SIXTH ANNUAL PTC PUNJABI MUSIC AWARDS 2013
What promises to be the biggest night of 2013 for Punjabis across the world, will unfold on Saturday 23rd March 2013 at the spectacular PAP Grounds, Jalandhar, 6 pm onwards. PTC Punjabi is all set to bestow honour to Punjabi Music Industry at the PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2013, which will be telecast LIVE in India, USA, Canada and Australia. In UK the awards will be telecast on Saturday April 6, 2013 primetime.
The prestigious PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2013 show will feature some of the best and most popular and entertaining presenters, a solid lineup of entertaining acts and the best of national & international stars from Punjabi Music Industry, attending the extravaganza scheduled for 23rd March. Kailash Kher & Yana Gupta will entertain Audiences on Bollywood Numbers. Wadali Brothers & Lakhwinder Wadali, Jazzy B, Amrinder Gill, Sharry Mann, Garry Sandhu, Vinaypal Bhuttar, Yuvraj Hans, Jassi Gill, Deep Money and Navjeet Kahlon will render varied Punjabi Music ranging from Sufi, to Folk, to Pop, to Contemporary, thus covering the wide spectrum of Art and keeping Audiences thirsty for more. Hosting any event for the first time ever is Satinder Sartaj, who will be accompanied by the multi-talented Divya Dutta. Binnu Dhillon, the versatile comedian from Punjabi Film Industry, a PTC Punjabi Film Award 2013 Winner, will be seen in a never before LIVE Stand Up Act.
Rajiee M Shinde, Director & CEO - PTC Network said, “When you conduct large scale events across the yearly calendar in your core market for years together and do it successfully each and every time, with audience attendance upwards of 10,000 in each event, the viewer kind of expects only the best from you. The idea is to surpass viewer expectation every year and that is the true challenge. PTC Punjabi Music Awards are among the biggest and essential events for us. It maintains a hands- on industry connect & goodwill for us. The viewers love it and strongly feel for their Musical Heroes as is evident from the response we garner from them. ”
The Punjabi Music Industry continues to launch sizeable number of albums with each passing year.
“Every year, Punjabi Music Industry churns out a minimum of at least 1000 Music Albums, all Music Companies combined. Even if one were to average a 7 to 8 songs per album, we are talking of 7000 to 8000 songs that are composed lyrically, vocals & instrumentals decided, music directed, recorded and released. It is impossible to ignore such a humungous effort put together by the Punjabi Music Industry for any Punjabi channel. In 2013, this is the Sixth Edition of Music Awards for PTC, which have become the pinnacle of recognition for the Punjabi Music Industry”, added Mrs. Shinde.
Rabindra Narayan, President – PTC Network said “The level of precision of planning involved in such a large scale Worldwide LIVE telecast exercise is tremendous. Right from Conceptualization, Production, Artist & Guest Management, Set Design, Operational Management, Programming, Promotion & Marketing, Transmission, all is being supervised to the last detail. We will telecast LIVE in core Punjabi Markets of India, USA, Canada and Australia.”
PTC Punjabi Music Awards is the flagship property on PTC Punjabi. Each year nominations are finalised and voting received from over 1000 prominent members of the music industry. This forms 50% weight-age towards the final winner. The rest 50% comes from the compilation of the public voting received through web, SMS and physical voting forms. The members of the music industry also nominate veterans from the Punjabi Music Industry to be honored with ‘Life Time Achievement Awards’. The winners in each award category are announced and honored during the LIVE ceremony at the venue.
PTC Punjabi Music Awards are both a celebration and a felicitation to the versatility and vibrancy of Punjabi Music genre. It showcases and recognizes the Best Punjabi Albums, Vocalists, Lyricists, Technicians, Choreographers, Videographers, Sound Recording Technicians, etc displaying the best of Punjab to the whole world.
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Harjinder Kaur: +91 41242300