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The 22 edition of 2016 South African Music Awards (SAMAs) winners are finally here! #SAMA22
The big announcement was made tonight, Saturday (June 04) at the Durban ICC in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal and it is hosted by Somizi Mhlongo and Thando Thabethe. 
We’ll be bringing you live updates from the awards ceremony.
Winners are listed in RED. The big list includes some of the categories nominees.
The SAMAs 2016 winners are…

Record of the Year


1.AKAAll Eyes On Me (w/ Burna Boy, Da Les & JR)
2.Shekhinah & Kyle DeutschBack To The Beach
3.AKABaddest
4.Prince KaybeeBetter Days (w/ Audrey)
5.Riky RickBoss Zonke
6.DJ Fisherman & Naak MusiqCall Out (w/ Dream Team, Danger & DJ SK)
7.Mobi DixonCity Rains
8.DJ KentDon’t Let Go (w/ Mo-T)
9.Four7J’Adore (w/ Tiffany)
10.DJ MerlonKoze Kuse (w/ Mondli Ngcobo)
11.NathiNomvula
12.eMteeRoll Up
13.TiMO ODVSave Me
14.Dbn NytsShumaya(w/ Zinhle Ngidi & Trade Mark)
15.K.OSkhanda Love (w/ Nandi Mngoma)
16.Heavy KSweetie (w Nokwazi)
17.AnatiiThe Saga (w/ AKA)
18.DJ DimplezWay Up (w/ Cassper Nyovest & JR)
19.Black CoffeeWe Dance Again (w/ Nakhane Toure)
20.Mi CasaYour Body

Album of the Year

Francois van Coke – Francois van Coke

Emtee – Avery
Nathi – Buyelekhaya
Tresor – VII
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me 


Male Artist of the Year

Nathi – Buyelekhaya
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me
Riky Rick – Family Values
Emtee – Avery
Francois van Coke – Francois van Coke



Female Artist of the Year

Judith Sephuma – One Word
Zahara – Country Girl
Fifi Cooper – 20Fifi
Karen Zoid – Drown Out the Noise
Zonke – Work of Heart




Duo or Group of the Year

Desmond & the Tutus – Enjoy Yourself
Witness the Funk – Finding Nomusa
Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR – One Night in the Sun
Jazz Orchestra, Junior Taurus & Lady Zamar – Cotton Candy
Big Nuz – For the Fans



Newcomer of the Year

Riky Rick – Family Values
Emtee – Avery
Tresor – VII
Fifi Cooper – 20Fifi
Nathi – Buyelekhaya



Best Rap Album

Emtee – Avery
Kid X – 3 Quarter Pace
Da L.E.S – North God
Riky Rick – Family Values
Zakwe – Impande


Best Rock Album 
Desmond & the Tutus – Enjoy Yourself  
Francois van Coke – Francois van Coke
Shortstraw – Youthless
Karen Zoid – Drown Out the Noise
Saarkie – Reisiger



