10th annual Mirchi Music awards were held on 28 January and the list of winners is astounding because most of the big ones were won by Shahrukh Khan starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal. Album produced by Pritam was one of the best of the year and served to almost every taste of music. Sung by Arijit Singh ‘Hawayein’ became the song of the year while album of the year also went to Jab Harry Met Sejal. Award for Male Vocalist of the year was given to Arijit Singh for singing Hawayein from Jab Harry Met Sejal.
Female Vocalist of the year was won by prolific Shreya Ghoshal for singing Thodi Der from Mohit Suri’s Half Girlfriend. Hawayein got Pritam biggest award of the night which is Music composer of the year while Irshad Kamil won the Best Lyricist for the same song. King of Disco Bappi Lahiri received Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to the world of music for almost 3 decades now. Ayushman Khurana won Royal Stag Make it Large Award for his good year in cinema and music. Upcoming Male and Female vocalist of the year went to Asit Tripathy and Meghna Mishra respectively.
Upcoming Music Composer of the year went to J.A.M 8 for making song Zaalima featured in Shahrukh Khan starrer Raees. Upcoming lyricist of the year went to Santanu Gathak for the song Rafu in Tumhari Sulu. indie pop song of the year was very well deserved to Manmarziyan from the album of the same name. Raag Based song of the year went to Sunn Bhavara from Ok Jaanu while Best song producer went to Clinton Cerejo and Hitesh Sonik for Jula from Rangoon. Best background score was received by Vishal Bhardwaj for Rangoon and listeners choice song of the year went to Phir Bhi Tumko Chahunga. Listerners choice album of the year was received by Jagga Jasoos.