[LIST]: 2020 SAMA Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 South African Music Award winners. (List will be updated as more winners are announced).

This years week long awards show has been hosted by Dineo Langa and Donovan Goliath live on Mzansi Magic at  9:30pm from 3-7 August.

Below are some of the artists who bagged awards thus far:

Best Maskandi Album:

Upopayi by Thokozani Langa

Best Traditional Music Album:
Ungabanaki by Qadasi & Maqhinga

Best Collaboration:
Say U Will by K.O featuring Nandi Madida

Best Traditional Faith Music Album:
Calvary by Dumi Mkokstad

Newcomer of the Year:
Ndabo Zulu & Umgidi Ensemble for Queen Nandi: The African Symphony

Best African Indigenous Faith Album:
Lona Ba Ratang Ho Phela by Amadodana Ase Wesile

Best Jazz Album:
Queen Nandi: The African Symphony by Ndabo Zulu & Umgidi Ensemble

Bestse Kontemporêre Musiek Album:
Sterker by Riana Nel

Rest of Africa Award:
A Good Time by Davido (Nigeria)


Best Afro Pop Album:

Isphithiphithi by Samthing Soweto

Best Reggae Album:
True Stories by Bongo Riot Di Dancehall Wakanda

Best African Adult Contemporary Album:
Folklore-Chapter 1 by Pilani Bubu

Best Adult Contemporary Album:
Africa by Ndlovu Youth Choir

Best R&B/Soul Album:
My Heart To Your Soul by Lungisa Xhamela

Best Alternative Music Album:
Cult Pop by Lo-Ghost

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album:
Glory In His Presence by Benjamin Dube

Male Artist of the Year:
Prince Kaybee for Re Mmino


Best Kwaito Album:

Ikhenani by DJ Tira

Beste Pop Album:

#Partytjiedier by Kurt Darren

Best Pop Album:

Ghost by Mathew Mole

Best Hip Hop Album:

Becoming A Popstar by Yanga Chief

Best Selling DVD:

Volume 23 Live at CTICC by Joyous Celebration

Best Selling Artist:

Mlindo the Vocalist for Emakhaya

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Dan Tshanda


Music Video of the Year

AKA ft Yanga Chief for “Jika”

Best Produced Music Video

Unlce Scrooch for “Fetch Your Life” by Prince Kaybee (featuring Msaki)

Best Produced Album of the Year

MFR Souls,DJ Maphorisa, Virgo Deep and Kabza De Small
Scorpion Kings

Lifetime Achievement Award
Benjamin Dube

Female Artist of the Year
Ami Faku

Best Classical Album
Anduluza- Music of Spain III by James Grace

Best Engineered Album

Into the Dust/Waltz for Jozi by Peter Auret

Best Live Audio Visual Recording
Benjamin Dube Glory in His Presence


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