Nominees

SATMA Awards 2024 Nominees

To vote for your favourite Nominee SMS (CodeSATMA19 ) to 4**9*, SMS costs R1.50 (Free SMS’s do not apply). For example 01SATMA18 to 4**9* , (No space when writing code)

Best Afro Soul Song
CodeArtistSongAlbum
01SATMA18VhudieTshinakahoTshinakaho
02SATMA18OlefiedUzuyophelaUzuyophela Ft Donald
03SATMA18Misskay ChardnahVatswariVatswari
04SATMA18Sbu MbangeniAkukho LulaAkukho Lula
05SATMA18NATHIUSIBA LWE GAZIANGEKE
06 SATMA18EVES MANXEBAukukhanyaukukhanya
Best African Jazz Artist & Group





CodeArtistSongAlbum
07SATMA18DrumPIPOBiakoyeBiakoye
09SATMA18Sandile MasilelaMbazo JazzSimasouljah
12SATMA18KataliaRe ThopilweMeno Mashweu
13SATMA18Vusi MkhizeAmathongoNgasha uthando

 

Best Reggae Artist & Group





CodeArtistSongAlbum
14SATMA18Phumi MadunaAwuza YiniAwuza Yini
15SATMA18Blakka YutUnleashedThuli
16SATMA18EnockJah LoveMama Africa
17SATMA18RASTAMAN NKHUSHULE GE O TUMILELE GE O TUMILE
19SATMA18ChomzaMa Oyi 0oyiMa Oyi 0oyi

 

Best Praise Singer





CodeArtistSongAlbum
20SATMA18Lizo NdobeZanozuko!!!Zanozuko!!!
21SATMA18Ndebele AlphaGadanga NdimandeGadanga Ndimande
22SATMA18MULALO THE POETShango Lo Dzhenwa NganiMahaya Ashu
23SATMA18Inqanawe Yangempelaizibongo za mawenganiizibongo za mawengani

 

Best Indigenous Poet





CodeArtistSongAlbum
24SATMA18Mnguni PrudencePrudence AlbumNgilibalele mma
25SATMA18Kwazi NseleKwazi Nsele Dear NomathembaIsimo Sasekhaya Ft Gatsheni.
26SATMA18SphaDaPoet EgcotjiweEgcotjiweUmndeni Uyajika
27SATMA18Mosebjadi MonamaGa Gesho AfrikaGa Gesho Afrika

 

Best Upcoming Artist & Group





CodeArtistSongAlbum
29SATMA18Sandile MasilelaMbazo JazzMsanti Jive
30SATMA18Mamakie MotlogelwaKabeloKabelo
31SATMA18Xileyi na MakulisTi nhlanganile ti hosiHi zondha hi valala
32SATMA18Thalaboliba ea MoteteNka emomaNka emoma
33SATMA18Flame SpitterStatusPromises
34SATMA18UsgwiliSawbona Sitha SamSawbona Sitha Sam
35SATMA18DlulabedlalaNditshintshikhayaNditshintshikhaya
36SATMA18BlessaNdi murumiwaNdi murumiwa
37SATMA18MjabulisiNINGAPHIKI NAMIBo Girl
39SATMA18AMAHLEITHEMBALAMIITHEMBALAMI
40SATMA18DaMabusaIziphoUmama Owangizalayo

 

Best Mbaqanga Artist & Group





CodeArtistSongAlbum
41SATMA18Ngomane BrothersIsikhweleIsikhwele
42SATMA18ImpumeleloKhumbule'khayaKhumbule'khaya
43SATMA18OzakwaboKhubalo labezithaKhubalo labezitha
44SATMA18MgonothiNgiyakwesabaNgiyakwesaba

 

Best Traditional Acapella Artist/Group





CodeArtistSongAlbum
45SATMA18Bergville Green LoversKhuluma UngazibulaliKhuluma Ungazibulali
46SATMA18Royal MessengersKwa-Nongoma KungenhlauMndeni Wami
47SATMA18Stellenbosch United BrothersThuma MinaUmunt' Unjani

 

