Open main menu

IIFA Award for Best Male Playback Singer

The IIFA Best Male Playback Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony. Most wins in this category Sonu Nigam and most nominations Udit Narayan, he was first ever winner of the award in first edition of the award ceremony in 2000.

IIFA Award for
Best Playback Singer – Male
Arijit singh at GiMA Awards 2015.jpg
The 2019 Recipient: Arijit Singh
Awarded forBest Performance by a Male Playback Singer
CountryIndia
Presented byInternational Indian Film Academy
First awardedUdit Narayan for "Chand Chhupa"
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (2000)
Currently held byArijit Singh for "Ae Watan"
Raazi (2019)
Websitehttp://www.iifa.com

Winner Number of Wins Years
Sonu Nigam 4 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2013

SuperlativesEdit

Superlative Artist Record
Most awards Sonu Nigam 4
Most nominations Udit Narayan 10
Most nominations without ever winning Sukhwinder Singh 4

List of winnersEdit

† - indicates the performance also won the Filmfare Award
‡ - indicates the performance was also nominated for the Filmfare Award

2000sEdit

Year Singer Song Movie
2000
(1st)
Udit Narayan Chand Chupa Badal Mein Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
2001
(2nd)
Lucky Ali Ek Pal Ka Jeena Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
Udit Narayan "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (Sad Version) Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
Udit Narayan "Aaja Mahiya" Fiza
Sonu Nigam "Panchhi Nadiyan Pawan Ke Jhoken" Refugee
Abhijeet "Tum Dil Ki Dhadkan Mein" Dhadkan
2002
(3rd)
Sonu Nigam Suraj Hua Maddham Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Sonu Nigam "You Are My Soniya" Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Udit Narayan "Bole Chudiyan" Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Udit Narayan "Mitwa" Lagaan
Udit Narayan "Udja Kale Kawan - Folk" Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
Srinivas "Kaisi Hai Yeh Rut" Dil Chahta Hai
2003
(4th)
Sonu Nigam Saathiya Saathiya
2004
(5th)
Sonu Nigam Kal Ho Naa Ho Kal Ho Naa Ho
Amitabh Bachchan "Main Yahan Tu Wahan" Baghban
KK "Tu Aashiqui Hai" Jhankaar Beats
Udit Narayan "Koi Mil Gaya" Koi... Mil Gaya
Udit Narayan "Tere Naam" Tere Naam
2005
(6th)
Kunal Ganjawala Bheegay Hooth Tere Murder
Sonu Nigam "Main Hoon Na" Main Hoon Na
Udit Narayan "Aakhe Bandh Karke" Aitraaz
Udit Narayan "Lal Dupatta" Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Udit Narayan "Yeh Tara Woh Tara" Swades
2006
(7th)
Himesh Reshammiya Aashiq Banaya Apne Aashiq Banaya Apne
Atif Aslam "Woh Lamhe Woh Baatein" Zeher
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan "Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye" Kalyug
Shaan and KK "Dus Bahane" Dus
Sonu Nigam "Piya Bole" Parineeta
2007
(8th)
Shaan Chand Sifarish Fanaa
A. R. Rahman and Naresh Iyer "Ru Baroo" Rang De Basanti
KK "Tu Hi Meri shab" Gangster
Sonu Nigam "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna" Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Zubeen Garg "Ya Ali" Gangster
2008
(9th)
Shaan Jab Se Tere Naina Saawariya
Neeraj Shridhar "Bhool Bhulaiyaa" Bhool Bhulaiyaa
KK "Ajab Si" Om Shanti Om
Sukhwinder Singh "Chak De! India Chak De! India
Wajid Ali "Soni De Nakhre" Partner
2009
(10th)
Javed Ali Jashan-e-Baharaa Jodhaa Akbar
Atif Aslam "Pehli Nazar Mein" Race
Farhan Akhtar "Socha Hai" Rock On!!
KK "Khuda Jaane" Bachna Ae Haseeno
Sukhwinder Singh "Haule Haule" Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

2010sEdit

Year Singer Song Movie
2010
(11th)
Shaan "Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh" 3 Idiots
Sonu Nigam "All Izz Well" 3 Idiots
Mohit Chauhan "Masakali" Delhi-6
Atif Aslam "Tu Jaane Na" Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan "Ajj Din Chadheya" Love Aaj Kal
Vishal Dadlani & Sukhwinder Singh "Dhan Te Nan" Kaminey
2011
(12th)
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan "Tere Mast Mast Do Nain" Dabangg
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan "Dil To Bachcha Hai" Ishqiya
Vishal Dadlani "Adhoore" Break Ke Baad
Mohit Chauhan "Pee Loon" Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai
Shankar Mahadevan "Uff Teri Adaa" Karthik Calling Karthik
Shafqat Amanat Ali "Bin Tere" I Hate Luv Storys
2012
(13th)
Mohit Chauhan Nadaan Parindey" Rockstar
Ash King "I Love You" Bodyguard
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan "Teri Meri" Bodyguard
Mika Singh "Subha Hone Na De" Desi Boyz
Kamal Khan "Ishq Sufiana" The Dirty Picture
2013
(14th)
Sonu Nigam "Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin" Agneepath
Ajay Gogavale "Deva Shree Ganesha" Agneepath
Ayushmann Khurrana "Pani Da Rang" Vicky Donor
Mika Singh "Pungi" Agent Vinod
Nikhil Paul George "Main Kya Karoon" ‡, "Aashiyan" Barfi!
2014
(15th)
Arijit Singh "Tum Hi Ho" Aashiqui 2
Ankit Tiwari "Sunn Raha Hai" Aashiqui 2
Siddharth Mahadevan "Zinda" Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
2015
(16th)
Ankit Tiwari "Galliyan" Ek Villain
Arijit Singh "Muskurane" CityLights
Mika Singh "Jumme Ki Raat" Kick
Sukhwinder Singh "Bismil" – Haider
2016
(17th)
Papon "Moh Moh Ke Dhaage" Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Arijit Singh "Hamari Adhuri Kahani" Hamari Adhuri Kahani
Arijit Singh "Sooraj Dooba Hain" Roy
2017
(18th)
Amit Mishra "Bulleya" Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Armaan Malik "Besabriyaan" M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Arijit Singh "Channa Mereya" Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Diljit Dosanjh "Ikk Kudi" Udta Punjab
2018
(19th)
Arijit Singh "Hawayein" Jab Harry Met Sejal
2019
(20th)
Arijit Singh "Ae Watan" Raazi
Abhay Jodhpurkar "Mera Naam Tu" Zero
Amit Trivedi "Nina Da Kya Kasoor" Andhadhun
Arijit Singh "Tera Yaar Hoon Main" Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
Sukhwinder Singh "Kar Har Maidan Fateh" Sanju

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit