It's going to be a tough battle to win Record of the Year at the Samas 2019 and here's why

Johannesburg - It’s a four-way tussle for the Sama 2019 Record of the Year category.

The nominees were revealed on Friday night on SABC1's music show, Live Amp. Prince Kaybee, Shekhinah, Sun-El Musician and Mlindo the Vocalist lead the pack with two nods each in the list of top 20 finalists.

The Sama 2019 award show will be staged on 31 May and 1 June at Sun City resort in North West province.

Prince Kaybee has his hits Banomoya featuring Busiswa and TNS; and Club Controller featuring LaSoulMates to thank for his double nomination.

Shekhinah’s Please Mr and Different featuring Mariechen also secured her a double whammy.

Sun-El Musician’s Sonini featuring Simmy and Lelo Kamau; and Bamthathile featuring Mlindo the Vocalist earned him the twin nods.

In his own right, Mlindo the Vocalist bagged two nods for his hits Macala featuring Kwesta, Thabsie and Sfeeso as well as for AmaBlesser featuring DJ Maphorisa.

Already sitting pretty with the most Sama 2019 nominations at five, is DJ Black Coffee. 

Lady Zamar cracked the list with Collide as did Kwesta with Vur Vai. AKA’s Fela in Versace featuring Kiddominant is also in competition. Zonke vies for the top prize with her upbeat Tonight.Vusi Nova’s Asphelelanga featuring Jessica Mbangeni is up for top honours.


To vote for your favourite nominee for ROTY go to The Muze website or download the My Muze app from the Google Play store. 

Alternatively, SMS the number of your favourite artist to 45887 or dial *120*45887# at a cost of R1.50.

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