2011 SAMA Nominations

14 Apr

So, last night the SAMA nominations were made public. As usual, there are some names here I’ve honestly never heard of, other names are conspicuously absent, and other that I can’t imagine what they are doing there…

Anyway, here’s the list of nominees for the 17th Annual MTN  South African Music Awards

 

Best Traditional/African Adult Contemporary African DVD

  • Benjamin Dube – Worship In His Presence with Benjamin Dube
  • Dorothy Masuku and Friends – Live at Mandela Theatre
  • Stimela – Live In Concert: 30 years
  • Uche – Live At Lyric Theatre
  • Worship House – Project 7 It Is Well With My Soul

 

Best Urban DVD

  • Nhlanhla Nciza – Live At The Joy Of Jazz
  • Teargas 101 – Teargas 101 Live
  • Thandiswa – Dance Of The Forgotten Free

 

Best Global Chart DVD

  • Locnville – Sun In My Pocket: Platinum Edition
  • Nadine – Live In Europe
  • Nataniël – Cathedral
  • Nianell – Sand & Water – Live & More
  • The Parlotones – Live Design

 

Best Afrikaans DVD

  • Lize Beekman – Ek Was Al Daar
  • Romanz – Treffers Live
  • Rudi En Corlea – Ons Lieflinge/Our Darlings In Konsert
  • Wian Vos – Geseënde Van God
  • Wicus Van Der Merwe – Spietkop Live

 

Best Jazz/Instrumental/Popular Classical DVD

  • Helena Hettema – Alive
  • Marcus Wyatt Language 12 – Live at House of Nsako – Sept 2008
  • Nibs Van Der Spuy – Live at the Vagabond Cafe
  • Sterling EQ – Live in concert at the Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

 

Best Multi – Artist Live DVD

  • Dr. Victor & The Rasta Rebels – Live in Concert
  • Huisgenoot Skouspel 2010 – Huisgenoot Skouspel 2010
  • Huisgenoot Skouspel 2010 Plus – Huisgenoot Skouspel 2010 Plus
  • Songs and Psalms – Live Kwa-Mashu

Best Music Video of the Year

  • Freshlyground – Chicken To Change
  • Nomfusi – Nontsokolo
  • Teargas – Goodfellaz
  • The Parlotones – The Stars Fall Down
  • The Parlotones – Life Design

 

Best Producer

  • Danny K – Across the Line
  • DJ Kent – I Can’t Survive
  • Goldfish – Get Busy Living
  • Leanne – The Journey
  • Prime Circle – Jekyll & Hyde

 

Best Engineer

  • CrashCarBurn – Long Live Tonight
  • Freshlyground – Radio Africa
  • Jax Panik – I am Jax Panik
  • Joe Niemand – Love
  • Stimela – A Life Time

 

Remix Of The Year

  • Danny K – Made To Love You
  • Flash Republic – In The Name Of Dance (Roger Goode & Tinky’s Electro Boogie Mix)
  • Louise Carver – These Days (Ryan Dent Mix)
  • Nothende – Got to Go
  • Stimela – Turn On The Sun

 

Best Album Packaging

  • Die See – Die See
  • Nomsa Mazwai – Nomisupa
  • Prankster – Lay Me Down
  • Prime Circle – Jekyll & Hyde
  • Versus The Wolf – Uncovering Faces

 

Best Afrikaans Traditional Music Album

  • Die Teelepeltjies – Speel Boere-Country
  • Hennie de Bruyn en die Kitaarkerels – Die Kitare Praat
  • Manie Bodenstein – Iets Ouds, Iets Nuuts
  • Mooiplaas Boereorkes – Boere – Lekkerkry
  • Theo Erasmus – Classics Gaan Sakkie Sakkie

 

Best South Sotho Music (SeSotho) Album

  • Ea Ha Makopela Nyamatsana No.4 – Ke llela Khutso
  • Morusu – Morusu Vol. 2
  • Motseki – Motseki ka Ferene kulo (Lejoe)
  • Tsepo Maliela – Ke Tla Loana

 

