29 May, 2015
The 3rd Indonesian Choice Awards was an entertainment industry award ceremony held on 29 May 2016 at the Sentul International Convention Center in Bogor, West Java. The show was hosted by Sarah Sechan, Vincent Rompies and Desta. Awards were presented in 11 categories. The newest category, "Creative & Innovative Person of the Year," replaced the "Digital Persona of the Year" category from the prior year. The awards ceremony aired live on NET. coinciding with the third anniversary celebration, entitled NET 3.0. Nominees for the 3rd Indonesian Choice Awards ceremony were first announced on 27 April 2016 by NET via Twitter. Musician Isyana Sarasvati received the most nominations with three. Isyana Sarasvati and Rizky Febian were the biggest winners of the night, both receiving two awards. Other winners included Tulus, who won "Male Singer of the Year" and GAC, who won "Band/Duo/Group of the Year". Musician and songwriter Yovie Widianto received the special "Lifetime Achievement Award" from the Chief of the Creative Economy Agency Triawan Munaf for his consistent dedication to promoting and developing the Indonesian music industry with quality featuring a number of songs about heartbreak and romance.