The Annual South African Music Awards (SAMA) journey has officially begun with entries opening from 1 November 2016 until 31 January 2017 – that’s a once off three-month submission period. The awards are classified as the premier annual music awards event in South Africa honouring and recognizing accomplishments in the South African recording industry, and to celebrate the diversity infused in the different music genres.
Produced and hosted under the auspices of The Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA), the awards showcases the country’s finest musical talent and awards the previous year’s star performers at a gala event that is broadcast live on TV. The 23rd edition of the SAMA takes place in 2017. Three more popular categories have been added for SAMA23 i.e. the Best African Indigenous Gospel album (Clap & Tap/Zion Music), Best Africa Artist album and Best AfroPop album.| | | Next → | Single Page