Best Tsonga Music (XiTsonga) Album

  • G.T. The Junior Chauke – Movha
  • George Maluleke – Byela Kgokolo
  • Mhan Flow – Xibombi No.1.
  • Mr. Jambatani Nwa Mapfotlosela Vol. 5 – Bomba Muchangana
  • Thomas Chauke – Shimatsatsa No.30

 

Best Venda Music (TshiVenda) Album

  • Ndivhaleni Mundalamo – Ri Funane
  • Sankambe – Vhadededzi Vha Milingoni
  • Zozo Sangere Super Beat – Tshelede

 

Best Mbhaqanga Album

  • Impumelelo – Isihlakaniphi
  • Soul Brothers – Thul’ Ubheke
  • Themba Ngwenya – Thel’umoya

 

Best Maskandi Album

  • Bhek**uzi Luthuli – Imali Yabelungu
  • Ichwane Lebhaca – Omama Bengani
  • Ihashi Elimhlophe – Isililo
  • Mfiliseni Magubane – Iqhalaqhala
  • Thokozani Langa – Sthanda Ifamily

 

Best Popular Classical Album

  • Inette Swart – Chopin Plus
  • Ockie Vermeulen – Arena
  • Peter Martens & Luis Magalhães – Beethoven Cello Sonatas
  • Tygerberg Children’s Choir – Champions In Song
  • Zanta Hofmeyr – Cantilena

 

Best Instrumental Album

  • CT Tango Ensemble -Tango Club
  • Greg Georgiades, Steve Newman, Ashish Joshi – In The Clouds
  • Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra – The Boundless Music Of The Soul Brothers
  • Sterling EQ – Sterling Speel Afrikaans
  • Wouter Kellerman – Two Voices

 

Best Traditional Jazz Album

 

  • Kesivan & The Lights – Instigators of the Revolution
  • Kyle Shepherd – A Portrait Of Home
  • Lisa Bauer Quartet – Finding A New Way
  • Phillip Tabane – Live At The Market Theatre
  • Tutu Puoane – Mama Africa

 

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

  • Brigitte Mitchell – Don’t Explain
  • Carlo Mombelli & The Prisoners Of Strange – Theory
  • Heels Over Head – Could It Be
  • Jonathan Butler – So Strong
  • Ological Studies – OS Freedom

 

Best Adult Contemporary Album: English

  • Freshlyground – Radio Africa
  • John Manuel – Lost and Found
  • Karen Zoid – Terms & Conditions
  • Louise Carver – Look To The Edge
  • LOYISO BALA – FULL CIRCLE

 

Best Adult Contemporary Album: Afrikaans

  • Albert De Wet – Die Vensters Na My Siel
  • Gemaak In SA – Jakkie Louw
  • Romanz – Romanz – Live CD
  • Rudi En Corlea – Drome
  • Steve Hofmeyr – Duisend en Een

 

Best Adult Contemporary Album: African

  • Siphokazi – Ethembeni
  • Skipper Tshabalala – Bekezela
  • Stimela – A Lifetime
  • Thandiswa – The Forgotten Free – Live in concert
  • Vusi Mahlasela – Say Africa

 

Best Urban Gospel Album

  • Dominion – I’ll Run To Him
  • Fifty 50 Family – Kazi Kuyoba Njani
  • Maira – Oh How I Need You
  • Patrick Duncan – Worship In Colour
  • Simply Chrysolite – Chrysolite Volume 1

 

Best African Contemporary Gospel Album

  • Benjamin Dube – Worship In His Presence
  • Group – Spirit Of Praise Vol 3
  • Mthunzi Namba – Mercy Live In Durban
  • Uche – Live At Lyric Theatre
  • Worship House – Worship House Project 7 – It Is Well With My Soul

 

Best African Traditional Gospel Album

  • Deborah – Awunasabelo
  • Kh***ka – Siyakuvuma
  • Lundi – Uhambo Lwami (My Journey)
  • Rebecca Malope – Uzohamba Nami
  • Sechaba – Thank You

 

