“On behalf of Sound African Recordings and Sony at large, I would like take this opportunity to congratulate and celebrate our artist roster for putting out timeless music that is worthy of this impressive haul of SAMA nods. It is proof positive that we, as a label, are committed to being the best label for the best artists the continent has to offer. We wish all our artists well at SAMA,” says Refiloe Ramogase, managing director at Sound African Recordings.

Below are the following collective SAMA nominations received by Sound African Recordings:

Kwesta SAMA nominations

  • Best Male;
  • Album Of The Year (DaKAR II);
  • Best Rap Album (DaKAR II);
  • Best Collaboration (Ngud’ featuring Cassper Nyovest, DaKAR II); and
  • Best Collaboration (Mayibabo featuring DJ Bucks, Okmalumkoolkat, and DJ Maphorisa, DaKAR II).

Black Motion SAMA nominations

  • Album Of The Year (Ya Badimo);
  • Best Dance Album (Ya Badimo); and
  • Duo/Group Of The Year (Ya Badimo).

Brenda Mtambo SAMA nominations

  • Best R&B / Soul / Reggae Album (So Much More); and
  • Best Produced Album (Sipho Sithole).

Mobi Dixon SAMA nomination

  • Best Dance Album (Live The Music).

Joyous Celebration SAMA nominations

  • Best Live Audio Visual Recording/DVD (Joyous Celebration 20); and
  • Best Live Audio Visual Recording/DVD (Joyous Celebration 20 – The Alumni).

Trademark & Zinhle SAMA nomination

  • Best Kwaito Album (Trademark & Zinhle).

Amadodana Ase Wesile SAMA nomination

  • Best Indigenous African Gospel.

Thee Legacy SAMA nomination

  • Remix Of The Year (Vic – Wena Wedwa MusicCraftman Mix).

Reason SAMA nomination

  • Best Music Video (Yipikayay featuring AKA and Khuli Chana)