Riky Rick, Shane Eagle, And Shekhinah Top South African Music Awards Nominations

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 Riky Rick, Shane Eagle, And Shekhinah Top South African Music Awards Nominations

Riky Rick dey face Rouge, Eagle, Da L.E.S, and Emtee for the night biggest award under Best Hip Hop Album

Shane Eagle, Nadia Nakai, Kwesta, Nasty C & Rouge are also up for “Music Video Of The Year”, Shekhinah, Mi Casa, Mafikizolo, Goldfish & Prince Kaybee dey go for “Best Produced Album”.

SAMA Reject AKA Entry For This Year Nomination

Competition dey hot for the Best Collaboration category, where  Distruction Boyz, Kwesta, Heavy K, Sun_EL Musician & Sjava dey together.

King Bayaa, Mobi Dixon, Household Funk, Riky Rick feat. Youngsta CPT, KLY, Da Les, Frank Casino, J Molley & Stilo Magolide dey drag am for Remix Of The Year category.

Nominees for this five categories for Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Album of the Year go get confirmation next month. The SAMA 24 go hold for Sun City on Saturday, 2 June and SABC1 go carry am live by 8pm.

Check out the nominees so far:

Best Rock Album

Snakes and Ladders – Lost & Found
If You Don’t You Never Will – Prime Circle
Those Meddling Kids (TMK) – Shortstraw
Blitzkriek – Willim Welsyn
Selfmedikasie – Fokofpolisiekar

Best African Adult Contemporary Album

Time II Time – Joe Nina
Ilanga – Siseko Pame
Based on a True Story – Serame Sediti
Siphokazi – Siphokazi
Tribute Birdie Mboweni The Deluxe Edition Album – Tribute Birdie Mboweni

Best Pop Album

Restless – Craig Lucas
Barely Breathing – Connell Cruise
The Beautiful Madness – TRESOR
Monark – Monark
Rose Gold – Shekhinah

Beste Pop Album

Uitbasuin – Ray Dylan
Sing Vir Liefde – Karlien van Jaarsveld
Hy Loop Oop – Brendan Peyper
Laat Die Dansvloer Brand – Kurt Darren
Iemand Om Lief Te He – Lianie May

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Indie Soul – Josie Field
Now Listen Properly – Swing City
Symphonic Soweto – Wouter Kellerman
Life’s Journey – Charlie Finch
Miscellany – Janie Bay

Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album

Queen van die Toorbos – Saarkie
OKAY! – Die Heuwels Fantasties
Skepe – Jo Black
Korreltjie Kantel – Luna Paige, Nick Turner, Jamie Jupiter
Jy en Ek en Ek en Jy – Chris Chameleon

Best Alternative Music Album

You Princess is in Another Castle – Loui Lvndn
Afrika 4 Beginners – Jack Parow
Hierdie is die Lewe – Francois van Coke
The Morning Show – Josh Kempen
Mangaliso – Bongeziwe Mabandla

Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album

Busisiwe – Cici
The Greatest Hits – The Nameless Band
Songs About You – Thabsie
Relationships – Afrotraction
Never Lost – Thami

Best Hip Hop Album

Stay Shining – Riky Rick
The New Era Sessions – Rouge
Yellow – Shane Eagle
Manando – Emtee
F2D Presents: Hall of Fame – Fresh 2 Def Productions

Best Kwaito Album

Bona That Rural Dream – Mashabela Galane
So fa Silahlane – Team Mosha
Do Mo Squats – Chomee
Highly Flavoured – Busiswa
Ska Ba Hemisa – Trendsetters

Best Dance Album

Pure Black Album – DJ Merlon
Ganyani’s House Grooves 10 – DJ Ganyani
King Zamar – Lady Zamar
I Am Music – Prince Kaybee
Familia – Mi Casa

