25th SAMA Winners: South African Music Awards

Every profession has its own celebration for the people who are top of their field. The Oscars are for the movie industry, the Grammy’s are for international musicians, and South African musicians we have the SAMAs. 

The 2019 installment of the SAMAs took place over the weekend, and we at Paul Bothner Music want to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners. 

SAMA 2019 Winners

Album of the Year 2019

Sjava – Umqhele

Female Artist of the Year

Sho Madjozi – Limpopo Champions League

Male Artist of the Year

Black Coffee – Music is King

Newcomer of the Year

Sho Madjozi – Limpopo Champions League

Duo/Group of the Year

Black Motion – Moya Wa Taola

Best Rock Album of the Year

Dan Patlansky – Perfection Kills

Best Pop Album of the Year

Tresor – Nostalgia

Beste Pop Album of the Year

Snotkop – SOUS

Best Afro Pop Album of the Year

Sjava – Umqhele

Best R&B/Soul Album

Zonke – L.O.V.E

Adult Contemporary Album

Ard Matthews – IImpossible Machines

Beste Kontemporere Musiek Album

Coenie de Villiers – Pure Coenie

Best Hip Hop Album of the Year

Nasty C – Strings and Bling

Best Reggae Album of the Year

Black Dillinger – Mavara is King

Best Kwaito Gqom/Amapiano

Spikiri – King Don Father

Best Dance Album of the Year

Black Motion – Moya Wa Taola

Remix of the Year

Zakwe – Sebentin ft. Refiloe Maele Phoolo, Jabulani Tsambo; Lesego Moiloa; Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi; Ncazelo Mtolo

Best Alternative Album

Nakhane – You will Not Die

Best Live Audio Visual Recording

Cassper Nyovest – Fill up Orlando Stadium

Collaboration of the year

Black Coffee – Drive ft. David Guetta and Delilah Montagu

Indigenous Faith Album

Ithimba Le-Africa – Sesiphunyukile

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Spirit of Praise 7 – Spirit of Praise Vol.7

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album

We Will Worship – Seasons Volume 1

Best Maskandi Album

Sgwebo Sentambo – Yekani Umona

Best of Rest of Africa Artist

Diamond Platnumz – A Boy From Tandale

Best Traditional Album

Candy – Hupenyu Unenge Viri

Best Engineer of the Year

Vusi Nova – Manyan-nyan

Best Produced Album

Nasty C – String and Bling

Music Video of the Year

Jeremy Loops – Gold

Record of the Year ( Fan Voted)

Holly Rey – Deeper

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