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  • PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2016 Winners

    Prabh Gill, Diljit Dosanjh and Roshan Prince were among some of the biggest winners at the PTC Punjabi Music Awards in Jalandhar on May 26, 2016.

    PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2016 Winners

    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’.

    PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2016 WinnersThe 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’.

    PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2016 Winners

    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
    Nachhatar Gill

    Best Pop Female Vocalist
    Miss Pooja for ‘Date on Ford’
    Kaur B for ‘Phulkari’

    Best New Male Artist
    Joban Sandhu
    Jordan Sandhu

    Best New Female Artist
    Jenny Johal
    Sufi Sparrows

    Best Duet Vocalist
    Prabh Gill and Sudesh Kumari for ‘Desi Pyaar’

    Best Duo/Group
    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
    Gurmit Singh

    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’

    Best Lyricist
    ‘Pardes’ by Pargat Rihan
    ‘Zindabad Yaarian’ by Maninder Turke

    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Gurmeet Bawa

    Rising Star Award
    Gagan Kokri

    Golden Star Award
    Malkeet Singh

    Congratulations to all the winners!

    Scarlett is an avid writer and pianist. Originally from Hong Kong, egg tart is her cure for homesickness. She loves music and film, enjoys travelling and watching sports. Her motto is “Take a leap, chase your dream, eat more cream.”

    Images courtesy of PTC Punjabi Facebook


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