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  • Nominations for the UK Bhangra Awards 2015

    The nominees for the UK Bhangra Awards 2015 have been announced. The awards recognise the extraordinary Asian talent in the bhangra industry as well as Desi media and entertainment.

    UK Bhangra Awards Nominees 2015

    "It is a great honour to be nominated for ‘Best Website’ at the UK Bhangra Awards."

    The UK Bhangra Awards have unveiled their nominations list for 2015.

    Celebrating the best of Desi culture, music and dance, the UK Bhangra Awards recognises the incredible achievements within the bhangra and entertainment industry.

    After a successful outing in 2014, this year’s event promises to be even better, and fans of bhangra music can expect some of the biggest musical names around to be present.

    Brilliant performances can be expected from the likes of Heera, Gurcharan Mall, Biba Singh and Navin Kundra. Also live on stage will be Bhangra All Stars, Eternal Taal and Gabhru Panjab De.

    UK Bhangra Awards Nominees 2015

    Nominees shortlisted for 2015 show the calibre of the Desi entertainment industry, specifically, media, dance, music and cultural events.

    ‘Best Male Singer’ nominees include the likes of Juggy D, Sukshinder Shinda and Jaz Dhami, while ‘Best Female Singer’ sees Bambi Bains and Jaswinder Jassi in the running.

    Gabhru Panjab De, Lions of Punjab and Nachda Sansaar are all nominated for ‘Best Dance Group’, while Dipps Bhamrah and DJ Harpz are in contention for ‘Best Radio Presenter’.

    The ‘Best Publication’ category sees the likes of The Asian Today, Eastern Eye and Punjab Times all nominated.

    DESIblitz are also proud to announce that they have been nominated for the ‘Best Website’ award alongside Bhangra.org, BhangraReleases.com, Chakdey.com, Punjab2000.com and SimplyBhangra.com.

    UK Bhangra Awards Nominees 2015

    Speaking about the nomination, Managing Director, Indi Deol, says: “It is a great honour to be nominated for ‘Best Website’ at the UK Bhangra Awards.

    “The Awards continue to highlight the fantastic achievements of British Asians and South Asians in the media and entertainment industry, and it is wonderful to both be recognised and be a part of it.”

    Here is the full list of nominations for the UK Bhangra Awards 2015:

    BEST PUBLICATION
    Asians UK Magazine – UKBA101
    Des Pardes – UKBA102
    Eastern Eye – UKBA103
    Pardes Weekly – UKBA104
    Punjab Times – UKBA105
    The Asian Today – UKBA106

    BEST WEBSITE
    Bhangra.org – UKBA201
    BhangraReleases.com – UKBA202
    Chakdey.com – UKBA203
    DESIblitz.com – UKBA204
    Punjab2000.com – UKBA205
    SimplyBhangra.com – UKBA206

    BEST RADIO PRESENTER
    Bainzy Bains – UKBA301
    Dipps Bhamrah – UKBA302
    DJ Harpz – UKBA303
    Jagdeep Rainu – UKBA304
    Paramjit Pammi – UKBA305
    Poli Tank – UKBA306

    BEST TV PRESENTER
    Ambi Dhanda – UKBA401
    Baljinder Singh Rathour – UKBA402
    Jagdeep Rainu – UKBA403
    Roop Devinder Nahil – UKBA404
    Shingara Singh – UKBA405
    Sukhi Bart – UKBA406

    BEST DJ ROADSHOW 
    Calibar Roadshow – UKBA501
    DJ Vix – UKBA502
    DNA – UKBA503
    Jags Klimax – UKBA504
    Kudos Roadshow – UKBA505
    Sting Roadshow – UKBA506

    BEST DANCE GROUP
    4×4 Bhangra – UKBA601
    Asli Baharan Punjab Diyan – UKBA602
    Gabhru Panjab De – UKBA603
    Lions of Punjab – UKBA604
    Nachda Sansaar – UKBA605
    Vasda Punjab – UKBA606

    BEST UK MELA
    Glasgow Mela – UKBA701
    Leicester Mela – UKBA702
    London Mela – UKBA703
    Luton Mela – UKBA704
    Manchester Mela – UKBA705
    Sandwell & Birmingham Mela – UKBA706

    BEST SONGWRITER
    Balkar Laltonwala – UKBA801
    Jandu Littranwala – UKBA802
    Kuldeep Malhi – UKBA803
    Satti Khokhewalia – UKBA804
    Sukhvir Sodhi – UKBA805
    Taari Banwalipuria – UKBA806

    BEST MUSIC PRODUCER
    Aman Hayer – UKBA901
    Dr Zeus – UKBA902
    GV – UKBA903
    Ji Madz – UKBA904
    Manj Musik – UKBA905
    Tigerstyle – UKBA906

