25th SAMA Awards - ALL the winners

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Awards on 02 Jun 2019
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Singer and TV actress Candy Mokwena, who won Best Traditional Album.

And the winners of the 25th South African Music Awards are:

Female Artist of the Year
Busiswa - Summer Life
Kelly Khumalo - Unleashed
Lebo Sekgobela - Umusa
Sho Madjozi - Limpopo Champions League
Zonke - L.O.V.E
Male Artist of the Year
Anatii - IYEZA
Black Coffee - Music is King
Nakhane - You Will Not Die
Sjava - Umqhele
Thokozani Langa - Iyabuza Induna

Newcomer of the Year
Mlindo The Vocalist - Emakhaya
Paxton - This is Me
Sho Madjozi - Limpopo Champions League
Simmy - Tugela Fairy
Sun-El Musician - Africa To The World
The ceremonies were held on Friday, 31 May and Saturday 1 June 2019 in Sun City and Saturday's ceremony aired live on SABC1.

This TVSA winner's list includes the winners from both nights.

Duo/Group of the Year
Tshwane Gospel Choir - The Next Revival
Spirit of Praise - Spirit of Praise Vol.7
Ofeleba - Hi & Low
Encore - Segarona
Black Motion - Moya Wa Taola

Album of the Year

Black Coffee - Music is King
Black Motion - Moya Wa Taola
Sjava - Umqhele
Vusi Nova - Manyan-nyan
Zonke - L.O.V.E

Record of the Year
(Public vote category)

Holly Rey - Deeper
Dj Ganyani feat. Nomcebo - Emazulwini
Sun-El Musician feat. Simmy & Lelo Kamau - Sonini
AKA feat. Kiddominant – Fela in Versace
Malumz On Decks & Gino Brown feat. Mr.Vince – Shay'inumber
Dladla Mshunqisi feat Distruction Boyz & DJ Tira - Pakisha
Sjava feat. Emtee & Saudi – Abangani
Kwesta – Vur Vai
Mlindo the Vocalist feat. Kwesta, Thabsie and Sfeesoh – Macala
Vusi Nova feat. Jessica Mbangeni - Asphelelanga

Beste Pop Album

4 Werke - 4 by 4
The Rockets - Sonskyn
Brendan Peyper - Dis Nie Sonde Nie
Snotkop - SOUS
Jan Bloukaas - Lewe

Best Afro Pop Album
Kelly Khumalo - Unleashed
Mlindo The Vocalist - Emakhaya
Simmy - Tugela Fairy
Sjava - Umqhele
Vusi Nova - Manyan-Nyan

Best Pop Album
Jarrad Ricketts - Break the Rules
Paxton (Winner of Idols 13) - This Is Me 
Majozi - Majozi
Tresor - Nostalgia
Tholwana (Winner of SA's Got Talent 5) -

Best Jazz Album
Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane - Closer to Home
Thandi Ntuli - Exiled
Bokani Dyer Trio - Neo Native
Tune Recreation Committee - Afrika Grooves with the Tune Recreation Committee
Mandisi Dyantyis - Somandla

Best Live Audio Visual Recording
Neyi Zimu - Another Level of Worship
Krone Various Artists - Krone 5
Jabu Hlongwane - Crosspower Experience 3
Cassper Nyovest - Fill Up Orlando Stadium
Spirit of Praise Vol 7 - Spirit of Praise 7

Best Maskandi Album
Thokozani Langa - Iyabuza Induna
Ofeleba - Hi & Low
Sgwebo Sentambo - Yekani Umona
Mbuzeni - Ungishiyelani
Ichwane Lebhaca - Imali Yesoso

Rest of Africa Artist
Diamond Platnumz - A Boy From Tandale
Kommanda Obbs - Kommanda Obbs
Mr Eazi - Lagos to London
Nixon - Who We Are
Oliver Mtukudzi - Hany'ga
Beste Kontemporere Musiek Album
Almero - Maandag
Coenie de Villiers - Pure Coenie
Douvoordag - Die Avontuur
Jan Blohm - Die Liefde Album
Refentse - Liefdegenerasie

Best Reggae Album
Black Dillinger - Mavara is King
The Meditators - Explosion
Ras Vuyo - Diversion
Botanist - Game Changer
Bongo Riot - Next Levels
Best Hip Hop Album
AKA - Touch my Blood
Emtee - DIY2
Jabba X - #FGTBB
Kid X - Thank Da King
Nasty C - Strings and Bling
Best Dance Album
DJ Fistaz - Mixwell Summer
Sun-El Musician - Africa To The World
Mobi Dixon - 10 Steps Forward
Black Coffee - Music is King
Black Motion - Moya Wa Taola

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album
Tshwane Gospel Choir - The Next Revival
Khaya Mthethwa (Winner of Idols 8) - All About Jesus
Neyi Zimu - Another Level of Worship
Ntokozo Mbambo - Moments in Time
We Will Worship - Seasons Volume 1

Best Traditional Faith Music Album
Lebo Sekgobela - Umusa
Paul K - Time of God Manifest
Sipho Ngwenya - Intimate Worship Season 3
Spirit of Praise 7 - Spirit of Praise Vol.7
Kholeka - Your Word - Alibuyi Lilambatha Izwi Lakho
Best African Adult Contemporary Album
Anatii - IYEZA
Encore - Segarona
Nathi - Iphupha Labantu
Ntokozo Mbambo & Nqubeko Mbatha - The Anniversary Project
Tabia - The Journey

