SATMA 2014 winners

By Drum Digital
21 October 2014

The South African Traditional Music Awards were held at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape this year.

The South African Traditional Music Awards were held at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape this year.

The ceremony was split into two events, covering 37 categories in total.  The first leg of the awards took place on Friday, 17 October 2014 and the second one on Saturday.

Below is a full list of winners:

Day 1 Winners

Best Isicathamiya Album: New Try Singers – Khetha Ukuthula

Best Video Song: Mlethwa Majola – Nomi’yiphi

Best Poet: Ndumiso Maphumulo – Ze ningondle

Best Newcomer artist: Uqhoshangokwenzakwakhe – Apoint 2 prove

Best Traditional Dance group: Serantlhatlha arts Ensemble

Best African Jazz Album: Morayks – Lesotho

Best Praise Singer: Wise & Sbo – Ivangeli

Best Vernacular Hip Hop Album: Dr Bone – Lindelani

Best Mbaqanga Album: Sandile Khwela – Insimbi

Best Afro Soul Album: Musa – The Dream

Best Reggae Album: Lumodi – Woman President

Best Female Album: Jessica Mbangeni – Igoli

Best Male Album: Imfeze’Emnyama – Palesa

Best Traditional and Cultural News Journalist (Print Media): Lulamile Feni – DAILY DISPATCH

Best Traditional and Cultural News Journalist (Electronic Media): Nomalanga Betty Mnguni – SABC NEWS/Ikwekwezi fm

Best Arts and Culture Department: Eastern Cape

Best Vernacular Local Movie: Aliboni

Best Community Radio DJ: Nonhlanhla Ndonso – Zululand fm

Best Indigenous comedian – Mduduzi Ntuli

Day 2 Winners

Best Xitsonga Album: Joe Shirimani – Ka Tika

Best TshiVenda Album: Tycoon 4 Sho – Vhutshilo

Best Indian Album: Flash Entertainers – Flash 45

Best IsiSwati Album : Zandi N – Hlala Ngent’fombi

Best IsiNdebele Album: Amatshatangubo – Kwathula’moya

Best Sepedi Album: Julia Aphane – Serurubele/Butterfly

Best Cultural Talk Show: Melumzi Xego – Forte FM

Best Sesotho Album: Motho oa maloro mabe fanini No2 – Motho Oa Maloro Mabe Fanini

Best Boeremusiek: Willie Jooster – Treklavier Treffers

Best IsiXhosa Album: Jessica Mbangeni – Igoli

Best Traditional San Group: Paulus – Mapondo

Best SeTswana Album: Serantlhatlha Arts Ensemble – Serope Mperekele

Best Maskandi Album: Amageza Amahle – Isisu Somkhwenyana

Best Traditional music radio program: Umhlobo Wenene – Lavutha Ibhayi

Best Song of the year: Ezika-bhaka – Thayi Lemoto

Best Traditional DJ: Umhlobo wenene – Saba Mbixane

Best Radio Station: Umhlobo wenene

Most Downloaded Song: Ezika-bhaka – Thayi Lemoto

List of winners supplied by The Public News hub

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