The Global Indian Music Academy 2016’s sixth edition took off on Colors this Sunday. The show was hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana, who looked more than happy to take over the stage. GIMA was started to honour incredible musicians from various categories. This year as well, best musicians took home some awards that added feather to their cap. (ALSO READ: GiMA Awards 2015: A R Rahman wins two trophies; his band NAFS debuts on stage)
In addition to that, performances by some of the best singers, and composers made our Sunday evening well spent. While Arijit Singh’s mesmerizing songs left everyone in daze, Yo Yo Honey Singh lightened up the mood with his groovy beats. You cannot miss on Meet Brothers’ foot tapping performances for the evening as well.
GIMA 2016 also had some lighter moments. Everyone was left in splits as Sonam Kapoor’s look alike stepped on stage. Additionally, Ayushman Khurrana & Arjun Kapoor’s combo gave the audience an entertaining ride too.
Arijit Singh was the star of the evening. The audience was smitten by his heart-touching performance for the evening. He also won awards in various categories that includes Best Live Performer, MTV GiMA Duet of the year, Most Popular Radio Song of the year, Best Film Song and Most Streamed Song of the year. (ALSO READ: Arijit Singh posts public apology to Sultan Salman Khan, but DELETES it later!)
Honey Singh made a dashing come back at the GiMA 2016. His Song Dheere Dheere reprised version won the Best Pop Song of the year.
Arjun Kannugo was honoured with the Jagjit Singh Award for Best Music Debut.
Armaan Malik rocked the stage with his most popular numbers. He also bagged the Best Music Video Award for his super-hit track, Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon, featuring Emraan Hashmi & Esha Gupta.
Such a cutee surprise in the start @thegimas @ArmaanMalik22 you look so hotI wish I was there pic.twitter.com/R4K5ZSlas7 — SEJAL (@sejalbansal) June 5, 2016
Anmol Malik was honoured with GiMA’s MTV Rising Star. The charming girl also spoke about her win in a video here
Shahid Kapoor & Farhan Akhtar collaborated to deliver an entertaining Rap performance. Have a look;
Amitabh bagged the Song of the Year performed by a celebrity award for “Atrangi Yaari” from the film “Wazir.” Late Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava was given tribute by none other than Amitabh Bachchan & music legends at GiMA 2016. The country lost a talented artist to cancer last year and there cannot be a better remembrance of him.
Bajirao Mastani won big at the GiMA 2016. The Ranveer Singh & Deepika Padukone starrer bagged maximum honours this time as well. It won three awards of Best Background Score, Best Music Arranger and Programmer and Best Engineer. Additionally, Sanjay Leela Bansali was honoured as the Best Music Director for his historical venture.
The GiMA 2016 was successful event that made our Sunday worth it.