Procera Music

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Procera Music, is the largest Record label in Fiji, headquartered in Suva, it is one of the biggest[1] recording and music distribution companies in the South Pacific region. Procera Music was founded by Mohammed Akif[2][3][4] and it is well known for releasing Kirtan, Bhajan, Qawwali, Fijian, English[5] and Gospel music[6][7][8][9][10][11][12].

Procera Music Awards[edit]

Every year Procera Music hosts its own music festival[13][14][15] and music awards[16][17][18][19] to honour achievements by fiji's music artists[20][21].

2012 Procera Music Awards[edit]

2014 Procera Music Awards[edit]

2015 Procera Music Awards[edit]

  • Special Recognition Award iTaukei: Simione Cabelevu (Domoni Savu), Inoke Kalounisiga & Uate Tui Ravai[26]
  • Special Recognition Award Hindi: Salen Prasad Pinky & Umeh Chand
  • Life Time Award Achievement Award: Bill Beddoes
  • Best Composer: Marika Vaniqi (Sea Domoni)
  • Best Music Programmer: Adriu Saranuku
  • Best stage entertainer: Jiosefa Veitakula of Malumu ni Tobu kei Naivaukura
  • Top Choir Song: Ovea Church Choir
  • Top Gospel Group: Theophilus
  • Top Filmy Artist: DJ Pranil
  • Top Lokgeet Artist: Mrs Madhu Lata
  • Top Tamil Kirtan Artist: Mr Kaushal Mani
  • Legend Award: Ashok Kumar
  • Top Sigidrigi Artist: Waikoula kei Tavua
  • Top Kirtan Artist Award: Avinesh Chand
  • Top Bhajan Artist: Ahmol Chand, Shui Dayal
  • Top Vude Artist: Jale Mareau

2016 Procera Music Awards[edit]

  • Special recognition awards iTaukei: Iliesa Baravilala and Vili Tuiaucala[27]
  • Special recognition award Hindi: Shiu Dayal
  • Best recording engineer: Waisea Rogoyawal
  • Best iTaukei composer: Apolosi Baravi - For Nasi Dredre
  • Best stage entertainer award: Malumu ni Tobu kei Naivaukura
  • Young talent awards: Kartik Pillay, Monish Kumar and Shanaal Nand
  • Top artist qawali: Khalid Hussein
  • Top Artist Filmy - Sunny Boy
  • Top artist Pachara - Salend Prasad (Pinky)
  • Bula Fm Award For Best Group - Malumu ni Tobu kei Naivaukura
  • Radio Fiji Two Young Lokgeet Artist - Shelin Kumar (Nadro Princess)
  • Top Tamil Kirtan Artist - Mr. Shivneel Raj (Shiv Shekar)
  • Top Artist Lokgeet - Mrs Madhu Lata Pratap
  • Top Artist Gospel - 3rd Covenant
  • Legend Award - Mr Shiu Balak
  • Top Artist Kirtan - Nitin Nilesh Prakash & Avinesh Chand
  • Top Artist Sigidrigi - Drodrolagi Kei Nautosolo
  • Top artist Vude - Voqa Kei Valenisau
  • Top Artist Bhajan - Mr Ashok Kumar

2017 Procera Music Awards[edit]

  • Special Recognition Award (Hindi) - Umesh Sharma (Bhajan Artist from Sigatoka)[28]
  • Special Recognition Award (i-Taukei) - Dr Jone Senibici (Gospel Artist based in Canada)
  • New Talent (Hindi) - Shamal Divnesh (Kirtan Artist from Labasa)
  • New Talent (i-Taukei) - Mosese Baledrokadroka (Child artist from Lautoka)
  • Best Composer - Josefa Levu
  • Best Gospel Artist/Group - Third Covenant
  • Best Recording Engineer - Adriu Saranuku
  • Best Tamil Kirtan Artist - Shiv Shekar
  • Best Pachra Artist - Shalen Prasad Pinky (Tavua)
  • Best Stage Entertainer (i-Taukei) - Suliasi Uluilakeba
  • Best Stage Entertainer (Hindi/Bhajan) - Anmol Chand (Nadi)
  • Best Critic Award Vude (i-Taukei) - Kerry Damudamu
  • Best Lokgeet Award - Madhu Lata (Labasa) and Sheleen Chand (Nadroga)
  • Best Kirtan Artist - Nitin Nilesh Prakash (Labasa)
  • Best Sigidrigi Award - Drodrolagi Kei Na Utosolo
  • Best Bhajan Artist - Ajesh Ramjesh (Navua)
  • Best Vude Artist - Savu Ni Delai Lomai