Best Traditional Music Community Radio Presenter





CodeArtistSongAlbum
49SATMA18DJ MA-OSHTAMBO FMTAMBO FM
50SATMA18DJ Gabi GabiG-LIVE FMUmrhabulo
51SATMA18DJ MASINDI7441 fmISINGQI SABAANTU
52SATMA18Patricia LeputuRadio turf 103.8fmSegagesho
53SATMA18Gwajo ZunguZululand fmIvumewethu
54SATMA18SutataLekoa Fm(Mmino le Botjhaba
55SATMA18Mr Mshosho SibiyaiNanda FMEzivusa Usinga
56SATMA18Silulami Dumza DumezweniNkqubeko FmEzakwaNtu
57SATMA18Sithembiso MthethwaAlex FmKuqakaza Ezethu
59SATMA18Phumzile MlangeniKasie fmEzakwaNtu
60SATMA18Ngilozi Myeni MdolombaNongoma fmIzigi Zomdabu
61SATMA18Sgwil'esbhazayo SibiyaMaputaland fmEzondabu

 

Best Traditional Outfit





CodeCompany NameProvince
69SATMA18David MaimelaLimpopo
71SATMA18Margaret BabediMaggymargs Designs
73SATMA18Aphelele ChoncoDurban KZN

 

Best Traditional Social Media Influencer





CodeSocial Media Influencer
74SATMA18Londiwe Sishi (ibhinca_elimhlophe)
75SATMA18Philile Lethokuhle (ADD SOCAL NUMBERS)
76SATMA18King Nuba
77SATMA18Nelisiwe Faith Sibiya
79SATMA18Tinyiko 'Miss Hilary' Khoza

 

Best Department of Art & Culture





CodeDepartment of Art & CultureMEC
62SATMA18Free StateFree State Department: Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation
63SATMA18Northern CapeNorthern Cape Department: Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC)
64SATMA18Eastern CapeEastern Cape Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (ECSRAC)

 

Best Department of Cultural Affairs Chief





CodeChief DirectorsProvince
65SATMA18Mr. Mqondisi MatikwaneMpumalanga
66SATMA18Mr. Prince HamncaGauteng
67SATMA18Mr. Morgan MokwanaLimpopo

 

Best Traditional Collaboration





CodeCollaborating Artists/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
90SATMA18Inkabi ZezweUmbayimbayiUmbayimbayi
91SATMA18Ithwasa Lenkansela FT INDONIKawungondliKawungondli
92SATMA18Zuko SA ft Vusi NovaQhawe Lam / AndikalibaliAndikalibali
93SATMA18Katalia ft Tau SebataRe ThopilweRe Thopilwe
94SATMA18MC RECORDS KZN Ft Mduduzi Ncube & MusiholiqAMAQHAWE OMZABALAZOSHONAMALANGA

 

