The music celebrities of South Indian cinema came together for a glittering function in Chennai. Mirchi Music Awards is dedicated purely to honouring the talents of the Indian Music Industry across all the four South Indian languages.
The jury had: Mr. Gangai Amaran (Chairman of the Jury), Ms. Sudha Raghunathan, Mr. Arivumathi, Mr. Vetrimaran, Mr. Vasanth, Ms. Suganya, Mr. Lingusamy, Mr. Na Muthukumar, Mr.Selva Ganesh , Ms. S P Shailaja and Ms Khusboo.
Legendary Singer Ms L R Eshwari was honoured with the Life Time Achievement Award while the popular category award recipients were Best Composer of the Year – D Imman for Kumki. Album of the Year – Kumki, Song of the Year – Soli Talae from KUMKI composed by D. Imman.
The coveted Best Male and Female Vocalist Awards were won by Singer Karthik and Sitara respectively. The Radio Mirchi Listeners Choice Best Album was 3 was won by Anirdduh.
Special Awards were given to A R Rahman as Global Music Icon by Radio Mirchi and SP.Balasubramanium was awarded Sangeet Samrat as he still sings in all southern languages. The event was made even more scintillating with not just the presence of celebrities from all over the South but also by superb performances by Haricharan, Vijay Prakash Shantanu Bhagyaraj, Shriya Saran, and a tribute to A R Rahman and lots of other stars!
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