Black Coffee, Diamond Platnumz, Nasty C & others win at South African Music Awards

Black Coffee and Nasty C went home with two awards each at the second and final night of the 25th annual South African Music Awards (SAMA25) has drawn to a close and once again, the country’s best crop in local entertainment has been celebrated.

The first night of the ceremony went on without a hiccup at the Sun City resort. While the event was not broadcast live, the night did not pass without a couple of performance snippets leaking on social media.
This is the complete list of winners on Night 1 of SAMA25:
BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
  • Ard Matthews – Impossible Machines
BEST AFRICAN ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
  • Nathi- Iphupha Labantu
BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
  • Nakhane – You Will Not Die
BEST R&B/SOUL ALBUM
  • Zonke – L.O.V.E
BEST REGGAE ALBUM
  • Black Dillinger – Mavara is King
BEST CONTEMPORARY FAITH MUSIC ALBUM
  • We Will Worship – Seasons Volume 1
BESTE KONTEMPORÊRE MUSIEK ALBUM
  • Coenie de Villiers – Pure Coenie
BEST JAZZ ALBUM
  • Bokani Dyer Trio – Neo Native
REST OF AFRICA AWARD
  • Diamond Platnumz – A Boy from Tandale
BEST LIVE AUDIOVISUAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR
  • Cassper Nyovest – Fill up Orlando Stadium – Robin Kohl
BEST COLLABORATION
  • Black Coffee feat. David Guetta and Delilah Montagu – Drive
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
  • Jeremy Loops – Gold by Robert Smith
BEST PRODUCED ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • Nasty C – Strings and Bling by Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, Sipho Dlamini and Collin Gayle
BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • Vusi Nova – Manyan-nyan by Robin Walsh
REMIX OF THE YEAR
  • Zakwe – Sebentin by Cassper Nyovest, HHP, Blaklez, Kwesta and Musiholiq
BEST SELLING DVD
  • Joyous Celebration 22 All for You
BEST SELLING ARTIST
  • Joyous Celebration – Umoya Kulendawo
SAMRO/CAPASSO HIGHEST AIRPLAY COMPOSER’S AWARD
  • Lady Zamar -Collide
The final night of the ceremony was a star-studded event that saw every deserving artist receive recognition for their artistic work.

Complete SAMA Night 2 winners’ list

This is the complete list of winners from Night 2 of the awards ceremony:
BEST AFRO POP ALBUM
  • Sjava — Umqhele
BEST KWAITO / GQOM / AMAPIANO ALBUM
  • Spikiri — King Don Father
BEST AFRICAN INDIGENOUS FAITH MUSIC ALBUM
  • Ithimba Le Africa — Sesiphunyukile
BEST TRADITIONAL FAITH MUSIC ALBUM
  • Spirit of Praise — Spirit of Praise Vol 7
SAMPRA HIGHEST AIRPLAY OF THE YEAR
  • Lady Zamar — Collide
SAMRO/CAPASSO BEST-SELLING DIGITAL ARTIST
  • Lindelani Mkhize, Mnqobi Nxumalo, Siphiwe Ngcobo — Thobeka Mahlangu
BEST HIP-HOP ALBUM
  • Nasty C — Strings N Bling
BEST ROCK ALBUM
  • Dan Patlansky — Perfection Kills
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • TKZEE
  • Mango Groove
  • HHP
BESTE POP ALBUM
  • Snotkop — Sous
BEST POP ALBUM
  • Tresor — Nostalgia
BEST DANCE ALBUM
  • Black Motion — Moya Wa Taola
BEST MASKANDI ALBUM
  • Sgwebo Sentambo — Yekani Umona
BEST TRADITIONAL ALBUM
  • Candy — Hupenyu Unenge Viri
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
  • Sho Madjozi — Limpopo Champions League
DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR
  • Black Motion — Moya Wa Taola
FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Sho Madjozi — Limpopo Champions League
MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Black Coffee — Music is King
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • Sjava — Umqhele
RECORD OF THE YEAR
  • Holly Rey — Deeper

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