Cape Town - It's the Metro FM Awards weekend and we're pumped to see who'll be getting the awards this coming Saturday at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Conference Centre (ICC), in Durban.
You’ve danced to their beats and you have sung along to their choruses: now it’s that time of year when music creators get honoured for their work.
In case you forgot, here is the list of nominees:
Best African pop album
Beatenberg The Hanging Gardens of BeatenbergAfrotraction For The LoversThe Soil Nostalgic MomentsNaima Kay NgiyavumaKelly Khumalo Back to my Roots
Best compilation album
Soul Candi Sessions 2015Vinny da Vinci Deep House Sounds vol 10DJ Terance Music Box 7Euphonik For the Love of House vol 6House Afrika Sessions 5
Best dance albumDJ QT Quantized vol 7Black Motion Fortune TellerNastee Nev 0808 SweetsoulDJ Fisherman Evolution 1.0Donald Black and White
Best female album
Naima Kay NgiyavumaBucie Princess of HouseUnathi Msengana AliveLulu Dikana Came to LoveMoneoa Ndim Lo
Best duo/group album
Beatenberg The Hanging Gardens of BeatenbergBlack Motion Fortune TellerJabu Hlongwane & Mthunzi Namba FakazaThe Soil Nostalgic MomentsTrompies Delicious
Best hip hop album
Cassper Nyovest TsholofeloAKA LevelsKO Skhanda RepublicDuncan Street GovernmentDJ Dimplez Zeal
Best urban jazz album
Jonathan Butler Living My DreamWanda Baloyi Love and LifeMpumi Dlhamini The Culture Express vol 2Thandi Ntuli The OfferingKyle Sheperd Dream State
Best kwaito album
Thebe The LegendTrompies DeliciousLvovo Derango The BossBest male albumCassper Nyovest TsholofeloAKA LevelsKO Skhanda RepublicDonald Black and WhiteAfrotraction For the Lovers
Best urban gospel album
Rebecca Malope Ama VIPKhaya Mthethwa The UprisingLundi Tyamara New TestamentDJ QT Quantized vol 7Sfiso Ncwane Bayede Baba
Best new artist
Musa The DreamDr Malinga First InjectionDuncan Street GovernmentDJ Dimplez ZealChymamusique Gift of Sound
Song of the year
AKA CongratulateCassper Nyovest Doc ShebelezaBeatenberg RafaelThe Soil SusanEuphonik BusaCassper Nyovest Phuma KimBlack Motion RainbowDJ Dimplez YayaDJ Fisherman Call OutKelly Khumalo Asine
Best hit single
Cassper Nyovest Doc ShebelezaDJ Clock PlutoKO CaracaraDJ Merlon featuring Mondli Koze KuseBeatenberg RafaelBest music videoAKA CongratulateCassper Nyovest Doc ShebelezaAfrotraction AngekeDJ Fisherman Call OutKO Caracara
Best R&B single
Afrotraction AngekeMoneoa YekelelaAyanda Jiyago Go GirlDonald Crazy but AmazingLloyd Cele Ndiyakudinga MtakwethuBest remixCassper Nyovest featuring Talib Kweli Doc Shebeleza remixUhuru featuring Donald, Speedy, Wiz Kid Ungowami remixDuncan featuring Aka, Professor, Mampitsha Tsiki Tsiki remixNaima Kay Ngiyavuma remixThe Fraternity Bheka Mina Ngedwa remix
DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg PlutoKO featuring Kid X CaracaraAKA featuring KO Run JoziAKA featuring Burna Boy, Da Les & JR All Eyes on MeHHP featuring Harisson Crump, Asheru, Omarso Amazing
Metro FM Special Awards
All nominated artists are automatically entered for the following categories:Best produced album – voted for by the panelBest styled artist/duo/group – voted for by the panelListener’s choice – voted for by the listeners (via the Metro FM website)
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