Lelaki Teragung, a song by Dayang Nurfaizah was named ‘Best Song’ at Anugerah Juara Lagu-31 (AJL31), held at Putra World Trade Centre on 22nd January 2016. Composed by Natasha and written by Iman Imran, the soundtrack to 7 Hari Mencintaiku drama also garnered ‘Best Vocal’ award for Dayang Nurfaizah.
The two awards, worth RM50,000 for ‘Best Song’ and RM12,000 for ‘Best Vocal’ were presented with trophies. AJL31 also marked Dayang Nurfaizah’s third win in the ‘Best Vocal’ category.
Runner up for ‘Best Song’ which received RM35,000, went to Terimaku Seadanya by Misha Omar and Hafiz Suip, which was composed and written by Ajai. Whereas, Sudah Ku Tahu by Projektor Band received RM20,000 for third place and local band, Khalifah who won the audience vote for ‘Best Performance’ with Hang Pi Mana took home RM12,000.
Keeping up with the theme of Cerita Dalam Lagu (Stories in Songs), AJL31 also shortlisted other eight songs for the finals; Terakhir (Sufian Suhaimi), Selamanya Cinta (Shila Amzah and Alif Satar), Ku Rela Dibenci (Aiman Tino), Di Amaran Mama (Hazama and The Penglipur Lara), Obses (Akim and The Majistret), Setia (Elizabeth Tan and Awi Rafael), Kalah Dalam Menang (Mawi and Syamsul Yusof), and Anugerah Terindah (Black).
The finalists of AJL31 were judged by professional juries including Azmeer, Habsah Hassan, Edry Halim, Jay Jay, Pak Ngah, Azlan Abu Hassan and others.