Kannada International Music Awards

Published: 11th June 2013 08:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th June 2013 08:37 AM   |  A+A-

Artistes contributing to Kannada music around the world will be recognised through Kannada

International Music Awards (KiMA) which were instituted on Monday.

Speaking at a press conference, noted filmmaker T S Nagabharana said that the awards would be presented in the categories of Best Composer (film album), Best Composer (film song), Best Composer (listeners’ choice), Best Playback Singer (male/ female), Best Lyricist and Best Background Score.

“There are other categories including non-film, devotional, short film, theatre and television music as well. The voting will commence from June 14 and will end on June 23,” Nagabharana said.

The jury committee comprises Nagabharana, singer B K Sumitra, music composers V Manohar and Praveen D Rao and singer Dharma Vish.

Event organiser Taurian said that entries had been received from Singapore, London, Morristown, Stuttgart, Mumbai, Chennai, besides entries from within the state.

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