The 2016 Samas as it happened

2016-06-04 19:34

A minute-by-minute update of the live broadcast of the 22nd annual South African Music Awards in Durban.

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04 Jun 23:02

We're off to the after party!


04 Jun 23:01

We're off to the after party!


04 Jun 22:56

04 Jun 22:52
Oooh Pearl is working the stage!

04 Jun 22:51

And it's a wrap!

Emtee closes the show.


04 Jun 22:49

WINNER:

Emtee - Amstel Record of the Year


04 Jun 22:42
One more award and performance. 

04 Jun 22:42

Hot performance!


04 Jun 22:40

WINNER:

Black Coffee - Nescafe Album of the Year

Another one for the DJ!


04 Jun 22:38
The crowd goes wild for Jack Mabaso .... wait we mean Vusi Kunene.

04 Jun 22:36
Two more awards to go.

04 Jun 22:34
Boss Zonke is shutting it down!

04 Jun 22:33

Pearl Thusi, I'm talking about Pearl Thusi. 

@rubiconclothing ?? #sama22

A photo posted by Pearl Thusi- Real Black Pearl (@pearlthusi) on


04 Jun 22:30

Sing Somizi sing!


04 Jun 22:26

Somizi is breaking it down on stage!


04 Jun 22:24

WINNER:

Nathi - Male Artist of the Year


04 Jun 22:21

WINNER:

Zonke - Female Artist of the Year


04 Jun 22:19
Who will win best male and best female?

04 Jun 22:18
Boity looks stunning!

04 Jun 22:13

WINNER:

Big Nuz - Duo/Group of the Year


04 Jun 22:10

WINNER:

Nathi - Newcomer of the Year


04 Jun 22:07
No awards show would be complete without some lip locking. 

04 Jun 22:06
Pearl chats to Nandi and Da L.E.S on the red carpet. 

04 Jun 22:01
#NoChill

04 Jun 21:59

International Achievement Award Recipient

Black Coffee


04 Jun 21:53

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Bhekumuzi Luthuli


04 Jun 21:51

Work it Minnie!


04 Jun 21:49

We can't get over the beautiful in memorium performance. #allthefeels


04 Jun 21:48
This is what happens during the ad breaks.

04 Jun 21:40

WINNER:

Emtee - Best Rap Album


04 Jun 21:38

WINNER:

Desmond and the Tutu's - Best Rock Album


04 Jun 21:37
If you're wondering where Cassper Nyovest is this is what he's up to. 

04 Jun 21:26

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Nana Coyote


04 Jun 21:20

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Roger Lucey


04 Jun 21:16
We'll just leave this here...

04 Jun 21:13
Tbo Touch is taking over the show. 

04 Jun 21:13
Here's what's in that Sama goodie bag!

04 Jun 21:10
AKA and Da L.E.S. on stage earlier. 

04 Jun 21:07

WINNER:

Tresor - Best Pop Album


04 Jun 21:06

That was awkies. 

Looks like someone didn't practise his lines earlier today....


04 Jun 21:05

WINNER:

Elvis Blue - Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album 


04 Jun 21:02

Aww Black Coffee's mom accepting his award.


04 Jun 20:52

WINNER:

Big Nuz - Best Kwaito Album.


04 Jun 20:50
Arthur is spicy!

04 Jun 20:48

WINNER:

Black Coffee - Best Dance Album.


04 Jun 20:47

You can win the cool goodie bag.

All you have to do is predict the best male and female winners. 


04 Jun 20:42

ICYMI: Check out the cool opening.


04 Jun 20:39

Oh we like this song!

Dancing in the crowd like nobody's watching. 


04 Jun 20:38

Another award handed out before the broadcast. 


04 Jun 20:32

WINNER:

TYGC Family - Best Traditional Faith Album.


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