Metro FM Music Awards launch

By Drum Digital
11 November 2015

The 15th Metro FM Music Awards will be bigger and better.

By Khosi Biyela According to SABC PCS radio general manger Leuba Ramakgolo, there’ll be prize money for the winners, too. He further revealed that the actual amount will be a whopping R100 000 for each award.

“We’ve witnessed the growth with the nature and the stature of the awards. The quality of the music is growing every year,” he said. To launch the 15th annual awards show, a party was held in at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel in Durban. To add to the makeover of the event, a new category will be introduced to celebrate African music. Metro FM station manager Sibongile Mtyali said that while they have not yet decided on the name of the new category, it is open to all African artists across the continent.  

The main event –sponsored by Audi, BP, Amstel, SAA Express, the KwaZulu-Natal Government and eThekwini Municipality – will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre in Durban on 27 February 2016.

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