Showing posts from May, 2017

Kwesta is the king of #SAMA23

Rapper Kwesta left with an armload of SAMA statuettes this evening at the Sun City Superbowl, North West. Cementing his place as a hip-hop force to be reckoned with, Kwesta started his winning streak last night when he won the Best Collaboration Album at the industry awards. Tonight he collected five – Samro Highest Airplay of the Year, SAMPRA Highest Airplay of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Male Artist of the Year and Best Album of the Year for his Dakar II album and hit single Ngud. His trophy haul stands at six in one year. Newcomer Amanda Black had an impressive run, picking up two of the top 5 awards - Best Newcomer of the Year and Best Female Artist of the Year, adding to her silverware the Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album award that she won last night, making her a three time SAMA winner on her debut album. Nasty C secured the much coveted and public voted Record of the Year award with his song Hell Naw. Dance pair Black Motion won the Best Duo/Group of the Year and Best Dance Album…

BREAKING NEWS: New videos up for SAMA 23

You Say You Love Me by The Kiffness featuring Tawanna Shaunte and Uthando by Sjavahave found their way on to the coveted SAMA 23 nominations list.  Following the automatic disqualification of the  rapper Nasty C’s two music videos   from the Best Music Video of the Year category , the RiSA and SAMA office have announced  the videos of The Kiffness and Sjava as replacements. Proper consultation and an auditing process was undertaken to verify the eligibility of the new finalists. The new look Best Music Video of the Year category is a stiff competition between The Kiffness, Sjava, Khuli Chana (One Source), Miss Pru (Ameni) and Reason featuring AKA and Khuli Chana (Yipikayay) The main SAMA 23 event on the 27th May 2017 will be broadcast live on SABC1.
Editor’s Notes: The annual South African Music Awards (SAMA) are organised by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA).Sun City in the Province of Bokone Bophirima is the host of the 23rd edition of the SAMA, SABC is the official broadcast…