|Anugerah Musik Indonesia|
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|Awarded for||Outstanding achievements in the Indonesian music industry|
|Sponsored by|| Sharp (2000–2003)|
|Presented by||Anugerah Musik Indonesia's board of directors|
|Network|| Indosiar (1997–1999; 2002–2003; 2017)|
SCTV (2002–2003; 2017)
Trans7 (2002; 2017)
MNCTV (2006; 2017)
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The Anugerah Musik Indonesia (English translation: Indonesian Music Awards), also known as AMI or colloquially AMI Awards is an annual Indonesian major music awards, to recognize outstanding achievement for improving the quality and quantity of artist in the mainly-Indonesian language music industry. They have been compared to the American Grammy Awards, and British Brit Awards. It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards, such as the Panasonic Gobel Awards (television) and Festival Film Indonesia (motion pictures).
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Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and the 7th largest in combined sea and land area. With over 261 million people, it is the world's 4th most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, contains more than half of the country's population.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch, rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική . See glossary of musical terminology.
The awards were formalized as the Indonesian Music Awards in 1997 as a joint project between ASIRI (Recording Industry Association of Indonesia), PAPPRI (Singers, Songwriters, and Music Record Producers Association of Indonesia), and KCI (Copyright Office of Indonesia).
Each of the three founding organizations originally contributed one board member, under the direction of Indonesian country singer, Tantowi Yahya. Under this board was another, less powerful board. There are afterwards further divisions based on specialty, including Marketing, Communication, and Membership.In 2016, jazz musician Dwiki Dharmawan replacing to Yahya for Leader of Chairman.
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The Anugerah Musik Indonesia are awarded in several categories, each of which isolate a specific contribution to music. Anugerah Musik Indonesia (AMI) categories have been added and removed over time.The 2010 awards had 35 categories, while the 2011 awards had 46. The categories increased to 49 in 2017.
The general awards include several awards not restricted by musical genre:
Other awards are given to performances and production in different musical genres, as well as for other contributions such as artwork. The Anugerah Musik Indonesia also presents special awards given for longer-lasting contributions to the Indonesian music industry such as AMI Legend Award and Lifetime Achievement Award (which is not every year presented).
As of 2017
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The Beat describes the AMIs as "The Grammys a la Indonesia".
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Agnes Monica Muljoto, known professionally as Agnez Mo, is an Indonesian singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Jakarta, she recorded three children's albums and became a presenter of several children's television programs. In 2003, Agnes released the first album of her adulthood', entitled And the Story Goes, which catapulted her name back to the Indonesian music industry. Her homeland success encouraged her to target the international music industry. On her second album, released in 2005, Whaddup A.. '?!, she collaborated with American singer Keith Martin for the single "I'll Light a Candle". Agnes also took part in two Taiwanese drama series, The Hospital and Romance In The White House.
Whaddup A.. '?! is the fifth studio album by Indonesian singer Agnes Monica, released in 2005. The album got triple platinum with collaboration from American singer-songwriter, Keith Martin. This album shown the transformation from her 'teenage singer' persona, to a more mature concept. This album was also named as the best album of its era. It became her most experimental album, which included many genres, Pop, R&B, urban and dance-pop including pop rock and power ballad, also Eastern sounds. Despite having no album promotions in Malaysia, her album, Whaddup A’.. ?! was still a huge success which caused the album to be re-released with the new concept, and VCD bonus.
Maliq & D'Essentials is a jazz and soul music based band located in Jakarta, Indonesia. Since their appearance in the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival in 2005, Maliq & D'Essentials popularity has increased, especially among young people in Jakarta.
The 14th Annual Anugerah Musik Indonesia was held on July 6, 2011, at the Ballroom Central Park in Tanjung Duren Selatan, West Jakarta. The show was broadcast live on RCTI and was hosted by Okky Lukman, Raffi Ahmad and Pica Priscilla.
Dira Yulianti Sugandi is an Indonesian singer and actress. She was born in Bandung, West Java on July 29, 1979 into a family with a strong singing tradition. She began her singing career as a vocal performance major in the Music Department at Pelita Harapan, earning her bachelor's degree in 2006. She has performed with many Indonesian groups and musicians, such as SOULMATE, Maestro Big Band, Rieka Roslan, SOVA, Imam Praz Quartet, ARAB Jazz, and the Pelita Harapan University Big Band and with foreign musicians such as Incognito in Bandung, Surabaya, Makassar, Medan (2002) and in Bali, Singapore, Jakarta (2006) and with Keith Martin in Bandung (2005), and with the Yellowjackets in Jakarta and Bandung (2006). In 2009, she was awarded the Indonesian Young Jazz Talent Award at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival where she sang a song called Lucky in a duet with American singer, Jason Mraz.
Afgansyah Reza, known to many as Afgan, is an Indonesian singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. He released his debut album, Confession No.1, in January 2008. In 2010, he released his second album, The One. He won various awards for his work, including Best Male Vocalist in the 2009 Anugerah Musik Indonesia and Best Male Artist in the 2009 Anugerah Planet Muzik.
Yunita Rachman, professionally known as Yura or Yura Yunita, is an Indonesian singer and songwriter. She is an alumnus of the Faculty of Communication Sciences of Padjadjaran University. Yura started her musical career by participating in the reality television singing competition, The Voice Indonesia. After she was eliminated from the show, she signed a contract with the label owned by Glenn Fredly and became his concerts' opening act. She also played in a musical drama titled Surat-Surat Aryati based on a song composed by the renowned Indonesian musician, Ismail Marzuki.
The 18th Annual Anugerah Musik Indonesia was held on September 22, 2015, at the Ecovention in Pademangan, North Jakarta. The show was broadcast live on RCTI and was hosted by Arie Untung.
Cita Rahayu, stage name Cita Citata, is an Indonesian singer and actress. Cita sings the song "Sakitnya Tuh Disini", in English introduced in the soap opera Diam-Diam Suka: Cinta Lama Bersemi Kembali. The song won an award for "Most Famous Soap Opera Soundtrack" at the 2014 SCTV Awards. She also played a role in the soap opera.
The 17th Annual Anugerah Musik Indonesia was held on June 19, 2014, at the Kasablanka Hall in Tebet, South Jakarta. The show was broadcast live on RCTI and was hosted by Raffi Ahmad and Robby Purba. The show was a collaboration between Anugerah Musik Indonesia Foundation and RCTI.
Andini Aisyah Hariadi, known by her stage name Andien, is an Indonesian jazz singer. Her debut album, Bisikan Hati, was released by Warner Music Indonesia with the single, "Bisikan Hati".
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Ari Renaldi, also known as Ari Aru Renaldi, is an Indonesian music producer, composer, arranger, sound and mixing engineer, music director and musician. His production credits include Mocca, Tulus, Vidi Aldiano, Raisa Andriana, Afgansyah Reza, Yura Yunita, Sezairi Sezali, Maudy Ayunda, Rossa, Ungu, Juicy Luicy amongst many others.