Sonia Deol presented outstanding achievement award to the much deserved Malkit Singh, recognizing his recent accolade in receiving and MBE for services to Punjabi music, making him the only Asian artist to have received this honor. Other performances included Angrez Ali, who performed a unique tribute specially written for those musicians who have past away this year. Artists have at last been recognised for their success by an independent voting system where the public pick the winners.
Returning for its second round, The BRITs Apprenticeship Scheme officially launched this week with talented successful applicants taking their positions at music companies across the UK. Diversity recruitment specialists, DiVA, ran the recruitment process for the BPI and will also deliver regular training that they have designed, as well as manage the day-to-day operation of the programme. The announcement of the Scheme generated a great response, with applications received for the openings.
The channel focuses on Brit Asian music and youth culture. The program stable is made up by phenomenal shows which are music orientated; such as The Brit Asia Live Sessions, is the first show of its kind within the Asian music scene. UK Bhangra Culture brings you an exciting array of Bhangra artists from across the world in a hard hitting one hour feature interview show that pinpoints their journey within the Asian music scene.
Asian music stars to perform at massive festival in Cannon Hill Park celebrating end of Ramadan. They have teamed up with Brit Asia TV, the Birmingham-based television channel for young British Asians, to arrange the entertainment for the festival on Sunday, August In a interview, Sama Blake told Asian World : "Birmingham is definitely my favourite place, because the fanbase is bigger here.
The Worldwide Asian Music stage is ready for this massive event as it returns to Birmingham to showcase and celebrate the very best in Asian music with groundbreaking performances never seen before! This breathtaking event will take place on Saturday 5 November at the Barclaycard Arena Birmingham, celebrating the very best of British Asian Music from across the globe, featuring a spectacular variety of performances and appearances from the biggest names in the industry. Now in its seventh successive year, the Brit Asia TV World Music Awards ceremony looks set to be the best yet with eight unique, live performances and over A-list celebrities attending.
Bangra music, which is famous in the Asian sub-continents, has an equally high influence in the west. Nindy Kauris the UK born pop singer who has followed this music genre all her life. Bangra has a vital role in her life and has toured many places worldwide for various stage shows.
Independently released, it quickly became an underground anthem that fused Asian and Western musical styles. Manaj Rather Nikki Sweet chats to Manaj Rather about his 2nd book Filthy Rich, an autobiography about how he became rich as a property developer, published by Lions Hudson. Naamless In the Drivetime show Ram Kalyan Kelly speaks to upcoming star Naamless about his journey in the industry and his upcoming tracks.
The nominees for the awards ceremony event on 1st October have been revealed. The awards this year feature 14 distinctive categories for 14 prestigious awards. The Nomination Party made announcements of the five leading artists per category who secured themselves a place in the shortlist of nominees anticipating to win a Brit Asia Music Award.
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