37th MUSIC MASTANI MONTHLY AWARDS (NOVEMBER 2017)

Important Statistics

♪ Number of Albums Reviewed: 10

♪ Albums Reviewed: Ittefaq, The House Next Door, Ribbon, Ram Ratan, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, Qarib Qarib Singlle, Tumhari Sulu, Aksar 2, Dil Jo Na Keh Saka & Julie 2

♪ Music Composers: Tanishk Bagchi, Girishh G, Mikey McCleary, Sagar Desai, Bappi Lahiri, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Kaushik-Akash-Guddu for JAM8, Rashid Khan, Zain-Sam-Raees, Anand Raaj Anand, Vishal Mishra, Rochak Kohli, Guru Randhawa, Rajat Nagpal, Santanu Ghatak, Amartya Rahut, Mithoon, Shail-Pritesh, Viju Shah, Javed-Mohsin, Atif Ali & Rooh Band

Now on with the awards:

36th Music Mastani Monthly Awards

♪ MAIN AWARDS

Singer of the Month (Female) : Ronkini Gupta for Rafu (Tumhari Sulu)

• Singer of the Month (Male) : Atif Aslam for Jaane De (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Composer of the Month (Song) : Santanu Ghatak for Rafu (Tumhari Sulu) AND Vishal Mishra for Jaane De (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Composer of the Month (Album) : Girishh G for The House Next Door (only for the lack of solo composer albums this month)

• Album of the Month: Qarib Qarib Singlle (Music by: Vishal Mishra, Rochak Kohli & Ali Merchant; Lyrics by: Raj Shekhar & Hussain Haidry; Singers: Jyoti Nooran, Sultana Nooran, Papon, Atif Aslam, Antara Mitra, Neeti Mohan & Rochak Kohli; Music On: Zee Music Company)

• Musical Jodi of the Month (Best Duet) : Jyoti Nooran & Sultana Nooran for Khatam Kahani (Qarib Qarib Singlle) AND Antara Mitra & Neeti Mohan for Tanha Begum (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Lyricist of the Month: Santanu Ghatak for Rafu (Tumhari Sulu) AND Raj Shekhar for Jaane De (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

♪ SONG AWARDS

• Best Romantic Song: O Mere Sanam (The House Next Door)

• Best Dance Song: Pallo Latke (Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana)

• Best Sad Song: Jaane De (Qarib Qarib Singlle) AND Rafu (Tumhari Sulu)

• Best Club Song: Aaj Zid (Aksar 2)

• Best Classical-Based Song: Rafu (Tumhari Sulu)

• Best Song With A Western Influence: Tu Chale Toh (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Best Song With A Folk Influence: Khatam Kahani (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Song With The Best Use Of Fusion: Charkha Ghoom Raha Hai (Ribbon) AND Manva Likes To Fly (Tumhari Sulu)

• Best Backing Vocals: N/A

• Best Sound Effects in A Song: Tanha Begum (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Best Retro-Styled Song: Khwabon Ko Aankhon Mein (Dil Jo Na Keh Saka)

• Best Humorous Song: Tanha Begum (Qarib Qarib Singlle)

• Best Rap in A Song: Rap in Hawa Hawai 2.0 (Tumhari Sulu)

• Best Remake: Hawa Hawai 2.0 (Tumhari Sulu)

♪ SPECIAL AWARDS

• Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (Best Album That Went Pretty Much Unnoticed) : Ribbon (T-Series)

• Newcomer(s) of the Month:

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

– Newcomer of the Month (Singer – Male) : Aniket Mangrulkar for Charkha Ghoom Raha Hai (Ribbon)

– Newcomer of the Month (Composer) : Santanu Ghatak for Rafu (Tumhari Sulu)

• Music Label of the Month: Zee Music Company (Qarib Qarib Singlle & Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana)

• Most Unusual, But Awesome Choice of Singer: Benny Dayal for O Mere Sanam (The House Next Door)

Hope you all agree!

Thanks for reading!