Sama 2019: Photos from inside and backstage

Sjava (Photo: Gallo)
Sjava (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town - We take a look at all the best moments from inside the South African Music Awards, hosted at Sun City on Saturday.

It was all glitz and glam at the country's most prestigious music award show, honouring the best in the local entertainment industry.

Celebrities in attendance included Kelly Khumalo, Chad da Don, LootLove, Reason, Sho Madjozi and Lady Zamar. 

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The Samas delivered on their promise of a night of nostalgia, with hosts Melanie Bala and Bob Mabena, who hosted the TV show Studio Mix in the 1990s, recreating their onstage magic. 

DJ Black Coffee, who led the pack with an impressive five nominations walked away with Male Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration, while Sjava won Album of the Year and Best Afro Pop Album. 

Sho Madjozi, who made her debut at the 2019 awards, bagged Newcomer of the Year as well as Female Artist of the Year.

HHP, who died in October 2018, was honoured with a lifetime achievement award, alongside  TKzee and Mango Groove. 

The night also saw performances by Kelly Khumalo, Sho Madjozi, DJ Sumbody, Dladla Mshunqisi, DJ Tira, Distruction Boyz, Sun-El Musician and Mobi Dixon.. 

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Sjava

Sho Madjozi

(Photos: Gallo)