The most exciting names in the Asian music industry joined forces for the hotly anticipated announcement of the nominees for this year’s Brit Asia TV World Music Awards.

With over 400 VIP artists and guests under one roof , this year’s nominations party did not disappoint! 

Once again, it gave us a little taster of what is to come with the Awards Ceremony and how there is no other event of its kind. Never in its seven-year history has such fierce competition been witnessed among British Asian music talent. 

A glimpse into this year’s nominees includes top artists Ranjit Bawa, Kulwinder Billa, Manni Sandhu, Tru Skool, Sunanda Sharma, Jasmin Walia and Diljit Dosanjh. These have all been shortlisted by fans via the open voting system. 

Coined as the biggest and most credible event in the British Asian music calendar, the star studded nominations party saw names from the Brit Asia TV Music Awards past and present arrive to hear this year’s shortlist before opening to the public vote.

It will now be down to the fans again to decide who walks away with the iconic Brit Asia TV World Music Award on 4th March, with the short list categories now open to the public by vote FREE.

“This year’s Brit Asia TV World Music Awards will be even bigger and better” says proud Brit Asia TV CEO- Jaz Bal.

“The Brit Asia TV World Music Awards 2017 are now in their 7th year, which is a huge achievement and we have some truly incredible artists on the shortlist for this year’s event.

“Our aim has always been to give a platform and voice to emerging and established artists; we celebrate these artists all year round.  We are really proud of the nominees and wish them all the best. We look forward to seeing you all at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on March 4th!”

The nominations come head-to-head on the Saturday 4th March at the Brit Asia TV World Music Awards, which will return to Birmingham’s prestigious Barclaycard Arena formally known as the NIA.

With the eagerly anticipated line up and headline act announcement there is no doubt that this year’s awards are set to make more noise than ever.

You can vote for your favourite artists for free at

Tickets for this extraordinary event at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham, are on sale now, giving fans the chance to be there as winners are revealed.

Simply go to and select the “vote now” tab and enter your nominated artist of your choice per category.

BritAsia TV World Music Awards

Category Nominees

1.Breakthrough Act

Jasmin Walia
Subaig Singh
Ashok Prince
Sunanda Sharma

2.Best Deejay

DJ Dips
Jags Klimax
Bups Saggu
Kray Twinz

3.Best Live Band

Bhangra All Stars
The Entourage
The Legends Band
Jazzy B & Tha Boyz

4.Best Songwriter

Jaggi Jaggowal
Zack Knight
Satinder Sartaaj
Veet Baljit
Abbi Fetehgaria

5.Bollywood Record of the year

Kar Gayi Chull
Kala Chashma
High Heels Te Nachche
Jag Ghoomeya
The Breakup Song

6.Best Music Video

Do You Know by Diljit Dosanjh
My World by Kray Twinz
Time Table 2 by Kulwinder Billa
Shikaar by Jazzy B, Kaur B & Amrit Maan
Trendster by Jazzy B

7.Best Album

One Time For Your Mind by Tru-Skool
Welcome To The Future by Manni Sandhu
Hazaarey Wala Munda by Satinder Sartaaj
Resurrection by Jagz Kang
Desi Rockstar 2 by Gippy Grewal

8.Bollywood Act of the Year

Arijit Singh
Neha Kakkar
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Neha Bhasin

9.Best Urban Asian Act

Zack Knight
Shide Boss
Roach Killa

10.Best Female Act

Sarika Gill
Jasmin Walia
Jasmine Sandlas
Sunanda Sharma

11.Best Male Act 

Diljit Dosanjh
Kulwinder Billa
Jazzy B
Jaz Dhami
Ranjit Bawa

12.Best Dance Group

Lions of Punjab
Gabru Punjab De
Nachda Sansar
4X4 Bhangra Group

13.Best Single

Do You Know by Diljit Dosanjh
Gani by Manni Sandhu
Picha Ni Chad Di by Panjabi MC
Time Table 2 by Kulwinder Billa
Teri Ah by Jaz Dhami

14.Best Music Producer

Dr Zeus
Manni Sandhu
Panjabi MC
Deep Jandu