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Live In Johannesburg – Women In Praise
Sinekhaya – Sipho Makhabane
Egameni LikaJesu – Dumi Mkokstad
Worship In Spirit & in Truth with Omega Khunou – Omega Khunou
Andile KaMajola Chapter 8 Sekwanele – Andile KaMajola

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album

Wonders of Mercy – Bongani Nchang
Victorious In His Presence with Benjamin Dube – Benjamin Dube
The Alabaster – Swazi
Solid Rock – Sicelo Moya
Heaven’s Ways – Nqubeko Mbatha

Best African Indigenous Gospel Album

Yala Nkosi – Believers in Christ
Samson Aphi Amandla Akho – Vuma Zion
Bonke Abamethembayo – Futhi Shongwe
Soloko Intliziyo Yam – Amadodana Ase Wesile
Ntjhafatso – Barorisi Ba Morena

Best African Artist Album

This is Me – NINIOLA
Sounds from the Other Side – Wizkid
Yellow The Novel – Zoë Modiga
M&M – Moreira Chonguica and Manu Dibango
The Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience – Simphiwe Dana

Best Traditional Music Album

Pitsi – Dinonyane Cultural Group
Uthando – Bomshell
Isiqalo – The Beginning – Complete
Jessica Mbangeni Sings IGoli Live @Lyric Theatre Johannesburg – Jessica Mbangeni
Indodana – University of Pretoria Camerata

Best Maskandi Album

Miss South Africa – Uqhosha Ngokwenzakwakhe
Emkhathini – Shwi noMtekhala
Isixaxa Samaxoki – Khuzani
6 to 6 – Abafana Baka Mgqumeni
Wavuma – Mbuzeni

Best Jazz Album

The Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience – Simphiwe Dana
Live at the Bird’s Eye – The Blue Notes Tribute Orkestra
Yellow The Novel – Zoë Modiga
Voices of our Vision – Tune Recreation Committee
Ikhambi – Nduduzo Makhathini

Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album

Insomnia – CH2
Chilled – James Grace
Matimba Ya Vuyimbeleri – University of Limpopo Choristers & the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra
Window to the Ashram – Kinsmen
Baroqueswing Vol. III – Charl du Plessis Trio

Best Afro Pop Album

Inqola – Blaq Diamond
Mayibuye – Ntando
20 – Mafikizolo
Mgodi – Zahara
Robbie Malinga – Robbie Malinga

Best Live Audio Visual Recording / DVD

Krone 4 Live – Krone
Victorious In His Presence with Benjamin Dube – Benjamin Dube
The Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience
Experience – Simphiwe Dana
The Parlotones Orchestrated – The Parlotones
Red Mic Experience – Donald

Best Collaboration

Omunye – Distruction Boyz ft Benny Maverick & Dladla Mshunqisi
Spirit – Kwesta ft Wale
Inde – Heavy K ft Busi & Nokwazi
Akanamali – Sun_EL Musician ft Samthing Soweto
Ngempela – Sjava ft Howard & DJ Maphorisa

Music Video of the Year

Let It Flow – Shane Eagle
Naaa Meaan – Nadia Nakai
Spirit – Kwesta ft Wale
Don’t do it – Nasty C
Arumtumtum – Rouge

Best Produced Album

Rose Gold – Shekhinah
Familia – Mi Casa
20 – Mafikizolo
Late Night People – Goldfish
I Am Music – Prince Kaybee

Best Engineered Album

A Noise in the Void – Kahn
Familia – Mi Casa
20 – Mafikizolo
Ikhambi – Nduduzo Makhathini
Gqom Is The Future – Distruction Boyz

Remix of the Year

Faith Alive – King Bayaa
I Got You – Mobi Dixon
Free – Household Funk
Buy It Out – Riky Rick feat. Youngsta CPT, KLY, Da Les, Frank Casino, J Molley & Stilo Magolide
Lake By The Ocean – Mobi Dixon

Expect more update about the South African Music Awards as e dey hot here.

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