3rd Mirchi Music Awards

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[1] 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.[2][3] 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".

3rd Mirchi Music Awards
Sponsored byUninor
DateJanuary 27, 2011 (2011-01-27)
LocationBandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai
Presented byRadio Mirchi
Hosted byShaan and Sonu Nigam
Most awardsDabangg (8)
Most nominationsDabangg (13)
Song of the Year"Munni Badnaam" - Dabangg
Album of the YearDabangg
WebsiteMusic Mirchi Awards 2010
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSony TV

The First Mirchi Music awards was held on 2009 and was hosted by Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM.[4][5]

Winners and nomineesEdit

The winners were selected by the members of a jury, chaired by Javed Akhtar.[6] The following are the names of nominees and winners.[7][8][9][10][11]

(Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.)

Film awardsEdit

Song of the Year Album of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year Female Vocalist of the Year
Music Composer of the Year Lyricist of the Year
Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year Upcoming Female Vocalist of the Year
Upcoming Music Composer of The Year Upcoming Lyricist of The Year
  • Bhadwai Village Mandali - "Mehngai Dayain" from Peepli Live
    • Late Jagdish Joshi and Vibhu Puri - "Keh Na Sakoon" from Guzaarish
    • Noon Meem Rashid - "Chola Maati Ke Ram" from Peepli Live
    • Shakeel Sohail - "Rabba" from Aashayein
    • Vibhu Puri - "Sau Gram Zindagi" from Guzaarish
Song representing Sufi tradition Raag-Inspired Song of the Year
Best Item Song of the Year

Technical awardsEdit

Best Programmer & Arranger of the Year Best Song Recording
  • Salman Khan Afridi and Farhad K Dadyburjor - "Dil To Bachcha Hai" from Ishqiya
Best Background Score of the Year

Non-film awardsEdit

Indie Pop Song of the Year
  • "Thumri" from Kohram
    • "Aman Ki Asha" from Aman Ki Asha
    • "Kyun Dooriyan" from Kyun Dooriyan
    • "Rehnuma" from Rehnuma
    • "Mahiya" from Kyun Dooriyan

Special awardsEdit

Lifetime Achievement Award Ravi

Listeners' Choice awardsEdit

Listeners' Choice Song of the Year "Sheila Ki Jawani" - Tees Maar Khan
Listeners' Choice Album of the Year Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai

Jury awardsEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music Charanjit Singh
Best Album of Golden Era) Barsaat

Films with multiple wins and nominationsEdit

Films that received multiple awards[11]
Wins Film
8 Dabangg
2 Ishqiya
My Name Is Khan


The jury was chaired by Javed Akhtar. Other members were:[2][6]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Mirchi Music Award 2010". www.radiomirchi.com. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  2. ^ a b "Dabangg sweeps Mirchi Awards - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  3. ^ "Munni and Dabangg rule Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010; Lifetime Achievement for Ravi". Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  4. ^ "Lifetime awardees Yesudas, MSV say they're still learners - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-11-22.
  5. ^ "Jodhaa Akbar sweeps Mirchi Music Awards - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-11-22.
  6. ^ a b "Mirchi Music Award 2011 Jury Profile". www.radiomirchi.com. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  7. ^ "Mirchi Music Awards 2010 Winners - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  8. ^ "Dabangg rules at Mirchi Music Awards". Jagran Post. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  9. ^ "Dabangg outshines all at Mirchi Music Awards". www.allpakistaninews.com. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  10. ^ a b "Nominees - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2010". 2011-01-30. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  11. ^ a b "Winners - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2010".

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