SAMA NOMINEES 2019
   

Male Artist of the Year

Artist

Name of Album

Anatii

IYEZA

Black Coffee

Music is King

Nakhane

You will not die

Sjava

Umqhele

Thokozani Langa

Iyabuza Induna

   

Female Artist of the Year

Artist

Name of Album

Busiswa

Summer Life

Kelly Khumalo

Unleashed

Lebo Sekgobela

Umusa

Sho Madjozi

Limpopo Champions League

Zonke

L.O.V.E

   

Duo/Group of the Year

Artist

Name of Album

Tshwane Gospel Choir

The Next Revival

Spirit of Praise

Spirit of Praise Vol.7

Ofeleba

Hi & Low

Encore

Segarona

Black Motion

Moya Wa Taola

   

Album of the Year

Artist

Name of Album

Black Coffee

Music is King

Black Motion

Moya Wa Taola

Sjava

Umqhele

Vusi Nova

Manyan-nyan

Zonke

L.O.V.E

   

Newcomer of the Year

Artist

Name of Album

Mlindo The Vocalist

Emakhaya

Paxton

This is me

Sho Madjozi

Limpopo Champions League

Simmy

Tugela Fairy

Sun-El Musician

Africa To The World

 
Best Jazz Album

Artist

Name of Album

Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane

Closer to Home

Thandi Ntuli

Exiled

Bokani Dyer Trio

Neo Native

Tune Recreation Committee

Afrika Grooves with the Tune Recreation Committee

Mandisi Dyantyis

Somandla

   

Best Pop Album

Artist

Name of Album

Jarrad Ricketts

Break the Rules

Paxton

This is me

Majozi

Majozi

Tresor

Nostalgia

Tholwana

2.0.1.5

   

Beste Pop Album

Artist

Name of Album

4 Werke

4 by 4

The Rockets

Sonskyn

Brendan Peyper

Dis Nie Sonde Nie

Snotkop

SOUS

Jan Bloukaas

Lewe

 

Best Live Audio Visual Recording

Artist

Name of Live Recording

Neyi Zimu

Another Level of Worship

Krone Various Artists

Krone 5

Jabu Hlongwane

Crosspower Experience 3

Cassper Nyovest

Fill up Orlando Stadium

Spirit of Praise Vol 7

Spirit of Praise 7

 

Best Maskandi Album

Artist

Name of Album

Thokozani Langa

Iyabuza Induna

Ofeleba

Hi & Low

Sgwebo Sentambo

Yekani Umona

Mbuzeni

Ungishiyelani

Ichwane Lebhaca

Imali Yesoso

   

Rest of Africa Artist

Artist

Name of Album

Diamond Platnumz

A Boy From Tandale

Kommanda Obbs

Kommanda Obbs

Mr Eazi

Lagos to London

Nixon

Who We Are

Oliver Mtukudzi

Hany’ga

Best Afro Pop Album

Artist

Name of Album

Kelly Khumalo

Unleashed

Mlindo The Vocalist

Emakhaya

Simmy

Tugela Fairy

Sjava

Umqhele

Vusi Nova

Manyan-Nyan

   

Beste Kontemporere Musiek Album

Artist

Name of Album

Almero

Maandag

Coenie de Villiers

Pure Coenie

Douvoordag

Die Avontuur

Jan Blohm

Die Liefde Album

Refentse

Liefdegenerasie

   

Best Reggae Album

Artist

Name of Album

Black Dillinger

Mavara is King

The Meditators

Explosion

Ras Vuyo

Diversion

Botanist

Game Changer

Bongo Riot

Next Levels

   

Best Hip Hop Album

Artist

Name of Album

AKA

Touch my Blood

Emtee

DIY2

Jabba X

#FGTBB

Kid X

Thank Da King

Nasty C

Strings and Bling

   

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album

Artist

Name of Album

Tshwane Gospel Choir

The Next Revival

Khaya Mthethwa

All About Jesus

Neyi Zimu

Another Level of Worship

Ntokozo Mbambo

Moments in Time

We Will Worship

Seasons Volume 1

   

Best Dance Album

Artist

Name of Album

DJ Fistaz

Mixwell Summer

Sun-El Musician

Africa To The World

Mobi Dixon

10 Steps Forward

Black Coffee

Music is King

Black Motion

Moya Wa Taola

   

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Artist

Name of Album

Lebo Sekgobela

Umusa

Paul K

Time of God Manifest

Sipho Ngwenya

Intimate Worship Season 3

Spirit of Praise 7

Spirit of Praise Vol.7

Kholeka

Your Word – Alibuyi Lilambatha Izwi Lakho

   