Best Traditional African A Capella Gospel Album

  • Amadodana Ase Wesile – Ke Dumetse Ho Morena
  • Enyonini Mission – Ebumnandini
  • Macecilia A St Paul – Ngoan’A Lehlasoa
  • Rob Rodell – A Cappella Christmas
  • Vuma Zion: Original Volume 1 – Amen

 

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

  • CRC Radiation – With All My Heart
  • Doxology – Doxology
  • Joe Niemand – Love
  • Rivers Creative – Above The Sound
  • Wh***hearted – Wh***hearted

 

Best Afrikaans Gospel Album

  • Krisstel – Opstaan
  • Rina Hugo – Ek Sing Vir Hom
  • Romanz – Ek Sal Getuig
  • Wian Vos – Geseende Van God
  • Willie Joubert – Ek Wil Jubel

 

Best Kiddies Album: English

  • African Treehouse – African Numbers
  • Cathy Del Mei – Angel Tunes
  • Cathy Del Mei/Additional Artists – Zeal tunes
  • Nedine Blom – Supercool 2- Partyhits
  • Wendy Oldfield – In the Womb

 

Best Kiddies Album: Afrikaans

  • Alta Joubert & Minki Burger – Lollos 2 – Bons Dat Dit Gons
  • Carike Keuzenkamp – Carike & Ghoempie Kuier Saam Met Ghoeghoe In Kinderland Vol.7
  • Graeme Sacks & Erika Strydom – Goggatjie Se Tradisionele Afrikaanse Wiegeliedjies
  • Kobie Coetzee – Kokkelollies

 

Best Country Music Album

  • Alan Ladd – Country – Spore
  • Die Campbells – Keep It Country Vol. 2
  • Manie Jackson – Manie Jackson
  • Ray Dylan – Goeie Ou Country
  • Various – Ons Sing Kenny & Dolly

 

Best Rock Album: English

  • John Ellis – My Own Way Home
  • Prime Circle – Jekyll & Hyde
  • The Narrow – You Don’t Get To Quit
  • The Parlotones – Live Design
  • Zebra & Giraffe – The Inside

 

Best Rock Album: Afrikaans

  • Countdown To The Red Carpet – Countdown To The Red Carpet
  • Glaskas – Aan Die Ontmaskerde Heldin
  • Straatligkinders – Lank Lank Oorlede En Ses Voet Benede
  • Van Coke Kartel – Skop, Skiet En Donner
  • Van Diens Af – Dit Wat Was

 

Best Alternative Music Album: English

  • Abbott Nu Jazz – Do The Bossa Favour
  • Boo! – The Three Of Us
  • Prankster – Lay Me Down
  • Wrestlerish – The Rude Mechanical
  • Yoav – A Foolproof Escape Plan

 

Best Alternative Music Album: Afrikaans

  • Bittereinder -‘n Ware Verhaal
  • Die See – Die See
  • Die Tuindwergies – Die Tuindwergies
  • Foto Na Dans – Die Vloed
  • Les Javan En Die Delta Vastrapgenootskap – Hiervandaan

 

Best Alternative Music Album: African

  • Mwaba Na Nseka – One World
  • Ndzingah – 1976
  • Nomsa Mazwai – Nomisupa
  • Rudi Mbele – Celebration In The Motherland
  • Uju – Free

 

Best Pop Album: English

  • Danny K – Across The Line
  • Jax Panik – I Am Jax Panik
  • Locnville – Sun In My Pocket
  • Louise Day – Swallowed By The City
  • The Arrows – Make Believe

 

Best Pop Album: Afrikaans

  • Gerhard Steyn – Als Begin Eers Nou
  • Jay – Solo
  • Juanita Du Plessis – Engel Van My Hart
  • Kurt Darren – Oos Wes Tuis Bes
  • Lee Scott – Die Enigste Manier

 

Best Pop Album: African

  • Camagu – Camagu
  • Patricia Majalisa – Epatini
  • Rhythmic Elements – Bandorondoro – Ancestors
  • Speedy & Stoan – Second Son Rise
  • Theo Kgosinkwe – Grateful

 

Best Urban Pop Album

  • Chomee – Fly The Flag
  • Ernie B St. Clair – I Am Universal
  • Howza – World Premier
  • Kwela Tebza – Gauteng Made In South Africa/Mzansi
  • Ntombi Ngcobo – African Sexy

