Biz-Community (Cape Town)

2 May 2012

South Africa: Sama18 Winners Announced

Photo: Zahara Spinash Mkutukana/facebook
South Africa Musician Zahara.

With the technical excellence award winners announced on Sunday night, Monday, 30 April 2012 saw the artists bask in the limelight at this year's MTN South African Music Awards. Broadcast live from the Sun City Superbowl, Zahara and Mi Casa walked away with the top prizes of Album of the Year and Record of the Year, respectively.

18th Annual MTN South African Music Awards winners:

Best Alternative Album

The Dirty Skirts for Lost In The Fall

Best Kiddies Album

Wendy Oldfield for Singalong Kidz Volume 2

Best Smooth Urban Music Album

Zahara for Loliwe

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album

The Plain Truth - We Are The Shining Ones

Best Classical and Instrumental Album

CH2 for Ping

Best Collaboration

Zahara featuring Georgy for Incwad'Encane

Best Jazz Album

Jimmy Dludlu for Tonota

Best Pop Album

Lloyd Cele for One

Best African Adult Album

Zonke for Ina Ethe

Best Rock Album

Shadowclub for Guns and Money

Best Traditional Music Album

Soul Brothers for Amaphutha

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Solly Mahlangu for Mwamba Mwamba

Best Street Urban Music Album

AKA for Altar Ego

Best Sokkie Dans Album

Snotkop for Ek Laaik Van Jol

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Elvis Blue for Elvis Blue (2CD Special Edition)

Best Maskandi Album

Thokozani Langa for I-Protection Order

Best Kwaito Album

Big Nuz for Pound for Pound

Best Dance Album

Mi Casa for Mi Casa Music

Special Award: Best Selling Album

Loliwe by Zahara

Special Award: MTN Best Selling Mobile Music Download

Facebook by DJ Cleo

Newcomer of the Year

Zahara for Loliwe

Duo/Group of the Year

Mi Casa for Mi Casa Music

Male Artist of the Year

AKA for Altar Ego

Female Artist of the Year

Zahara for Loliwe

MTN Record of the Year

These Streets by Mi Casa

Album of the Year

Loliwe by Zahara

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