Best R&B/Soul Album
Kabomo - All Things Red
Mlu - A Day For The Universe
Lady X - Love.Life.Complicated
Zonke - L.O.V.E
Nicksoul - Therapy

Best Kwaito/Gqom/Amapiano
Busiswa - Summer Life
Distruction Boyz - It Was All A Dream
DJ Maphorisa - Gqom Wave Vol.2
Sho Madjozi - Limpopo Champions League
Spikiri - King Don Father

Best Rock Album
CrashCarBurn - Headlights
Dan Patlansky - Perfection Kills
Hellcats - The Hex and the Healer
The Black Cat Bones - Here is a Knife
The Parlotones - China

Best Traditional Album
Vhavhenda Cultural Group - Tshianda Nguvhoni
University of Limpopo Choristers & Kwazulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra - Africa Tivule
Tswelelang Cultural Dancers - Motho Wa Me
Mzimkhulu Happy Boys - Nqoba izitha
Candy - Hupenyu Unenge Viri

Best Alternative Album
Breindy and Matt - Ruth Ave
Gabi Motuba-Tefiti - Goddess of Creation
Jeremy Loops - Critical As Water
Nakhane - You Will Not Die
Sannie Fox - My Soul Got Stranger

Best Adult Contemporary Album
Watershed - Harbour
Roan Ash - Whiskey to my Soul
Georgetown - The Dog Show
Ard Matthews - Impossible Machines
8 Misses Croon -…Like never before

Best African Indigenous Faith Album
Trust in Christ Ministries - Elami Igama
The General Isitimela - Amen Ezulwini
Ithimba Le-Africa - Sesiphunyukile
In Zion of Christ - Izinyembezi
Christ Worshippers Mass Choir - Nkosi Ngiyakuthanda

Best Engineer

Corneille Hutten, Michael 'Nomad' Ripoll and Steven A.Williams (Engineers) - Starstruck (CH2)

Michael Themba Manitshana - Strings and Bling (Nasty C)

Mfanafuthi Ruff Nkosi - Umqhele (Sjava)

Paul Douglas Norwood, Craig Michael Hawkins and Richard Staub - The Hex and the Healer (Hellcats)

Robin Walsh - Manyan-nyan (Vusi Nova)

Best Remix of the Year

Kwesta, Kid X, Reason, Youngsta CPT and Stogie T (Remixers) - Skebe Dep Dep (DJ Capital)

Kabelo Motsamai - Club Controller (Prince Kaybee)

DJ Regal Amapiano Remix - Bhampa (SPHEctacula and DJ Naves)

Kossi Emmanuel for Bang Bang Bang (Zakes Bantwini)

Refiloe Maele Phoolo, Jabulani Tsambo, Lesego Moiloa, Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi and Ncazelo Mtolo - Sebentin (Zakwe)

Collaboration of the Year

Sun-El Musician feat. Simphiwe Nhlangulela - Sonini

Sun-El Musician feat. Simphiwe Nhlangulela - Ntaba Ezikude

Dj Sumbody feat. Casper Nyovest, Thebe and Vettis - Monate Mpolaye

Black Coffee feat. David Guetta and Delilah Montagu - Drive

Black Coffee feat. Asanda Lusaseni-Mvana - Wish You Were Here

Music Video of the Year

Rick Joaquim (Director) - Bawo Wam (Bongeziwe Mabandla ft. Spoek Mathambo)  

Robert Smith - Gold (Jeremy Loops)

Mohau Mamafha - Mazuva Akanaka (Mafikizolo ft. Jah Prayzah)

Garth Von Glehn - Huku (Sho Madjozi)

Michael Rix - Beautiful Life (The Parlotones)

Best Produced Album

Nsikayesizwe Ngcobo, Sipho Dlamini and Collin Gayle (Producers) - Strings and Bling (Nasty C)

Kiernan Forbes, Mpilo Shabangu, Ayoola Agboola, Tumelo Mathebula, Ntokozo Mazibuko, Benn Gilbert, Tshegofatso Lehutso, Anathi Mnyango and Jeremy Makwe - Touch my Blood (AKA)

Kholeka Aquilla Dubula - Your Word - Alibuyi Lilambatha Izwi Lakho (Kholeka)

Themba Sekowe - Emakhaya (Mlindo The Vocalist)

Zonke Dikana - L.O.V.E (Zonke)

Best Selling DVD

Joyous Celebration 22 - All For You

Best Selling Artist

Joyous Celebration -  Umoya kulendawo


Lady Zamar - Collide

SAMRO AND CAPASSO Best Selling Digital Artist (Composer's Award)

Joyous Celebration 22 - All For You (Lindelani Mkhize, Mnqobi Nxumalo, Siphiwe Ngcobo, Thobeka Mahlangu)

SAMRA Highest Airplay of the Year

Lady Zamar - Collide

Lifetime Achievement Award

Mango Groove


Shows in this post: The South African Music Awards

Channels in this post: SABC1


03 Jun 2019 16:10

was not impressed with Fashion this time,,

04 Jun 2019 09:19

shout out to black motion!!! and hard luck to sunEl. SAMAs are always boring good thing there was a uefa champions league final

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