Big Nuz wins big at Samas

2010-04-17 15:27

Durban group Big Nuz were big winners at this year’s South African Music Awards after winning the best kwaito and album of the year awards.

And, as has become a habit in recent years, DJ Cleo received the MTN best selling mobile music download award for the hit Hands Up!

Lira and Black Coffee respectively won the coveted female artist of the year and male artist of the year awards.

Here is the full list of winners:

Male artist of the year: Black Coffee – Home Brewed

Female artist of the year: Lira – Live in Concert: A Celebration

Duo/group of the year: Jaziel Brothers – The Journey

Newcomer of the year: Tshepo Mngoma – People and Places

Album of the year: Big Nuz – Undisputed

Best music video of the year: The Parlotones – Push Me To The Floor

Best maskandi album: Umgqumeni – I SMS

Best rock album (English): The Parlotones – Stardust Galaxies

Best pop album (English): Axene – 16

Best pop album (Afrikaans): Bobby van Jaarsveld – Net Vir Jou

Best pop album (African): Ntando – Inqubeko

Best urban pop album: Jozi – Wild Life

Best sokkie dans album: Die Campbells – Mamma Maria

Best urban dance album: Black Coffee – Home Brewed

Best rap album: Teargas – Dark or Blue

Best kwaito album: Big Nuz – Undisputed

Best contemporary jazz album: Adam Glasser – Free at First

Best African traditional gospel album: Sechaba – Mangihamba Mawe

MTN best selling mobile music download: Hands Up – DJ Cleo

Best selling album: Afrikaner Hart – Bok van Blerk

Lifetime achievement: Carike Keuzenkamp & Jabu Khanyile

International achievement: Soweto Gospel Choir

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