The Mirchi Music Awards South 2009 was held on Saturday, 17th July 2010 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium was a grand affair with Ilaya Thalapathy Vijay, singers Chitra, Haricharan, Ranjith, Tippu, K.J. Jesudass and his wife, Vijay Jesudass and his wife. And music director Harris Jeyaraj, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Karthik Raja, Vijay Anthony, stars Kavya Madhavan, Prasanna, Siddarth, S.Ve. Shekher, Parthiban, directors Hari with his wife, Dharani, Linguswamy, Alibaba Krishna, and Adhithiyan among others gracing the occasion. The Mirchi Music Awards South 2009 event was hosted by actor and RJ Siva and director Venkat Prabhu.
The Mirchi Music Awards South 2009 album of the year was Ayan and the best female vocalist award went to Jankai Iyer for Azhagaai Pookkuthey from Ninaithale Inikkum. The award for best lyricist and best music composer went to Na Muthukumar and Yuvan Shankar Raja respectively for Oru Kal from Siva Manasula Sakthi. The best male vocalist award was bagged by Madhu Balakrishnan for his soulful rendition of Pichai Paathiram from Naan Kadavul.