Waqeel Ahad wins MTV Chart Attack Platinum Disc Award

Cultural Correspondent
Award winners and organisers at the programme. — New Age photo

Award winners and organisers at the programme. — New Age photo

Aspiring singer Waqeel Ahad won the MTV Chart Attack Platinum Award for his single Amrito Megher Bari which held the top position for an astounding 12 week streak in Season 1 of MTV Chart Attack. The award was conferred at a Press Conference at The Daily Star Centre on Saturday.
The bands Aushruto, Shunno and artiste Miftah Zaman won the MTV Chart Attack Silver Disc Awards for their songs Aulikhito Dukkho, Bhago and Prapti Shunno respectively.
The programme was organised by MTV Bangladesh in association with Creinse Limited, a brand innovation and music company in Bangladesh. The awards were handed over by Abu Sayeed Zahir, director of Creinse Limited.
MTV Chart Attack is a weekly music countdown show that is aired on Maasranga Television. Fans selected the top 5 songs of the week by voting for their favourite songs online or via SMS. The songs holding the top position on MTV Chart Attack for three consecutive weeks are awarded with the MTV Chart Attack Silver Disc Award, while the song holding the top position 6 times in three months usually receives the MTV Chart Attack Gold Disc Award. The song that held the top position 12 times in 6 months received the prestigious MTV Chart Attack Platinum Disc Award with a cash reward of Tk1.5 lac.
‘I’m pleased that a Lalon song won the hearts of the new-generation listeners. I’m grateful to MTV and Creinse for giving me such great honour,’ said Waqeel to New Age on winning the award.

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