The 2016 SAMA nominees are....

The 2016 SAMA nominees are....

Apr 21, 2016, 08:28 AM

The list of nominations for the 2016 African Music Awards is finally out.

The nominees were revealed on Thursday morning at a press conference in Soweto.

The usual suspects like AKA, Cassper Nyovest,  Fifi Cooper, Emtee and Nathi all received nods.

But there were a few artists missing from the list that left many fans unimpressed.

Here's how fans reacted to the nominations, using the trending hashtag, #SAMA22. 

 

Here is list of nominees in the main categories. 

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

Newcomer of the Year

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

Album of the Year

Francois van Coke - Francois van Coke
Emtee - Avery
Nathi - Buyelekhaya
Tresor - VII
Black Coffee - Pieces of Me

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

Best Rap Album

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

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 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

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