Roshan Prince and Jassi Gill were the entertaining hosts of the event.
The PTC Punjabi Music Awards took place in Jalandhar on May 26, 2016 and gave away over 30 awards to some of the biggest names in the industry.
Roshan Prince and Jassi Gill were the entertaining hosts of the annual event, introducing a number of high-octane performances that whipped the crowd into frenzy.
Rapper Raftaar and Punjabi singer Satinder Sartaaj took command of the stage and won awards for their nominated categories.
Alongside Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz, Raftaar won ‘Best Music Director for a Single’ for the sensational ‘All Black’.
The star-studded event would not be complete without a performance from Jazzy B, who was named ‘Best Non-Resident Punjabi Vocalist’ for three consecutive years.
Other big winners include Diljit Dosanjh who won ‘Best Bhangra Song of the Year’, and Dr Zeus for ‘Best Non-Resident Punjabi Music Director’.
Master Saleem, Neha Kakkar and Miss Pooja were also spotted mingling on the red carpet.
This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award went to the esteemed folk singer Gurmeet Bawa, while the Rising Star Award belonged to Gagan Kokri, who debuted in 2014 with ‘Rab Kare’.
Here is the full list of winners of the PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2016:
Best Bhangra Song of the Year
‘Panj Taara’ by Diljit Dosanjh
Most Popular Song of the Year
‘Panj Taara’ by Diljit Dosanjh
Best Pop Male Vocalist for a Single
Roshan Prince for ‘Dil Darda’
Best Pop Male Vocalist for an Album
Best Pop Female Vocalist
Miss Pooja for ‘Date on Ford’
Kaur B for ‘Phulkari’
Best New Male Artist
Best New Female Artist
Best Duet Vocalist
Prabh Gill and Sudesh Kumari for ‘Desi Pyaar’
Navv Inder and Badshah for ‘Wakhra Swag’
Guru and Bohemia for ‘Patola’
Best Religious Album (Traditional)
‘Koi Aan Milave’ by Bhai Rhai Singh
Best Religious Album (Non Traditional)
‘Roar Of The Singh’ by Gyani Gurpreet Singh
Best Folk Pop Album
‘Mitti Da Bawa’ by Ranjit Bawa
Best Folk Pop Vocalist
Lakhwinder Wadali for ‘Laggian Zora Zori’
Best New Age Vocalist
Mankirt Aulakh for ‘Gallon Mithiyaan’
Ninja for ‘Thokda Reha’
Best Sufi Album
‘Hamza’ by Satinder Sartaaj
Best Non-Resident Punjabi Vocalist
Jazzy B for ‘Repeat’
Best Club Song of the Year
‘All Black’ by Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Best Song with a Message
‘Thokar’ by Hardeep Grewal
Most Romantic Ballad of the Year
‘Bas Tu’ by Roshan Prince
‘Mere Kol’ by Prabh Gill
Best Punjabi Based Song in a Hindi Film
‘Chittiyan Kalaiyan’, taken from Roy (2015)
Best Music Video
‘Dil Darda’ by Roshan Prince
Best Music Video Director
Frame Singh for ‘Time Table 2’
Pramod Rana Sharma for ‘Hamza’
Best Music Director for a Single
Badshah for ‘Wakhra Swag’
Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz & Raftaar for ‘All Black’
Best Music Director for an Album
Best Music Video of a Religious Song (Traditional)
‘Mangna Mangan Neeka’ by Dr. Gurnam Singh Ji
Best Music Video of a Religious Song (Non Traditional)
‘Sift’ by Satinder Sartaaj
Best Non-Resident Punjabi Music Director
Dr Zeus for ‘Inch’
‘Pardes’ by Pargat Rihan
‘Zindabad Yaarian’ by Maninder Turke
Lifetime Achievement Award
Rising Star Award
Golden Star Award
Congratulations to all the winners!