Barfi has been nominated in as many as seven categories Global Indian Music Academy awards. With this Barfi is leading the race of the nominations. The awards have been seen as an effort on the part of Wizcraft International Entertainment for recognizing Indian music.
The other films nominated in the sequence are Talaash, Cocktail, Student of the Year, Ishaqzaade and Jab Tak Hai Jaan. The music director Pritam alone has six nominations. This includes best music arranger and programmer part from best background score.
The composer team of Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani, who were the judges in the recently concluded Indian Idol Junior reality singing competiton has found four nominations. Another judge on the show Shreya Ghoshal has also four nominations – three for duets and one as a playback singer.