Ahead of this year’s Brit Asia Awards at the HMV Apollo in Hammersmith on Saturday 1st October, Brit Asia TV announced the nominees at an event in Birmingham this week. Pictures below.

The winners will be decided by public vote to honour the voice of the fans. Voting opens from Thursday 1st September and closes on the 30th September 2011. The final results will be unveiled in a grand showcase, the “biggest show seen-to-date by the British Asian music industry”.

BEST NEWCOMER:

Garry Sandhu (Sandhu)

KanDman (KanDman)

DJ Harvey (Harvey)

Arjun (Arjun)

GV (GV)

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT:

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (Rahat)

Satinder Sartaaj (Sartaaj)

Honey Singh (Honey)

Gurdas Mann (Gurdas)

Sharry Maan (Sharry)

BEST “NON-ASIAN” MUSIC PRODUCER:

Kray Twinz (Twinz)

Steel Banglez (Banglez)

Rude Kid (Rude)

Sukh Knight (Knight)

Naughty Boy (Naughty)

BEST VIDEO:

Sahan To Pyariya (Sahan)

Naag 2 (Naag)

Pumbeeri (Pumbeeri)

Nai Reesa (Reesa)

La La La (Lala)

BEST MALE ACT:

Garry Sandhu (Sandhu)

Jazzy B (Jazzy)

Sukshinder Shinda (Shinda)

Shin DCS (Shin)

JK (JK)

BEST FEMALE ACT:

Kee (Kee)

Nindy Kaur (Nindy)

Preeya Kalidas (Preeya)

Kazz Kumar (Kazz)

Miss Pooja (Pooja)

BEST BAND:

DCS (DCS)

Malkit Singh (Malkit)

En Karma (Karma)

Alaap (Alaap)

Jazzy B (Jazzy)

BEST URBAN ASIAN ACT:

Shizzio (Shizzio)

Raxstar (Raxstar)

The Truth (Truth)

Swami Baracus (Swami)

Roach Killa (Roach)

BEST SINGLE:

Lak 28 (Lak28)

Naag 2 (Naag2)

Moorni (Moorni)

Tere Husan De Maare (Husan)

Yaar Anmulle (Anmulle)

BEST ALBUM:

The Raj (Raj)

Gabru Panjab Dha (Gabru)

Jadoo (Jadoo)

Singing Between The Lines (Lines)

The Entourage (Entourage)

BEST “ASIAN-MUSIC” PRODUCER:

Sukshinder Shinda (Shinda)

Panjabi MC (Panjabi)

Tru-Skool (Tru)

PBN (PBN)

DJ Sanj (Sanj)

BEST CLUB DJ:

DJ Kayper (Kayper)

Kray Twinz (Twinz)

DJ H (DJH)

DJ Rags (Rags)

Panjabi MC (Panjabi)

BEST ALTERNATIVE ACT:

Sukh Knight (Knight)

Nitin Sawhney (Sawhney)

Nasha Experience (Nasha)

Juttla (Juttla)

Swami (Swami)

BEST SONGWRITER:

Satinder Sartaaj (Sartaaj)

Gurdas Mann (Gurdas)

Jandu Littranwala (Jandu)

L.Devraj Jassal (Devraj)

Jelly Manjitpuri (Jelly)