Vijay Music Awards

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Vijay Music Awards
Awarded for Best in Tamil music
Country India
Presented by Vijay TV
First awarded 2011
Website vijaymusicawards.com

A Vijay Music Award is an accolade given by Vijay TV to recognize outstanding achievement in the Tamil music industry. The annual awards ceremony made its debut in 2011 for the previous calendar year. It launched its official website in partnership with Galatta.com. Its main sponsor was India Gate Basmati Rice and it was powered by The Chennai Silks. Media partners were the publications The Hindu and Kumudam.

The first award ceremony took place in Nehru Indoor Stadium on 11 May 2011.[1] The ceremony was broadcast by Vijay TV in two parts on the 26 and 27 May 2011.

Ceremonies[edit]

Ceremony Date Host(s)
1st Vijay Music Awards May 11, 2011 Gopinath and Divya Vijay gopal
2nd Vijay Music Awards October 28, 2012[2]

Award categories[edit]

Award were given in 25 categories, chosen by a jury appointed by Vijay TV and the public.

Jury Awards[edit]

The list of winners 2010: [3]

Best Male Singer[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2009 devi sri prasad "kannum rendum" kutty
2011 Haricharan "Aariro" Deiva Thirumagal

Best Female Singer[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2010 Shreya Ghoshal
Andrea Jeremiah
"Mannipaaya"
"Maalai Neram"
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa
Aayirathil Oruvan
2011 Chinmayi "Sara Sara" Vaagai Sooda Vaa


Best Music Director[edit]

Year Music director Film
2010 A. R. Rahman Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa
2011 Harris Jayaraj Engeyum Kaadhal


Best Lyricist[edit]

Year Lyricist Film
2010 Kamal Haasan Manmadan Ambu

Best Folk Song[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singer
2010 "Jilla Veetu" Eesan James Vasanthan Thanjai Selvi
2011 "Otha Sollaala" Aadukalam G. V. Prakash Kumar Velmurugan


Best Lyricist with the Maximum Hits in a Year[edit]

Year Lyricist
2010 Na. Muthukumar
2011 Na. Muthukumar

Best Singer with the Maximum Hits in a Year[edit]

Year Singer
2010 Yuvan Shankar Raja


Best Song Sung by a Music Director[edit]

Year Music Director Song Film
2010 Yuvan Shankar Raja "En Kadhal Solla" Paiyaa
2011 G. V. Prakash Kumar "Yathe Yathe" Aadukalam


Best Debut Singer[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2010 Alphons Joseph "Aaromale" Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa
2011 Richard Nangaai Engeyum Kaadhal


Best Debut Music Director[edit]

Year Music Director Film
2010 Kannan Thamizh Padam
2011 Satya Engeyum Eppodhum

Best Western Song[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singer
2011 Nangaai Engeyum Kaadhal Harris Jayaraj Richard

Best Sound Mixing[edit]

Year Winner Film
2010 K. J. Singh , P.A.Deepak , S.Sivakumar and Resul Pookutty Enthiran
2011 V.Shrihari and Raj Krishnan Mayakkam Enna


Best Song by an Actor[edit]

Year Actor Song Film
2010 Kamal Haasan "Neela Vaanam" Manmadan Ambu

Honoring The Legends[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Year Winner
2010 K. J. Yesudas


Isai Assangal[edit]

Year Winner
2010 L. R. Eswari and Vani Jairam


Global Indian[edit]

Year Winner
2010 A. R. Rahman


Isai Chakravarthi[edit]

Year Winner
2010 M. S. Viswanathan


Evergreen Voice[edit]

Year Winner
2010 K. J. Yesudas
2011 S. Janaki

Popular awards[edit]

The winners are selected by the people by SMS voting, online voting, voting at various stalls opened by the channel, and with a bus to collect votes at various cities, called the Rasigan Express. The award's online partner also enabled online voting for the popular category. Several award that had been announced were not awarded. The list of 2010 winners:[4] [5]

Popular Singer Female[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2010 Chinmayi "Kilimanjaro" Enthiran


Popular Singer Male[edit]

Year Singer Song Film
2010 Karthik "Usure Poguthe" Raavanan


Popular Album of the Year[edit]

Year Album Composer
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa A. R. Rahman

Popular Song of the Year[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singers
2010 "Kilimanjaro" Enthiran A. R. Rahman Chinmayi and Javed Ali
2011 "Enamo Aedho" Ko Harris Jayaraj Aalap Raju


Popular Song of the Masses[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singers
2010 "Kadhal Vandale" Singam Devi Sri Prasad Baba Sehgal and Priyadarshini


Popular Duet of the Year[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singers
2010 "Idhu Varai" Goa Yuvan Shankar Raja Ajeesh and Andrea Jeremiah
2011 "Piram Thedum" Mayakkam Enna G. V. Prakash Kumar G. V. Prakash Kumar and Saindhavi

Popular Melody of the Year[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singers
2010 "Thuli Thuli" Paiyaa Yuvan Shankar Raja Haricharan


Mirchi Listeners Choice Award for Best Song[edit]

Year Song Film Composer Singer
2010 "Thuli Thuli" Paiyaa Yuvan Shankar Raja Haricharan

See also[edit]

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