RTM Sabah organises ‘Juara Carta Lagu Artis Sabah’

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Broadcasting Department (RTM) will be organising the 6th Anugerah Juara Carta Lagu Artis Sabah on March 2 at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah Recital Hall.

Sabah Broadcasting Director Abdul Jalani Mahmud said the competition will be featuring 10 songs by 10 singers, 12 music composers while 11 lyricists would be battling to become a champion in six categories.

“Several awards will be contested, including for Best Song, Best Vocal, Best Lyricist, Best Performance, Most Popular Singer and Popular Song Award,” he told a press conference here Tuesday.

He said the competition was aimed at promoting new local singer talents alongside the old singers who had the potential to write quality songs and lyrics.

“We hope with the creation of this contest it will enable the creation of many more singers who can bring glory to the state in terms of the vocal aspect,” he added.

Abdul Jalani said the champion will walk away with RM3,500 together with a trophy, while the category winners would receive RM1,500 each.