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ILIESA TORA (November 19, 2011). "Procera Eyes Studio Upgrade In 2012". Fiji Sun. 
  2. ^ JESSICA SAVIKE (September 3, 2017). "10th Procera Music Festival Weeklong Fete To Feature Local Stars". Fiji Sun. 
  3. ^ Kelly Vacala (February 17, 2017). "Music awards night to recognise local talents". FBC TV. 
  4. ^ IVAMERE NATARO (December 11, 2016). "Need To Stop Piracy: Procera Music". Fiji Sun. 
  5. ^ Naveel Krishant (March 10, 2010). "Need to revive original English music". Fiji Village. 
  6. ^ MERE SATAKALA (May 28, 2017). "Batimala's Switch To Spiritual Music". Fiji Sun. 
  7. ^ Naveel Krishant (May 26, 2018). "Ronald Jai launches new album named Romantic Rewind". Fiji Village. 
  8. ^ Paradise Tabucala (June 4, 2011). "Procera Music Shop keeps a lookout for pirated CD". Fiji Village. 
  9. ^ MERE SATAKALA (May 21, 2017). "Ashal New Name In Local Music Scene". Fiji Sun. 
  10. ^ Siliva Cawaru (December 13, 2014). "Mudaliar Sings For FijiFirst". Fiji Sun. 
  11. ^ Leone Cabenatabua (November 10, 2014). "Kerry Lights Up Vatukoula". Fiji Sun. 
  12. ^ Taraivini Seru (November 16, 2014). "Miramira Kei Naocobele Leader Talks Of Daily Challenges". Fiji Sun. 
  13. ^ Praneeta Prakash (September 22, 2012). "Procera Music festival starts today". Fiji Village. 
  14. ^ Sneh Chaudhry (May 19, 2011). "Procera to organize music festival". Fiji Village. 
  15. ^ Naveel Krishant (June 2, 2008). "Music Festival Organised". Fiji Village. 
  16. ^ Sheetal Kumar (September 27, 2013). "Opportunity to show talent at Procera Music Festival". Fiji Village. 
  17. ^ Naveel Krishant (March 11, 2010). "Excitement builds as Music Awards nears". Fiji Village. 
  18. ^ Stella Moresio (July 8, 2010). "Procera Music Festival To Assist Local Artists". Fiji Sun. 
  19. ^ Paradise Tabucala (February 25, 2011). "Procera Music Awards to be held next month". Fiji Village. 
  20. ^ Paradise Tabucala (March 9, 2011). "Procera Music Awards to feature 30 artists". Fiji Village. 
  21. ^ Stella Moresio (June 13, 2015). "Big Music Night At Holiday Inn". Fiji Sun. 
  22. ^ Praneeta Prakash (June 27, 2011). "Local music artists to be recognized". Fiji Village. 
  23. ^ LUSIANA TUIMAISALA (November 26, 2016). "Procera Music Fiji Awards Tomorrow". Fiji Sun. 
  24. ^ Solomoni Biumaiono (March 30, 2014). "Vetaukula scoops Best artist, Entertainer". Fiji Times. 
  25. ^ Solomoni Biumaiono (February 23, 2014). "Artists vie for awards". Fiji Times. 
  26. ^ Stella Moresio (June 14, 2015). "FBC Procera Music Awards Winners". Fiji Sun. 
  27. ^ Selita Bolanavanua (November 28, 2016). "Nand Tops Procera's Young Artists". Fiji Sun. 
  28. ^ VISHAAL KUMAR (November 16, 2017). "18 Procera Music Awards up for grabs". Fiji Times. 

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