Monday, May 4, 2009

gimme sama that!!!


The 15th South African Music Awards – or Sama’s for those in the know took place over the past weekend, and there was no doubt plenty of party andcelebrating afterwards.
There are a lot of categories or rather ‘catt-eh-garies’ (as it was pronounced by many), so work your way through them.




I was very happy for the following award winners:
BEST MUSIC VIDEO – Overexposed by The Parlotones; BEST URBAN POP ALBUM ¬– Gang Of Instrumentals; BEST ROCK ALBUM: ENGLISH – Zebra & Giraffe; BEST PRODUCER – David Poole and Dominic Peters (GoldFish); BEST ROCK ALBUM : AFRIKAANS – Van Coke Kartel; BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM : AFRIKAANS – Foto Na Dans; BEST DANCE ALBUM – GoldFish.

I am of course disturbed by the rumours of the judges accepting bribes from record companies. I’m sure this definitely has some sort of reflection in many of the results. But hey its Africa, and this is just the way things happen here... Well let’s be honest, I’m sure it happens all over the world. At least we have our Sama’s and I am proud of them and the exposure they give to SA musicians.

BEST AFRICAN TRADITIONAL GOSPEL ALBUM
Rebecca Malope
Ujehova Ungu' Madida

BEST CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM
The Moreira Project
Volume 2 Citizen Of The World

BEST MASKANDI ALBUM
Imithente
Simqonda Ngqo

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Claudio Pavin and Arri Reschke
Overexposed by The Parlotones

BEST SOKKIE DANS ALBUM
Kurt Darren
Uit Die Diepte Van My Hart

BEST URBAN DANCE ALBUM
Dj Kent
Mixing Business With Pleasure: Reloaded

BEST POP ALBUM : ENGLISH
Jamali
3rd Base

BEST URBAN POP ALBUM
Gang Of Instrumentals
Round 3

BEST POP ALBUM : AFRIKAANS
Eden
Knieë Lam

BEST POP ALBUM : AFRICAN
Theo Kgosinkwe
I Am

BEST ROCK ALBUM : ENGLISH
Zebra & Giraffe
Collected Memories

BEST RAP ALBUM
Teargas
Wafa Wafa

BEST KWAITO ALBUM
Bricks
Stop Nonsense

BEST SELLING ALBUM
Leonie May
“Vergeet My Nie”

MTN BEST SELLING MOBILE MUSIC DOWNLOAD
DJ Cleo
Hands Up

BEST NEWCOMER
Andile Mseleku
Essence Of Joy

BEST DUO/GROUP
Soweto Gospel Choir
Live At The Nelson Mandela Theatre

BEST FEMALE ARTIST
Lira
Soul In Mind

BEST MALE ARTIST
Abdullah Ibrahim
Senzo

MTN RECORD OF THE YEAR
Rhythmic Elements
2 By 2

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Lira
Soul In Mind

BEST TSONGA MUSIC ALBUM
George Maluleke
Na Van'Wanati Sisters No. 24 - Kuhanyeriwa I Vukosi

BEST AFRICAN TRADITIONAL A CAPELLA GOSPEL ALBUM
Amadodana Ase Wesile
Ha Le Mpotsa Tsepo Yaka

BEST INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Tonik
Visitor's Book

BEST TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM
Zim Ngqawana
Zimology - In Concert (USA)

BEST PRODUCER
David Poole and Dominic Peters
Perceptions of Pacha by GoldFish

BEST ENGINEER
Leroy Croft
Sorry For The Delay by 340ml

BEST AFRIKAANS DVD
Kurt Darren
Treffers Live

BEST TRADITIONAL/AFRICAN ADULT CONTEMPORARY DVD
Joyous Celebration
Joyous Celebration Vol. 12 Live At The Grand West Arena - Cape Town

BEST GLOBAL CHART DVD
Freshlyground
Live! South African Tour

BEST SELLING DVD
Juanita du Plessis en Theuns Jordaan
“Bring Jou Hart”

BEST SELLING TRUE TONE
Elizma Theron en Nicholis Louw
Kom ons vat ‘n Kans

BEST SELLING RING-BACK-TONE
DJ Cleo
Hands Up

BEST SELLING FULL TRACK DOWNLOAD
Elizma Theron en Nicholis Louw
Kom Ons vat ‘n Kans

BEST KIDDIES ALBUM : AFRIKAANS
Nedine Blom
Supercool

BEST KIDDIES ALBUM : ENGLISH
Wendy Oldfield
Singalong Kidz

BEST AFRIKAANS TRADITIONAL MUSIC ALBUM
Deon Van Der Merwe
Kitaarjolyt

BEST COUNTRY MUSIC ALBUM
Bobby Angel
Somebody Like You

BEST POP/ROCK GOSPEL ALBUM
Tiro
Speak To Me

BEST AFRIKAANS GOSPEL ALBUM
Vertikaal
Stil

BEST AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM
Joyous Celebration
Vol 12: Live At The Grand West Arena

BEST ROCK ALBUM : AFRIKAANS
Van Coke Kartel
Waaksaam & Wakker

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM : ENGLISH
340ml
Sorry For The Delay

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM : AFRIKAANS
Foto Na Dans
Pantomime Op Herwinbare Klanke

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM : AFRICAN
The Dizu Plaatjies Ibuyambo Ensemble
African Kings

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM : ENGLISH
Lira
Soul In Mind

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM : AFRIKAANS
Coenie De Villiers
Weerlig Oor Die See

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM : AFRICAN
Thembisile
My Journey

BEST R&B/NEO-SOUL ALBUM
Bryce Anderson
Undescribable

BEST VENDA MUSIC ALBUM
Zozo & Sangere Super Beat
Vol. 10 Mudi Wagoswi
BEST ALBUM PACKAGING

The Moreira Project
Volume 2 Citizen Of The World

BEST REMIX OF THE YEAR
Lira
Feel Good - Jazzworx Remix

BEST MULTI ARTIST LIVE DVD
Various
Huisgenoot Skouspel 2008

BEST CLASSICAL CROSSOVER ALBUM
The Voice Of Angels
The Voice Of Angels Volume 1

BEST SOUTH SOTHO MUSIC (SESOTHO) ALBUM
Ruthla Masupha
Ruthla Masupha No. 24

BEST DANCE ALBUM
GoldFish
Perceptions of Pacha

1 comment:

The One said...

so glad Gang of Instrumental as well as Zebra & Giraffe got some awards!