Life Time Achievement Award

Black Coffee






International Achievement Award
Roger Lucey
Nana Coyete

Bhekumuzi Luthuli
Best Pop Album
Tresor – VII
Lakota Silva – Pop: The Mix Tape
Loki Rothman – The Way Back
Can Skylark – Overdrive
Vincent Bones – Shaded Soul
Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album 
Elvis Blue – Êrens in die Middel van Nêrens
Andriëtte – Pêrel vir ’n Kroon
Neil Somers – Hierdie Hande
Bok van Blerk – Sing Afrikaner Sing
Stiaan Reynierse – Sonde
Best Kwaito Album 
Big Nuz – For the Fans 
Dbn Nyts – Believe
Kabelo Mabalane – Immortal Vol. 3
Dj Bongz – Game Changer
Mzansi – North Coast Vibe
Best Dance Album 
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me
Mi Casa – Home Sweet Home
Mobi Dixon – Tribal Soul Special Edition
DJ Merlon – Original Copy
Junior Taurus & Lady Zamar – Cotton Candy
Best Selling Digital Download Composers Award
Sfiso Ncwane – Bayete Baba
Best Selling Music Download of the Year
Sfiso Ncwane – Bayete Baba
Best Selling Music Download – Ring-Back-Tone
Sfiso Ncwane – Bayete Baba
Best Maskandi Album
Imithente – Ichakijana
Thokozani Langa – Khuzeka Mshana
Shwi no Mtekhala – Bazali Bami
Buselaphi – Gabi Gabi
Phuzekhemisi – Woze Durban
Best Selling Full-Track Download
Nathi – Nomvula
Best Selling DVD of the Year
Joyous Celebration (Back to the Cross)
Best Traditional Faith Music Album 
TYGC Family – The Journey Begins
Worship House – Project 12 Praise Live
Worship House – True Worship 2015
Dumi Mkokstad – Ukhona Uthixo
Women in Praise – Various Artists
Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album
Nathi – Buyelekhaya
Zonke – Work of Heart
Olwethu – Imbewu
Zahara – Country Girl
The Muffinz – Do What You Love
Best Adult Contemporary Album 
Judith Sephuma – One Word
Watershed – Watch the Rain
Karen Zoid & Various – Republiek van Zoid Afrika Vol. 2
Kahn – Salt
Josie Field & Laurie Levine – Tigerlily
Best African Adult Album
Dizu Plaatjies & Friends – Ubuntu – The Common String
Kabomo – Sekusile
Thiwe – Soul Therapy
L’wei Netshivhale – Mudzimu washu
Jessica Mbangeni – Busisiwe – Tribute to the African Heroines
Beste Pop Album (Afrikaans) 
Karlien van Jaarsveld – My Hartjie
Brendan Peyper – Stop, Wag, Bly Nog ’n Bietjie
Vaughan Gardiner – Sit Vanaand op Herhaal
Pierre Rossouw – In my Bloed
Suzanne – Vuurbestand
Best Collaboration
Dbn Nyts ft. Zinhle Ngidi & Trademark – Shumaya  
Shekinah x Kyle Deutsch – Back to the Beach
AKA ft. Redsan, Burna Boy & Stoneboy – All Eyes on Me
Major League DJz ft. Cassper Nyovest, Okmalumkoolkat, Riky Rick & Carpo – Sylza Tsotsi
Khuli Chana ft. Patoranking – No Lie
Best Music Video of the Year
Jack Parow & Freshly Ground – Army of One
Riky Rick ft. Cassper Nyovest & Anatii – Fuseg
Al Bairre & PH Fat – Caviar Dreams
iFani – Ayadelela
Monark – Negatives Deluxe
Best Remix of the Year
DJ Sliqe – Do Like I Do Remix
AKA – Baddest Remix
Mobi Dixon – My Sugar
Mobi Dixon – Never Let Me Go Remix
The Fraternity – Bheka Mina Ngedwa Amplified
Best Produced Album of the Year
Zahara – Country Girl
Mi Casa – Home Sweet Home
Sannie Fox – Serpente Masjien
Mark Counihan – To the Brave Ones
Zonke – Work of Heart
Best Engineered Album of the Year
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me
Brendan Peyper – Stop, Wag, Bly Nog ’n Bietjie
Zonke – Work of Heart
Mi Casa – Home Sweet Home
Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR Jazz Orchestra – One Night in the Sun
Best Live Audiovisual Recording
Jimmy Dludlu – Live at Emperors Palace 

Krone – Krone 2
Ntokozo Mbambo – Spirit and Life
Neyi & Omega – Friends in Praise
Benjamin Dube – Sanctified in His Presence
Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album
Wouter Kellerman – Love Language 

Guy Buttery – Guy Buttery
Deep South – Heartland
Cape Consort – Christoph & Sebastian
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra – Mintirho ya SJ Khosa
Best Alternative Album
Petite Noir – La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful

Sannie Fox – Serpente Masjien
The Plastics – In Threes
Moonchild Sanelly – Rabulapha!
Die Heuwels Fantasties – Ja. Nee. Lekker (Deluxe)
Best Contemporary Faith Music Album
Ntokozo Mbambo – Spirit and Life

Mark Counihan – To the Brave Ones
Mahalia Buchanan – Redeemed to Worship
24 Skies – Endless Anthem
Benjamin Dube – Sanctified in His Presence
Best Jazz Album
Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR Jazz Orchestra – One Night in the Sun

Nduduzo Makhathini – Listening to the Ground
Benjamin Jephta Quintet – Homecoming
Amandla Freedom Ensemble – Bhekisiwe
Bokani Dyer – World Music
SAMRO Highest Airplay Composer Award
Dbn Nyts
SAMPRA Highest Airplay Award
Dbn Nyts

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