|4th Mirchi Music Awards|
|Sponsored by||Royal Stag|
|Date||March 21, 2012|
|Location||Bhavan’s College Ground (Andheri), Mumbai|
|Presented by||Radio Mirchi|
|Hosted by||Shaan and Usha Uthup|
|Most awards||Rockstar (5)|
|Most nominations||Rockstar (12)|
|Song of the Year||"Senorita" - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara|
|Album of the Year||Rockstar|
|Website||Music Mirchi Awards 2011|
The 4th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2011. The ceremony was held on 21 March 2012 at the Bhavan’s College Ground (Andheri), Mumbai and was hosted by Shaan and Usha Uthup. There were many performances, including those by Saif Ali Khan, Parikrama, Shreya Ghoshal, Bappi Lahiri and Mika Singh. There was a live jugalbandi featuring Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy, Lalit Pandit, Salim–Sulaiman, Ram Sampath, Sajid–Wajid and Leslie Lewis. Ash King, Harshdeep Kaur, Neha Bhasin, Anushka Manchanda, Tochi Raina, Shweta Pandit, Dominique and Clinton Cerejo, Kamal Khan, Suman Shridhar, Shefali Alvares, Benny Dayal and Ritu Pathak also performed during the award show. Rockstar won a leading five awards including Album of the Year. Song of the Year went to "Senorita" from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. The show was broadcast on 31 March 2012 on Colors.
Winners and nominees
The winners were selected by the members of jury, chaired by Javed Akhtar. They met on 6 March 2012 to close in on the nominations and decide on the winners. The following are the names of nominees and winners.
(Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.)
|Song of the Year||Album of the Year|
|Male Vocalist of the Year||Female Vocalist of the Year|
|Music Composer of the Year||Lyricist of the Year|
|Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year||Upcoming Female Vocalist of the Year|
|Upcoming Music Composer of The Year||Upcoming Lyricist of The Year|
|Song representing Sufi tradition||Raag-Inspired Song of the Year|
|Best Item Song of the Year|
|Best Programmer & Arranger of the Year||Best Song Recording|
|Best Background Score of the Year|
|Indie Pop Song of the Year|
|Lifetime Achievement Award||Khayyam|
|Royal Stag Make It Large Award||Dhanush and Anirudh Ravichander|
Listeners' Choice awards
|Listeners' Choice Song of the Year||"Naadaan Parinde" - Rockstar|
|Listeners' Choice Album of the Year||Rockstar|
|Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music||Babla Shah|
|Best Album of Golden Era (1951)||Awaara|
|Special Recognition||Pandit Chhannulal Mishra|
Films with multiple wins and nominations
|11||The Dirty Picture|
|8||Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara|
|Tanu Weds Manu|
|2||7 Khoon Maaf|
|Stanley Ka Dabba|
|4||The Dirty Picture|
|Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara|
Won two Listeners' Choice awards
- Aadesh Shrivastava - music composer and singer
- Alka Yagnik - playback singer
- Anu Malik - music director
- Ashutosh Gowariker - director, writer and producer
- Ila Arun - actress and folk singer
- Lalit Pandit - composer
- Kailash Kher - singer
- Kavita Krishnamurthy - playback singer
- Louis Banks - composer, record producer and singer
- Prasoon Joshi - lyricist and screenwriter
- Ramesh Sippy - director and producer
- Sadhana Sargam - playback singer
- Sameer - lyricist
- Shankar Mahadevan - composer and playback singer
- Sooraj Barjatya - director, producer and screenwriter
- Suresh Wadkar - playback singer
- Talat Aziz - singer
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