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Eight is enough for Mafikizolo as they clean up at SAMA 20

Mafikizolo sealed their comeback in triumphant style at the 20th Annual South African Music Awards – winning five awards at the main ceremony on Monday night to add to their three trophies at the industry awards earlier in the day.

This brings the popular Afro-pop duo’s total haul to an incredible eight awards at SAMA 20.

They scooped an armful of trophies for Album of the Year, Duo or Group of the Year, Best Pop Album, Best Collaboration, Best Selling Ring-back Tone, Best Selling Full-track Download and Best Selling Mobile Music Download of the Year.



And in the most hotly contested category of the night, the Kia Record of the Year, Mafikizolo featuring Uhuru beat out stiff competition to win the public SMS vote for their mammoth hit song Khona

The star-studded event at the Sun City Superbowl marked 20 years of the SAMAs – held, fittingly, on the Freedom Day public holiday commemorating the country’s 20th anniversary of democracy – and saw the beautiful and talented people of Mzansi coming out to play in their glad rags, to celebrate SA music’s finest. The main awards were broadcast live on SABC1.

A number of sizzling live performances and on-stage collaborations set the tone for an evening filled with drama, tears, joy and – no doubt – a few surprises. Presenters and performers stepped out in style at the awards, dressed by top local designers Anel Botha, David Tlale, Khathatso Tsotetsi, Paledi Segapo and Zano Sithetho.

With Mafikizolo dominating SAMA 20 with a near slam-dunk of the main categories, the remainder of the awards doled out on the night reflected a spread of winners. Only a handful of artists made the journey home from Sun City with more than one trophy in tow.

Bagging a brace of awards was songstress Zahara, who was crowned Female Artist of the Year for Phendula, which was also named the Best Selling Album of last year.

Fellow Eastern Cape songbird Zonke added to her Best Live DVD SAMA (at the industry awards earlier in the day) with the accolade for Best African Adult Album, for Give and Take Live.

And Ladysmith Black Mambazo not only received a SAMA Lifetime Achievement Award on the night – our kings of isicathamiya music also had the International Achievement Award bestowed on them, for their four Grammy Awards and their ongoing role as global ambassadors for traditional South African music.

Maskandi stalwart Phuzekhemisi also received a SAMA Lifetime Achievement Award for his exceptional contribution to the richness and diversity of the local music scene.

Kabomo was named Male Artist of the Year for his release Memory Remains, with Naima Kay snatching the award for Newcomer of the Year from a very talented young field.

As many had expected, Mi Casa’s Su Casa bagged the gong for Best Dance Album, with Big Nuz scoring Best Kwaito Album honours and Xhosa rapper iFani winning the SAMA for Best Rap Album.

Another closely contested race saw Van Coke Cartel walking off with the honours for Best Rock Album.

It was a good night for Karlien van Jaarsveld, whose Uitklophou snared the award for Beste Pop Album (Afrikaans). Elvis Blue took home his second SAMA in two years – this time for Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album, for his release Afrikaans, while Shaun Jacobs’ album Love Can triumphed in the Best Adult Contemporary Album category.

Last year’s Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz, Shane Cooper, left no one in any doubt about his prowess by securing the SAMA for Best Jazz Album.

Thokozani Langa was named the victor in the Best Maskandi Album category. And living gospel legend Rebecca continued her reign at the awards, adding the trophy for Best Traditional Faith Album to the dozen-plus SAMAs she already has adorning her mantelpiece.

It was an exceptional night on which South African music was the big winner, and the countdown has already begun to SAMA 21 – when the awards truly come of age!

Visit www.samusicawards.co.za for more information, or catch highlights of both SAMA awards shows on www.samatv.mobi and www.youtube.com/samusicawards.

• The Annual South African Music Awards are organised by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA), a trade association of recording companies operating in South Africa.

• The 20th Annual South African Music Awards were made possible with the generous support of sponsors the Recording Industry of the South Africa (RISA), Kia Motors, SABC1, Amstel Lager, Sony Mobile, the National Department of Arts and Culture and the Department of Sports, Arts & Culture North West Province; as well as partners Sun International and Mike du Toit Attorneys.

