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2020 South African Music Awards

2020 South African Music Awards

This year’s South African Music Awards took place earlier in August. Also known as SAMA, The Orchard had several nominees in the biggest categories of the night. The South African Music Awards is a premier music showcase hosted by RiSA. This annual event honors the country’s finest music talent over two days in key categories, as they battle for the South African industry’s highest honor – a statuette at the South African Music Awards. Nominees also take the stage by storm with a series of epic, never-to-be-repeated performances, as the nation watches SA’s finest talent at work.

See below for the full nominees! 

Best Maskandi Album

Abafana baka Mgqumeni – Bawucisha ngo Paraffin (Tox Media)

Best Maskandi Album

Sgwebo Sentambo –  Inyoka Yodumo  (Ngwane Records and Entertainment)

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Muzie B – Praise & Repentance 2nd Offering  (CCA)

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album

Worship House – Project 17 Live at Carnival City (Next Music)

Best Jazz Album

Viwe Mkizwana – Tributes (AM Newman and Associates)

Best Adult Contemporary Album & Best Produced Album

Wouter Kellerman – In a Different Light (Next Music)

Best Rock Album

The Tazers – Plastic Kids (Diamond Thug)

Record of the Year & Music Video of the Year

“You” by Holly Rey (CCA)

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