From Sufi to Hip-Hop, Folk to Rap, Filmy to Pop, the grand arrangement to salute the Punjabi music industry left each artist and fan mesmerized. It was Radio Mirchi's 'Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards-Punjabi' which gave a memorable super Sunday to the people of the city. Organized at PAP Grounds, the award ceremony saw the presence of who's who of the Punjabi music and film fraternity.
With the handsome Jazzy B and the beautiful Surveen Chawla hosting the show, many artists gave memorable performances at the first episode of these awards. Saleem, Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh, Badshah, Dr. Zeus and Zora, Mafia Mandeer's Alfaz, Money Aujla and Leo, Unnati Davara, Oshin, Wamiqa Gabbi and Jazzy B himself gave singing and dancing performances with loud cheering of the audience all around. One of the special attractions was tribute to Gurdas Maan by Babbal Rai, Jassi Gill and Prabh Gill. Saleem's father and senior artist Ustad Puran Shah Koti was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for his priceless contribution to Punjabi music. Jaswinder Bhalla and his old partner Bal Mukund Sharma hold the anchor's seat while Jazzy and Surveen took a break.
Vivek Modi, SVP and Regional Manager, Radio Mirchi commented, `It has been a fantastic experience launching the first ever Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards-Punjabi. The response we have received from the Punjabi music industry and the people of Jalandhar has been phenomenal. We are extremely satisfied with this experience and look forward to make this an annual event.`
The team of region's leading Event Management Company Prinday was behind the success of this award ceremony. Speaking on behalf of the company, Project Head for the Mirchi Music Awards-Punjabi, Prabhjot Mahant said, The event proved to be super successful which could have been possible only with the support of the industry. We are able to execute our all the ideas and Plans effortlessly with the help and support of all the artists & Music labels.`
The Creative Director for this awards ceremony, Manjit Hans Manjit Hans commented that MIRCHI MUSIC AWARDS is already Bollywood's one of the most precious MUSIC AWARDS event, we have maintained the same level in Punjab. We hope to take this event to the next level every consecutive year.
The awards and the winners:
Film Song of the Year -
Main Lajpalan De (Dil Vil Pyar Vyar)
Film Album of the Year -
Listeners' Choice Film Song of the Year -
Swaah Ban Ke (Punjab 1984)
Listeners' Choice Film Album of the Year -
Film Male Vocalist of the Year -
Gurdas Maan (Main Lajpalan De - Dil Vil Pyar Vyar)
Film Female Vocalist of the Year -
Harshdeep Kaur (Lori - Punjab 1984)
Film Music Composer of the Year -
Jaidev Kumar (Hatthaan Vich - Mr & Mrs 420)
Film Lyricist of the Year -
Abdul Sattar Niazi (Main Lajpalan De - Dil Vil Pyar Vyar)