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Noor E Khuda" My Name is Khan
2009A. R. Rahman"Masakali" Delhi-6
2008T. R. Kishna Chettan"Jashn-e-Bahara" Jodhaa Akbar

Film Background Score

YearRecipientFilm
2017 Vishal Bhardwaj Rangoon
2016Tubby-Parik Mirzya
2014 Vishal Bhardwaj Haider
2011 Ram Sampath Delhi Belly
2010Sandeep Shirodkar Dabangg
2009Raju Singh Raaz 2
2008 A. R. Rahman Jodhaa Akbar

Listeners' Choice Awards

Song of The Year

YearSongFilmComposerWriter
2017"Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga" Half Girlfriend Mithoon Manoj Muntashir
2016"Soch Na Sake" Airlift Amaal Mallik Kumaar
2015"Agar Tum Saath Ho" Tamasha A. R. Rahman Irshad Kamil
2014"Muskurane" CityLights Jeet Gannguli Rashmi Singh
2013"Sunn Raha Hai" Aashiqui 2 Ankit Tiwari Sandeep Nath
2012"Radha" Student of the Year Vishal-Shekhar Anvita Dutt
2011"Naadan Parindey" Rockstar A. R. Rahman Irshad Kamil
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

YearFilmArtist
2017 Jagga Jasoos Pritam Chakraborty
2016 Dangal Pritam Chakraborty
2015 Roy Amaal Mallik, Meet Bros Anjjan, Ankit Tiwari
2014 Ek Villain Mithoon , Ankit Tiwari & Soch (Band)
2013 Aashiqui 2 Mithoon , Ankit Tiwari & Jeet Gannguli
2012 Student of the Year Vishal-Shekhar
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

Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music

YearAward recipientProfession
2016Y. S.MulkyMusician
2015YogeshLyricist
2014Burjor LordMusician
2013Sumit MitraMusician
2012Babloo ChakrobortyMusician
2011 Babla Shah Music composer
2010 Charanjit Singh Musician
2009Kersi LordMusic composer, arranger
2008Manohari SinghMusic arranger

Best item number song

YearSongRecipientFilm
2011"Ooh La La" Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal
Rajat Arora
Vishal-Shekhar
The Dirty Picture

Lifetime Achievement Award / K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award

The award was given to 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. The award was given to Indian Playback singer K. J. Yesudas in 2010.

Lata Mangeshkar Indian singer

Lata Mangeshkar is an Indian playback singer and music director. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. She has recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages, though primarily in Marathi, Hindi, and Bengali.

K. J. Yesudas Indian singer

Kattassery Joseph Yesudas is an Indian musician and playback singer. Yesudas sings Indian classical, devotional and cinematic songs. He has recorded more than EightyThousand songs in a number of Indian languages, including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Odia as well as Arabic, English, Latin, and Russian, during a career spanning more than five decades. Often Called As Gaanagandharvan. He Is Considered as The Most Versatile and One of the All Time Greatest Indian Singers.

YearAward recipientProfession
2017 Bappi Lahiri Music Composer, Singer
2016 Usha Uthup Singer
2015 Rajesh Roshan Music composer
2014 Javed Akhtar Lyricist
2013Anand JiMusic Director
2012Asha BhonsleSinger
2011 Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Music composer
2010 Ravi Music composer
2009 Manna Dey Singer
2008 Lata Mangeshkar Singer

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The 6th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2013. The ceremony was held on 27 February 2014 and was hosted by Sonu Nigam. There were many performances, including those by Sunidhi Chauhan, Arijit Singh, Ankit Tiwari and Mika Singh, who gave a tribute to R. D. Burman for his 75th birth anniversary. Aashiqui 2 won a leading eight awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Tum Hi Ho".

The 9th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2016. The ceremony was held on 18 February 2017 at the Dome @ National Sports Club of India, Mumbai and was hosted by Sonu Nigam. There were many performances, including those by Amit Trivedi, Papon, Badshah, Armaan Malik, Sukhwinder Singh, Jubin Nautiyal, Shalmali Kholgade, Neeti Mohan, Neha Bhasin. It was the first time that the ceremony was open to the public. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil won a leading five awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Channa Mereya". The show was broadcast on 19 March 2017 on Zee TV.

The 8th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2015. The ceremony was held on 29 February 2016 at the Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai and was hosted by Sonu Nigam. There were many performances, including those by Mika Singh, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Amaal Mallik, Palak Muchhal and Badshah. Bajirao Mastani won a leading seven awards including Album of the Year. Song of the Year went to "Gerua" from Dilwale. The show was broadcast on 13 March 2016 on Zee TV.

