42nd MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (APRIL 2018)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 6

♪ Albums Reviewed: Blackmail, October, Mercury, Beyond The Clouds, Daas Dev & Meri Nimmo

♪ Music Composers: Amit Trivedi, Badshah, Guru Randhawa, Shantanu Moitra, Anupam Roy, Abhishek Arora, Mithoon, A.R. Rahman, Sandesh Shandilya, Vipin Patwa, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Anupama Raag, Shamir Tandon,Krsna Solo & Mangesh Dhakde

Now on with the awards:

42nd Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

Singer of the Month (Female) : Sunidhi Chauhan for Manwaa (October)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Javed Bashir for Tain To Uttey (Daas Dev)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Shantanu Moitra for Manwaa (October)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : A.R. Rahman for Beyond The Clouds (That’s the only solo composer album this month!)

• Album of the Month: Daas Dev (Music by: Sandesh Shandilya, Vipin Patwa, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Anupama Raag & Shamir Tandon; Lyrics by: Dr. Sagar, Bulleh Shah, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Deepak Ramola, Gaurav Solanki, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Munir Niazi & Sameer Anjaan; Singers: Atif Aslam, Javed Bashir, Papon, Shradha Mishra, Rekha Bhardwaj, Swanand Kirkire, Navraj Hans, Arko Pravo Mukherjee & Krishna Beura; Music On: Zee Music)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Papon & Shradha Mishra for Raat Youn Dil Mein Teri (Daas Dev)

• Lyricist of the Month: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Bewafa Beauty (Blackmail)

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: Manwaa (October)

• Best Dance Song: Challa Chaap Chunariya (Daas Dev)

• Best Sad Song: Azaad Kar (Daas Dev)

• Best Club Song: Patola (Blackmail)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Manwaa (October)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Badla (Blackmail)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: N/A

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Manwaa (October)

• Best Backing Vocals: Pronob Biswas for Manwaa (October)

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Challa Chaap Chunariya (Daas Dev)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: N/A

• Best Humorous Song: Bewafa Beauty (Blackmail)

• Best Rap in A Song: DIVINE for Badla (Blackmail)

• Best Remake: Patola (Blackmail)

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Daas Dev (Zee Music Company)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Female) : Shradha Mishra for Raat Youn Dil Mein Teri (Daas Dev)

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : N/A

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : N/A

• Music Label of the Month: Zee Music Company (Daas Dev, October)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Haricharan for Mercury Song (Mercury)

Hope you all agree!

Thanks for reading!!