Since 2006, the Indian Recording Arts Academy Awards (IRAA) honour and
recognise exceptional talent in music, soundtrack recording and mixing
in Indian music for albums and movies. The music awards similarly
recognise innovation in music production and engineering that defines
independent music culture.
These awards focus not only on the recording, technical and engineering
talent but also takes note of the musicianship that goes into making a
There are very few award ceremonies that honour the technical expertise
behind song and music production, with most others restricting
themselves to popular categories. The IRAA Awards are the first ever
music awards in India that recognizes the regularly forgotten technical
fields of music recording and engineering talent in India; it recognizes
those who exhibit the courage, and creativity to bring about a
transformation in the world of music.
The awards take cognizance of the talent and worth of studios and
engineers, while keeping an eye on the skill in adopting new technology,
trends and proving expertise in the use of new methods.
The IRAA awards which has gained aspirational value through the years,
reflects the industry’s credibility and has become an eagerly
looked forward to annual event.
Now in its 17th edition, IRAA Awards will continue to applaud the best in
Indian music; those who exhibit the courage, and creativity to bring
about a transformation in the world of music.