Winners of the 22nd Annual South African Music Awards:

  • Album of the Year (served hot by Nescafe)

Black Coffee (Pieces of Me)

 

  • Duo or Group of the Year

Big Nuz  (For the Fans)

 

  • Female Artist of the Year (Brought to you by Metro FM)

Zonke (Work of Heart)  

     

  • Male Artist of the Year (Brought to you by Umhlobo Wenene FM)

Nathi  (Buyelekhaya)

 

  • Newcomer of the Year (Supported by Apple Music)

Nathi  (Buyelekhaya)

 

  • Best Rock Album

Desmond & the Tutus (Enjoy Yourself)

 

  • Best Pop Album   (Brought to you by 5FM)

Tresor    (VII)

 

  • Beste Pop Album (Afrikaans) 

Karlien van Jaarsveld  (My Hartjie)

 

  • Best Adult Contemporary Album     

Judith Sephuma  (One Word)

 

  • Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album

Elvis Blue (Êrens in die Middel van Nêrens)

 

  • Best African Adult Album       

Dizu Plaatjies & Friends (Ubuntu – The Common String)

 

  • Best Alternative Album           

Petite Noir  (La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful)

 

  • Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album          

Nathi  (Buyelekhaya)

 

  • Best Rap Album
  • Emtee   (Avery)

 

  • Best Kwaito Album        (Brought to you by Ukhozi FM)
  • Big Nuz                                        For the Fans
  • Best Dance Album       
  • Black Coffee                              Pieces of Me
  • Best Traditional Faith Music Album  
  • TYGC Family                               The Journey Begins
  • Best Contemporary Faith Music Album      
  • Ntokozo Mbambo                     Spirit and Life
  • Best Maskandi Album (Brought to you by Ukhozi FM and KUMISA)
  • Imithente                                     Ichakijana
  • Best Jazz Album          (Brought to you by Metro FM)
  • Marcus Wyatt & the ZAR          One Night in the Sun
  • Jazz Orchestra
  • Best Classical and/or Instrumental Album
  • Wouter Kellerman                     Love Language
  • Best Live Audiovisual Recording
  • Jimmy Dludlu                              Live at Emperors Palace
  • Best Collaboration
  • Dbn Nyts ft. Zinhle Ngidi                       Shumaya
  • & Trademark
  • Best Music Video of the Year
  • Jack Parow & Freshly Ground Army of One
  • Best Produced Album of the Year
  • Zahara                                        Country Girl
  • Best Engineered Album of the Year
  • Black Coffee                             Pieces of Me
  • Best Remix of the Year
  • DJ Sliqe                                        Do Like I Do Remix

 

  • SPECIAL AWARDS
  • International Achievement Award – Black Coffee
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards (Brought to you by Telkom)– Nana Coyote (posthumous award), Bhekumuzi Luthuli (posthumous award), Roger Lucey

 

 

  • BEST SELLING ALBUMS & MUSIC DOWNLOADS OF THE YEAR
  • Best Selling Album – Nathi (Buyelekhaya)
  • Best Selling DVD – Joyous Celebration (Volume 19: Back to the Cross)
  • Best Selling Overall Music Download – Sfiso Ncwane (Bayede Baba)
  • Best Selling Music Download (Ring-back Tone) – Sfiso Ncwane (Bayede Baba)
  • Best Selling Full-track Music Download – Nathi (Nomvula)

 

  • SAMPRA AWARD
  • Highest Radio Airplay of the Year – DBN Nyts (Shumaya)

 

  • SAMRO AWARD
  • Highest Radio Airplay Composers’ Award – Samkele Maphumulo, Kabelo Masekane, Cebo Ngcobo, Wanda Shabalala and Lwazi Yokwana for Shumaya by Dbn Nyts

 

  • CAPASSO AWARD
  • Best Selling Digital Download Composers’ Award – Sfiso Ncwane (Bayede Baba)

 

  • AMSTEL RECORD OF THE YEAR
  • Roll Up by Emtee

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