SAMA2023: SAMA29 Winners 2023 Full List

SAMA29 Winners 2023 Full List

SAMA29 Winners 2023 Full List

SAMA29 Winners 2023 Full List: Check out the list of South Africa Music Awards 29th Edition 2023 (SAMA29) which was themed “Music Has it All”.

The South Africa Music Awards celebrates and recognize SA music creatives alive and deceased for work welldone in the South African music industry.

This years edition of SAMA is powered by Risa with Kzn Edtea as the lead partners and SABC1 Department of Sports Arts & Culture, CAPASSO, SAMPRA, SAMRO, PRASA and Icebolethu Group as sponsors/partners.

This year’s Awards presentation is the 29th Edition Kabza de Small is the highest winner for the night with 4 Awards, Best Duo/Group of the year alogside his Scorpion King crew member DJ Maphorisa, Best produced Album, Best Amapiano Album and Best Kwaito Album.

However, DJ Maphorisa, and late rapper AKA have the most nominations, which is seven each, followed by Kabza De Small with a total of 6 nominations.

A heartfelt tributes to the late artists were performed by the likes Langa Mavuso, Wouter Kellerman, and Jesus Collective.

READ ALSO: The SAMA29 Full List of Nominees

Below comes the full list of the winners for the 29th Edition of the South Africa Music Awards:

Best Amapiano Album of the Year:

KOA II Part 1 by Kabza De Small [WINNER]

Best Produced Album of the Year:

KOA II Part 1 by Kabza De Small [WINNER]

Female Artist Of The Year:

Lavish Worship by Ntokozo Mbambo [WINNER]

Album Of The Year:

Lavish Worship by Ntokozo Mbambo [WINNER]

Best Traditional Faith Music Album:

The Overflow (Gcwala Kimi) by Dumi Mkokstad [WINNER]

Male Artist Of The Year:

AKA – Mass Country [WINNER]

Best Engineered Album Of The Year:

Mass Country by AKA [WINNER]

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album:

Lavish Worship by Ntokozo Mbambo [WINNER]

Rest of Africa Award (Countries):

Sounds of Peace – Moreira Chonguica (Mozambique) [WINNER]

Best Kwaito Album:

Speak N Vrostaan by Kwesta & Kabza De Small [WINNER]

Best Pop Album of the Year:

Seasons by Lloyiso [WINNER]

Best Reggae Album:

Unleashed by Blakka Yut [WINNER]

Best R&B/Soul Album:

But Could the Moments in Between by Manana [WINNER]

Best Kontemporere Musiek Album:

Toe Roep Ek Jou Naam by Jan Blohm & Ryno Velvet [WINNER]

Best Dance Music Album:

Asante by MORDA [WINNER]

Best Afro Pop Album:

Isibuko by Sjava [WINNER]

Best Remix of the Year:

Ndinovalo by MORDA & Yallunder [WINNER]

Best Rock Album:

Kanniedood by Francois van Coke [WINNER]

Best Collaboration:

Lemons (Lemonade) from AKA featuring Nasty C [WINNER]

Best Classical/Instrumental Album of the Year:

Fire Beast by Vox Chamber Choir & Franco [WINNER]

Best Jazz Album:

In The Spirit Of Ntu by Nduduzo Mkhathini [WINNER]

Best Gqom Album of the Year:

Meeting with the King – DJ LAG [WINNER]

Best Newcomer of the Year:

2.0 Nkwari by Myztro [WINNER]


Scorpion Kings LiveSun Arena from DJ Maphorisa & Kabza De Small [WINNER]

Best Adult Contemporary Album:

Dark Secrets by Louise Carver [WINNER]

Best Produced Music Video:

“Shine” Video by Elaine [WINNER]

Record Of The Year:

2Point1 – Stimela ft Ntate Stunna & Nthabi Sings [WINNER]

Music Video Of The Year:

2Point1 Video by Stimela ft Ntate Stunna & Nthabi Sings [WINNER]

Best Hip Hop Album:

This Is Religion by MashBeatz [WINNER]

Best Pop Album:

Jona by Bernice West [WINNER]

Best Traditional Album:

African Queen 2.0 by Makhadzi [WINNER]

SAMRO Highest Airplay Composer:

K.O – SETE ft Young Stunna & Blxckie [WINNER]

CAPASSO Most Streamed Song:

“SETE” by K.O ft Young Stunna & Blxckie [WINNER]

Best African Indigenous Faith Music Album:

Emmanuel (Farewell To Phodiso Joel Kgaudi) by JTG Gospel Music Choir [WINNER]

Best Maskandi Album:

Umqhele neThawula by Khuzani [WINNER]

Best African Adult Contemporary of the Year Album:

Usiba Lwe Gathi by Nathi [WINNER]

Best Alternative Album:

On the Romance of Being by Desire Marea [WINNER]