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|Anugerah Juara Lagu|
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|Awarded for||the best musical and lyric compositions of Malay-language songs|
Anugerah Juara Lagu (literally: "Champion of Song Award"), commonly known by the acronym AJL, is a popular annual music competition in Malaysia, organised by TV3 since 1986. It features the best musical and lyrical compositions of each year it is held. Nominees are derived from a list of mostly Malay-language songs which have garnered the most public votes in Muzik Muzik throughout the year, and then progress into the semifinals, from which twelve songs will be nominated by a panel of judges to become the winner of Juara Lagu.
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of federal government. With a population of over 30 million, Malaysia is the world's 44th most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.
TV3 is a Malaysian free-to-air television channel owned by the Media Prima, a media conglomerate. It was launched on 1 June 1984.
AJL honours the composers and lyricists of the songs rather than the performing artistes.
A composer is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music, instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms. A composer may create music in any music genre, including, for example, classical music, musical theatre, blues, folk music, jazz, and popular music. Composers often express their works in a written musical score using musical notation.
A lyricist or lyrist is a person who writes lyrics—words for songs—as opposed to a composer, who writes the song's melody.
In the 27th edition, a song which was not sung by an original singer won Juara Lagu for the first time.
Anugerah Juara Lagu (AJL), or also known as Juara Lagu, was introduced as a television program with simple broadcasting format to make it easier for viewers to follow and understand. Anugerah Juara Lagu began in 1986 and the event was watched by an average of five million viewers almost every year. Anugerah Juara Lagu is the ultimate show that is led up to from the Muzik Muzik programme, which was first aired on 2 March 1986. The first Juara Lagu ceremony was held in December the same year. The original format involved a selection of monthly winners through newspaper votes, before selection of songs was divided into three separate categories (genres) in 1992. The distinction of songs into separate categories was discontinued in 2009.
Anugerah Juara Lagu is usually held at the end of the year or the beginning of the next year. The first AJL was held at Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre.
The Putra World Trade Centre is a convention and exhibition centre at, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The venue is sprawled over 1.70 million square feet with 235,000 square feet of exhibition space.
The following are for each year of the competition, the winning song, the performer(s), composer and lyricist of the song:
|1986||"Sekadar di Pinggiran"||Francissca Peter||Manan Ngah||Lukhman S.|
|1987||"Menaruh Harapan"||Zaiton Sameon||A. Ali||Habsah Hassan|
|1988||"Kau Kunci Cintaku di dalam Hatimu"||Ramlah Ram||Ahmad Nawab||Wielid|
|1989||"Isabella"||Search||Search (2)||Bob Lokman|
|1990||"Janji Manismu"||Aishah||Adam Ahmad||Wan Aishah (2)|
|1991||"Takdir dan Waktu"||Mega||Rahim Othman||Juwie|
|1992||"Pada Syurga di Wajahmu"||Nash||Fauzi Marzuki||Bob Lokman (2)|
|1993||"Teratai Layu di Tasik Madu"||Fauziah Latiff||Adam Ahmad (2)||S. Amin Shahab|
|1994||"Tanya Sama Itu Hud Hud"||M. Nasir||M. Nasir (2)||M. Nasir (3)|
|1995||"Cinta Beralih Arah"||Aishah (3)||Jari||Habsah Hassan (2)|
|1996||"Jerat Percintaan"||Siti Nurhaliza||Adnan Abu Hassan||Hani MJ|
|1997||"Ghazal Untuk Rabiah"||M. Nasir and Jamal Abdillah||M. Nasir (5)||S. Amin Shahab (2)|
|1998||"Cindai"||Siti Nurhaliza (2)||Pak Ngah||Hairul Anuar Harun|
|1999||"Andalusia"||M. Nasir (6)||M. Nasir (7)||Loloq|
|2000||"Balqis"||Siti Nurhaliza (3)||Pak Ngah (2)||Hairul Anuar Harun (2)|
|2001||"Mimpi Laila"||Yasin||Yasin (2)||Yasin (3)|
|2002||"Keliru"||Nurul and Ajai||Aidit Alfian||Aidit Alfian (2)|
|2003||"Bunga-bunga Cinta"||Misha Omar||Adnan Abu Hassan (2)||Adnan Abu Hassan (3)|
|2004||"Rela Ku Pujuk"||Spider||Tam||Keon|
|2005||"Gemilang"||Jaclyn Victor||Aubrey Suwito||Asmin Mudin|
|2006||"Terlalu Istimewa"||Adibah Noor||Azlan Abu Hassan||Adibah Noor (2)|
|2007||"Itu Kamu"||Estranged||Estranged (2)||Richael Lawrence|
|2008||"Lagu Untukmu"||Meet Uncle Hussain||Taja, Tass & Lan||Taja (2) & Tass (2)|
|2009||"Pergi"||Aizat||Pete Teo||Amran Omar|
|2010||"Tolong Ingatkan Aku"||Ana Raffali||Ana Raffali (2)||Ana Raffali (3)|
|2011||"Awan Nano"||Hafiz||M. Nasir (8)||Buddhi Hekayat|
|2012||"Terukir di Bintang"||Aizat(2)||Yunalis Zarai||Yunalis Zarai (2)|
|2013||"Bahagiamu Deritaku"||Hafiz (2)||LY||Baiduri|
|2014||"Apa Khabar"||Joe Flizzow & SonaOne||SonaOne (2)||Joe Flizzow (2)|
|2015||"Potret"||Akim & The Majistret||Hang Nadim||Karma Empayar|
|2016||"Lelaki Teragung"||Dayang Nurfaizah||Natasyah||Iman Imran|
|2017||"Jampi"||Hael Husaini||Ezra Kong & Hael Husaini (2)||Ezra Kong (2) & Hael Husaini (3)|
|2018||"Haram"||Hael Husaini (4) & Dayang Nurfaizah (2)||Ezra Kong (3) & Hael Husaini (5)||Ezra Kong (4) & Hael Husaini (6)|
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