IIFA Award for Best Female Playback Singer

The IIFA Best Female Playback Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony.

Superlatives

Shreya Ghoshal at Filmfare Awards South
Shreya Ghoshal holds the record of highest number of wins(7), and the highest number of nominations(19), getting nominated for consecutively 11 years from 2006 to 2016 resulted in 5 wins and 17 nominations. She holds the record of receiving most nominations in a single year, i.e., 4 nominations in 2008.
Superlative Singer Record
Most awards Shreya Ghoshal 7
Most nominations Shreya Ghoshal 19
Most consecutive wins Shreya Ghoshal (2012-2014) 3
Most consecutive nominations Shreya Ghoshal (2006-2016) 17
Most wins in a decade Shreya Ghoshal (2000s) 4
Most nominations in a single year Shreya Ghoshal (2008) 4
Youngest winner Meghna Mishra (2018) 16
Youngest nominee Shreya Ghoshal (2004) 20[1]
Oldest winner Asha Bhosle (2002) 69
Oldest nominee Lata Mangeshkar (2007) 78
Most nominations without ever winning Rekha Bhardwaj 4

Shreya Ghoshal with 7 wins, hold the record for most awards in this category. Alka Yagnik and Sunidhi Chauhan have won the award two times. Shreya Ghoshal won the award in a record of three consecutive years (2012–14).

Shreya Ghoshal's four nominations out of the five nominations in 2008 also give her the record for most number of Best Female Playback Singer nominations in a single year. Shreya Ghoshal holds the record of getting nominated for consecutively 11 years from 2006 till 2016 (still running), resulting in 17 nominations and 5 wins.

Shreya Ghoshal was the most successful singers in 2000s with four wins. Ghoshal continued her domination in the 2010s with three wins (still going).

Most Wins

Rank Winner Number of Wins Years
1 Shreya Ghoshal 7 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014
2 Alka Yagnik 2 2000, 2001
Sunidhi Chauhan 2005, 2007
Kanika Kapoor 2015, 2017

Multiple Nominees

Rank Singer Number of nominations Number of wins
1 Shreya Ghoshal 19 7
2 Sunidhi Chauhan 15 2
3 Alka Yagnik 13 2

List of Winners

† - indicates the performance also won the Filmfare Award
‡ - indicates the performance was also nominated for the Filmfare Award

2000s

Year Singer Song Movie
2000
(1st)
Alka Yagnik Taal Se Taal Taal
2001
(2nd)
Alka Yagnik Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
Alka Yagnik Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Dhadkan
Sunidhi Chauhan Mehboob Mere Fiza
Kavita Krishnamurthy Aey Dil Laya Hai Bahar Kya Kehna
Preeti & Pinky Piya Piya Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
2002
(3rd)
Asha Bhosle Radha Kaisa Na Jale Lagaan
Alka Yagnik Jaane Kyun Dil Chahta Hai
Alka Yagnik Bole Chudiyan Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Alka Yagnik Suraj Hua Maddham Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Lata Mangeshkar So Gaye Hain Zubeidaa
2003
(4th)
Shreya Ghoshal & Kavita Krishnamurthy Dola Re Dola Devdas
2004
(5th)
Shreya Ghoshal Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai Jism
Alka Yagnik Seemaaye Bulaaye LOC Kargil
Alka Yagnik Kal Ho Naa Ho Kal Ho Naa Ho
Alka Yagnik Oodhni Tere Naam
Sunidhi Chauhan Dekhle Aankhon Mein Aankhien Daal Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
2005
(6th)
Sunidhi Chauhan Dhoom Machale Dhoom
Alka Yagnik Aankhen Bandh Karke Aitraaz
Alka Yagnik Hum Tum
Hum Tum
Alka Yagnik Lal Dupatta Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Sunidhi Chauhan Sajna Ve Chameli
2006
(7th)
Alisha Chinai Kajra Re Bunty Aur Babli
Kavita Krishnamurthy Main Vaari Vaari Mangal Pandey: The Rising
Shreya Ghoshal Piyu Bole Parineeta
Sunidhi Chauhan Deedar De Dus
Sunidhi Chauhan Kaisi Paheli Parineeta
2007
(8th)
Sunidhi Chauhan Beedi Omkara
Alka Yagnik Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Lata Mangeshkar Luka Chhupi Rang De Basanti
Shreya Ghoshal Pal Pal Lage Raho Munnabhai
Sunidhi Chauhan Crazy Kiya Re Dhoom 2
2008
(9th)
Shreya Ghoshal Barso Re Guru
Shreya Ghoshal Dholna Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Shreya Ghoshal Thode Badmaash Rang De Basanti
Shreya Ghoshal Ye Ishq Haye Jab We Met
Sunidhi Chauhan Aaja Nachle Aaja Nachle
2009
(10th)
Shreya Ghoshal Teri Ore Singh Is Kinng
Bela Shende Man Mohana Jodhaa Akbar
Monali Thakur Zara Zara Touch Me Race
Shilpa Rao Khuda Jaane Bachna Ae Haseeno
Sunidhi Chauhan Desi Girl Dostana

