Creinse Limited, a leading brand innovation, music and entertainment company in Bangladesh and the official programme syndication partner of Viacom International Media Network in Bangladesh recently awarded the winners of MTV Chart Attack Platinum - Gold - Silver Disc Awards in the "MTV Chart Attack Award Giving Ceremony", according to a press release. The awards were handed over by Abu Sayeed Zahir, director, Creinse Ltd at a press conference at The Daily Star Center in the city.
MTV Chart Attack is the first ever TV weekly countdown show in Bangladesh aired exclusively on Masranga TV, the official licensed channel of MTV programme platform Bangladesh. Fans selected the top five songs of the week by voting for their favourite songs online or via SMS. The awards were given as part of Crainse's initiative to promote local music talents with an international platform. The songs holding up the top position on MTV Chart Attack for three consecutive were awarded with MTV CHART Attack Silver Disc Award, the song holding the top position six times in three months received the MTV Chart Gold Disc Award and the song holding the top position twelve times in six months received MTV Chart Attack Platinum Disc Award with a cash reward of Tk 1.5 Lack. This is the biggest financial awards for recognition of music talent and success across any non reality music show in television platform in Bangladesh.
In the Press Conference, Rafi Mohammad, Group Lead AV and Productions, Creinse Limited' said, "MTV Chart Attack has been one of the pivotal shows of MTV programme platform Bangladesh inaugural season. Through this weekly music countdown and chart show, we have inspired the music fraternity of Bangladesh to produce international standard music videos and given everybody an opportunity to be a part of the globally acclaimed MTV Platform. All the videos which have been aired in MTV Chart Attack from December 2013 and will be aired till December 2014, will be considered for nomination at the first international music awards MVA to be held in Bangladesh early next year."
Mala, Neel Kontho and Ghuddy won the Number one song position for one week each. The bands Aushruto, Shunno and artiste Miftah Zaman won the MTV Chart Attack Silver Disc Award for their songs "Aulikhito Dukkho", "Bhago" and "Prapti Shunno" respectively. Aspiring artist Waqeel Ahad won the MTV Chart Attack Platinum Award for his single "Amrito Megher Bari" which held the top position for astounding 12 weeks in Season one of MTV Chart Attack.
The winning artists expressed their gratitude for receiving this recognition of their hard work and applauded the Creinse Team and MTV Program Platform Bangladesh for providing a global platform to take their music careers to the next levels. The Chart topper artists, award winners and members of the media were present on the occasion.