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 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".
|3rd Mirchi Music Awards|
|Date||January 27, 2011|
|Location||Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai|
|Presented by||Radio Mirchi|
|Hosted by||Shaan and Sonu Nigam|
|Most awards||Dabangg (8)|
|Most nominations||Dabangg (13)|
|Song of the Year||"Munni Badnaam" - Dabangg|
|Album of the Year||Dabangg|
|Website||Music Mirchi Awards 2010|
Winners and nomineesEdit
(Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.)
|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|
|Song representing Sufi tradition||Raag-Inspired Song of the Year|
|Best Item Song of the Year|
|Best Programmer & Arranger of the Year||Best Song Recording|
|Best Background Score of the Year|
|Indie Pop Song of the Year|
|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|
|Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music||Charanjit Singh|
|Best Album of Golden Era)||Barsaat|
Films with multiple wins and nominationsEdit
|12||My Name Is Khan|
|5||Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai|
|3||Karthik Calling Karthik|
|Tees Maar Khan|
- Aadesh Shrivastava - music composer and singer
- Alka Yagnik - playback singer
- Anu Malik - music director
- Lalit Pandit - composer
- Kailash Kher - singer
- Kavita Krishnamurthy - playback singer
- Louis Banks - composer, record producer and singer
- Prasoon Joshi - lyricist and screenwriter
- Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra - filmmaker and screenwriter
- Ramesh Sippy - director and producer
- Sadhana Sargam - playback singer
- Shankar Mahadevan - composer and playback singer
- Subhash Ghai - director, producer and screenwriter
- Suresh Wadkar - playback singer
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