To chase away the lockdown blues that the country is going through, South Africans have turned to music for solace and companionship. Regrettably, this has resulted in an unfortunate and alarming increase of online music piracy. The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) has embarked on efforts to raise awareness
The door is about to be shut on the SAMA26 hopefuls. The three months call to entry that started in November 2019 comes to an end at midnight on Friday, 31 January 2020. Music eligible for consideration must have been released between 1 February 2019 and 31 January 2020. As
While the call to entry for this year’s SAMA26 kicks into full gear, the organisers are pleased to announce changes in the following categories. The Best Kwaito Album category is back, to replace the Best Kwaito/Gqom/Amapiano. This category will encompass Gqom and Amapiano as sub-genres under the kwaito umbrella body.
The 26th edition of the SA Music Awards kicks into gear with the call to entry. Musicians who have released new works between 1 February 2019 and 31 January 2020 are invited to submit their music for consideration of this prestigious award. There is a myriad of categories on offer