The Winners of The SAMA25 AWARDS

 

On the 1st and 2nd of June 2019, The SAMA Awards were held at Sun City Resort. This was a special event because The SAMA’s were celebrating their 25th year of providing recognition and  achievement to African music artists in and around Africa. The African music artist’s music albums, songs, records were all celebrated. The winners of The SAMA Awards 25th Edition were:

SAMA25: Complete Night 1 winners’ list

This is the complete list of winners on Night 1 of SAMA25:

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

  • Ard Matthews – Impossible Machines

BEST AFRICAN ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

  • Nathi- Iphupha Labantu

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

  • Nakhane – You Will Not Die

BEST R&B/SOUL ALBUM

  • Zonke – L.O.V.E

BEST REGGAE ALBUM

  • Black Dillinger – Mavara is King

BEST CONTEMPORARY FAITH MUSIC ALBUM

  • We Will Worship – Seasons Volume 1

BESTE KONTEMPORÊRE MUSIEK ALBUM

  • Coenie de Villiers – Pure Coenie

BEST JAZZ ALBUM

  • Bokani Dyer Trio – Neo Native

REST OF AFRICA AWARD

  • Diamond Platnumz – A Boy from Tandale

BEST LIVE AUDIOVISUAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • Cassper Nyovest – Fill up Orlando Stadium – Robin Kohl

BEST COLLABORATION

  • Black Coffee feat. David Guetta and Delilah Montagu – Drive

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Jeremy Loops – Gold by Robert Smith

BEST PRODUCED ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Nasty C – Strings and Bling by Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, Sipho Dlamini and Collin Gayle

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Vusi Nova – Manyan-nyan by Robin Walsh

REMIX OF THE YEAR

  • Zakwe – Sebentin by Cassper Nyovest, HHP, Blaklez, Kwesta and Musiholiq

BEST SELLING DVD

  • Joyous Celebration 22 All for You

BEST SELLING ARTIST

  • Joyous Celebration – Umoya Kulendawo

SAMRO/CAPASSO HIGHEST AIRPLAY COMPOSER’S AWARD

  • Lady Zamar -Collide

Complete SAMA Night 2 winners’ list

This is the complete list of winners from Night 2 of the awards ceremony:

BEST AFRO POP ALBUM

  • Sjava — Umqhele

BEST KWAITO / GQOM / AMAPIANO ALBUM

  • Spikiri — King Don Father

BEST AFRICAN INDIGENOUS FAITH MUSIC ALBUM

  • Ithimba Le Africa — Sesiphunyukile

BEST TRADITIONAL FAITH MUSIC ALBUM

  • Spirit of Praise — Spirit of Praise Vol 7

SAMPRA HIGHEST AIRPLAY OF THE YEAR

  • Lady Zamar — Collide

SAMRO/CAPASSO BEST-SELLING DIGITAL ARTIST

  • Lindelani Mkhize, Mnqobi Nxumalo, Siphiwe Ngcobo — Thobeka Mahlangu

BEST HIP-HOP ALBUM

  • Nasty C — Strings N Bling

BEST ROCK ALBUM

  • Dan Patlansky — Perfection Kills

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • TKZEE
  • Mango Groove
  • HHP

BESTE POP ALBUM

  • Snotkop — Sous

BEST POP ALBUM

  • Tresor — Nostalgia

BEST DANCE ALBUM

  • Black Motion — Moya Wa Taola

BEST MASKANDI ALBUM

  • Sgwebo Sentambo — Yekani Umona

BEST TRADITIONAL ALBUM

  • Candy — Hupenyu Unenge Viri

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

  • Sho Madjozi — Limpopo Champions League

DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Black Motion — Moya Wa Taola

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Sho Madjozi — Limpopo Champions League

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Black Coffee — Music is King

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Sjava — Umqhele

RECORD OF THE YEAR

  • Holly Rey — Deeper

 

Sources:

SAMA25: This is the complete list of tonight’s winners

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