Black coffee nubs most of the nominations at SAMA25

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Black Coffee walks away with an impressive five nominations at the SAMA25 nominee announcement.

He also scored a double nomination in the Collaboration of the Year award, first for Drive featuring David Guetta and Delilah Montagu and second for Wish You Were Here featuring Asanda Lusaseni-Mvana.

The internationally acclaimed DJ’s album Music is King secured him spots in Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Best Dance Album.

Hot on the heels of Black Coffee was BET award winner Sjava’s Umqhele that earned him an impressively four nominations in Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Best Afro Pop Album and Best Engineer.

Also standing at four nominations is Sho Madjozi in Female Artist of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Best Kwaito/ Gqom/ Amapiano Album for Limpopo Champions League and Music Video of the Year for Huku.

Check out the full nominees list below.

SAMA 25 Nominees list
Male Artist of the Year
ArtistName of Album
AnatiiIYEZA
Black CoffeeMusic is King
NakhaneYou will not die
SjavaUmqhele
Thokozani LangaIyabuza Induna
Female Artist of the Year
ArtistName of Album
BusiswaSummer Life
Kelly KhumaloUnleashed
Lebo SekgobelaUmusa
Sho MadjoziLimpopo Champions League
ZonkeL.O.V.E
Duo/Group of the Year
ArtistName of Album
Tshwane Gospel ChoirThe Next Revival
Spirit of PraiseSpirit of Praise Vol.7
OfelebaHi & Low
EncoreSegarona
Black MotionMoya Wa Taola
Album of the Year
ArtistName of Album
Black CoffeeMusic is King
Black MotionMoya Wa Taola
SjavaUmqhele
Vusi NovaManyan-nyan
ZonkeL.O.V.E
Newcomer of the Year
ArtistName of Album
Mlindo The VocalistEmakhaya
PaxtonThis is me
Sho MadjoziLimpopo Champions League
SimmyTugela Fairy
Sun-El MusicianAfrica To The World
Best Jazz Album
ArtistName of Album
Sibusiso Mash MashiloaneCloser to Home
Thandi NtuliExiled
Bokani Dyer TrioNeo Native
Tune Recreation CommitteeAfrika Grooves with the Tune Recreation Committee
Mandisi DyantyisSomandla
Best Pop Album
ArtistName of Album
Jarrad RickettsBreak the Rules
PaxtonThis is me
MajoziMajozi
TresorNostalgia
Tholwana2.0.1.5