|Mirchi Music Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in film music|
|Presented by||Radio Mirchi|
|Network|| Zee TV (2015–present) |
Colors TV (2012–2014)
Sony TV (2009–2011)
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.In 2010, the Southern edition of the awards – Mirchi Music Awards South was launched,to award the best of 2009. through which artists from the four South Indian film industries—Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam—are being honoured. In 2012, the Bengali edition of the awards – Mirchi Music Awards Bangla was launched, to award the best of 2011. 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 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, or Modern Standard Hindi is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language. Hindi, written in the Devanagari script, is one of the official languages of India, along with the English language. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of the Republic of India. However, it is not the national language of India because no language was given such a status in the Indian constitution.
India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is 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 northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
|1st Mirchi Music Awards||28 March 2009||Shaan and Tulip Joshi||Tata Indicom|
|2nd Mirchi Music Awards||10 February 2010||Airtel|
|3rd Mirchi Music Awards||27 January 2011||Shaan and Sonu Nigam||Uninor|
|4th Mirchi Music Awards||21 March 2012||Shaan and Usha Uthup||Royal Stag|
|5th Mirchi Music Awards||7 February 2013||Ayushmann Khurana and Meiyang Chang||Royal Stag|
|6th Mirchi Music Awards||27 February 2014||Sonu Nigam||Royal Stag|
|7th Mirchi Music Awards||26 February 2015||Ayushmann Khurana, Aditya Narayan and Karishma Tanna||Royal Stag|
|8th Mirchi Music Awards||29 February 2016||Sonu Nigam||Royal Stag|
|9th Mirchi Music Awards||18 February 2017||Sonu Nigam||Royal Stag|
|10th Mirchi Music Awards||28 January 2018||Sonu Nigam||Royal Stag|
|11th Mirchi Music Awards||16 February 2019||Sonu Nigam||Pepsi|
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.
Javed Akhtar is an Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards.
Aadesh Shrivastava was a music composer and singer of Indian music. 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.
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 Bollywood 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. 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).
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.
|2014||Satchith Harve and Murali||"Manwa Laage"||Happy New Year|
|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|
|2016||Santosh Mulekar & Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy||"Kaaga"||Mirzya|
|2014||Bharat Goel & Meet Bros Anjjan||"Baby Doll"||Ragini MMS 2|
|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|
|2011||Ram Sampath||Delhi Belly|
|2009||Raju Singh||Raaz 2|
|2008||A. R. Rahman||Jodhaa Akbar|
|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|
|2017||Jagga Jasoos||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|
|2011||Babla Shah||Music composer|
|2009||Kersi Lord||Music composer, arranger|
|2008||Manohari Singh||Music arranger|
|2011||"Ooh La La"|| Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal |
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|2017||Bappi Lahiri||Music Composer, Singer|
|2015||Rajesh Roshan||Music composer|
|2013||Anand Ji||Music Director|
|2011||Mohammed Zahur Khayyam||Music composer|
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The 10th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best music professionals of Hindi language Indian films of 2017. The ceremony was held on 28 January 2018 at the Dome @ National Sports Club of India, Mumbai and was hosted by Sonu Nigam. There were many performances, including those by Shreya Ghoshal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Javed Ali, Harshdeep Kaur and Neha Bhasin. A musical tribute was given to A. R. Rahman for completing his 25 years in the Indian cinema. Jab Harry Met Sejal won a leading five awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Hawayein". The show was broadcast on 18 March 2018 on Zee TV.
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 2017 ceremony, JAM8 is the most recent winner in this category for the song ""Zaalima" from the film Raees.
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 2017 ceremony, Santanu Ghatak is the most recent winner in this category for the song ""Rafu" from the film Tumhari Sulu.
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 the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best music professionals of Hindi language Indian films of 2018. The ceremony is going to be held at the Dome @ National Sports Club of India, Mumbai on 16 February 2019 and will be hosted by Sonu Nigam. Ashmik Patil, the winner of the Smule Mirchi Cover Star, will get a chance to perform at the event. The show will be broadcast on 19 March 2019 on Zee TV.