SA Amapiano Awards 2023: Full list of nominees

SA Amapiano Awards 2023: Full list of nominees

SA Amapiano Awards 2023: Full list of nominees

The second edition of the South African Amapiano Awards, which started in 2021, will take place in 2023.

The event will be held at Sun Arena on April 2, 2023, with the theme “Amapiano to the World.”

“The South African Amapiano Awards are one of South Africa’s most anticipated music awards that aim to highlight the hottest Amapiano musicians in South Africa,” says DJ Qness, CEO of the South African Amapiano Awards.

We will keep pushing the boundaries while highlighting the influence African music and culture are having on the rest of the globe as part of our aim to bring “Amapiano to the world.”

A relationship with the awards was established by the shoe company Bathu.

See the whole list below:

Best Amapiano street dancer

Chad Jones & Family
Soweto’s Finest
Hope Ramafalo & Hlogi Mash (House Of H&H)
Kananelo & Tlhogi
Thee Buhle

Best Amapiano Online DJ / Performance Platform

Balcony Mix – Major League DJz
Black Music – Mr Jazziq
Groove Cartel – Groove Cartel
Mordecai – DJ Mordecai
Pianocast – Stanky DeeJay

Best Amapiano Artist Manager

Coby for DBN Gogo
Dada Archie for Amaroto
Kreative Korner for Uncle Waffles
Thuli for Blaqboy Music & Piano Hub
Tshiamo for Musa Keys

Best Amapiano Festive Hit

“Ba Straata” by DJ Maphorisa & Visca feat. Stompiiey, ShaunMusiq, Ftears, Madumane & 2woshort 3
“Tobetsa” by Myztro, ShaunMusiq & Ftears
“Zotata” by Pcee, Justin99 & EeQue ft. Mr Jazziq
“Nkantini” by Mac G & Sir Trill feat. Bailey & EmjayKeyz
“Stimela” by 2 Point 1 ft. Ntate Stunna & Nthabi Sings

Best Amapiano Breakthrough Act

Q-Mark & Tipzee}
Toss, Mdoovar & 9umba
Khanyisa Jaceni

Best Amapiano Dance Act

Bontle Smith
Kamo Mphela
Lady Du
Pabi Cooper
Robot Boii

Friends Of Amapiano

Ami Faku
Cassper Nyovest
Dladla Mshunqisi
Mac Gee
Vetkuk & Mahoota

Best Amapiano Private School Act

Gaba Cannal
DJ Jaivaine
Kelvin Momo
DJ Stokie

Best Amapiano Music Video

“Tanzania” by Uncle Waffles & Tony Duardo feat. Sino Msolo & BoiBizza
“Big Flexa” by Costa Tich feat. C’Buda M, Alfa Kat, Banaba Des, Sdida & Man T
“Izolo” by DJ Maphorisa & Tyler ICU, Tyler ICU, Visca
“Selema” Musa Keys & Loui
“Umlando” by Toss, Mdoovar & 9umba feat. Sir Trill, Sino Msolo, Lady Du, Young Stunna & Slade

Best Amapiano Styled Artist

Kamo Mphela
Major League DJz
Musa Keys
Uncle Waffles

Best Amapiano Collaboration

“Asibe Happy” by Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa ft. Ami Faku
“Iy’ntsimbi Zase Envy” by Amaroto ft. Busta 929, Beast, & Dladla Mshunqisi
“Khusela” by Kabza De Small ft. Msaki
“Ngixolele” by Busta 929 ft. Boohle
“Siyathandana” by Cassper Nyovest ft. Boohle & Abidoza

Best Amapiano Album / EP

“Agape” by Gaba Cannal
“Ivy League” by Kelvin Momo
“King Of Amapiano 2” by Kabza De Small
“Notumato” by Young Stunna
“Authi ‘eSharp” Mas Musiq

Most Viral Amapiano Song Of the Year

“Ameno Amapiano Remix (You Wanna Bamba)” by Goya Menor & Nektunez
“Hamba Wena” by Deep London & Boohle
“Nkao Tempela” by Ch’cco and Mellow & Sleazy
“Salary Salary” by Robot Boii, Mellow & Sleazy & Soul Revolver feat. Shaun MusiQ & Teearse
“Umlando” by Toss, Mdoovar & 9umba feat. Sir Trill, Sino Msolo, Lady Du, Young Stunna & Slade

Best Amapiano Newcomer

Felo Le Tee
Pabi Cooper
Uncle Waffles
Young Stunna

Best Amapiano Produced Song

“66” by Felo Le Tee & Myztro
“Ivy league” by Kelvin Momo ft. Ch’cco, Yumbs, TaSkipper & Tlholo
“Izolo” by DJ Maphorisa & Tyler ICU feat. Madumane, Mpura, Daliwonga & Visca 4
“Healer Nhliziyo” by Gaba Cannal & George Lesley ft. Russell Zuma
“Khusela” by Kabza De Small ft. Msaki