MTN South African Music Awards (MTN SAMA 19)

Its official, the two (2)biggest dates in South African music have been confirmed. The eargely awaited MTN South African Music Awards (MTN SAMA 19) nominations announcement will be held on Wednesday, 20 March with the Industry Awards on the 10th of May and THE biggest night in South African music being broadcast live to millions on SABC 1 on Saturday, 11 May.

For any musician or producer, winning the prestigious SAMA award remains the highest accolade in this country and thus the nominations event on 20 March is sure to provide fireworks with some epic, once off perfomances from some of the nominees.

“After a fantasic year in South African music, the 19th Annual MTN South African Music Awards are sure to leave millions of people on the edge of their seats, starting with the nominations event on March 20. There will be shock, awe and suprises and we cannot wait for the weekend of 10 – 11 May 2012 at the Sun City Superbowl”, added SAMA CEO Nhlanhla Sibisi.

The MTN South African Music Awards exist to recognize accomplishment in the South African recording industry and will be broadcast live to millions of viewers on the country’s favourite and biggest channel, SABC 1.

Tickets for this prestigious event are available from Computicket. Please visit the official website for further details – http://samusicawards.co.za

Venue: Sun City Superbowl

Date: 11 May 2013 (live show and broadcast)

The full list of categories for the 19th Annual MTN SAMAs are:

 

TOP 5 CATEGORIES

  • Album of the Year
  • Duo or Group of the Year
  • Female Artist of the Year
  • Male Artist of the Year
  • Newcomer of the Year

ALBUM GENRE SUPER CATEGORIES

  • Best Rock Album
  • Best Pop Album
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album
  • Best Kontemporêre Musiek Album
  • Best African Adult Album
  • Best Alternative Album
  • Best Kiddies Album
  • Best R&B / Soul / Reggae Album
  • Best Rap Album
  • Best Kwaito Album
  • Best Dance Album
  • Best Traditional Faith Music Album
  • Best Contemporary Faith Music Album
  • Best Traditional Album
  • Best Maskandi Album
  • Best Jazz Album
  • Best Classic & Instrumental Album

OTHER

  • Best Live DVD

SPECIAL AWARDS

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • International Achievement Awards
  • Best Selling Album
  • Best Selling DVD
  • Best Collaboration

MTN BEST SELLING MOBILE MUSIC DOWNLOAD

  • Best Selling True-Tone
  • Best Selling Ring-Back-Tone
  • Best Selling Full-Track Download

TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

  • Best Music Video of the Year
  • Best Producer
  • Best Engineer
  • Remix of the Year

PUBLIC VOTE CATEGORY

  • Record of the Year

SAMPRA AWARD

Highest Airplay of the Year

Please find below MTN SAMA 19 digital platforms:

Facebook Page: SA Music Awards
URL: http://www.facebook.com/SAMusicAwards

Mobisite URL: www.mtnsamatv.mobi

Twitter Handle: @MTNSAMA
URL: www.twitter.com/MTNSAMA Hashtag: #SAMA19

YouTube URL: www.youtube.com/samusicawards

Flickr URL: http://www.flickr.com/samusicawards
Flickr houses all the official MTN SAMA’s image content.

Issued by: 

CRUSH PR

Diane Chidrawi

diane@crushpr.co.za

082 604 5605

Onicka Van Der Sandt

onicka@crushpr.co.za

076 702 5370

 

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