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8th Mirchi Music Awards

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

8th Mirchi Music Awards
Sponsored by Royal Stag
Date February 29, 2016 (2016-02-29)
Location Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai
Country India
Presented by Radio Mirchi
Hosted by Sonu Nigam
Highlights
Most awards Bajirao Mastani (7)
Most nominations Bajirao Mastani (19)
Song of the Year "Gerua" - Dilwale
Album of the Year Bajirao Mastani
Website Music Mirchi Awards 2015
Television/radio coverage
Network Zee TV

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

The winners were selected by the members of jury, chaired by Javed Akhtar.[4] The following are the names of nominees and winners.[5][6][7]

(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
Raag-Inspired Song of the Year

Technical awardsEdit

Best Song Producer (Programming & Arranging) Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing)
Best Background Score

Non-film awardsEdit

Indie Pop Song of the Year

Special awardsEdit

Lifetime Achievement Award Rajesh Roshan
Royal Stag Make It Large Award Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Face of Dhamaakedar Bollywood Hits Govinda

Listeners' Choice awardsEdit

Listeners' Choice Song of the Year "Agar Tum Saath Ho" - Tamasha
Listeners' Choice Album of the Year Roy

Jury awardsEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music Yogesh
Best Album of Golden Era (1955) Shree 420
Special Salute Madhur Bhandarkar, Sameer Anjaan & Udit Narayan

Films with multiple wins and nominationsEdit

Films that received multiple awards[7]
Wins Film
7 Bajirao Mastani
3 Roy 
2 Dilwale
Dum Laga Ke Haisha

  Won a Listeners' Choice award

JuryEdit

The jury was chaired by Javed Akhtar. Other members were:[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cineyug Produces 8th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards 2016". EVENTFAQS Media. Retrieved 2018-05-22. 
  2. ^ "Mirchi Music Awards 2016: Yo Yo Honey Singh, Ash King pay tribute to Govinda! - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 
  3. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 
  4. ^ a b "The Countdown Begins For The 8th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards - Businessofcinema.com". Businessofcinema.com. 2016-02-01. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 
  5. ^ "8th Mirchi Music Awards - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 
  6. ^ a b "Nominations - Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 
  7. ^ a b "Winners - Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 

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