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Kelly Khumalo shines at the SAMA 19

14 May 2013
Kelly Khumalo

Newcomer Toya Delazy and Khuli Chana bag SAMAs

The 19th SAMA’ awards, held at Sun City this past weekend, was an affirmation to Kelly Khumalo that she is indeed a talented singer despite her critics. She won Best Female Artist and the Motswako originator Khuli Chana walked away with the Best Male Artist, Album of the Year and Best Rap.

Newcomer Toya Delazy also bagged the Best Pop Album and Best Rock Album. Songbird Lira scooped the Best Live DVD for The Captured Tour Concert Film and DJ Kent took the Remix of the Year title for his remix of the hit Thinking About You by Theo ft. Zonke. The musical icons presented with Lifetime Achievement Awards were Dr Thomas Chauke, Sizwe Zako and posthumously to Johannes Kerkorrel

Below is a list of SAMA 19 winner

Album of the Year

Khuli Chana -  Lost in Time

MTN Record of the Year

Sfiso Ncwane -  Kulungile Baba

Duo or Group of the Year

Freshlyground - Take Me to the Dance

Female Artist of the Year

Kelly Khumalo - The Past, The Present, The Future

Male Artist of the Year

Khuli Chana - Lost in Time

Newcomer of the Year

Toya Delazy - Due Drop Deluxe

Best Rock Album

Zebra & Giraffe - The Wisest Ones

Best Pop Album

Toya Delazy Due - Drop Deluxe

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Elvis Blue - Journey

Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album

Theuns Jordaan - Roeper

Best African Adult Album

Maleh - Step Child

Best Alternative Album

iScream & The Chocolate Stix - The Paradox

Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album

Khaya - For You

Best Rap Album

Khuli Chana - Lost in Time

Best Kwaito Album

Professor - The Orientation

Best Dance Album

Black Coffee - Africa Rising

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Various - Spirit of Praise Vol.4

Best Contemporary Faith Music Album

Ntokozo Mbambo - Filled

Best Traditional Album

Soul Brothers Isiphithiphithi

Best Maskandi Album

Ichwane Lebhaca-  Inkunzi Yomthakathi

Best Jazz Album

Herbie Tsoaeli - African Time

Best Classic & Instrumental Album

CH2 - CH2 Guitar Duo Live with the University of Pretoria Symphony  Orchestra

Best Live DVD

The Captured Tour Concert Film - Lira

Best Collaboration

Riot Feat. Zahara - Thetha Nami

Best Music Video of the Year

Claudio Pavan for Honey Spiders by The Parlotones

Best Producer

Jax Panik for Due Drop Deluxe by Toya Delazy

Best Engineer

Mark Beling for Strong by BlackByrd

Remix of the Year

DJ Kent for Thinking about You Ft. Zonke  DJ Kent Remix (Theo Kgosinkwe)

Best Selling DVD

Vol. 16 Live at Carnival City - Joyous Celebration

Best Selling Album

Roeper - Theuns Jordaan

Best Selling Tru-Tone

Follow Me - DJ Cleo ft. Teddy Bears

Best Selling Ring-Back-Tone

Loliwe - Zahara

Best Selling Full-Track Download

You’re The Voice Shout/J23 – Artists for a safer South Africa


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