Full List Of South African Amapiano Music Awards 2021 Winners

South African Amapiano Music Awards 2021 Full List Of Winners

The maiden edition of South African Amapiano Music (SAMA) Awards was held at Sandton Convention Centre as Reece Madlisa, Zuma, Mpura and Mr JazziQ were some of the biggest winners.

Umsebenzi Wethu’ has been voted Amapiano Song of the Year and the artists scooped a whooping sum of R50,000 while all the other category winners took home R10,000 each.

Mpura and Killer Kau who passed away unexpectedly in a horrific car accident while going to a gig were also honoured with a posthumous award following their outstanding contribution to the genre.

See the full list of 2021 winners below:

Best Amapiano Music Video

  • Nkulunkulu’ – Kamo Mphela
  • Ke Star’ – Focalistic
  • Emathandweni’ – DJ Zandimaz
  • Dinaledi’ – Major League DJz, Abidoza, Mpho Sebina – Winner
  • Woza’ – Sha Sha

Best Amapiano Newcomer

  • DJ Obza
  • Amaroto
  • Soulful G
  • Boohle – Winner
  • Nobantu

Friends of Amapiano

  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Vetkuk vs Mahoota
  • Riky Rick – Winner
  • Oskido
  • Mi Casa

Most Viral Amapiano Song of the Year

  • John Vuligate’ – Mapara A Jazz, Ntosh Gazi and Colano
  • Catalia’ – Junior De Rocka, Lady Du, Mr JazziQ, Mellow and Sleazy
  • Khuza Gogo’ – DBN Gogo, Blaqnick, MasterBlaq, Mpura, Ama Avenger and MJ – Winner
  • Vula Mlomo’ – Musa Keys, Sir Trill and Nobantu Vilakaz
  • Dakiwe’ – Lady Du, DBN Gogo, Mr JazziQ, Seekay and Busta 929

Best Amapiano Dance Act

  • Kamo Mphela – Winner
  • Pabi Cooper
  • Bontle Smith
  • Uncle Vinny
  • Lungy Gwala

Best Amapiano Lyricist/Rapper

  • Reece Madlisa & Zuma
  • Lady Du
  • Focalistic
  • Miano
  • Mpura – Winner

Best Amapiano Vocalist

  • Boohle – Winner
  • Samthing Soweto
  • Soulful G
  • Sha Sha
  • Lady Du

Best Amapiano Collaboration

  • Reece Madlisa and Zuma ft. Mr Jazziq & Busta 929 – ‘Zlele’
  • Mr Jazziq, Kabza De Small and Lady Du ft. Boohle – ‘Woza’
  • Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa ft. Aymos, Samthing Soweto, Myztro & Mas Musiq – ‘Emcimbini’
  • Semi Tee & Mdu Aka Trp ft. Sir Trill – ‘Isingisi’
  • Killer Kau & Mr Jazziq ft. Reece Madlisa, Zuma and DJ Thackzin – ‘Amaneighbour’ – Winner

Best Amapiano Music Producer

  • De Mthuda
  • Busta 929
  • Josiah De Disciple
  • Kabza De Small – Winner
  • Abidoza

Amapiano Song of the Year

  • ‘Ke Star’ – Focalistic ft. Vigro Deep
  • ‘Umsebenzi Wethu’ – Busta 929 & Mpura ft. Zuma, Mr JazziQ, Lady Du & Reece Madlisa – Winner
  • ‘Khuza Gogo’ – DBN Gogo, Blaqnick & MasterBlaq ft. Mpura, Ama Avenger & MJ
  • ‘Amanikiniki’ – MFR Souls ft. Major League DJz, Kamo Mphela & Bontle Smith
  • ‘Uthando’ – Soa Mattrix & Soulful G ft. Shaun 101
  • ‘Emathandweni’ – Zandimaz ft. Nokwazi
  • ‘Idlozi Lam’ – DJ Obza ft. Nkosazana & DJ Freetz
  • ‘John Wick’ – De Mthuda ft. Sir Trill & Da Muziqal Chef
  • ‘Vula Mlomo’ – Musa Keys ft. Sir Trill & Nobantu Vilakazi
  • ‘Dinaledi’ – Major League DJz ft. Abidoza & Mpho Sebina

Best Amapiano Street Dancer

  • Hope Ramafalo
  • Lungy Gwala
  • Dipolelo Dipsie
  • Jessica Mashaba
  • Theebuhle (Lundi Buhle Gugwana)

Best Amapiano Live Vocal Performance

  • Samthing Soweto
  • Daliwonga
  • Sha Sha
  • Sir Trill
  • Boohle
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