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21st South African Music Awards

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Hosted by  HHP
Official website
Date  April 2015
Host  Hip Hop Pantsula
Most awards  Beatenberg (7)
Network  SABC 1
Other ceremonies  2014, 2016
Country  South Africa
21st South African Music Awards
Venue  Sun City Resort, Bojanala, North West
Most nominations  Cassper Nyovest (5) Beatenberg (5)

The 21st Annual South African Music Awards were announced during a gala event at Sun City's Super Bowl arena in the North West province on Sunday night, 19 April 2015. It was branded as #SAMAXXI, where XXI represents the Roman numerals for 21.


Winners and nominees

Cassper Nyovest had five nominations for SAMA awards but only walked away with Newcomer of the Year. K.O. beat him to the Best Rap Album of the Year and AKA took Male Artist of the Year. Beatenberg secured 3 SAMAs out of 5 nominations. The group went to win four Special Awards during the pre-show for their collaboration with DJ Clock.

Special Awards

International Achievement Award
  • Wouter Kellerman – The world-renowned flautist received the award for his Grammy-winning album, Winds of Samsara.
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • M'du Masilela
  • Mandla Mofokeng
  • Zim Ngqawana
  • SAMPRA Award (Highest Airplay of the Year)
  • "Pluto" – DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg
  • Mobile Music Awards

    Best Selling Album
  • Die Regte Tyd – Riana Nel
  • Best Selling DVD
  • Vol. 18 One Purpose – Joyous SA
  • Best Selling Mobile Music Download
  • "Pluto" – DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg
  • Best Selling Ring-Back Tone
  • "Pluto" – DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg
  • Best Selling Full-Track Download
  • "Pluto" – DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg
  • References

    21st South African Music Awards Wikipedia

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