The 7th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2014. The ceremony was held on 26 February 2015 at the Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai and was hosted by Aditya Narayan and Karishma Tanna. There were many performances, including those by Palak Muchhal, Usha Uthup, Benny Dayal, Shankar Mahadevan and Shruti Pathak. CityLights won a leading three awards. 2 States was awarded the Album of the Year, while "Zehnaseeb" from Hasee Toh Phasee won Song of the Year award. The show was broadcast on 22 March 2015 on Zee TV.

The 5th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2012. The ceremony was held on 7 February 2013 and was hosted by Ayushmann Khurana and Meiyang Chang. Agneepath won a leading seven awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin". The show was broadcast on 3 March 2013 on Colors.

The Mirchi Music Award for Upcoming Music Composer of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise an upcoming music director who has delivered an outstanding performance in a film song. The award ceremony was started in 2008 to honour the best of Hindi film music. Dhruv Ghanekar was the winner in that award ceremony for the film Drona. As of the 2018 ceremony, Niladri Kumar is the most recent winner in this category for the song "Aahista" from the film Laila Majnu.

The 4th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2011. The ceremony was held on 21 March 2012 at the Bhavan’s College Ground (Andheri), Mumbai and was hosted by Shaan and Usha Uthup. There were many performances, including those by Saif Ali Khan, Parikrama, Shreya Ghoshal, Bappi Lahiri and Mika Singh. There was a live jugalbandi featuring Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy, Lalit Pandit, Salim–Sulaiman, Ram Sampath, Sajid–Wajid and Leslie Lewis. Ash King, Harshdeep Kaur, Neha Bhasin, Anushka Manchanda, Tochi Raina, Shweta Pandit, Dominique and Clinton Cerejo, Kamal Khan, Suman Shridhar, Shefali Alvares, Benny Dayal and Ritu Pathak also performed during the award show. Rockstar won a leading five awards including Album of the Year. Song of the Year went to "Senorita" from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. The show was broadcast on 31 March 2012 on Colors.

The Mirchi Music Award for Upcoming Lyricist of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise an upcoming lyricist for contributing in a film song. The award ceremony was started in 2008 to honour the best of Hindi film music. Ashok Mishra was the winner in that award ceremony for the film Welcome to Sajjanpur. As of the 2018 ceremony, Prateek Kuhad is the most recent winner in this category for the song "Kadam" from the film Karwaan.

The 3rd Mirchi Music Awards, presented by Radio Mirchi, honored the best of Hindi music from the year 2010. The ceremony was held on 27 January 2011 at the Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, and was hosted by Shaan and Sonu Nigam. The program featured many performances, including those by Bappi Lahiri, Usha Uthup, DJ Lloyd, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. Several award categories were introduced for the first time, including Best Indipop Song, Best Item Number, Best Raag Inspired Song, Best song in Sufi Tradition, and Best Album of Golden Era. Dabangg won a leading eight awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Munni Badnaam".

The 11th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by Indian FM radio station Radio Mirchi, honoured the best music professionals of Hindi language Indian films of 2018. The ceremony was held at the Dome at the National Sports Club of India, Mumbai on 16 February 2019 and was hosted by Indian singer and actor Sonu Nigam. The event included live music performances by Badshah, Neha Kakkar, Meet Bros, Jonita Gandhi, Arko, Papon, Shivam Pathak, and Ashmik Patil, the winner of the Smule Mirchi Cover Star. A new award category, "Recreated Song of the Year," was introduced to recognize the many ‘re-creations’ released in 2018. Padmaavat won several awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Ghoomar." The show was broadcast on 17 March 2019 on Zee TV.

The 2nd Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2009. The ceremony was held on 10 February 2010 at the Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. There were many performances, including those by KK, Sunidhi Chauhan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Himesh Reshammiya, Usha Uthup, Shahid Kapoor and Katrina Kaif. A non-film category award was included for the first time. Delhi-6 won a leading eight awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Masakali". The show was broadcast on 21 February 2010 on Sony TV.

The 1st Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2008. The ceremony was held on 28 March 2009 at the Hotel Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai and was hosted by Shaan and Tulip Joshi. There were many performances, including those by Dominique Cerejo, Benny Dayal, Manohari Singh, Bipasha Basu, Shreya Ghoshal, Genelia D'Souza, Kunal Ganjawala, Shahid Kapoor and Prachi Shah, the winner of the Tata Indicom Talent Hunt. Awards were given out in 17 different categories. Jodhaa Akbar won a leading seven awards including Song of the Year. Album of the Year was won by film Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na. The show was broadcast on 12 April 2009 on StarPlus.

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