Sama now entries open

2016-11-22 06:00

THE annual South African Music Awards (Sama) journey has officially started with entries opening from Tuesday 1 November until 31 January, 2017.
The awards are classified as the premier annual music awards event in South Africa honouring and recognising accomplishments in the South African recording industry.

Produced and hosted under the auspices of The Recording Industry of South Africa, the awards showcase the country's finest musical talent and awards the previous year's star performers at a gala event that is broadcast live on TV.

The 23rd edition of the Samas takes place in 2017. Three more popular categories have been added for Sama23 - Best African Indigenous Gospel album (Clap and Tap and Zion Music), Best Africa Artist album and Best Afro-Pop album.

Sama entries are open to artists who have released an album between the 1 December, 2015 and 31 January, 2017.

The album must be commercially available in order to qualify for entry.

We encourage all recording artists and recording labels whose artists qualify, to submit their entries during this period.

For more information on how to enter, visit or or call 011 886 1342. - Supplied.

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