Gionee Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards, GiMA Awards 2015, List of winners, timings, telecast, channel
Gionee Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards ceremony took place yesterday, 24 February, in Mumbai.
The Gunday actor Arjun Kapoor hosted the show and popular music geniuses and several celebrities of Bollywood attended the event including Shahid kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Shaan, AR Rahman, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Bhushan Kumar, Armaan Malik, Manish Paul, Aditi Rao Hydari, drummer Shivamani, Neha Kakkar, Ankit Tiwari, Mihir Joshi, Arjan Bajwa, Arijit Singh, Hard Kaur, Urvashi Rautela, Raghu Dixit and others.
Music sensation Arijit Singh began the fifth edition of the awards with a wonderful performance.
Shraddha bagged the Celebrity Singer Of The Year award and Kanika Kapoor won the Best Playback Singer (Female) award for Baby Doll song from Sunny Leone’s Ragini MMS 2.
Music maestro A R Rahman’s band NAFS gave its maiden performance here at the fifth edition of Gionee Star Global Indian Music Awards or the GiMA Awards 2015.
Band NAFS, which means ‘free will to make your own choice’ in Urdu and Arabic, regaled the audience with its tunes. ”It has been my privilege to showcase NAFS at GiMA for the first time ever,” Rahman, who also won awards for Best Film Album for Highway and Best Fusion Album in the non-film category for Coke Studio at MTV Season 3.
The 5th Gionee Star Global Indian Music Awards, powered by Hungama.com and Kelloggs Chocos, will be telecast on Star Plus on March 15.
Here’s taking a look at the winners from GIMA 2015:
Best Film Album – Yaariyan
Best Music Director – Pritam
Global Musician Honour – Zakir Hussain
Best Playback Singer Male – Arijit Singh for Muskrane
Best Playback Singer Female – Kanika Kapoor for Baby Doll
Best Music Debut – Armaan Malik
Global Music Icon Award – Zakir Hussain
Celebrity Singer Of The Year – Shraddha Kapoor
Most Popular Song on Radio – Galiyan from Ek Villain
Most Streamed Song – Sunny Sunny from Yaariyan
Best Music Arranger – Amit Trivedi, Sourav Roy for Queen
Best Pop Album – Various Artistes for Coke Studio at MTV Season 3
Best Electronic Music – The Midival Punditz
Best Devotional Music – My Devotional Favourites by Shankar Mahadevan
Best Rock Album – Mihir Joshi for Mumbai Blues
Best Fusion Album – Coke Studio at MTV Season 3 – AR Rahman
Best Ghazal Album – Hazir 2