METRO FM MUSIC AWARD CONTENDERS ANNOUNCED

by adminJanuary 18, 2017

The nominees for the 2017 awards were announced at a glitzy event in Johannesburg on Tuesday evening, attended by some of the biggest names in SA music

Amazulu hitmaker Amanda Black was perhaps the happiest on the night, scoring nominations in the Best Pop, Best Female, Best RnB, Best New Artist and Song of the Year categories.

Babes Wodumo, Nasty C and Kwesta all scored four nominations each.

The prestigious Song of the Year category will be contested by Babes Wodumo (Wololo), Musa & Robbie Malinga (Mthande), Kwesta (Ngud), Amanda Black (Amazulu), Dr Malinga (Akulaleki), Durban’s Finest (Umsindo), King Monada (Ska Bhora Moreki), Nasty C (Hell Naw), Lebo Sekgobela (Lion of Judah) and Black Motion (imali).

The 16th Metro FM Music Awards awards will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre on February 25.

 

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES:

African Pop Album: Musa- Mr Serious, Amanda Black- Amazulu, Vusi Nova- Naninina, Soul Kulture- Ngeliny’langa, Sjava – Isina Muva

Best Collaboration: Ms Pru – Ameni, Bucie – Rejoice, DJ Speesta – Mayo, Kwesta – Mayibabo

Compilation Album: DJ Tokzen – Nnthi’s Essential Selections 7, DJ Qness – Essential Selections, DJ Fresh

Dance Album: Babes Wodumo-  Dr Malinga Mobi Dixon Mpumi DJ Merlon

Female Album: Amanda Black, Babes, Wodumo, Kelly Khumalo, Lebo Sekgobela, Brenda Mntambo

Group Album: Jeziel Brothers, The Soil, Soul Kulture, Durbans Finest, Encore

Hit Single: Citi Lyts – Vura, Riky Rick – Sidlukotini, AKA – One Time, Ms Pru -Ameni, DJ Speedsta – Mayo

Hip Hop: Kwesta, A Reece, Anatii, Nasty C, DJ Slique

Kwaito: Mshoza – Abantu Bam, L’vovo – Amatin tin, Vetkoek and Mahoota – Sohamba ngo7, Sosha – Good Times

Male Album: Nasty C – Bad Hair extensions, Kwesta – Dakar 2, Sjava – Isina Muva, Mobi Dixon- Live the Music, A Reece – Paradise

Music Video: Duboiz – Dope Dream, Benchmarq- All on Me, Khuli Chana – One Source, Mafikizolo- Kucheza, Anatii – Jump

New Artist: Babes Wodumo, Nasty C, Amanda Black, Sjava, Soul Kulture

Urban Gospel Albums: Dr Tumi – Love & Grace, Lebo Sekgobela – Restored, Joyous Celebration – Joyous 20, We will Worship – Mmuso, Khaya Mthethwa- The Dawn

Urban Jazz Album: Jimmy Dludla, Brenda Mntambo, Thandiswa Mazwai, Hugh Masekela, Henry Philemon

R&B Single : Amanda Black, Floda, Charlie Mindgames, Zonke, Joocy

Remixes: DJ Ganyani – Talk to me, Prince Kaybee – Don’t Give Up, Thee Legacy – Wena, Wedwa Bob”Ezy – Close To You, Thee Lagacy – Sthandwa Sami

One Africa Award: Tekno, Vee Mampeezy, Tiwa Savage, Kommanda Obbs, Patoranking

Song of the Year: Babes Wodumo – Wololo Musa ft Robbie Malinga – Mthande Kwesta – Ngudu Amanda Black – Amazulu Dr Malinga – Akulaleki Durban’s Finest ft Professor- Unsindo King Monada – Ska Bhora Moreki Lebo Sekhobela – Lion of Juda Black Motion – Imali

 

Ref: Times Live

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