2015 Sama awards XXI updates

Picture: marie claire SA

Cassper Nyovest and Beatenberg were in the lead of the Sama nominations, both having five nominations each. They were nominated in the Best Hip Hop, Best Album, Best Male Artist, Best Pop Album, Best Collaboration, Best Duo/Group and Best Newcomer categories.

Now the Sama's are done and dusted with Beatenberg collecting best album of the year, best group of the year and best pop album making them the winner of the Sama's 2015.

The 2015 Samas have been branded as #SAMAXXI, XXI being the 21st time that these awards are held.

Here are the five most popular categories and the winners:

Best Album of the Year
Beatenberg - The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg
Cassper Nyovest - Tsholofelo
K.O - Skhanda Republic
Ringo Madlingozi - Vulani
The Soil - Nostalgic Moments

Winner: Beatenberg - The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg

Best Rap Album AKA - Levels
Duncan - Street Government
Cassper Nyovest - Tsholofelo
K.O - Skhanda Republic
Reason - Audio High Definition

Winner: K.O. - Skhanda Republic

Best Duo/Group of the Year
Beatenberg - The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg
Bittereinder - Skerm
BlackByrd - Home
McCoy Mrubata - Brasskap Sessions Vol. 2
The Soil - Nostalgic Moments

Winner: Beatenberg - The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg

Picture: Zalebs

Best Female Artist of the Year
Bucie - Easy to Love
Lulu Dikana - I Came to Love
Maleh - You Make My Heart Go
Moneoa - Ndim Lo
Simphiwe Dana - Firebrand

Winner: Bucie - Princess of House (Easy to Love)

Best Male Artist of the Year
AKA - Levels
Cassper Nyovest - Tsholofelo
Jimmy Nevis - The Masses
K.O. - Skhanda Republic
Ringo Madlingozi – Vulani

Winner: AKA - Levels

Take a listen to one of Beaternberg hit songs: Beauty Like A Tightened Bow

For the full list of 2015 Sama awards winners click here

The award ceremony took place on April 19th at the Sun City Super Bowl in the North West


Read More
Adulting 101: How and when to start your first investment

Adulting 101: How and when to start your first investment

CEO of Sygnia, Magda Wierzycka gives advice on how to start investing to ensure you retire peacefully without financial worries.

Businesses raise almost R7 million to save water in 228 schools

Businesses raise almost R7 million to save water in 228 schools

A week into the water challenge campaign, Prof Thinus Booysen calls for more pledges, with 42 schools to go to reach the target.

Friday deadline for taxpayers to submit tax returns

Friday deadline for taxpayers to submit tax returns

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies speaks to Sars Group Executive about how this tax season has fared and the looming deadline.

City urges construction companies to use treated effluent water

City urges construction companies to use treated effluent water

Councilor Xanthea Limberg says using more affordable treated water for non-structural construction will save both money and water.

This is the end for Robert Mugabe - David Coltart

This is the end for Robert Mugabe - David Coltart

Zanu-PF sacked him as its president but he confused the world on Sunday night with his 'non-resignation' speech.

Pinocchio panto opens at Joburg Theatre

Pinocchio panto opens at Joburg Theatre

Writer and director Janice Honeyman speaks about the production of Pinocchio which runs until December 30.

Popular articles
7 tips on how to keep your child safe in public

7 tips on how to keep your child safe in public

Social worker and Childline manager Faiza Khota shares practical advise on how to help protect children in public spaces.

Soon you may not be able to light up in public (indoors or out!)

Soon you may not be able to light up in public (indoors or out!)

The Dept of Health is looking to introduce draft legislation that includes a complete ban on all smoking in public areas.

'KZN nudist beach would be a draw card for international tourism'

'KZN nudist beach would be a draw card for international tourism'

Chairman of KZN Naturists Association Christo Bothma says having the section of the South Coast beach will boost the economy.

New drug known as 'flakka' hits Durban

New drug known as 'flakka' hits Durban

Sam Pillay, founder and director of Anti-Drug Forum SA says once the drug takes effect, the user appears possessed.

The President's Keepers: PDF version is tantamount to theft - Exclusive Books

The President's Keepers: PDF version is tantamount to theft - Exclusive Books

A PDF version of the book has been doing the rounds since Sars and the State Security Agency threatened legal action.

Falling out of love? Signs and stages of romantic disengagement

Falling out of love? Signs and stages of romantic disengagement

Can you love your partner, but no longer be in love with them? Dr Eve unravels stages of disaffection in romantic relationships.

Celibacy liberated me - Amanda Ndiki

Celibacy liberated me - Amanda Ndiki

Author Amanda Ndiki, celibate for 6 years describes her journey and how celibacy helped mend her sense of self.

'The university degree is dead'

'The university degree is dead'

Flux Trends founder Dion Chang gives five reasons why he believes getting a degree is past its sell by date.