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24th Annual South African Music Awards: Liliane Masuka, Nadia Nakai And Others Served Major Heat On The Red Carpet

24th Annual South African Music Awards: Liliane Masuka, Nadia Nakai And Others Served Major Heat On The Red Carpet

The 24th instalment of the annual South African Music Awards – SAMA took place at the Sun City Resort on Saturday night and it was hosted by Somizi Mhlongo, Dineo Ranaka and Mpho Popps. As with every award show, the SAMAs came with a fashion parade led by some of the biggest names in music in South Africa.

The South African Music Awards ended with Joyous Celebration as the night’s biggest winners with 4 awards, followed by Shekhinah who won 3 awards including Album of the Year.

From intricate beadings to floral detailing and more, celebrities showed up in jaw-dropping designs and much pizzazz!

Check out our fave looks from the SAMA 2018 red carpet + full winners list…

Liliane Masuka
Nadia Nakai
Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena
Ms Ntando Fleekiswa Duma
Nandi Madida
Rorisang Thandekiso
Zandie Khumalo

Winner’s List…

Newcomer of the Year: Shekhinah for ‘Rose Gold’

Male Artist of the Year: Prince Kaybee for ‘I am Music’

Female Artist of the Year: Shekhinah for ‘Rose Gold’

Duo or Group of the Year: Mafikizolo for ‘20’

Album of the Year: ‘Rose Gold’ by Shekhinah

SAMRO Highest Airplay Composer’s Award: Sun-EL Musician ft Samthing Soweto for ‘Akanamali’ composed by Sanele “Sun-El Musician” Sithole

CAPASSO Best Selling Digital Download Composer’s Award: Joyous Celebration for ‘Joyous Celebration Volume 21: Heal Our Land’ composed by Timothy Bambelela Myeni

Best Selling Digital Artist of the Year: Joyous Celebration for ‘Joyous Celebration Volume 21: Heal Our Land’

SAMPRA Highest Airplay Song of the Year: ‘Akanamali’ by Sun-EL Musician ft Samthing Soweto

Best Selling DVD of the Year: ‘Joyous Celebration Volume 21: Heal Our Land’ by Joyous Celebration

Best Selling Album of the Year: ‘Joyous Celebration Volume 21: Heal Our Land’ by Joyous Celebration

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr Mbongeni Ngema, Adv Steve Kekana, Letona “Spokes H” Hlatshwayo Spokes

International Achievement Award: Shashika Mooruth

Best Rock Album: ‘Selfmedikasie’ by Fokofpolisiekar

Best Pop Album: ‘The Beautiful Madness’ by TRESOR

Best Pop Album: ‘Laat Die Dansvloer Brand’ by Kurt Darren

Best Adult Contemporary Album: ‘Symphonic Soweto’ by Wouter Kellerman and the Soweto Gospel Choir

Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album: ‘Skepe’ by Jo Black

Best African Adult Contemporary Album: ‘Ilanga’ by Siseko Pame

Best Alternative Music Album: ‘Mangaliso’ by Bongeziwe Mabandla

Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album: ‘Relationships’ by Afrotraction

Best Hip Hop Album: ‘Yellow’ by Shane Eagle

Best Kwaito Album: ‘Highly Flavoured’ by Busiswa

Best Dance Album: ‘King Zamar’ by Lady Zamar

Best Traditional Faith Music Album: ‘Andile KaMajola Chapter 8 Sekwanele’ by Andile KaMajola

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album: ‘Heaven’s Ways’ by Nqubeko Mbatha

Best African Indigenous Gospel Album: ‘Samson Aphi Amandla Akho’ by Vuma Zion

Best African Artist Album: ‘The Simphiwe Dana Symphony Experience’ by Simphiwe Dana

Best Traditional Music Album: ‘Jessica Mbangeni Sings IGoli Live @ Lyric Theatre Johannesburg’ by Jessica Mbangeni

Best Maskandi Album: ‘6 to 6’ by Abafana Baka Mgqumeni

Best Jazz Album: ‘Ikhambi’ by Nduduzo Makhathini

Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album: ‘Baroqueswing Vol. III’ by Charl du Plessis Trio

Best Afro Pop Album: ‘20’ by Mafikizolo

Best Live Audio Visual Recording / DVD: ‘Red Mic Xperience’ by Donald. Visual recording producer: Robin Kohl

Best Collaboration: ‘Akanamali’ by Sun-El Musician featuring Samthing Soweto

Music Video of the Year: ‘Arumtumtum’ by Rouge. Directed by Alex Fynn

Best Produced Album: ‘Late Night People’ by Goldfish. Produced by Dominic Peters and David Poole

Best Engineered Album: ‘20’ by Mafikizolo. Produced by Howard Gomba and Themba Sekowe

Remix of the Year: ‘I got you’ by Encore. Remixed by Mobi Dixon

Photo credit: IG | #SAMA2018


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