South African favourite stars Yanga Chief, DJ Tira and Mlindo the Vocalist won big in the third instalment of the South African Music Awards (SAMAs).
Yanga Chief was the first to take the stage, who partnered with rising star 25K in the ultimate hip hop fashion, shortly before being crowned the winner of the Best Hip Hop Album award for his EP, “Becoming A Popstar”. “uTatakho” hitmaker dedicated his win to his late father.
Mlindo the Vocalist scooped the Best-Selling Artist for his debut album “Emakhaya”, while popular gospel ensemble Joyous Celebration dominated in the Best-Selling DVD category for Volume 23 Live, which was shot at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
DJ Tira was declared the winner of Best Kwaito Album for “Ikhenani,” Kurt Darren walked away with the Beste Pop Album award for “#Partyjiedier.” While Matthew Mole bagged the Best Pop Album for “Ghost”.
Musical duo Blaq Diamond lit things up with their hit track “Love Letter” surrounded by ferns in a deserted garden in line with lockdown rules and social distancing norms.
The show host Dineo Langa put her best foot forward with canary yellow off-the-shoulder jumpsuit by Ara Emporium while her co-host Donovan Goliath dazzled tribal print suit from Imprint and the visual awards were presented by YFM’s DJ Sabby from YFM and muso Kid Fonque.
Though voting lines for the Music Video of the Year Award closed on Wednesday, fans are still able to vote for the Record of the Year until Thursday night on mymuze.com or by SMS.
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