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Mirchi Music Awards

Mirchi Music Awards are presented annually by Radio Mirchi to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film music industry of India. The awards, given in seventeen different categories, were instituted to award the best of 2008.[1][2] In 2010, the Southern edition of the awards – Mirchi Music Awards South was launched,to award the best of 2009.[3] through which artists from the four South Indian film industries—Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam—are being honoured.[4] In 2012, the Bengali edition of the awards – Mirchi Music Awards Bangla was launched, to award the best of 2011.[5] The 2019 Mirchi Music Awards is co-powered by Smule, the world's largest music social network, and will have the winner of the Smule Mirchi Cover Star perform on stage at this prestigious event.

Mirchi Music Awards
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Awarded forBest in film music
Country India
Presented byRadio Mirchi
First awarded2009
Television/radio coverage
NetworkZee TV (2015–present)
Colors TV (2012–2014)
Sony TV (2009–2011)
The 2019 Mirchi Music Awards is co-powered by Smule



The jury for both editions of the awards consists of several experts from the Bollywood music industry. Javed Akhtar, poet and lyricist, is the chairman of the jury. The other members are (listed alphabetically) music composers Aadesh Shrivastava, Anu Malik, Lalit Pandit and Louis Banks, playback singers Alka Yagnik, Kailash Kher, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sadhana Sargam, Shankar Mahadevan, Sukhwinder Singh, Suresh Wadkar & Udit Narayan lyricist Prasoon Joshi, and directors Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Ramesh Sippy.[16]

Critics' Choice AwardsEdit

Technical AwardsEdit

Sound Engineer of the YearEdit

Year Recipient Song Film
2014 Satchith Harve and Murali "Manwa Laage" Happy New Year

Song MixingEdit

Year Recipient Song Film
2011 Vijay Dayal & Mark 'Exit' Goodchild "Chammak Challo" Ra.One
2010 Salman Khan Afridi & Farhad K Dadyburjor "Dil To Bachcha Hai" Ishqiya
2009 H. Sridhar, S. Sivakumar, Deepak. P. A., Vivianne Chaix "Dilli 6" Delhi-6
2008 H. Sridhar "Jashn-e-Bahara" Jodhaa Akbar

Programming and ArrangingEdit

Year Recipient Song Film
2016 Santosh Mulekar & Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Kaaga" Mirzya
2014 Bharat Goel & Meet Bros Anjjan "Baby Doll" Ragini MMS 2
2011 Abhijeet Nalani & Giorgio Tuinfort "Chammak Challo" Ra.One
2010 Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Noor E Khuda" My Name is Khan
2009 A. R. Rahman "Masakali" Delhi-6
2008 T. R. Kishna Chettan "Jashn-e-Bahara" Jodhaa Akbar

Film Background ScoreEdit

Year Recipient Film
2017 Vishal Bhardwaj Rangoon
2016 Tubby-Parik Mirzya
2014 Vishal Bhardwaj Haider
2011 Ram Sampath Delhi Belly
2010 Sandeep Shirodkar Dabangg
2009 Raju Singh Raaz 2
2008 A. R. Rahman Jodhaa Akbar

Listeners' Choice AwardsEdit

Special awardsEdit

Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film MusicEdit

Year Award recipient Profession
2016 Y. S.Mulky Musician
2015 Yogesh Lyricist
2014 Burjor Lord Musician
2013 Sumit Mitra Musician
2012 Babloo Chakroborty Musician
2011 Babla Shah Music composer
2010 Charanjit Singh Musician
2009 Kersi Lord Music composer, arranger
2008 Manohari Singh Music arranger

Best item number songEdit

Year Song Recipient Film
2011 "Ooh La La" Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal
Rajat Arora
The Dirty Picture

Lifetime Achievement Award / K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah AwardEdit

The award was given to Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar in 2008. The award was renamed in 2009 as K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award, in honour of singer Kundan Lal Saigal. The award was given to Indian Playback singer K. J. Yesudas in 2010.

Year Award recipient Profession
2017 Bappi Lahiri Music Composer, Singer
2016 Usha Uthup Singer
2015 Rajesh Roshan Music composer
2014 Javed Akhtar Lyricist
2013 Anand Ji Music Director
2012 Asha Bhonsle Singer
2011 Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Music composer
2010 Ravi Music composer
2009 Manna Dey Singer
2008 Lata Mangeshkar Singer


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  14. ^ "The Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards Honours The Best In Hindi Music". The Times Of India. 17 March 2017. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
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  16. ^ "Jury Profile". Radio Mirchi. 2010.

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