It was a sparkly affair indeed, when Bella Awards 2013 took place over the weekends, where inspiring women from all walks of life were awarded to recognise their efforts.
“It is an honour for ntv7 to organise the country’s 1st ever women’s awards show with hopes to further inspire and bring women to the forefront in-conjunction with International Women’s Day,” said Airin Zainul, Group General Manager of ntv7 & 8TV. “With the birth of this awards show, ntv7 hits a key milestone that signifies the growth of the channel since its humble beginnings in 1998. We hope to be able to continue to be Malaysia’s preferred channel,” Airin added.
The awards show made its grand debut on 2nd March (Saturday) with lots of surprises. The show was aired live from The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from 8.30pm – 10.30pm. With a total of five international superstars including Ronan Keating, Gary Chaw, Rossa, Marcell Siahaan, and Maliq & D’ Essentials, the awards ceremony was graced by some of the country’s renowned celebrities and personalities.
Local artistes Mizz Nina, Joe Flizzow, Darren Ashley, and The Impatient Sisters also heated up the centre stage of Bella Awards with stunning performances on that special night. Bella Awards also invited some of Malaysia’s best as its award presenters including Datuk Yasmin Yusuff, Nur Fazura, Lina Teoh, Aishah Sinclair, Carmen Soo, Alex Yoong, Syafinaz Selamat, Bernard Chauly, and many more.
This first ever women’s awards show in Malaysia celebrated 5 women under these categories – Bella Style Award, Bella Creative Award, Bella Business Award, Bella Heart Award, and Bella Beautiful Award.