Big Malayalam Music Awards (BMMA) is to honour singers and musicians in the malayalam music world. The first edition of the award was launched in November 2013 . 92.7 BIG FM, India’s largest and No. 1 radio network and CERA announced the launch of the CERA BIG Malayalam Music Awards 2013 powered by United India Insurance.
It is a popular music award where the four to five shortlisted nominations will be open to online voting and winners will be declared based on the votes.
The music awards consists of 20 nomination categories, which will includes Best Singer (Male), Best Singer (Female), Best Music Director, Best Lyricist, Best Duet Song, Best Melody Song of the year, Best Singer Among Actors and Best Melody Album Song , best debutant performers etc.
92.7 BIG FM hosted the first ever exclusive Malayalam Music awards in Kerala in January 3 at Al Saj Convention Centre. The winners were announced in a show on 4 January 2014.
K.S.Chitra and Vijya Yesudas won the best singer award in female and Male category.
Winners of Cera Big Malayalam Music Awards 2013 Complete List
- Mridula Warrier - Most Promising Singer - Female
- Najim Arshad - Most Promising Singer - Male
- Siddharth Menon - Best Debut Singer
- Shakthisree Gopalan - Best Debut Singer
- Most popular song on Radio - Aattumanal Paayayi-Run Baby Run Movie composed by Ratheesh Vega
- Most Popular Actor Singer - Jayasurya
- Best Singer - Female -K.S. Chitra for "Ilaveyil Viralukal" from "Artist" and "Ponnodu Poovayi" from "Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty".
- Best Singer- Male-Vijay Yesudas for "Mazha kondu mathram" from "Spirit"
- Best melody song award- "Nilaamalare", a track from the movie "Diamond Necklace" Best composer - M. Jayachandran for his work in "Kalimannu" and "Celluloid" Best contribution in Music Direction -Afzal Yusuf -for Movies : Immanuel & Pathiramanal