Munni and Dabangg rule Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010; Lifetime Achievement for Ravi
*Between them, the two sweep Best Song, Best Album, Best Male Vocalist, Best Female Vocalist, Best Music Director, Best Upcoming Singer, Best Item Number, Best Background Score.
*Great instrumentalist musician Channi Charanjit Singh honoured with Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music
* Once Upon A Time In Mumbai (Album) and Sheila Ki Jawani (Song) bag Uninor Mirchi Listeners' Choice awards
MUMBAI: At a glittering live-music entertainment extravaganza in Mumbai on Thursday, the Who's Who of the Music and Entertainment Industry of Bollywood witnessed stars from the movies and music fraternity hand out the honours to the best achievers across as many as 22 categories in the third and biggest edition yet of the Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010 Powered by Karbonn Mobiles.
Munni Badnam Hui and Dabanng made a clean sweep of the most respected Music awards created by Radio Mirchi as a salaam to the best of Music. Between them, the two bagged the Best Song (Munni), Best Album, Best Female Vocalist and Best Upcoming Singer (both - Mamta Sharma), Best Male Vocalist (Rahat Fateh Ali for Tere Mast Mast Do Nain), Best Music Director (Sajid-Wajid) , Best Item Number (Munni), Best Background Score (Sandeep Shirodkar), Best Upcoming Singer (Mamta Sharma), awards.
Sheila Ki Jawani bagged the Uninor Mirchi Listeners' Choice Award for Best Song of the Year, while One Upon A Time In Mumbai won the Uninor Mirchi Listeners' Choice Award for Best Album of the Year.
The awards also honoured great music director Ravi, one of the most tuneful composers of Bollywood, Ravi, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Similarly, one of India's greatest film music instrumentalists, the reputed Charanjit Singh, fondly known as Channi, who is a master of several difficult instruments, received the Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music.
The show, anchored by the effervescent Shaan and the exuberant Sonu Nigam, was a great mix of musical and humorous entertainment, with performances from, among others, top stars like Akshay Kumar promoting T Series and Bhushan Kumar's much awaited blockbuster Patiala House, and Priyanka Chopra promoting Vishal Bharadwaj's forthcoming 7 Khoon Maaf. Usha Uthup wearing a special Mirchi-embroidered saree, along with a glitzily attired Bappi Lahiri regaled the crowd with their evergreen disco numbers punched up by DJ Lloyd.
The fact that these awards were adjudged by a eminent jury chaired by Javed Akhtar, and comprising of Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Annu Malik, Lalit Pandit, Prasoon Joshi, Kailash Kher, Shankar Mahadevan, Louiz Banks, Aadesh Shrivastava, Ramesh Sippy, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Suresh Wadkar, Sadhna Sargam., made it a truly memorable achievement for all the winners.
UNINOR MIRCHI MUSIC AWARDS 2010 POWERED BY KARBONN MOBILES, CLICK HERE FOR WINNERS:
1-Best Song of the Year
MUNNI BADNAAM composed by Lalit Pandit, sung by Mamta Sharma & Aishwarya, lyrics by Lalit Pandit
2-Best Album of the Year
DABANGG composed by Sajid-Wajid & Lalit Pandit, lyrics by Faaiz Anwaar, Lalit Pandit & Jalees Sherwani, film producer Arbaaz Khan Production Pvt Ltd
3-Best Male Vocalist
RAHAT FATEH ALI KHAN for Tere Mast Mast Do Nain from Dabangg
4-Best Female Vocalist
MAMTA SHARMA for Munni Badnaam from Dabangg
5-Best Music Director
SAJID-WAJID for Tere Mast Mast Do Nain from Dabangg
GULZAR for Dil To Bachcha Hai from Ishqiya
7-Uninor Mirchi Listeners' Choice - Best Song of the Year
SHEILA KI JAWANI composed by Vishal-Shekhar, sung by Sunidhi Chauhan & Vishal Dadlani, lyrics by Vishal Dadlani
8-Uninor Mirchi Listeners' Choice - Best Album of the Year
ONCE UPON A TIME IN MUMBAI composed by Pritam, lyrics by Irshad Kamil, Neelesh Mishra & Amitabh Bhattacharya, film producers Shobha Kapoor & Ekta Kapoor
9-Best Programmer and Arranger
SHANKAR-EHSAAN-LOY for Noor E Khuda from My Name is Khan
10-Best Song Recording
SALMAN KHAN AFRIDI & FARHAD K DADYBURJOR for Dil To Bachcha Hai from Ishqiya
11-Best Background Score
SANDEEP SHIRODKAR for Dabangg
12-Lifetime Achievement Award
13-Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music
14-Best Upcoming Singer of the Year â€“ Male
MUSTAFA KUTOANE & KIRTI SAGATHIA for Beera from Raavan
15-Best Upcoming Singer of the Year â€“ Female
MAMTA SHARMA for Munni Badnaam from Dabangg
16-Best Upcoming Lyricist
BHADWAI VILLAGE MANDALI for Mehngai Dayain from Peepli [Live]
17-Best Upcoming Composer
SHIRAZ UPPAL for Rabba from Aashayein
18-Best Item Number
MUNNI BADNAAM from Dabangg, composed by Lalit Pandit, sung by Mamta Sharma & Aishwarya, lyrics by Lalit Pandit
19-Best Raag Inspired Song
KAARE KAARE BADRA from Mirch, composed by Monty Sharma, sung by Shankar Mahadevan, lyrics by Javed Akhtar
20-Best Album of the Golden Era
21-Best song in Sufi Tradition
SAJDAA from My Name is Khan, composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shankar Mahadevan & Richa Sharma, lyrics by Niranjan Iyengar
22-Best Indipop Song
THUMRI from Kohram, composed by Kami, sung by Amanat Ali, lyrics by Traditional (Folk)