2010s

Year Singer Song Movie
2010
(11th)
Kavita Seth Iktara Wake Up Sid
Shreya Ghoshal Zoobi Doobi 3 Idiots
Rekha Bhardwaj Sasural Genda Phool Delhi-6
Sunidhi Chauhan Chor Baazari Love Aaj Kal
Shilpa Rao Mudi Mudi Paa
Tulsi Kumar Hafiz Khuda 8 x 10 Tasveer
2011
(12th)
Mamta Sharma Munni Badnaam Hui Dabangg
Shreya Ghoshal Bahara I Hate Luv Storys
Rekha Bhardwaj Ab Mujhey Koi Ishqiya
Sunidhi Chauhan Ainvayi Ainvayi Band Baaja Baaraat
Sunidhi Chauhan Sheila Ki Jawani Tees Maar Khan
2012
(13th)
Shreya Ghoshal Teri Meri Bodyguard
Shreya Ghoshal Ooh La La The Dirty Picture
Usha Uthup & Rekha Bhardwaj Darling 7 Khoon Maaf
Sunidhi Chauhan Te Amo Dum Maaro Dum
Harshdeep Kaur Katiya Karun Rockstar
2013
(14th)
Shreya Ghoshal Chikni Chameli Agneepath
Shreya Ghoshal Aashiyan Barfi!
Rekha Bhardwaj Phir Le Aya Dil Barfi!
Kavita Seth Tumhi Ho Bandhu Cocktail
Shalmali Kholgade Pareshaan Ishaqzaade
2014
(15th)
Shreya Ghoshal Sunn Raha Hai Aashiqui 2
Shreya Ghoshal O Rangrez Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Monali Thakur Sawaar Loon Lootera
Bhoomi Trivedi Ram Chahe Leela Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
2015
(16th)
Kanika Kapoor Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2
Shreya Ghoshal Samjhawan Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
Jyoti Nooran & Sultana Nooran Patakha Guddi Highway
2016
(17th)
Monali Thakur Moh Moh Ke Dhaage Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Shreya Ghoshal Deewani Mastani Bajirao Mastani
Kanika Kapoor Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan Roy
Sunidhi Chauhan Girls Like To Swing Dil Dhadakne Do
2017
(18th)
Tulsi Kumar Soch Na Sake Airlift
Kanika Kapoor Da Da Dasse Udta Punjab
Neha Bhasin Jag Ghoomeya Sultan
2018
(19th)
Meghna Mishra Main Kaun Hoon Secret Superstar

See also

External links

  1. ^ There were no nominations released in 2018 and Meghna Mishra, aged 16, was just declared the winner. Similarly, Shreya Ghoshal, at age 19, was declared winner in 2003 without any nomination.

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