Sennheiser Top 50

Shankar Mahadevan


One of the greatest contemporary legends of Indian music, this Sennheiser endorser has been the recipient of the National Film Award four times. Singer, composer and musician – this multi-talented prodigy has donned many hats and excelled at each of them in the past 16 years. He has also collaborated with other legendary composers and singers to create music in four languages, garnering international fame in the process. His presence on our judges’ panel takes this endeavour to a higher note.

Ehsaan Noorani

Music Composer

Lead guitarist of the popular music trio, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, this Sennheiser user is also a recipient of National Film Award. In his almost three-decade long career, he has dazzled the industry as singer, music director and guitarist. Ehsaan enjoys Blues and Electronica.

Loy Mendonsa


Calm and composed, Loy Mendonsa completes the celebrated music trio of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. This Sennheiser ambassador started his career as a television writer and has played piano and keyboard for popular Indian music composers.



Called Papon Da by most of his fans and the music community at large, Angaraag Mahanta is a singer, composer and record producer. He is the lead singer and founder of the folk-fusion band Papon and The East India Company. Other than Assamese, Angaraag has sung in many languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Marathi, Mishing and Bengali. Angaraag has received several awards and honors, including three GiMA Awards, two Jack Daniel’s Rock Awards, and a Screen Award. Assamese news channel News Live awarded Mahanta the 'Assamese of The Year' award for the year 2015. We are proud to have him on board as jury for Sennheiser Top 50 Season Three!

Raghu Dixit


Raghu dons many hats: he is a singer-songwriter, producer, film score composer and the frontman for the Raghu Dixit Project, a multilingual folk music band. With a number of awards to his name, including Best Newcomer at the 2011 Songlines Music Awards and Favorite Singer at the 2008 SFM Kalaa Awards, Raghu’s music transcends boundaries. He has played at many international venues and is a inspiration to young bands across the country.

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