An NRJ Music Award (commonly abbreviated as an NMA) is an award presented by the French radio station NRJ to honor the best in the French and worldwide music industry. Val Kahl hosted and presented "Les Coulisses des NRJ Music Awards Season 2011, 2012 and 2013 on NRJ12.
The awards ceremony, created in 2000 by NRJ in partnership with the television network TF1, traditionally took place every year in mid-January at Cannes (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) as the opening of MIDEM (Marché international de l'édition musicale). It is now held in the month of November. They give out awards to popular musicians in different categories.
The name "NRJ" means "Nouvelle Radio des Jeunes" (new radio of teens). It is a play on words between the pronunciation of the French letters and the French word "énergie" (energy).
Nikos Aliagas (Greek: Νίκος Αλιάγας / Níkos Aliágas; born Νικόλαος Αλιάγας / Nikólaos Aliágas on 13 May 1969 in Paris) is a Greek-French journalist and entertainer, known for being the host of the French reality program named Star Academy.
He was a guest star on a Greek program Koita ti Ekanes in late-2003 and featured clips from Star Academy. He has published a book called "I was born Greek: The mythology or The school of life" (Greek: «Γεννήθηκα Έλληνας: Η Μυθολογία Ή Το Σχολείο Της Ζωής»). He was the presenter of a show on Alpha TV called "Gros Plan" where he met international stars like Celine Dion, Jean Paul Gaultier, Sylvester Stallone and the singer Helena Paparizou. He's the French presenter of The Voice: la plus belle voix.
He speaks five languages (as of 2003) including English.