1. Cash Award from Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna in the competition held on Balamurali compositions – 1986
  2. National Talent Search Scholarship for Carnaticmusic from the Center for Cultural Resources and Training, Govt of India – 1986.
  3. First prize in the All India Radio competition in all India level for Light Classical Music – 1991
  4. More than One Hundred awards and First prizes for Classical music, Semi-classical and Light music in the inter school, inter collegiate, university, State and inter state levels.
  5. ‘The Best Vocalist Award’ - Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai – 1997.

  1. ‘Musiri Subramani Iyer Endowment Award’ for the best nireval and swaram singing - Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai, December – 1997.
  2. ‘The Chembai Award 1998’ conferred by Sri Chembai Memorial Trust, Trivandrum & the Department of Culture, Government of Kerala – 1998
  3. ‘The Junior Research Fellowship’ awarded by the Cultural Department, Government of India – 2000.
  4. ‘Padmasree Rajam Ramaswamy Award’ – Best rendering of Sanskrit – The Music Academy, Madras – 2002.
  5. Tamizh Isai Thendral’ – Title awarded by the 118 year old Saiva Prakasa Sabha, Trivandrum during the Skanda Shashti Festival 2003.

  1. “Thulasivana Puraskaram 2003” with a cash of Rupees Ten Thousand - awarded to a performing artist for lifetime achievements by Thulasivana Sangeetha Parishath, Trivandrum.
  2. “Aasthaana Vidwaan” – Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam - 2008.
  3. The Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academi conferred the title "KALASRI" with The Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Award 2012 on Carnatic music on both Krishnakumar and Binni.
  4. Awarded the Doctorate with PhD in Music by the University of Kerala - 2014
  5. Sangeetha Saha Gayaka Award - The Unique Duo in Carnatic Music by Vibgyor, Dubai, during Carnatic Music Awards 2014.
  6. Duo Artists Award by Nadhabrahmam, Chennai, 2015.
  7. SARASWATHI AWARD by Visakha Music Academy, Visakhapatnam 2016.
  8. MADHURA MURALI AWARD by Global Konnect, Dubai 2017.