You Say You Love Me by The Kiffness featuring Tawanna Shaunte and Uthando by Sjava have found their way on to the coveted SAMA 23 nominations list. Following the automatic disqualification of the rapper Nasty C’s two music videos from the Best Music Video of the Year category, the RiSA and SAMA office have announced the videos of The Kiffness and Sjava as replacements.
Proper consultation and an auditing process was undertaken to verify the eligibility of the new finalists.
The new look Best Music Video of the Year category is a stiff competition between The Kiffness, Sjava, Khuli Chana (One Source), Miss Pru (Ameni) and Reason featuring AKA and Khuli Chana (Yipikayay)
The main SAMA 23 event on the 27th May 2017 will be broadcast live on SABC1.
- The annual South African Music Awards (SAMA) are organised by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA)
- Sun City in the Province of Bokone Bophirima is the host of the 23rd edition of the SAMA, SABC is the official broadcast partner
- The SAMA23 awards show will be streamed live on (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sama-s/id1109255806?mt=8)on or (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app_sama2016.layout&hl=en )
- SAMA23 is brought to you in partnership with North West provincial government, Department of Arts and Culture, SAMPRA, CAPASSO, SAMRO, Ekurhuleni Municipality and Gauteng province.