Yesudas and M S Viswanathan-lifetime achievemen


Radio Mirchi, which has been giving out music awards for the Hindi Film Music Industry for two consecutive years, is holding the Mirchi Music Awards South 2009 for the first time. The Awards salute the hard work, passion and the immense creative talent of music industry

biggies Director Shankar, actor Vijay and Harris Jayaraj are expected to participate in the event.

The annual Radio Mirchi music awards will be held today (July 17) at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.

Highlight of this year’s awards will be the lifetime achievement award that would be conferred upon Yesudas and M S Viswanathan. Among the music composers vying for the Mirchi award are Devi Sri Prasad, Koti, Ramanna Gogula, Mani Sharma, Ehsaan and Loy.

The awards will be given out in five major categories: the year’s best album and best song, lyricist and music composer of the year, male and female vocalists of the year.

Among the albums that have made it to the prestigious awards are Aarya 2, Kick, Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam, Magadheera and Mallanna.

To know more about updates on the jury, categories and nominees for Mirchi Music Awards, keep listening to Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM.