SAMA26 Winners List: Davido, K.O, Nandi Madida Shine

The South African Music Awards 2020 or 26 held last night without the pomp and pageantry associated with event. However, that boiled down to the dreaded coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic having affected every facet of human life.

Yet, 26 would not pass the chance to reward deserving musical acts who did go above and beyond in the past campaign; delivering nothing but outstanding and quality content to their fans as well as the contribution to the South African music industry.

Hosted by Dineo Langa as well as comedian and media personality Donovan Goliath, 26 was a digital and virtual affair which saw the likes of Nigerian superstar, earning the gong for “Rest of Africa Award” with the project “A Good Time,” SA titan and scored the “Best Collaboration” award for the monster hit record, “Say U Will,” while traditional music also got centre stage.

SAMA26 Full Winners List:

Best Maskandi Album:

Upopayi by Thokozani Langa

Best Traditional Music Album:

Ungabanaki by Qadasi & Maqhinga

Best Collaboration:

Say U Will by featuring

Best Traditional Faith Music Album:

Calvary by Dumi Mkokstad

Newcomer of the Year:

Ndabo Zulu & Umgidi Ensemble for Queen Nandi: The African Symphony

Best African Indigenous Faith Album:

Lona Ba Ratang Ho Phela by Amadodana Ase Wesile

Best Jazz Album:

Queen Nandi: The African Symphony by Ndabo Zulu & Umgidi Ensemble

Bestse Kontemporêre Musiek Album:

Sterker by Riana Nel

Rest of Africa Award:

A Good Time by (Nigeria)

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