Kamdhenu Steel presents LQA 2015, powered by Oman Tourism concludes amidst 1000 industry-folk

Entertainment | January 15, 2015 | News

LQA Live Quotient Awards Oman Tourism Kamdhenu Steel

The LIVE Quotient Awards 2015 (LQA) presented by Kamdhenu Steel and powered by Oman Tourism concluded its third edition last night, Jan. 14, at Nikunj (formerly Nitesh Kunj) in New Delhi. The event, executed by THOT Media, was held in association with EEMA. An initiative of EVENTFAQS Media, LQA is the only platform in hthe country and one of a kind in the world dedicated to the celebration and acknowledgement of LIVE entertainers across various genres.

With hosts Papa CJ and Danish Sait, awards were presented across 16 categories, with 24 LIVE entertainers being crowned as the buzziest / with most LIVE Quotient in the year gone by. Apart from the awards presentation, the evening also witnessed some stellar performances by new and established artists. Akhil Banga, a new face in the Punjabi pop category sung the opening act at the gala evening while the 1000 strong crowd enjoyed scintillating performances by popular Indian Sufi and bollywood singer Richa Sharma accompanied by renowned flautist Paras Nath, both managed Amplify Entertainment. Director of Amplify Entertainment, Varun Gupta also directed the entertainment segment which was part of the 'Experience Oman - New Year New Begginging' after party of the LQA. The segment was hosted by MC/Host Sangeeta Singh.

As part of the award ceremony, the #ExperienceOman contest winner was also announced on-stage. Winning a trip for 2 to Oman - Roshan Abbas was revealed as the lucky winner, and presented his trip by Lubaina Sherazi, India Representative, Ministry of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman. 
Winners of LIVE Quotient Awards 2015
Best Anchor - Media Personalty (Female): Mini Mathur
Best Anchor - Media Personalty (Male): Manish Paul

Best Band - Indian Ocean
Best Band - Pathbreaker / Bollywood: Farhan Akhtar LIVE

Jury Special (Find of the Year) under 'Best Band' - Shillong Chamber Choir

Best Dance Act - Bad Salsa Group - Official & Ability Unlimited Foundation

Best Dance Performer - Media Personality (Female): Shakti Mohan
Best Dance Performer - Media Personality (Male): Terence Lewis

Best Dance Troupe / Choreographer: The Shiamak Davar Dance Company

Best DJ (Bollywood / Commercial): DJ Suketu
Across all three categories of events - Concerts / Music Fests / Club Gigs -- Weddings & Social Events -- Corporate / Public / Lifestyle Events

Best DJ (International / New Age Sounds): Nucleya
In the category: Concerts / Music Fests / Club Gigs

Best DJ (Female): DJ Barkha Kaul

Best Fashion Choreographer: Aparna, Tania & Anisha


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Best Instrumental Act: Sivamani

Best MC/Host (Female): Avneet kohli
Best MC/Host (Male): Anchor AK Rahman

Best Singer / Performer (Female): Neeti Mohan
Best Singer / Performer (Male): Ankit Tiwari

Best Stand Up / Comic Act: Vir Das

Best Theatre Group / Production: Raell Padamsee's ACE Productions

2015's LIVE Legend: Adnan Sami
Accepting his 2015’s LIVE Legend award, musician Adnan Sami said: “There are very few awards in this country for live performers and I am very excited and happy to be associated with the LIVE Quotient Awards and EVENTFAQS who took this initiative of awarding the live performers and recognizing the effort and hard work of the performers.”
A special honour was presented to Richa Sharma for completion of 20 years in the Bollywood and LIVE industry. 

Presented by Kamdhenu Steel and powered by Oman Tourism, the event was managed by THOT Media and held in association with EEMA. The venue partner was Nikunj (formerly Nitesh Kunj) - Managed by GNH Hotels & Resorts, associate partner was E-Positive Entertainment, media partner was Laqshya Group and F&B experience partners were Art of Chaat (Chaat), SelectED (Live Stations) and Food Fiesta (Main Course & Desserts).
The event was also supported by Rashi Entertainment, Katalyst Entertainment, PPL and IPRS. Other partners and their roles included J W Marriott Aerocity (Hospitality) IRS Communications (LED/Watchout), Durga Stage Servcies (Light & Sound), Amplify (Post Pary Entertainment), Glowshow (Ambient Entertainment), Ravish Kapoor (Invitations), Scoop (Stage Management), R2S (Production/Décor), One Films (AV content), Power Plus (Genset & Heaters), ProConnect (Liaising), Durga Photo (Photo/Video), Wishbox (PR), BoozeWorld (Bar Management), ManPro (Manpower), GodFather (Official Beer), RSG Lights (LED Furniture), Taamaa (Trophies) and TRIG (Security).
Initiated in 2012, LQA is an extension of the Entertainers Connect platform, which has brought the industry’s entertainers all under one roof, felicitating planners with up to date profiles, reviews and that essential connect to book the best and most innovative talent for shows and events across the country.

25 LIVE entertainers were awarded / acknowledged for their work in the events and experiential marketing industry.

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