Emtee Dominates At The SAMA 2016

Although Emtee & Riky lead the SAMA nominations for hip hop‚ it was Emtee (who scooped  four awards at the recent Metro FM Music Awards) that continued to show his dominance at local music awards with two major wins at the recent SAMAs that took place over the weekend. Emtee bagged the awards for Best Rap Album and the prestigious Amstel Record of the Year Award.

Singer Nathi and DJ Black Coffee also dominated the night with their award winning.


Check out rthe full list of winners for the 22nd Annual South African Music Awards below:

Album of the Year 
Black Coffee  – Pieces of Me

Duo or Group of the Year
Big Nuz – For the Fans

Female Artist of the Year 
Zonke – Work of Heart

Male Artist of the Year 
Nathi – Buyelekhaya

Newcomer of the Year 
Nathi – Buyelekhaya

Best Rock Album        
Desmond & the Tutus – Enjoy Yourself

Best Pop Album 
Tresor – VII

Beste Pop Album 
Karlien van Jaarsveld – My Hartjie

Best Adult Contemporary Album   
Judith Sephuma – One Word

Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album
Elvis Blue – Êrens in die Middel van Nêrens

Best African Adult Album       
Dizu Plaatjies & Friends – Ubuntu – The Common String

Best Alternative Album 
Petite Noir – La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful

Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album
Nathi – Buyelekhaya

Best Rap Album
Emtee – Avery

Best Kwaito Album
Big Nuz – For the Fans

Best Dance Album
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me

Best Traditional Faith Music Album  
TYGC Family – The Journey Begins

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album    
Ntokozo Mbambo – Spirit and Life

Best Maskandi Album
Imithente – Ichakijana

Best Jazz Album
Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR – One Night in the Sun Jazz Orchestra

Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album
Wouter Kellerman – Love Language

Best Live Audiovisual Recording
Jimmy Dludlu – Live at Emperors Palace

Best Collaboration
Dbn Nyts ft. Zinhle Ngidi – Shumaya & Trademark

Best Music Video of the Year
Jack Parow & Freshly Ground Army of One

Best Produced Album of the Year
Zahara – Country Girl

Best Engineered Album of the Year
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me

Best Remix of the Year
DJ Sliqe – Do Like I Do Remix

Special Awards
International Achievement Award – Black Coffee
Lifetime Achievement Awards (Brought to you by Telkom)– Nana Coyote (posthumous award), Bhekumuzi Luthuli (posthumous award), Roger Lucey

Best Selling Albums and Music Downloads of the Year
Best Selling Album – Nathi (Buyelekhaya)
Best Selling DVD – Joyous Celebration (Volume 19: Back to the Cross)
Best Selling Overall Music Download – Sfiso Ncwane (Bayede Baba)
Best Selling Music Download (Ring-back Tone) – Sfiso Ncwane (Bayede Baba)
Best Selling Full-track Music Download – Nathi (Nomvula)

Sampra Award
Highest Radio Airplay of the Year – DBN Nyts (Shumaya)

Samro Award
Highest Radio Airplay Composers’ Award – Samkele Maphumulo, Kabelo Masekane, Cebo Ngcobo, Wanda Shabalala and Lwazi Yokwana for Shumaya by Dbn Nyts

Capasso Award
Best Selling Digital Download Composers’ Award – Sfiso Ncwane (Bayede Baba)

Amstel Record of the year
Roll Up by Emtee

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