Winners of the UK Bhangra Awards 2015

The UK Bhangra Awards 2015 took place on November 28th at The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham. Find out who the big winners were here.

Winners of the UK Bhangra Awards 2015

"This was a really great year for us to win."

The UK Bhangra Awards 2015 lit up Birmingham’s New Bingley Hall on November 28, 2015.

The awards which celebrates the best of British and Desi Bhangra music was a great success, and almost 2,000 guests flocked to see their favourite bhangra acts perform live on stage.

Kicking of the proceedings were the likes of female bhangra group, Eternal Taal, Bhangra All Stars, A-Thin, Envy and GPD.

Special guest Navin Kundra also took the stage and performed his latest tracks.

The British Asian singer won the award for ‘Best Urban Punjabi Singer’, while ‘Best Male Singer’ went to Nav Sidhu, whose popular tracks include, ‘Hai Sohniye’ and ‘Nachale Sanu Naal’.

UK Bhangra Awards 2015

Nav later tweeted: “WON “BEST MALE SINGER” AWARD @UKBA2015 THANKS TO ALL MY FANS WHO VOTED N SUPPORTED.”

Other award categories included ‘Best Publication’, which was awarded to Eastern Eye, and ‘Best Website’, which went to Punjab2000.

The ‘Best UK Mela’ award was given to the team behind Luton Mela, which has been running since 2000. Furhaad Ahmed from Luton Mela said:

“This was a really great year for us to win, as we have been going for 15 years and it is great to see what we do be recognised.”

What made the Bhangra awards even more special was that winners were voted for by the public, so fans had a chance to show their devotion and support to their favourite artist, band and presenters.

UK Bhangra Awards 2015

Here is the full list of winners of the UK Bhangra Awards 2015:

BEST PUBLICATION
Eastern Eye

BEST WEBSITE
Punjab2000.com

BEST RADIO PRESENTER
Poli Tank

BEST TV PRESENTER
Jagdeep Rainu

BEST DJ ROADSHOW
Calibar Roadshow

BEST DANCE GROUP
Gabhru Panjab De

BEST UK MELA
Luton Mela

BEST SONGWRITER
Jandu Littranwala

BEST MUSIC PRODUCER
GV

BEST MUSICIAN
Juggy Rihal

BEST BAND
Bhangra All Stars

BEST RECORD LABEL
Envy Worldwide

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Dj Dips & Roach Killa – Kaun Nachdi

BEST SINGLE
Badal Talwan ft Jaswinder Jassi – Chaska

BEST ALBUM
DJ Vix – Chapter V

BEST NEWCOMER
A-Thin

BEST FEMALE SINGER
Seetal Kaur

BEST MALE SINGER
Nav Sidhu

BEST URBAN PUNJABI SINGER
Navin Kundra

BEST INTERNATIONAL SINGER
Lehmber Hussainpuri

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Jin & Seetal

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Mick St. Clair

CONTRIBUTION TO BHANGRA MUSIC
Balbir Bhujhangy

An entertaining evening full of music, dance and celebration, the UK Bhangra Awards was a great event.

Congratulations to all of the winners!

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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