The 13th Music Awards of Nagaland (MAN) 2021 awards ceremony was held on October 16 at RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima. In all, 18 awards were handed out to the most deserving artistes in different categories.
The event also witnessed scintillating performances by the best artistes of Nagaland such as Atso Chasie, Keneisenuo Sorhie, Mengu Suokhrie, Kekhrie Ringa and Colored Keys which kept the audience spellbound. The MC Zuchobeni Tungoe, Femina Miss India Nagaland 2020 kept the crowd thoroughly engaged with her lively and enthusiastic interaction and witty quips.
The living music legend of Nagaland, Methaneilie Jütakhrie received a standing ovation as he walked on stage received the first ever ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. He expressed his gratitude to God for blessing him with musical talent and also went on to thank Native Trax Society for conferring this award upon him.
The photo sessions saw the cream of Nagaland’s music and fashion icons as well as social media influencers and invitees walking the red carpet.
The list of winners are:
1 Best EDM Song: JV Keli-o & TS Geneses for ‘Maya’
2 Best Folk Fusion Song: Temsumongba Ozukum for ‘Lijaba’
3 Best Gospel Song: ZT Slingshot for Believe
4 Best Gospel Song (Hindi/ Local Dialects): Molungnen Longkumer for ‘Tamang akangshiang’
5 Best Rap/Hiphop Song: Nentong Konyak for ‘KOJ (King of jungle)’
6 Best Pop Song (Solo): Temsu Clover for Dumplings for the sad
7 Best Pop Song (Duo/Group): Meyisanen Lemtur Ft. Jpollnd & Temsu Clover for ‘Years gone by’
8 Best Pop Song (Hindi/ Local Dialects): Kumzuk T Jamir for ‘Teimla’
9 Best Rock Song (Alt/ Indie): Bozio Nienu for ‘Lighthouse’
10 Best Rock Song (Metal/ Heavy): About us for ‘Gimme gimme’
11 Song of the Year: Kumzuk T Jamir for ‘Teimla’
12 Best Music Video: Z World ft. Jpollnd for ‘Die a legend’
13 Best Video Director: Kohdi Jings for ‘Die a legend’ by Z World ft. Jpollnd
14 Best Producer: Moyuchen K. Yanthan for ‘Gimme gimme’ by About us
15 Best Sound Engineer: Tongs Kichu for ‘I’m on your side’ by Trance Effect
16 Best Lyricist/ Songwriter: Sunep A Jamir for ‘Guilty’
17 Best Upcoming Artiste/Band: Orange
18 Lifetime Achievement Award: Methaneilie Jütakhrie