The annual prestigious South African Music Awards (SAMA26) kicked off on Monday evening, August third, 2020.
The awards acquired Mzansi within the feels, after being controversial in regards to the nomination checklist launched weeks in the past.
The occasion couldn’t permit the approaching collectively of individuals as a consequence of COVID-19, nevertheless it went digital on Mzansi Magic.
The awards has been held for two days, and there’s a gradual launch of the winners, which will probably be concluded on the seventh of August.
Ami Faku delivered an emotionally charged and agonizing rendition of “Inde Lendlela”.
The hosts have been dressed to impress; actress Dineo Langa channelled her interior goddess in a slinky Miss Boss Couture black robe full with a gold headpiece whereas comic Donovan Goliath seemed dapper in a CSquared houndstooth jacket.
Here’s a checklist of winners for the two days.
Okay.O and Nandi Madida for Say U Will
Greatest Afro Pop Album
“Isphithiphithi” by Samthing Soweto
Greatest Reggae Album:
“True Tales” by Bongo Riot Di Dancehall Wakanda
Greatest African Grownup Up to date Album:
“Folklore-Chapter 1” by Pilani Bubu
Greatest Grownup Up to date Album:
“Africa” by Ndlovu Youth Choir
Greatest R&B/Soul Album:
“My Coronary heart To Your Soul” by Lungisa Xhamela
Greatest Different Music Album:
“Cult Pop” by Lo-Ghost
Greatest Up to date Religion Music Album:
“Glory In His Presence” by Benjamin Dube
Male Artist of the Yr:
Prince Kaybee for “Re Mmino”
Relaxation Of Africa
Davido for “A Good Time” album