Siti won for the fifth times!
Milla is Era champion
Milla won the Favourite Promising Artiste and Favourite Pop Song awards. —Picture by Fathil Asri
GENTING HIGHLANDS: Nor Syarmilla Jirin aka Milla emerged as the big winner of Anugerah Era 2007 at the Arena of Stars here last night.
The Akademi Fantasia 5 winner got the Favourite Promising Artiste and Favourite Pop Song (Persis Mutiara) titles.
Jamal Abdillah and Mawi won the favourite vocal performance award for their duet Terharu.
Spider won in the Favourite Band category. Mawi won for Favourite Nasyid Song (Al-Jannah) and Favourite Music Video (Langit Biru), Faizal Tahir won for Favourite Rock Song (Maha Kaya Cinta).
Datuk Siti Nurhaliza continued to dominate in the women’s category by winning Favourite Female Vocalist.
Jaclyn Victor and Point Blanc won Favourite Local English Artiste.
Pop group Alleycats were honoured with the Anugerah Seni for their contributions to the entertainment industry.
The Kaki Wayang Era Favourite Film Award was won by Jangan Pandang Belakang.
Era Chart Award went to Kenangan Terindah by Indonesian group Samsons.
Organised by radio station Era FM, the annual awards, which debuted in 2001, also saw performances by popular singers such as Dayang Nurfaizah, Hattan, Anuar Zain, Misha Omar, Ella, Jinbara, Vince Chong and Idayu Yaakob.
The hosts included Kieran, AC Mizal, Yasmin Hani, Jimmy Shanley, Nana Che Mahazan and Aznil Nawawi.
The prizes were presented by actors Datuk Rahim Razali, Fatimah Abu Bakar and Afdlin Shauki and singer Siti among others.
The two-and-a-half-hour show was carried live over Astro’s Ria channel with simultaneous broadcasts over Era FM (103.3FM).
A total of 65 candidates vied for the awards. The awards’ theme was Trends And Traditions. Below are the results:
Favourite Promising Artiste: Milla.
Favourite Female Vocalist: Datuk Siti Nurhaliza.
Favourite Male Vocalist: M. Nasir.
Favourite Vocal Performance (Group or Duo): Jamal Abdillah and Mawi.
Favourite Band: Spider
Favourite Nasyid Song: Al Jannah by Mawi.
Favourite Local English Artiste: Jaclyn Victor and Point Blanc.
Favourite Rock Song: Maha Kaya Cinta by Faizal Tahir.
Favourite Pop Song: Persis Mutiara by Milla.
Favourite Global Song: Nafas Cinta by Misha Omar.
Favourite Music Video: Langit Biru by Mawi.
Favourite Film: Jangan Pandang Belakang.
Hotlink Ringtone Award: Farhana by Jinbara.
source : nst