PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2014 Winners

The PTC Punjabi Music Awards returned for 2014 with an incredible line-up of Punjabi and Indian musical talent taking to the stage with some spectacular performances. Find out who the big winners of the night were right here.

PTC Punjabi Music Awards

Jazzy B won the Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist award.

The PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2014 welcomed some of the biggest Bhangra and Punjabi singers who have created waves across the globe with their unique cultural sound and catchy dhol beats.

Hosts for the show were actor and producer Gurpreet Ghuggi and comedian Binnu Dhillon keeping the evening lively with light humour and comic interactions with the crowd and the winners.

Held at the PAP grounds in Jalandhar, Punjab’s music and film elite attended, including music directors, singers, lyricists and technicians who were all honoured for their contributions to Punjabi music.

PTC Punjabi Music AwardsGuests included Jassi Gill, Ammy Virk, Bibi Ranjit Kaur, Gurkirpal Surapuri, Prabh Gill, Surinder Shinda, Miss Pooja, Master Saleem, Inderjeet Nikku, Harjit Harman, Balwinder Safri, ASHOK MASTIE, Satinder Sartaaj, Malkit Singh and Dr. Zeus.

A night of pure entertainment, the show opened with a much deserved tribute to Punjabi legend, Surjit Bindrakhia.

Other legends also took to the stage including Gurdas Mann, Jazzy B, Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh, Surveen Chawla, Roshan Prince, Preet Harpal, Jassi Gill, Ammy Virk, Babbalrai, Prabh Gill, Ranjit Bawa, and A-Kay.

Punjabi music has become hugely popular the world over. Instantly recognisable from its rhythmic beats, Punjabi music has been honoured in all areas of entertainment, including Western music and films and of course, Bollywood.

PTC Punjabi Music AwardsWith Punjab’s own cinema growing considerably, this has opened up the gate to new upcoming stars and musical talents who have dedicated themselves in preserving their Punjabi heritage wherever they are.

In particular, the influence of Punjabi music on British music has been considerable, and many non-resident Indian’s have delved into the industry.

The night saw an influx of British Asian stars including Jaz Dhami and the Canadian star, Jazzy B who won the Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist award.

The ceremony also saw a special performance by everybody’s favourite Punjabi actor, Diljit Dosanjh and Surveen Chawla who were promoting their upcoming film, Disco Singh.

PTC Punjabi Music Award Winners

Here is the full list of winners of the PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2014:

Best Sound Recording
Sameer – Putt Saadey

Best Religious Album (Traditional)
Satgur Daya Karo – Bhai Onkar Singh Ji

Best Religious Album (Non Traditional)
Guru Ki Kaashi – Devenderpal Singh – Shemaroo

Best Music Video of a Religious Song (Traditional)
Prem Khaelan Ka Chao – Bhai Nirmal Singh Ji – Shemaroo

Best Music Video of a Religious Song (Non Traditional)
Sardaar Ji – Satinder Sartaaj

Best Music Video Director
Gifty – Proper Patola

Best Music Video
Soch – Hardy Sandhu

Best Debut Vocalist (Female)
Kaur B – Miss U

Best Debut Vocalist (Male)
Guru – Dardan Nu

Best Lyricist
Satinder Sartaaj

Best Music Director for a Single
Yo Yo Honey Singh – Bebo

Best Music Director for an Album
Jatinder Shah – Afsaney Sartaj De

Best Punjabi based Song in a Hindi Film
Ambarsariya – Fukrey

Best Non Resident Punjabi Music Director
Pav Dharia – Red

Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist
Jazzy B – Feem

Best Duet Vocalists
Navraj Hans/Gurmit Singh – Saiyaan

Best Folk Oriented Song
Jatt Di Akal – Ranjit Bawa

Best Folk Pop Album
The Gambler – Preet Harpal

Best Folk Pop Vocalist
Roshan Prince – Dist Sangrur

Best Album of the Year
Jattizm – Ammy Virk

Best Pop Vocalist (Female)
Bathinda Beats – Miss Pooja

Best Pop Vocalist (Male)
Diljit Dosanjh

Most Popular Song of the Year
Proper Patola – Diljit Dosanjh

Best Club Song of the Year
Bebo Alfaaz/Yo Yo Honey Singh

Most Romantic Ballad of the Year
Soch – Hardy Sandhu

Best Bhangra Song of the Year
Mr Pendu – Roshan Prince

Virse De Waris Award
Padamshree Vikramjeet Singh Sahni

Entertainer of the Year
Gippy Grewal

Sufi Sikander Award
Satinder Sartaj

The Punjabi Music Awards 2014 celebrated the incredible talents of Punjabi musicians from India and overseas. A great event on behalf of PTC, we cannot wait to see what the next year of Punjabi music will bring. Congratulations to all the winners!

Aisha an English literature graduate, is a keen editorial writer. She adores reading, theatre, and anything arts related. She is a creative soul and is always reinventing herself. Her motto is: “Life is too short, so eat dessert first!”