Follow SAMA 20 on the following digital platforms:

Hashtag: #SAMA20
Twitter handle: @OfficialSAMAs (www.twitter.com/OfficialSAMAs)
Website: www.samusicawards.co.za
Mobisite: www.samatv.mobi
Facebook page: South African Music Awards (www.facebook.com/SAMusicAwards)
Instagram handle: @OfficialSAMAs
YouTube channel: samusicawards (www.youtube.com/samusicawards)
Flickr: samusicawards (www.flickr.com/samusicawards)

The winners of the 20th Annual South African Music Awards are:

SAMA 20 Main Awards

• KIA Record of the Year
???        ???

• Album of the Year
Mafikizolo       Reunited

• Duo or Group of the Year
Mafikizolo       Reunited

• Female Artist of the Year
Zahara       Phendula

• Male Artist of the Year
Kabomo       Memory Remains

• Newcomer of the Year
Naima Kay       Umsebenzi

• Best Rock Album
Van Coke Kartel      Bloed, Sweet & Trane
 
• Best Pop Album
Mafikizolo       Reunited

• Beste Pop Album (Afrikaans)
Karlien van Jaarsveld     Uitklophou

• Best Adult Contemporary Album
Shaun Jacobs      Love Can
 
• Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album
Elvis Blue       Afrikaans
 
• Best African Adult Album
Zonke       Give and Take Live

• Best Rap Album
iFani       I Believes in Me (1st Quadrant)
 
• Best Kwaito Album
Big Nuz      Made in Africa
 
• Best Dance Album
Mi Casa        Su Casa
 
• Best Traditional Faith Music Album
Rebecca       Bayos'Khomba

• Best Collaboration
Mafikizolo Ft May D     Happiness

• Best Selling Album
Zahara      Phendula

• Best Maskandi Album
Thokozani Langa      Inyakanyaka
 
• Best Jazz Album
Shane Cooper      Oscillations

• Lifetime Achievement Awards
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Phuzekhemisi
 
• International Achievement Award
Ladysmith Black Mambazo


SAMA 20 Industry Awards

• Best Contemporary Faith Music Album
Nqubeko Mbatha     Sentiments of a Worshiper
 
• Best Traditional Album
Dr. Thomas Chauke Na Shinyori Sisters   Shimatsatsa No 32

• Best Alternative Album
Nakhane Touré     Brave Confusion
 
• Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album
The Soil      Reflections Live in Joburg
   
• Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album
Guy Buttery      Live in KwaZulu

• Best Live DVD
Zonke      Give and Take Live
    
• Best Music Video of the Year
Kyle Lewis      Sleepwalker by The Parlotones,           Khuli Chana & Jon Savage

• Best Producer of the Year
Darryl Torr      Yes/No/Grey by Gangs of Ballet
 
• Best Engineer of the Year
Peter Auret      Pimp My Piano by Charl du Plessis
 
• Remix of the Year
Oskido       Tsa Ma Ndebele
 
• Best Selling DVD
Joyous Celebration     Grateful Vol.17
 
• Best Selling Ring-back Tone
Mafikizolo       Khona

• Best Selling Full-track Download
Mafikizolo       Khona
 
• Best Selling Total Downloads
Mafikizolo       Khona

• Highest Airplay of the Year 2013
DJ Kent ft. The Arrows    Spin My World Around




The winners of the SAMA 20 Industry Awards are:

Best Alternative Music Album
Nakhane Touré     Brave Confusion

Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album
The Soil     Reflections Live in Joburg

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album
Nqubeko Mbatha    Sentiments of a Worshipper

Best Traditional Music Album
Dr Thomas Chauke Na Shinyori Sisters  Shimatsatsa No 32

Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album
Guy Buttery     Live in KwaZulu

Best Live DVD
Zonke - Give and Take Live

Best Music Video of the Year
Kyle Lewis Sleepwalker by The Parlotones, Khuli Chana & Jon Savage

Best Producer of the Year
Darryl Torr Yes/No/Grey by Gangs of Ballet

Best Engineer of the Year
Peter Auret Pimp My Piano by Charl du Plessis

Remix of the Year
Oskido - Tsa Ma Ndebele

Best Selling DVD of the Year
Joyous Celebration    Grateful Volume 17

Best Selling Mobile Music Download of the Year
Mafikizolo - Khona

 Best Selling Ring-Back Tone of the Year
Mafikizolo - Khona

Best Selling Full-Track Download of the Year
Mafikizolo - Khona

Most Played Song on South African Radio in 2013
DJ Kent ft. The Arrows


Follow SAMA 20 on the following digital platforms:

Hashtag: #SAMA20

Twitter handle: @OfficialSAMAs


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