The glitzy awards ceremony will take place at Sun City in Johannesburg in May

Local rapper Nasty C has bagged six nominations at this year’s SAMA awards.

Rapper Kwesta follows with five nominations and former Idols contestant, Amanda Black, is up for four.

Nasty C expressed his excitement on Twitter. “God comes through every-single-time (sic),” he wrote.

Check out some of the nominees below!

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Best Female Artist of the Year

Lebo Sekgobela – Restored
Babes Wodumo – Gqom Queen Vol. 1
Kelly Khumalo – My Truth
Amanda Black – Amazulu
Thandiswa – Belede

Best Male Artist of the Year

Dr Tumi – Heart of a King
Kwesta – Dakar II
Musa – Musa
Nasty C – Bad Hair Extentions
Nathi – Umbulelo Wam

Best Duo/Group of the Year

The Soil – The Soil
Jaziel Brothers – Jaziel Brothers
Soul Kulture – Ngeliny’ilanga
The Parlotones – Trinkets, Relics & Heirlooms
Black Motion – Ya Badimo

Best Newcomer of the Year

Soul Kulture – Ngeliny’ilanga
Babes Wodumo – Gqom Queen Vol. 1
Sketchy Bongo – Unmasked
Nasty C – Bad Hair Extentions
Amanda Black – Amazulu

Best Album of the Year

Kwesta – Dakar II
Black Motion – Ya Badimo
Amanda Black – Amazulu
Nasty C – Bad Hair Extentions
Thandiswa – Belede

Best Rap Album

A Reece – Paradise
Khuli Chana – One Source
Kwesta – Dakar II
Nasty C – Bad Hair Extentions
Stogie T – Stogie T

Best Pop Album

Matthew Mole – Run
Locnville – Taste The Weekend
GoodLuck – The Nature Within
Sketchy Bongo – Unmasked
TiMO ODV – Origins (Digital Edition)

Best Traditional Faith Music Album

Deborah Fraser – Uhambo
Sfiso Ncwane – Wethembekile Baba
Spirit Of Praise – Spirit Of Praise Vol.6
Teboho – Nkutlwele Bohloko
Zaza – Blowing The Horn of Chronicle

Best Music Video of the Year

Khuli Chana – One Source
Miss Pru – Ameni
Nasty C – Don’t do it
Nasty C – Good Girls
Reason ft AKA & Khuli Chana – Yipikayay

Remix of the Year

Distruction Boys – Wololo (Dbanj Remix)
DJ Mizz – Close to you (Mizz Afro Remix)
Evida – The Woods (Evida Remix)
Kyle Deutsch – Can’t Get Enough (Official Remix)
Vic – Wena Wedwa (MusicCraftMAN Mix)

Author: Team Talk