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    And the nominees for the 2024 Metro FM awards are…

    Last night was a night of glitz and glamour as stars came together to celebrate the MetroFm award nominee ceremony.

    Global sensation and Grammy winner Tyla is making huge waves back home with a whopping six nominations for her track ‘Water’ at the 2024 Metro FM Awards as she is nominated for some major categories, including Song of the Year, Best Female Artist, Best Music Video, Best Viral Challenge, and Artist of the Year.

    And the nominees for the 2024 Metro FM awards are…, EntertainmentSA News South Africa
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    Amapiano is owning the spotlight at the awards, with Kabza De Small and Tyler ICU each earning five nominations. Kabza De Small is up for Best Produced Album, Best Collaboration, Song of the Year, and Best Amapiano for ‘Imithandazo’ featuring Mthunzi, as well as a nominee for Best Male Artist.

    Tyler ICU’s nominations include Best Collaboration, Song of the Year, Best Viral Challenge, and Best Amapiano for ‘Mnike’ featuring Tumelo, along with a shot at Artist of the Year.

    Inkabi Zezwe, Sjava, and Big Zulu are also in the lead with four impressive nominations, including two for ‘Ukhamba’ for Best Produced Album and Best African Pop, and a nod for Best Collaboration for ‘Umbayi Mbayi’.

    This year’s Metro FM Awards, are themed ‘Black To The Future’ , and will be all about celebrating the incredible achievements and contributions of black artists in the music industry, shining a light on excellence, creativity, and impact.

    Kina Nhlengethwa, Business Manager at Metro FM, says the awards are a celebration of South African music, where melodies act as bridges connecting hearts and souls. She added that beyond the glitz, the awards are a showcase of the relentless pursuit of excellence and dedication to craft.

    Teaming up with the Mpumalanga Provincial Government and the Motsepe Foundation, the awards are offering some serious prizes. Winners in each category will pocket R50,000, and the Song of the Year winner will walk away with R150,000, all thanks to the Motsepe Foundation.

    With a total of 1,700 entries this year, the nominations include music singles and albums released between February 28, 2023, and February 28, 2024.

    Here is the full list of the nominees:

    BEST GOSPEL ALBUM

    ·Ntokozo Mbambo – ‘Lavish Worship’

    · Jumbo – ‘Siyabonga’

    · Hle – ‘Take Heart’

    BEST JAZZ ALBUM

    · Amandla Freedom Ensemble – ‘Oratorio Of A Forgotten Youth’

    · Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane – ‘Izibongo’

    · Mbuso Khoza – ‘Ifa Lomkhono’

    · Bokani Dyer – ‘Radio Sechaba’

    · Vusi Mahlasela – ‘Umoya: Embracing The Human Spirit’

    BEST PRODUCED ALBUM

    · De Mthuda and Da Muziqal Chef – ‘Sgudi Snyc’

    · Dlala Thukzin – ‘Permanent Music 3’

    · Inkabi Zezwe – ‘Ukhamba’

    · Kabza Da Small and Mthunzi – ‘Isimo’

    · Kelvin Momo – ‘Kurhula’

    BEST COLLABORATION

    · DJ KENT – ‘Horns in the sun’ (Thakzin remix) ft Thakzin; Brenden Praise; Mo T; Morda

    · Kabza De Small and Mthunzi – ‘Imithandazo’ ft DJ Maphorisa; Young stunna; Sizwe Alakine; Umthakathi Kush

    · Inkabi Zezwe – ‘Umbayimbayi’

    · Tyler ICU – ‘Mnike’ ft Tumelo ZA, Dj Maphorisa: Nandipha808; CeekaRSA; Tyrondee

    · Mellow & Sleazy – ‘Imnandi Lento’ ft Tman Xpress; SjavasDaDj; TitoM

    SONG OF THE YEAR

    · Oscar Mbo & KG Smallz – ‘Yes God’ ft. Dearson, Morda, Mhaw Keys (Mhaw keys remix)

    · DJ KENT – ‘Horns in the sun’ ft MoT; Brenden Praise; Morda; Thakzin (Thakzin remix)

    · Kamo Mphela –’Dalie’ ft Baby S.O.N, Tyler ICU and Khalil Harrison

    · Tyla – ‘Water’

    · Kabza De Small and Mthunzi – ‘Imithandazo’ ft DJ Maphorisa: Young stunna; Sizwe Alkaline; Umthakathi Kush

