NOMINEES For 16th Metro FM Music Awards – 2017

January 19, 2017, published by Martin Kgole | 283

On Tuesday Metro FM announced the nominees for their 16th Metro FM Music Awards at Bryanston. Ambitious Entertainment artists are leading the nominations with Amanda Black nominated in 5 categories including Song of the Year. 

The awards ceremony will take place in Durban ICC on 25 February 2017. Each award winner will walk away with R100K cash prize.

Full list of categories and nominees below:

SONG OF THE YEAR
Babes Wodumo — Wololo
Musa ft Robbie Malinga — Mthande
Kwesta — Ngudu
Amanda Black — Amazulu
Dr Malinga — Akulaleki
Durban’s Finest ft Professor- Unsindo
King Monada — Ska Bhora Moreki
Lebo Sekhobela — Lion of Juda
Black Motion — Imali

BEST COLLABO
Ms Pru — Ameni
Bucie — Rejpice
DJ Speesta — Mayo
Kwesta — Mayibabo

BEST FEMALE ALBUM
Amanda Black
Babes Wodumo
Kelly Khumalo
Lebo Sekgobela
Brenda Mntambo

BEST COMPILATION
DJ Tokzen
DJ Qness
DJ Fresh

BEST DANCE ALBUM
Babes Wodumo
Dr Malinga
Mobi Dixon
Mpumi
DJ Merlon

BEST GROUP 
Jeziel Brothers
The Soil
Soul Kulture
Durbans Finest
Encore

BEST KWAITO ALBUM
Mshoza — Abantu Bam
L’vovo — Amatin tin
Vetkoek and Mahoota — Sohamba ngo7
Sosha — Good Times

BEST HIT SINGLE
Citi Lyts — Vura
Riky Rick — Sidlukotini
AKA — One Time
Ms Pru -Ameni
DJ Speedsta — Mayo

BEST HIP HOP ALBUM
Kwesta
A Reece
Anatii
Nasty C
DJ Slique

BEST AFRICAN POP ALBUM
Musa
Amanda Black
Vusi Nova
Soul Kulture
Sjava

BEST MALE ALBUM
Nasty C
Kwesta
Sjava
Mobi Dixon
A Reece

BEST URBAN GOSPEL
Dr Tumi — Love & Grace
Lebo Sekgobela — Restored
Joyous Celebration. Joyous 20
We will Worship — Mmuso
Khaya Mthethwa- The Dawn

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
Duboiz — Dope Dream
Benchmarq- All on Me
Khuli Chana — One Source
Mafikizolo- Kucheza
Anatii — Jump

BEST NEW ARTIST
Babes Wodumo
Nasty C
Amanda Black
Sjava
Soul Kulture

BEST URBAN JAZZ ALBUM
Jimmy Dludla
Hugh Masekela
Brenda Mntambo
Thandiswa
Henry Philemon

BEST R&B SINGLE
Amanda Black
Charlie Mindgames
Zonke
Floda
Joocy

BEST REMIX
DJ Ganyani — Talk to me
Thee Lagacy — Wena Wedwa
Bob“Ezy — Close To You
Prince Kaybee — Don’t Give Up
Thee Lagacy — Sthandwa Sami

ONE AFRICA AWARD
Tekno – Pana
Vee Mampeezy – I Do
Kommanda Obbs – Ke Tauwa
Patoranking – Kissing
Tiwa Savage – If I start to Talk