    BEST MUSICIAN
    Juggy Rihal – UKBA1001
    Ranesh Bhutta – UKBA1002
    Steven Sahota – UKBA1003
    Sunil Kalyan – UKBA1004
    Trav Panesar – UKBA1005
    Tubsy Dholkiwalla – UKBA1006

    BEST BAND
    Alaap – UKBA1101
    Bhangra All Stars – UKBA1102
    DCS – UKBA1103
    Malkit Singh Live Band – UKBA1104
    The Entourage Live Band – UKBA1105
    The Legends Band – UKBA1106

    BEST RECORD LABEL
    Envy Worldwide – UKBA1201
    Hi-Tech Records – UKBA1202
    Moviebox – UKBA1203
    Speed Records – UKBA1204
    The Soundpipe Records – UKBA1205
    VIP Records – UKBA1206

    BEST MUSIC VIDEO
    Badal Talwan ft Jaswinder Jassi – Chaska – UKBA1301
    Bups Saggu ft Master Saleem – Miss Kaur – UKBA1302
    Dj Dips & Roach Killa – Kaun Nachdi – UKBA1303
    Jags Klimax ft Angrej Ali – Nazara – UKBA1304
    Manni Sandhu – Makhaul – UKBA1305
    Taz Stereo Nation – Mela – UKBA1306

    BEST SINGLE
    Badal Talwan ft Jaswinder Jassi – Chaska – UKBA1401
    Jaz Dhami – Beparwaiyan – UKBA1402
    Paul Nagra ft Master Saleem – Muqabla – UKBA1403
    Sahara ft Manj Musik & Raftaar – Billo Hai – UKBA1404
    Sukshinder Shinder & Don Revo – Ni Tu Lakhan Wichon Ik – UKBA1405
    Team PBN – Jatti Nachdi – UKBA1406

    BEST ALBUM
    Bally Sagoo – Cafe Punjab – UKBA1501
    DJ Raj – The Album – UKBA1502
    DJ Vix – Chapter V – UKBA1503
    Hunterz – Addictive – UKBA1504
    Kulvinder Johal – Once Upon Tha Mic – UKBA1505
    Sukshinder Shinda – Collaborations 3 – UKBA1506

    BEST NEWCOMER
    A-Thin – UKBA1601
    Badal Talwan – UKBA1602
    Gurdas Singh – UKBA1603
    Jagtar Dulai – UKBA1604
    Lady Kaur – UKBA1605
    Serena (Team PBN) – UKBA1606

    BEST FEMALE SINGER
    Bambi Bains – UKBA1701
    Jaswinder Jassi – UKBA1702
    Rameet Kaur – UKBA1703
    Sarika Gill – UKBA1704
    Sazia Judge – UKBA1705
    Seetal Kaur – UKBA1706

    BEST MALE SINGER
    Jay Status – UKBA1801
    Jaz Dhami – UKBA1802
    Juggy D – UKBA1803
    Nav Sidhu – UKBA1804
    Raj Bains – UKBA1805
    Sukhshinder Shinda – UKBA1806

    BEST URBAN PUNJABI SINGER 
    Apache Indian – UKBA1901
    Navin Kundra – UKBA1902
    Raxstar – UKBA1903
    Sakina – UKBA1904
    Taz Stereo Nation – UKBA1905
    Zack Knight – UKBA1906

    BEST INTERNATIONAL SINGER
    Diljit Dosanjh – UKBA2001
    Jazzy B – UKBA2002
    Jenny Johal – UKBA2003
    Kulwinder Billa – UKBA2004
    Lehmber Hussainpuri – UKBA2005
    Ranjit Bawa – UKBA2006

    SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
    Apna Sangeet – UKBA2101
    Bally Sagoo – UKBA2102
    Biba Singh – UKBA2103
    Dhol Blasters – UKBA2104
    Heera – UKBA2105
    Jin & Seetal – UKBA2106
    Nirmal Shava Shava – UKBA2107
    Rishi Rich – UKBA2108
    Silinder Pardesi – UKBA2109
    Surj Sahota – UKBA2110

    LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    Balbir Bhujhangy – UKBA2201
    Chaman Lal Chaman – UKBA2202
    Chan Jandialvi – UKBA2203
    Mangal Singh – UKBA2204
    Mick St. Clair – UKBA2205
    Mohinder Kaur Bhamra – UKBA2206

    Voting is now open for the UK Bhangra Awards. You can vote via SMS, by texting UKBA followed the by artist code (as listed above) to 07860 035 500. Standard network rates apply, so please ask bill payer’s permission.

    The UK Bhangra Awards will take place at The New Bingley Hall in Birmingham on November 28, 2015.

    Good luck to all the nominees!

    Priya adores anything to do with cultural change and social psychology. She loves to read and listen to chilled music to relax. A romantic at heart she lives by the motto 'If you want to be loved, be lovable.'

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