Best African Adult Contemporary Album

Artist

Name of Album

Anatii

IYEZA

Encore

Segarona

Nathi

Iphupha Labantu

Ntokozo Mbambo & Nqubeko Mbatha

The Anniversary Project

Tabia

The journey

   

Best R&B/Soul Album

Artist

Name of Album

Kabomo

All Things Red

Mlu

A Day For The Universe

Lady X

Love.Life.Complicated

Zonke

L.O.V.E

Nicksoul

Therapy

 

Best Kwaito/Gqom/Amapiano

Artist

Name of Album

Busiswa

Summer Life

Distruction Boyz

It Was All A Dream

DJ Maphorisa

Gqom Wave Vol.2

Sho Madjozi

Limpopo Champions League

Spikiri

King Don Father

   

Best Rock Album

Artist

Name of Album

CrashCarBurn

Headlights

Dan Patlansky

Perfection Kills

Hellcats

The Hex and the Healer

The Black Cat Bones

Here is a Knife

The Parlotones

China

Best Traditional Album

Artist

Name of Album

Vhavhenda Cultural Group

Tshianda Nguvhoni

University of Limpopo Choristers & Kwazulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra

Africa Tivule

Tswelelang Cultural Dancers

Motho Wa Me

Mzimkhulu Happy Boys

Nqoba izitha

Candy

Hupenyu Unenge Viri

Best Alternative Album

Artist

Name of Album

Breindy and Matt

Ruth Ave

Gabi Motuba-Tefiti

Goddess of Creation

Jeremy Loops

Critical As Water

Nakhane

You will Not Die

Sannie Fox

My Soul Got Stranger

   

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Artist

Name of Album

Watershed

Harbour

Roan Ash

Whiskey to my Soul

Georgetown

The Dog Show

Ard Matthews

Impossible Machines

8 Misses Croon

…Like never before

Best African Indigenous Faith Album

Artist

Name of Album

Trust in Christ Ministries

Elami Igama

The General Isitimela

Amen Ezulwini

Ithimba Le-Africa

Sesiphunyukile

In Zion of Christ

Izinyembezi

Christ Worshippers Mass Choir

Nkosi Ngiyakuthanda

 

Best Engineer

Artist

Name of Album

Name of Engineer

CH2

Starstruck

Corneille Hutten; Michael ‘Nomad’ Ripoll; Steven A.Williams

Nasty C

Strings and Bling

Michael Themba Manitshana

Sjava

Umqhele

Mfanafuthi Ruff Nkosi

Hellcats

The Hex and the Healer

Paul Douglas Norwood; Craig Michael Hawkins; Richard Staub

Vusi Nova

Manyan-nyan

Robin Walsh

     

Remix of the Year

Artist

Name of Song

Name of Remixer

DJ Capital

Skebe Dep Dep

Kwesta, Kid X, Reason, Youngsta CPT & Stogie T

Prince Kaybee

Club Controller

Kabelo Motsamai

SPHEctacula and DJ Naves

Bhampa

DJ Regal Amapiano Remix

Zakes Bantwini

Bang Bang Bang

Kossi Emmanuel

Zakwe

Sebentin

Refiloe Maele Phoolo, Jabulani Tsambo; Lesego Moiloa; Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi; Ncazelo Mtolo

     

Collaboration of the year

Artist

Song

Collaborating Artist

Sun-El Musician

Sonini

Simphiwe Nhlangulela

Sun-El Musician

Ntaba Ezikude

Simphiwe Nhlangulela

Dj Sumbody

Monate Mpolaye

Casper Nyovest, Thebe and Vettis

Black Coffee

Drive

David Guetta; Delilah Montagu

Black Coffee

Wish you were here

Asanda Lusaseni-Mvana

     

Music Video of the Year

Artist

Name of Music Video

Name of Director

Bongeziwe Mabandla ft. Spoek Mathambo

Bawo Wam

Rick Joaquim

Jeremy Loops

Gold

Robert Smith

Mafikizolo ft. Jah Prayzah

Mazuva Akanaka

Mohau Mamafha

Sho Madjozi

Huku

Garth Von Glehn

The Parlotones

Beautiful Life

Michael Rix

     

Best Produced Album

Artist

Name of Album

Name of Producer

AKA

Touch my Blood

Kiernan Forbes; Mpilo Shabangu;

Ayoola Agboola; Tumelo Mathebula; Ntokozo Mazibuko; Benn Gilbert; Tshegofatso Lehutso; Anathi Mnyango; Jeremy Makwe

Kholeka

Your Word – Alibuyi Lilambatha Izwi Lakho

Kholeka Aquilla Dubula

Mlindo The Vocalist

Emakhaya

Themba Sekowe

Nasty C

String and Bling

Nsikayesizwe Ngcobo; Sipho

Dlamini; Collin Gayle

Zonke

L.O.V.E

Zonke Dikana