2016 Metro FM Music Awards nominees announced

2016 Metro FM Music Awards nominees announced

The year 2015 was an amazing year for the music industry in South Africa, with new artists like Emtee and FiFI Cooper breaking into the scene, while the older veterans staged thought provoking comebacks all the same. The much anticipated 15th Metro Music Awards nominations released in Fourways last night, produced quite a few talking points, reflective of this extraordinary year.

Afro Pop and R&B sensation Nathi Mankayi received nominations in five categories for Best African Pop Album for Buyelekhaya, Best RnB Single, New Artist, Male Album and Song of the Year for Nomvula .

Similarly Metro FM radio host duo, Sphectacula and DJ Naves received nominations in five categories for Best Group/Duo Album for KOTW, Collaboration for KOTW, New Artist, Music Video and Song of the Year for their Kings Of The Weekend Anthem featuring Professor.

The New kid on the block Emtee pipped his female rocky counterpart Fifi Cooper who received two no nominations, when he scooped nominations in four categories, for Best Remix, Music Video, Hip Hop Album and New Artist.

AKA managed to get his name on the nomination list for the sixth years in a row when he was nominated for Best Collaboration, Hit single and Remix with Baddest; sup-parsed his beefing nemesis  Cassper Nyovest who only managed two nominations with Best Male and Hip Hop Album with Rifiloe.

But the cherrie on top would have been the Price KB who, for the first time in the history of these awards, managed to get two songs nominated on for Song of the Year with Wajellwa and Better Days.

The voting started this morning and will end on February, 14. The winners from each category will be awarded with R100 000.

The music event will be held on the February 27, 2016 at the iNkosi Albert Luthuli ICC, Durban and will have a live broadcast on SABC1.

Herewith the full list:

Nominees for the Metro FM music awards:

Best African Pop Album
Nathi Makhanyi – Bhuyele’khaya
Zahara – Country Girl
Zonke – Work of Heart
Maleh – You Make My Heart Go
Kabomo – Sekusile

Best Compilation album
Various Artists –  It’s Not A party Without Us
999 music – Summer Ya Di Summer
DJ Fresh – Fresh House Vol 8
DJ Kanunu – Soul Meditation 2

Best Dance Album
Black Coffee – Pieces of Me
DJ Sphectecula & DJ Naves – Kings of the Weekend
Heavy K – Respect the Drumboss
Mobi Dixon – Tribal Soul (Special Edition)
Prince Kaybee – Better Days

Best Duo/Group
DJ Sphectecula & DJ Naves
MiCasa – Home Sweet Home
Juniour Taurus & Lady Zamar
Deep Xcape
DBN Nyts

Best Female
Zahara
Zonke
FiFi Cooper
Maleh
Thiwe

Best Male
Riky Rick
Cassper Nyovest
Black Coffee
Prince Kaybee

Best Kwaito Album
Kabelo – Immortal Vol 3.
DJ Bongz – Game Changer
Big Nuz – For The Fans
DBN Nyts – Believe

Best Hip Hop Album
Riky Rick – Family Values
Zakwe – Impande
Cassper Nyovest -Refiloe
EmTee – EmTee
FiFi Copper – 20FiFi

Best Newcomer
Riky Rick
EmTee
FiFi Copper
Prince KayBee

Best Collaboration
AKA featuring Burna Boi, Khuli Chana and Yanga -Baddest
DJ Sphectacula & DJ Naves featuring Professor – King Of The Weekend Anthem (KOTWA)
Heavy K featuring Professor and Mpumi – Moya
Major Leaguez DJ featuring Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick, MalumKoolKat – Slyza Tsotsi
DJ Slique featuring JR. -iLife

Hit Single
AKA feat. Burna Boi, Khuli Chana and Yanga – Baddest
L-Tido – Dlala Ka Yona
Kwesta – Nomayini
WTF – Nomusa
Shekinah & Kyle Deutch – Take it to the Beach

Best R&B Single
Zonke – Reach It
Nathi – Nomvula
Maleh – Feels So Good
CiCi – Runaway
Vincent Bones – My Lady

Best Urban Gospel Album
Ntokozo Mbambo
Andile Ka Majola
Malusj Mbomazi
Ayanda Ntazi
Worship House

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