Metro FM music awards nominees

27 October 2010 - 20:19 By Staff Reporter

Metro FM has announced this year's nominees for the music awards.

The ceremony will take place on 27 November 2010 in Mpumalanga this year.

The last ceremony took place in 2008 in Pretoria.

This is the 10th year anniversary of the awards and the public gets to vote for their favourite artists by SMSing the exact category (e.g. Song of the Year, R&B Album, Group), followed by their nomination, to 34764. All SMSs are charged at R2.

The nominees are:

BEST AFRICAN POP

  • RINGO – JAIVA SBALI
  • MALIK – MTHULISE
  • MADUVHA – AFRICA
  • PHILA – MY FIRST LOVE
  • NOMFUSI – KWAZIBANI

BEST PRODUCED ALBUM

  • UJU – FREE
  • BLACK COFFEE – HOME BREWED
  • SIMPHIWE DANA – KULTURE NOIR
  • LIQUIDEEP – FABRICS OF THE HEART
  • DJ KENT – I CANT SURVIVE

BEST DANCE ALBUM

  • BLACK COFFEE – HOME BREWED
  • DJ FISHERMAN – FISH TANK
  • LIQUIDEEP – FABRICS OF THE HEAT
  • DJ CLEO – ESKHALENI 7
  • DJ KENT – I CANT SURVIVE

BEST FEMALE ARTIST

  • SIMPHIWE DANA – KULTURE NOIR
  • MADUVHA – AFRICA
  • NOMFUSI – KWAZIBANI
  • MARIA – OH LOVE I NEED YOU
  • PALE – SING ME A SONG

BEST URBAN GOSPEL

  • JOYOUS CELEBRATION – JOYOUS 14
  • REBECCA MALOPE – UZO HAMBA NAMI
  • WINNIE MASHABA – WOMAN
  • DEBORAH FRASER – AWUNASABELO
  • JABU HLONGWANE – VUMA MOYA WAMI

BEST GROUP ALBUM

  • LIQUIDEEP – FABRICS OF THE HEAT
  • FRESHLY GROUND – RADIO AFRICA
  • JOZI – WILD LIFE
  • DEEP LEVEL – DEEP LEVEL
  • GOLD FISH – GET BUSY LIVING

BEST HIP HOP ALBUM

  • JOZI – WILD LIFE
  • DEEP LEVEL – DEEP LEVEL
  • HIP HOP PANTSULA – DUMELA
  • TUMI – WHOLEWORDS
  • KHULI CHANA – THE MOTSWAKO ORIGINATOR

BEST CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM

  • SIMPHIWE DANA – KULTURE NOIR
  • XOLISA – AFRO BLUE
  • ASANDA BAM – FRAGILE
  • ERIK PALIANA – CHITUKUTUKU
  • JONATHAN BUTLER – SO STRONG

BEST KWAITO ALBUM

  • PROFESSOR – UNIVERSITY OF KALAWA
  • HOWZA – WORLD PREMIERE
  • ZOLA – IMPHEMPHO
  • L’VOVO – IRRESITABLE
  • MANDOZA – REAL DEAL

BEST MALE ALBUM

  • TUMI – WHOLE WORDS
  • ZAKES BANTWINI – LOVE, LIGHT & MUSIC
  • ZOLA – IMPHEMPO
  • DJ CLEO – ESKHALENI 7
  • HHP – DUMELA

BEST NEWCOMER

  • CULOE DE SONG – A GIANT LEAP
  • PALE – SING ME A SONG
  • PHILA – MY FIRST LOVE
  • DJ FISHERMAN – FISH TANK
  • DEEP LEVEL – DEEP LEVEL

BEST R & B

  • VERD – VERD
  • BRYCE ANDERSON – MUSIC IN MY LIFE
  • LEANNE – THE JOURNEY
  • CHAD SAAIMAN – THINKING ABOUT YOU
  • NATALIE R – LOVE IS

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • DJ FISHERMAN – HAPPY SONG
  • PROFESSOR – JEZEBEL
  • DJ CLEO – AIIY (SIYAGIDA)
  • CULEO DE SONG – WEBABA
  • BLACK COFFEE – SUPERMAN

BEST STYLED ARTIST/GROUP

  • PHILA
  • PHUMEZA
  • MANDOZA
  • JOZI
  • STOAN/SPEEDY

HIT SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • DJ CLOCK – DNB BEAT
  • BLACK COFFEE – JUJU
  • JR – MAKE THE CIRCLE BIGGER
  • DJ KENT – LETS FAIL IN LOVE AGAIN
  • MIZA – SUPERHERO

BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  • DJ KENT & RELO – LETS FALL IN LOVE AGAIN
  • DJ CLEO FEAT BABA MTHETHWA – SHAPA
  • VETKOEK & MAHOOTA/PROFESSOR – BAYETHE
  • DJ MZI/ DJ CLEO & TIRA – IYABENUZISA
  • STOAN/SPEEDY – SECOND SUNRISE

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

  • BLACK COFFEE – CRAZY
  • DEEP LEVEL – RUN THE CITY
  • STOAN/SPEEDY – NEVER BURN OUT
  • JOZI – DANCE LIKE
  • SKWATTA KAMP – HEY

BEST COMPILATION ALBUM

  • LULO CAFÉ – WHAT ABOUT SOUL
  • DJ CLAUDE – STEREO CANDI 4
  • DJ FRESH & EUPHONIK – F.Eu
  • VINNY DA VINCI – DEEP HOUSE SOUNDS VOL. 7
  • GANYANI – GANYANI HOUSE GROOVES
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