 

Best Sokkie Dans Album

  • Die Campbells – Komaan Kom Dans
  • Fredi Nest – Dronkverliefverslaafaanjou
  • Kurt Darren – Die Beste Medisyne
  • Ray Dylan – Ek Wens Jy’s Myne
  • Various – Ons Sing Boney M

 

Best Urban Dance Album

  • DJ Kent – I Can’t Survive
  • Giggs Superstar – Deep House Chronicles 4
  • Liquideep – Fabrics Of The Heart
  • Tumelo – Arise and Shine
  • Zakes Bantwini – Love, Light & Music

 

Best Global Dance Album

  • Byron Keno – Breathe In Love
  • Flash Republic – Killer Moves
  • Goldfish – Get Busy Living
  • Jae – Inner Voice

 

Best R&B/Neo-Soul Album

  • Blackkurrant – Urban Soul
  • Bryce Anderson – Music In My Life
  • Leanne – The Journey
  • TXL – Three
  • Verd – Verd

 

Best Rap Album

  • Amu – The Principal
  • Kwesta – Special Rekwest
  • Slikour – Ventilation Volume 3 (VV3)
  • Tuks Senganga – Tshwanelo
  • Tumi & The Volume – Pick a Dream

 

Best Kwaito Album

  • L’vovo Derrango – Irresistible
  • Mandoza – Real Deal
  • Professor – University Of Kalawa Jazmee
  • Sosha – 745 Mission
  • Thebe – Mujomba

 

Best Reggae Album

  • Denga – Reggae Hits (Sendelani)
  • Jah Seed – No Retreat No Surrender
  • Rastaman Nkushu – Mphe Sebakanyana
  • Rob Prophet – Jennifer
  • Storm – Prayer

 

Male Artist of the year

  • DJ Kent – I Can’t Survive
  • Loyiso Bala – Full Circle
  • Professor – University Of Kalawa Jazmee
  • Theo Kgosinkwe – Grateful
  • Zakes Bantwini – Love, Light & Music

 

Female Artist of the year

  • Karen Zoid – Terms & Conditions
  • Louise Carver – Look To The Edge
  • Nianell – Sand & Water – Live & More
  • Siphokazi – Ethembeni
  • Thandiswa – The Forgotten Free – Live In Concert

 

Duo/Group of the year

  • Flash Republic – Killer Moves
  • Kwela Tebza – Gauteng Made In South Africa/Mzansi
  • Liquideep – Fabrics Of The Heart
  • Prime Circle – Jekyll & Hyde
  • Tumi & The Volume – Pick a Dream

 

Newcomer of the year

  • Jay – Solo
  • Kwesta – Special Rekwest
  • Liquideep – Fabrics Of The Heart
  • Locnville – Sun In My Pocket
  • Nomsa Mazwai – Nomisupa

 

Record of the year

  • Alone – Liquideep
  • Breathing – Prime Circle
  • Bum Bum – Zakes Bantwini
  • Dreamer – Arno Carstens
  • Fire Is Low – Freshly Ground
  • Get Busy Living – Goldfish
  • Hobie Beach – Kinky Robot
  • Imoto – Professor
  • It’s A Party – Jozi
  • Lovesick – The Arrows
  • Love You Better (w/ Rue-Groove) – Crazy White Boy
  • Mama (w/ Ringo) – Black Coffee
  • Ngisemthanda (w/ Joocy, DJ Tira & Dr Duda) – DJ CNDO
  • Potoko (w/ Juice Matute) – DJ Mahoota
  • Show Dem (w/ HHP) – JR
  • Turn Up The Volume – Auriol Hays
  • Twisted – Crash Car Burn
  • Warrior – Louise Carver
  • Woza – Jaziel Brothers
  • Wrong For You – Loyiso

 

Album of the year

  • Flash Republic – Killer Moves
  • Liquideep – Fabrics Of The Heart
  • Prime Circle – Jekyll & Hyde
  • Professor – University Of Kalawa Jazmee
  • Zakes Bantwini – Love, Light & Music

 

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