Nominations for Hits FM Music Awards announced

KATHMANDU: The nominations for the Close Up 10th Hits FM Music Awards 2063 were announced in the Capital on October 22. The preliminary nominations in various categories were based on nationwide internet polls conducted through its website.

The award categories include best new artist, best song in a foreign language, best music video, best rock composition, best pop composition, best composition, best song originally recorded for a motion picture soundtrack, best vocal collaboration, best performance by a group or duo with vocal, folk record of the year, folk album of the year, best female pop vocal performance, best male pop vocal performance, best female vocal performance, song of the year, album of the year and record of the year.

Hits FM also honours one music personality with its lifetime achievement award. The recipient of this will be announced on the day of the awards function, which will be held in the first quarter of 2007.

The Hits FM Music Awards is sponsored by Closeup and supported by the Himalayan Bank and Machhapuchchhre Bank, Hero Honda Karizma and Philips (Syakar Company Ltd).