The nominees for the Metro FM Music Awards have been announced - Start voting!

By Drum Digital
18 January 2017

The nominees for the Metro FM Music Awards have been announced at an event held in Bryanston on Tuesday

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The winners will be crowned at a gala event at the iNkosi Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on 25 February.

The 16th edition of the Metro FM awards theme is: “What’s Next Is All That Matters”.

Once again, the winners of the individual awards will bag an amount of R100 000.

Voting lines are now open and will be closed on 12 February. So if you want to see your favourite artist nab a title you think they deserve, you need pick your phone and vote.

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES:

African Pop Album

Musa

Amanda Black

Vusi Nova

Soul Kulture

Sjava

Best Collaboration

Ms Pru — Ameni

Bucie — Rejoice

DJ Speesta — Mayo

Kwesta — Mayibabo

Best Compilation Album

DJ Tokzen

DJ Qness

DJ Fresh

Best Dance Album

Babes Wodumo

Dr Malinga

Mobi Dixon

Mpumi

DJ Merlon

Best Female Album

Amanda Black

Babes Wodumo

Kelly Khumalo

Lebo Sekgobela

Brenda Mntambo

Best Group Album

Jeziel Brothers

The Soil

Soul Kulture

Durbans Finest

Encore

Best Hit Single

Citi Lyts — Vura

Riky Rick — Sidlukotini

AKA — One Time

Ms Pru -Ameni

DJ Speedsta — Mayo

Best Hip Hop

Kwesta

A Reece

Anatii

Nasty C

DJ Slique

Best Kwaito

Mshoza — Abantu Bam

L’vovo — Amatin tin

Vetkoek and Mahoota — Sohamba ngo7

Sosha — Good Times

Male Album

Nasty C

Kwesta

Sjava

Mobi Dixon

A Reece

Best Music Video

Duboiz — Dope Dream

Benchmarq- All on Me

Khuli Chana — One Source

Mafikizolo- Kucheza

Anatii — Jump

Best New Artist

Babes Wodumo

Nasty C

Amanda Black

Sjava

Soul Kulture

Best Urban Gospel Album

Dr Tumi — Love & Grace

Lebo Sekgobela — Restored

Joyous Celebration. Joyous 20

We will Worship — Mmuso

Khaya Mthethwa- The Dawn

Best Urban Jazz Album

Jimmy Dludla

Brenda Mntambo

Thandiswa

Hugh Masekela

Henry Philemon

Best R& B Single

Amanda Black

Floda

Charlie Mindgames

Zonke

Joocy

Best Remix

DJ Ganyani — Talk to me

Prince Kaybee — Don’t Give Up

Thee Lagacy — Wena Wedwa

Bob“Ezy — Close To You

Thee Lagacy — Sthandwa Sami

One Africa Award

Tekno

Vee Mampeezy

Tiwa Savage

Kommanda Obbs

Patoranking

Song of the Year

Babes Wodumo — Wololo

Musa ft Robbie Malinga — Mthande

Kwesta — Ngudu

Amanda Black — Amazulu

Dr Malinga — Akulaleki

Durban’s Finest ft Professor- Unsindo

King Monada — Ska Bhora Moreki

Lebo Sekhobela — Lion of Juda

Black Motion — Imali

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