    · Dlala Thukzin – ‘iPlan’ ft Zaba & Sykes

    · Tyler ICU – ‘Mnike’ ft Dj Maphorisa: Nandipha808; CeekaRSA;Tyrondee

    · Bassie & Aymos – ‘Izenzo’ Ft. T-Man SA

    · De Mthuda & Da Muziqal Chef – ‘’Sgudi Snyc ft Eemoh & Sipho Magudulela

    · DJ Stokie – ‘Masithokoze’ ft Eemoh

    ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    · Tyla

    · Oscar Mbo

    · Tyler ICU

    · Morda

    · Lwah Ndlunkulu

    BEST VIRAL CHALLENGE

    · Tyler ICU – ‘Mnike’ ft Tumelo ZA, DJ Maphorisa: Nandipha808; CeekaRSA; Tyrondee

    · Tyla – ‘Water’

    · Kamo Mphela – ‘Dalie’ ft Baby S.O.N, Tyler ICU and Khalil Harrison

    · TitoM & Yuppe – ‘Tshwala Bam’ ft S.N.E and EeQue

    · Tebza De Dj – ‘Ka Valungu’ ft. DJ Nomza The King

    BEST NEW ARTIST

    · Harry Cane

    · Nontokozo Mkhize

    · Sykes

    · Robin Fassie

    · Shakes and Les

    BEST DUO/GROUP

    · De Mthuda and Da Muziqal Chef

    · Inkabi Zezwe

    · Mellow and Sleazy

    · Tito M and Yuppe

    · Thee Legacy

    BEST DANCE

    · DJ KENT – ‘Horns in the sun’ ft MoT; Brenden Praise; Morda; Thakzin (Thakzin remix)

    · Dlala Thukzin – ‘iPlan’ ft Zaba and Sykes

    · Heavy-K – ‘Ulele’ ft Samthing Soweto, Thakzin and Professor

    · MORDA – ‘Burning Bush’ ft. Thakzin and Ihhashi Elimhlophe

    · Zakes Bantwini – ‘Mama Thula’ ft Skye Wanda, Thakzin and Suffocate SA

    BEST KWAITO/GQOM

    · DJ Kotin – ‘Hello’ ft Big Nuz, Mshayi and Mr Thela

    · DJ Lag and Mr Nation Thingz – ‘Hade Boss’ ft K.C Driller

    · SYKES – ‘Sisestyleni’ Babies ft Skillz and RudeBoyz

    BEST HIP HOP

    · Cassper Nyovest – ‘018’ ft. Maglera Doe Boy

    · Nasty C – ‘Prosper In Peace’ ft Benny The Butcher

    · Khuli Chana – ‘Khuliyano’

    · DA LES – ‘Solo’ ft Manu World Star, Gemini Major, and NAVIO

    · A-REECE – ‘Ving Rhames’

    BEST AFRICAN POP

    · Inkabi Zezwe – ‘Ukhamba’

    · Lwa Ndlunkulu – ‘Imizwa’

    · Nomfundo Moh – ‘Ugcobo’

    · Zonke – ‘Embo’

    · Bongeziwe Mabandla – ‘Amaxesha’

    BEST AMAPIANO

    · De Mthuda and Da Muziqal Chef – ‘Sgudi Snyc’ ft Eemoh and Sipho Magudulela

    · Mellow & Sleazy – ‘Imnandi Lento’ ft Tman Xpress; SjavasDaDj; TitoM

    · Kabza De Small and Mthunzi – ‘Imithandazo’ ft DJ Maphorisa; Young stunna; Sizwe Alakine; Umthakathi Kush

    · Tyler ICU – ‘Mnike’ ft Tumelo ZA, Dj Maphorisa: Nandipha808; CeekaRSA; Tyrondee

    · DJ Stokie – ‘Awukhuzeki’ ft. Omit ST, Sobzeen, Zee_nhle

    BEST MUSIC VIDEO

    · De Mthuda & Da Muziqal Chef – ‘Sgudi Snyc’ ft Eemoh and Sipho Magudulela

    · Tyla – ‘Water’

    · Kamo Mphela – ‘Dalie’ ft Baby S.O.N, Tyler ICU and Khalil Harrison

    · Mthandazo Gatya – ‘IN 2 U’

    · Bassie and Aymos- ‘Izenzo’ Ft. T-Man SA

    BEST MALE

    · Aymos

    · De Mthuda

    · Kelvin Momo

    · Morda

    · Kabza de Small

    BEST STYLED

    · Zakes Bantwini

    · Morda

    · Dbn Gogo

    · Musa Keys

    · Oscar Mbo

    BEST R&B

    · Filah Lah Lah – ‘Call Me’

    · Nanette and Blxckie – ‘Talk 2 Me’ ft. BGRZ

    · Tyla – ‘Water’

    · Mthandazo Gatya – ‘IN 2 U’

    · Nontokozo Mkhize – ‘Lu Strong’ ft Nomfundo Moh

    BEST FEMALE

    · Kamo Mphela

    · Ntokozo Mbambo

    · Tyla

    · Makhadzi

    · Lwah Ndlunkulu

    And the nominees for the 2024 Metro FM awards are…, EntertainmentSA News South Africa
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