Brit Asia Music Awards Nominees 2015

The nominees for the Brit Asia TV World Music Awards 2015 have been announced! With some of the biggest Desi artists in the running, this year’s awards promises to be the best yet.

Brit Asia Music Awards Nominees 2015

"This year’s Brit Asia TV World Music Awards will be even bigger and better."

The Brit Asia TV World Music Awards 2015 is back with another array of fantastic talent from the UK, Punjab, Bollywood and beyond.

The nominees for this year’s lavish awards ceremony were unveiled at Aston Villa Football Club. Stars and media came together to show their support for some of the biggest Desi music acts today.

Among those nominations are some familiar faces like Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh who is nominated for ‘Best Single World’ for ‘Patiala Peg’ and ‘Best Music Video’ for his explosively controversial, ‘Jatt Fire Karda’.

The talented actor and singer who won ‘Best International Act’ in 2014 is also up for ‘Best Male Act’ this year.

Brit Asia Music Awards Nominees 2015

Joining him is the likes of Imran Khan, who has stormed the Asian Music Charts with his track ‘Imaginary’.

The European singer is up for several nominations this year including, ‘Best Male Act’, ‘Best Single UK’, ‘Best Urban Asian Act’, and ‘Best Music Video’.

The nominations also feature a few up and coming stars, like the incredibly talented Zack Knight and Punjabi Rap artist, Fateh Doe.

Fateh who has featured on number Dr Zeus tracks both in the UK and Bollywood, makes his debut as a solo artist. The Canadian Punjabi is nominated for ‘Breakthrough Act’, ‘Best North American Act’, and ‘Best Urban Asian Act’.

Now in its sixth year, the Brit Asia TV World Music Awards is the biggest event of the Desi music calendar. From celeb sightings and great on-stage performances and entertainment throughout the night, music fans are in for a treat.

Brit Asia Music Awards Nominees 2015

For 2015, the star-studded line-up is bigger and better than before. Taking to stage with live performances that will blow you away will be Ranjit Bawa, Kulwinder Billa, Jasmine Sandlas, Sukshinder Shinda, Dr Zeus, Zora Randhawa, Fateh, Aman Hayer and many more.

Brit Asia also promise some very top secret guest appearances that will be announced nearer to the date.

CEO of Brit Asia TV, Jaz Bal says: “This year’s Brit Asia TV World Music Awards will be even bigger and better. The Brit Asia TV World Music Awards 2015 are now in their sixth year, which is a huge achievement and we have some truly incredible artists on the shortlist for this year’s event.

“Our aim has always been to give a platform and voice to emerging and established artists; we celebrate these artists all year round. We are really proud of the nominees and wish them all the best.”

Brit Asia Music Awards Nominees 2015

Here is the full list of nominees of the Brit Asia TV World Music Awards 2015:

Breakthrough Act
Zora Randhawa
Zack Knight
Paul Nagra

Best Deejay
Jags Klimax
DJ Dips
DJ Vix
DJ Raj

Best North American Act
Mickey Singh
Deep Jandu
Bhinda Jatt
Jasmine Sandlas

Best Live Band
The Legends Band
The Entourage
Bhangra All Stars
Malkit Singh Live band

Best Songwriter
Abbi Fatehgarhia
Bilal Saeed
Kabal Singh
Satinder Sartaaj
Amrit Saab

Best Single World
Patiala Peg by Diljit Dosanjh
Time Table by Kulwinder Billa
Mitran de Boot by Jazzy B
Singh Naal Jodi by Sukshinder Shinda
Inch by Zora Randhawa

Bollywood Record of the Year
Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan
Sooraj Dooba Hai
Tu Hai Ki Nahi
Dance Basanti

Best Album World
Mitti Di Bawa by Ranjit Bawa
Meri Bebe by Sharry Mann
Collaborations 3 by Sukshinder Shinda
Fresh All The Way by Garry Sandhu
Ranjhanna by Lakhwinder Wadali

Best Music Video
Imaginary – Imran Khan
Kaun Nachdi – DJ Dips & Roach Killa
Makhaul – Manni Sandhu
Jatt Fire Karda – Diljit Dosanjh
Ni Jehra Tere Vich Bolda – Sukshinder Shinda & Jazzy B

Best Dance Group
Lions of Punjab
Gabru Punjab De
Nachda Sansaar

Best Urban Asian Act
Roach Killa
Imran Khan
Zack Knight

Best Album UK
Chapter V by DJ Vix
DJ Raj The Album by DJ Raj
Once Upon Tha Mic by Kulvinder Johal
Addictive by Hunterz
Yaadan Teriyan by Rafaqat Ali Khan

Bollywood Act of the Year
Kanika Kapoor
Mika Singh
Arijit Singh
Shreya Ghosal
Ankit Tiwari

Best Female Act
Kanika Kapoor
Kazz Kumar
Kaur B
Sazia Judge
Jasmine Sandlas

Best Male Act
Jazzy B
Imran Khan
Ranjit Bawa
Kulwinder Billa
Diljit Dosanjh

Best Producer
Dr Zeus
Sukshinder Shinda
Nick Dhammu
Eren E

Best Single UK
Imaginary by Imran Khan
Nazara by Jags Klimax
Lethal Combination by Bilal Saeed
Beparwaiyan by Jaz Dhami
Har Pal by DJ Vix

The Brit Asia TV World Music Awards will take place on October 3, 2015 at the Barclay Card Arena in Birmingham.

Good luck to all the nominees!

Aisha is an editor and a creative writer. Her passions include music, theatre, art and reading. Her motto is “Life is too short, so eat dessert first!”

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