The 13th instalment of Anugerah Planet Muzik 2014 (APM 2014) continues to honour the best and the most popular of today’s hottest talents in the region’s Malay music industry. Jointly organised by MediaCorp Malay Broadcast Division, Suria, Warna 94.2FM and Ria 89.7FM, at 9pm (GMT +8) and 8pm (Western Indonesian Time GMT+7) respectively.
Viewers can catch the star-studded awards show on Official TV broadcasters MediaCorp Suria (Singapore), Astro Ria (Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam) and NET. (Indonesia) as well as MediaCorp radio stations, Ria 89.7 FM and Warna 94.2FM.
A total of 19 awards will be presented in APM 2014, an increase of one category from last year. What’s new, the Best Collaboration category is segmented into two categories: Best Collaboration (Artiste) and Best Collaboration (Song). (Please refer to Annex for the awards list and past winners.)
“APM continues to be a breakthrough for the region’s superstars and stars in the making. For 13 years, we have seen many artistes, composers, lyricists and other industry practitioners who have won our coveted APM trophies, becoming more successful and creating waves in the region. With the introduction of an additional award to recognize collaborative works, we hope that APM will be the catalyst in synthesizing the various sounds of the Nusantara region,” said Ms Zakiah Halim, Senior Vice President of MediaCorp Malay Broadcast Division.
Mr Khairul Anwar Salleh, Vice President of Malay Language Business Astro added, “For over a decade, Anugerah Planet Muzik has always been the prestigious music awards show to look out for every year, celebrating the music and artistes that have touched the hearts and souls of people all over the region. Now, the 13th edition of APM is poised to carry on the incredible tradition and this year’s APM is sure to turn heads. Tune in to Astro Ria (Channel 104) to watch the exhilarating performances of all the major music superstars as the award results unravel.”
Music fans from the region are also given the opportunity to vote for their favourite songs and artistes in fan-driven categories: Most Popular Artiste (Singapore), Most Popular Song (Singapore), APM Most Popular Artiste, APM Most Popular Song, Social Media Icon and Social Media Nova. Voting for popular categories opens from 2 September till 10 October 2014 at www.facebook.com/anugerah.planet.
Last year, APM was trending number 1 on Twitter (Singapore and Malaysia). Viewers are encouraged to send their tweets at #APM2014 where their comments will be broadcasted live during the show.
Tickets are priced at $28, $48, $68, and $88 (including GST) and can be purchased now at Singapore’s SISTIC outlets or online at www.sistic.com.sg.
APM 2014 is with the support of the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA), Composers and Authors Society ofSingapore (COMPASS) and Indonesia Music Awards (Anugerah Musik Indonesia).
￼Anugerah Planet Muzik – A celebration of the region’s best is back!
￼￼￼the 2.5 hours APM 2014 will be telecast live from Suntec Singapore on Friday, 17 October 2013
For more information on APM 2014, please visit xinmsn.com/APM.