Indian music fraternity enthrall at inaugural Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards


Indian music fraternity enthrall at inaugural Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards

Chevrolet GIMA Lifetime Achievement Award presented to nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar by A.R.Rahman and Asha Bhosle

Glittering performance by superstars Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan & Kareena Kapoor

11th Nov 2010, Mumbai: The Indian music fraternity came out in full strength for its first ever multi-genre awards ceremony, the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) powered by Micromax. A historic night was in the making as maestro A.R.Rahman and Chevrolet GIMA Goodwill Ambassador, Asha Bhosle, presented Lata Mangeshkar with the Lifetime Achievement Award, set to tune by an enthralling tribute performance by Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Salim-Suleiman, Leslie Lewis and Shantanu Moitra, among others. The ceremony also saw performances from Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan (Dabaang soundtracks) and Kareena Kapoor (iconic film songs) at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai.

The ceremony opened with a performance from the iconic Asha Bhosle who belted the Sufi Rock song, Rab rakha. The Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards, in its inaugural edition is supported by IMI,          T-Series, MCAI, SAI and other key constituents of the music world. The show was hosted by Saajid Khan and Shreyas Talpade who cracked up the industry with their gags along with the beautiful, Dia Mirza.

A total of 29 awards under Film and non-film categories were presented at the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards including the Outstanding Contribution by an Indian on the Global Stage that was bestowed upon Pt. Ravi Shankar.

The Advisory Board of Chevrolet GIMA also announced a special award; keeping with the vision of the Awards of fighting music piracy – The Best Anti-Piracy Initiative of the Year received by The Government of Maharashtra.

The Awards is an initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment,India’s leading media and Entertainment Company dedicated to showcasing its expertise on the world stage.

Sabbas Joseph, Director – Wizcraft, said”GIMAis truly history in the making for the music fraternity here tonight. We are humbled to have witnessed such an overwhelming responseto this pioneering initiative and are confident of taking GIMA to new heights in the years to come.”

For more information on the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards, please visit www.gima.co.in

List of winners given below

No.

Award Name

Winner

Song/Album

Non-Film Music Awards

1.

Best Music Debutant (non-film)

Tulsi Kumar

Radhe Sham/Love Ho Jaaye

2.

Best Popular Music Album

Kailash Kher

Kailasa Chaandan Mein

3.

Best Fusion Album

Dr. L. Subramaniam, Maestro Michael Kohler, Bindu Subramaniam, Kavita Krishnamurty Subramaniam

Live At Neues Gewandhaus Leipzig Germany

4.

Best Devotional Album

Lata Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar

Shree Hanuman Chalisa

5.

Best Semi-Classical Album

Ustad Rashid Khan

Kabir

6.

Best Carnatic Classical Album – Vocal

Ganesh, Kumaresh

Aksharam

7.

Best Carnatic Classical Album – Instrumental

Dr. L. Subramaniam, Ambi Subramaniam

Violin Maestros

8.

Best Hindustani Classical Album – Vocal

Ustad Rashid Khan

Reflection

9.

Best Hindustani Classical Album – Instrumental

Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia

Silsila Suron Ka

10.

Best Non-Film Song

Shankar Mahadevan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Aman Ki Asha/Aman Ki Asha

Film Music Awards

11.

Best Music Arranger & Programmer

Hitesh Sonik, Clinton Cerejo

Dhan Te Nan/Kaminey

12.

Best Engineer – Film Album

Eric Pillai

Love Aaj Kal

13.

Best Engineer – Theatre Mix

Bishwadeep Chatterjee, Anup Dev

3 Idiots

14.

Best Background Score

Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy

My Name is Khan

15.

Best Music Debutant – Film

Alyssa Mendonsa

Uff Teri Adaa/Karthik Calling Karthik

16.

Best Lyricist

Swanand Kirkire

Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh/3 Idiots

17.

Best Playback Singer (Female)

Kavita Seth

Iktara/Wake Up Sid

18.

Best Playback Singer (Male)

Shaan, Shantanu Moitra

Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh/3 Idiots

19.

Best Film Song

Wake Up Sid

Iktara

20.

Best Film Album

3 Idiots

21.

Best Music Director

Vishal Bhardwaj

Kaminey

22.

Outstanding Contribution by an Indian on the global Stage

Pt. Ravi Shankar

23.

Best Anti-Piracy Initiative of the Year

Govt. of Maharashtra

24.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lata Mangeshkar

25.

Wizcraft Honor for Best Live Performer (Female)

Sunidhi Chauhan

26.

Wizcraft Honor for Best Live Performer (Male)

Sonu Nigam

27.

Red FM Most Popular Song on Radio Award

All izz Well

3 Idiots

28.

HT Readers’ Choice Singer of the year Award

Kavita Seth

Iktara/Wake Up Sid

29.

Most Popular Caller tune

Dhan Te Nan

Kaminey

For further information, please contact: 
Atul Malikram 
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