Rapper Kwesta dominates SAMAS with six awards

  • by African Times
  • 9 Months ago
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KARABO NGOEPE

RAPPER Kwesta dominated the 23rd edition of the South African Music Awards (SAMAS) on Saturday evening at the Sun City Superbowl, North West, to cement the incredible year he has had.

He walked away with six awards after the event to honour top achieving performers.
Kwesta’s dominance started on Friday evening when he got the nod for the Best Collaboration for Ngud which features Cassper Nyovest.

KING OF RAP: Kwesta scooped six awards at the SAMAS in Sun City.

He also won Samro Highest Airplay of the Year, SAMPRA Highest Airplay of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Male Artist of the Year and Best Album of the Year for Dakar II.
It was the rappers’ first win at the Samas since coming into the music industry.

Songbird Amanda Black was another huge winner.

She walked away with three awards -Best Newcomer of the Year, Best Female Artist of the Year and Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album.

Her debut album Amazulu has been well received by music lovers out there.

The single of the year award was scooped by new kid on the hip hop scene Nasty C with Hell Naw.

Complete list of winners:
• Best Newcomer of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu
• Best Duo-Group of the Year – Black Motion – Ya Badimo
• Best Female Artist of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu
• Best Male Artist of the Year – Kwesta – Dakar II
• Best Album of the Year – Kwesta – Dakar II
• Record of the Year – Nasty C – Hell Naw
• Best Maskandi Album – Khuzani – Inyoni yomthakathi
• Classical Instrumental Album – Charl du Pleassis Trio – Baroqueswing Vol.II
• Best Afro Pop Album – Vusi Nova – Vusi Nova
• African Indigenous Gospel Album – Living In Christ Legends – Living In Christ Legends
• Best Rock Album – Albert Frost – The Wakeup
• Best Pop Album – GoodLuck – The Nature Within
• Beste Kontemporere Musiek Album – Joshua na die Reen – Die Wereld Binne My
• Best Rap Album – Kwesta – Darak II
• Best Kwaito Album – Dr Malinga – Goodwill
• Best Dance Album – Black Motion – Ya Badimo
• Best Traditional Faith Music Album – Sprit of Praise – Spirit of Praise Vol.6
• Samro Highest Airplay of the Year – Ngud – Kwesta
• SAMPRA Highest Airplay of the Year – Ngud – Kwesta

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