MTV Unplugged Season 3 belonged to the music genre. It also featured musical artists playing acoustic instruments. It started on 23rd November 2013. It showcases new versions of popular songs. It took the audience on a new musical high. It had a live gig format which gave the audience an exclusive and intimate experience. For the promotion of the show, a contest was held at social media platforms by MTV. 10 lucky fans were selected, and they were given a wrist band. The band not only was a token of memory but also acted as an entry badge. The band also had a QR code which led to a personalized profile of the winner’s activities at the show.
The show also picked some of the music fans in an official Unplugged gig bus. They were picked up from prime locations of the city and were given a front row view of some of the performances. The first episode had the talented and a brilliant singer,
Sonu Nigam. He performed superbly on Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin, Kal Ho Na Ho, Crazy Dil, Tanhayee, Satrangi Re, and Cham Cham. The second episode had famous Bollywood actor, director, and singer,
Farhan Akhtar. He performed on his hit tracks like Pichhle Saat Dino Mein, Tum Ho Toh, Senorita, and Rock On. He also performed on Main Aisa Kyun Hoon and also on Dil Chahta Hai.
The popular singer,
Mika Singh graced the show on the third episode. He gave a rocking performance on Subah Hone Na De, Pungi, Singh Is King, Sawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag, Saajna, and Agal Bagal.
Arijit Singh made the audience spellbound with his brilliant performance. He performed on the tracks like Tum Hi Ho, Kabira, Phir Le Aya Dil, Ilahi, Phir Mohabbat, and Duaa.
Benny Dayal came on the show on the fifth episode. His performance included tracks like Tarkeebein, Medley, Omana Penne, Kaise Mujhe Tu, Daaru Desi,
Badtameez Dil, and Ek Main Hu Aur Ek Tu. Then came Pentagram, whose performance included Nocturne, Drive, Human Feelings, Ignorant One, Must I, Tomorrow’s Decided, and Voice.
After that, it was the turn of The Raghu Dixit Project, whose performance had songs like Yaadon Ki Kyaari, Lokada Kalaji, Mysore Se Aayi, Gud Gudiya, Hey Bhagwan, and Jag Changa. Finally, K.K graced the show. He gave a mesmerizing performance. His brilliant performance had songs like Yaaron, Tadap Tadap, Beetein Lamhein, O Meri Jaan, Don, and Pal. The last episode of the season which was broadcasted on 18 January 2014 had all the best performances of MTV Unplugged Season 3. The show is a must for all the music buffs.