Veteran playback singer Asha Bhosle has been nominated in the ‘Best Semi-Album' category at the Global Indian Music Academy Award (GIMA) for ‘Naina Lagaike,' her collaboration with Ustaad Shujaat Khan.
Leading the film-based nominations are ‘Anjaana-Anjaani,' ‘Band Baaja Baaraat,' ‘Dabangg,' ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai,' ‘Rajneeti' and ‘Tees Maar Khan.'
Ustad Rashid Khan and Hariharan too are among those nominated in the same category as Ms. Bhosle.
Sunidhi Chauhan holds five nominations, including one for the Best Playback Singer (Female) for her songs ‘Ainvayi Ainvayi,' ‘Sheila Ki Jawani,' and ‘Udi.'
Usha Uthup and Rekha Bhardwaj (Darrling) and Mamta Sharma (Munni Badnaam) are the fellow contenders also nominated in this category.
Mamta has also garnered three nominations including a Best Music Debut nomination along with the Bhadwai Village Mandal for ‘Peepli Live' and director-turned-composer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, for ‘Guzaarish.'
In the film-music genre, Gulzar (Darrling), Amitabh Bhattacharya (Ainvayi Ainvayi), Irshad Kamil (Pee Loon), Vishal Dadlani (Tujhe Bhula Diya), Faaiz Anwaar (Tere Mast Mast Do Nain) and the Vishal-Shekhar duo (Aas Paas Khuda) have been nominated.