South African Music Awards 2021 #SAMA27 Nominees

South African Music Awards 2021 #SAMA27 Nominees

South African Music Awards 2021 #SAMA27 Nominees

Here is the complete list of the nominees for the upcoming South African Music Awards 2021 below.

Best Rock Album

  • Ethyl Ether – Chrome Neon Jesus
  • Nathan Smith – Here’s To The Now
  • Yum Yock – Orange Sunshine
  • Ruff Majik – The Devils Cattle
  • Oooth – Nothing’s Gonna Change

Best Reggae Album

  • Ras Canly – The Journey
  • Bongo Riot – Persistence
  • Freeky – My Music
  • Reign Afrika – On The Frontline
  • Lavoro Duro – Empathy Riddim

Best R&B/Soul

  • Thando – A Force To Be Reckoned With
  • Langa Mavuso – Langa
  • La Sauce – Sindiswe
  • Ricky Tyler – Small World
  • Soul Kulture – Uhambo

Newcomer of the Year

  • Xolly Mncwango – Jesus Is Enough
  • Reign Afrika – On The Frontline
  • Bandabanda & The Crocodiles – Africado
  • Azana – Ingoma
  • Bucy Radebe – Spiritual Encounter

Best Pop Album

  • Mark Stent – Sugar
  • Jethro Tait – I Don’t Sleep
  • Locnville – Tribes & Angels
  • Rowlene – 11:11
  • Amy Lilley – She

Best GQom

  • Que – We Don’t Play The Same GQom
  • Mshayi & Mr Thela – Make Cape Twon Great Again
  • Dragernation – Islqolo
  • Zinaro – Inzalo Yekwaito
  • Babes Wodumo – Idando Kazi

Rest Of Africa Award

  • Buffalo Souljah – Unity Album
  • Davido – A Better Time
  • Wizkid – Made In Lagos
  • Sauti Sol – Midnight Train
  • Berita – Songs In The Key Of Love

Best Collaboration

  • Darque ft. Zakes Bantwini – Uthando
  • Che ft. Snotkop – Ex Like Hoe Jy Dans
  • Big Zulu ft. Ricky Rick & Intaba Yase Dubai – Mali Eningi
  • Mthandazo Gatya ft. Comado & DJ Manzo SA – Senzani
  • Da Capo & Nduduzo Makhathini ft. Omagugu
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Best Alternative Music Album

  • Yellow House – Mania/Post Mania
  • Bongeziwe Mabandla – Ilmini
  • Evert Snyman – Hot Mess
  • The Medicine Dolls – Filth and Wisdom
  • TH&O – Ebusuku

Best Traditional Faith Music

  • Worship House – Project 17 – Chapter 2
  • Thinah Zungu – Buya Nkosi
  • Bucy Radebe – Spiritual Encounter
  • Sipho Makhabane – Wathi Eloyi Eloyi
  • Sneziey – Izulu

Remix Of The Year

  • Kid Fonque – Jerusalema
  • Dwson – Ndanele
  • Sun-El-Musician, Claudio & Kenza – Sala Nabani
  • Sculptured Music – Speak Lord
  • Da Capo – Yehla Maya

Best Hip Hop Album

Best African Indigenous Faith Music Album

  • Vuma Zion – Makhosi Akithi
  • Mandlethu Gospel Singers – Izwi Lakho
  • Katlehong Gospel Choir Artist Development – Katlehong Gospel Choir Artist Development
  • JTG Gospel Choir – Sithembe Wena Nkosi
  • Enyonini Mission Ministries – Enyokumhonza

Best African Adult Contemporary Album 

  • Sjava – Umsebenzi
  • 1020 Cartels Artists – Isambulo
  • Max – Hoba – Amakhaya
  • Simphiwe Dana – Bamako
  • Chosi – Buhlebendalo

Best Produced Album Of The Year

  • Manana & Noble – In The Beginning Was The End By Manana
  • Marcus MC & Andy Keys – Ithemba by Luyalo
  • Delaydem, Ruffs, Webmoms, Zadok, & Vuyo Manyike – Umsebenzi by Sjava
  • Sun-El-Musician, Claudio, Wayde, Da Capo, Mpho, Mohlolong – Tugela Fairy: Made Of Stars by Simmy
  • Black Motion – The Healers: The Last Chapter