The nominees for the SATMA awards were announced in a gala event on Saturday, 15th August 2015 in Mmabatho Convention Centre.The event was attended by more than 600 people, more than 100 musicians from all corners of South Africa as well as dignitaries such as MECs, Mayors.
The best Reggae Album category is dominated by musicians hailing from the Limpopo province. All three nominees are best known for singing original compositions in their mother tongue and fusing local elements in their music, making their reggae sounds distinctly African.
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The Nominees are:
Ras Themba The Melaninman
Album: Ndzilo wa mavivi
Ras Judah of The Next Generation
Album: Let Thy Kingdom Come
Album: Lufuno lwa kale
SATMA 2015 Awards Ceremony will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of October at the University of Zululand in eMpangeni.
Click here for a complete list of Nominees in all categories.