Best SePedi Artist Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
95SATMA18SEREMI CREWHOMOLELAHOMOLELA
96SATMA18Candy TsaMandebeleRato LakaRato Laka
97SATMA18LehumoSetimelaSetimela
Best Venda Artist Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
99SATMA18VhudieTshinakahoTshinakaho
100SATMA18BlessaNdi murumiwaNdi murumiwa
101SATMA18Vha Venda Cultural GroupZwahashuMagaraba
102SATMA18Elelwani Julia NemakhavhaniTshipure MarangaDandila
Best Xitsonga Artist & Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
103SATMA18Mr PostWu tatswa mukhavaXinyori
104SATMA18Prince RhanganiVhavhavhumuVhavhavhumu
105SATMA18Misskay ChardnahVatswariVatswari
106SATMA18DR. JOE SHIRIMANIJOE THIS JOE THATXA N'WA-MAGEZI
Best Ndebele Artist & Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
107SATMA18UNDZUNDZA NEENKHALI ZEBHOSAUmtlhago WemaplasiniUmtlhago Wemaplasini
109SATMA18Mas'lelaSizingwenyaSizingwenya
111SATMA18NGEZAKA DLAW'MBANASIYOBALEKELAPHISIYOBALEKELAPHI
112SATMA18Isumi LamadodaIs'lilo 2021Msana Kamani
Best IsiXhosa Artist & Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
113SATMA18Zuko SA ft Vusi NovaQhawe Lam / AndikalibaliAndikalibali
114SATMA18Balungile SheziUkuhlebaUkuhleba
115SATMA18Sbu MbangeniAkukho LulaAkukho Lula
116SATMA18NATHIUSIBA LWE GAZIANGEKE
Best SeTswana Artist & Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
117SATMA18Mamakie MotlogelwaN/AKabelo
119SATMA18Nomtiti 9Keledi e TshegadiSeileng Seile
120SATMA18Thebe Arts GroupA Reyeng BahurutsheA Reyeng Bahurutshe
121SATMA18BoitumeloKe nna BoitumeloAmme lotla nkamogela
122SATMA18MmaAusiKe Bone Molelo O TimileChiba Le Kgomo
Best SiSwati Artist & Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
123SATMA18Msa LomshiyoMuhleMuhle
124SATMA18King SisonkeINTONTOLOZIINTONTOLOZI
125SATMA18Lodanda NemalangeniPhumelebaleniPhumelebaleni
Best Indian Artist & Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
126SATMA18Omesh MohanpursadTera Naam… Hare KrishnaTera Naam… Hare Krishna
127SATMA18Yoji CeeAye More SaiyaanAye More Saiyaan
129SATMA18Imran AslamMaaMaa
Best Sesotho Artist/Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
130SATMA18ChokoSmileNthole Morwalo
131SATMA18Thota Kapa MabakaPhihlo Ea SephiriKe Epa Pitso
132SATMA18MorusuMojoloMojolo
133SATMA18Mantsali Julia HantsiEa Luma Thaba-MathokoanaKea moshwela
134SATMA18KHOLOKOEMATHATA A LEFATSHE BY KHOLOKOEMATHATA A LEFATSHE
Best Boeremusiek Artist/Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
135SATMA18Angelique GreffrathAan Die Maan Se KantAan Die Maan Se Kant
136SATMA18Donovan de BuysWaar Die Sabie VloeiWaar Die Sabie Vloei
137SATMA18VoetStampSakie Sakkie Voet StampSakie Sakkie Voet Stamp
139SATMA18Hennie de Bruyn & Dei KibakerelsKalahari SkoffeltydKalahari Skoffeltyd
Best Maskandi (T&D) Artist\Group
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
140SATMA18Inkos'yamagcokamaHome AloneHome Alone
141SATMA18iNdoniZimbili izitha zendodaINGOMA YAMI
142SATMA18Imfez‚emnyamaInyandaInyanda
143SATMA18Ithwasa Lenkansela ft IndoniKawungondliKawungondli
144SATMA18SaliwaZingishiyil'eziy'emhlangeniELAWINI LIKAMAGUMEDE
Most Voted Song Of The Year
CodeArtist/GroupSong TitleAlbum Title
145SATMA18Inkabi ZezweUmbayimbayiUmbayimbayi
146SATMA18BlessaNdi murumiwaNdi murumiwa
147SATMA18MenziNgeke UngiphatheNgeke Ungiphathe
148SATMA18NATHIUSIBA LWE GAZIANGEKE
149SATMA18DR. JOE SHIRIMANIJOE THIS JOE THATXA N'WA-MAGEZI
150SATMA18MmaAusiKe Bone Molelo O TimileChiba Le Kgomo
151SATMA18Yoji CeeAye More SaiyaanAye More Saiyaan
152SATMA18Donovan de BuysWaar Die Sabie VloeiWaar Die Sabie Vloei
Best Traditional Music SABC Radio Presenter Of The Year
Presenter Name Station Name Show Name
Willem Viljoen RSG Vastrap
Bheka Mchunu & Bingelela Mpanza Ukhozi FM Sigiya Ngengoma
Zakia Ahmed Siddiqi Lotus FM Local Vocal
Junior Letsoalo Thobela FM Tsa Bo rena dikosa, Tsa Borena ditso
Mafosi Chauke & Quinton Baloyi Munghana Lonene FM Timintsu ta Xitsonga
Humbulani Nengovhela Phalaphala FM Nambi ya dzinambi
Mr Riano Nduve/Joe Mpungo X-K FM In the past
Gudl’abatshakazi (Gudla) Umhlobo Wenene FM Lavutha iBhayi
Tebogo “TJH” Hotane Motsweding FM Tsa Etsho Tsa Setswana
Ntsoaki Motloung & Dikeledi Mageseni Lesedi FM Dikgeleke
Mawaza Kabini kwekwezi FM

SATMA Awards nomination process

The public nomination process is a transparent and inclusive process. The Nominations and Voting Process is as follows:

01.

Submit favourite musician

Public submits their favourite Traditional Musician to the SATMA AWARDS as from Midnight of the SATMA AWARDS Launch. The qualifying album should have been released from February to March of the year in question. Radio, TV and Print Media Announcements are made urging the Public to submit their favourite Traditional Musician through by filling of Forms accessible through our website

02.

Verification of Nominations

Verification of the received Nominations is done with the relevant structures like SABC PBS Radio Stations, Community Radio Stations, Icons and Legends of Traditional Music and Record Companies.

03.

SATMA Awards Committee selection

The SATMA AWARDS Committee selects three Finalists per category based on the verification results and the nominations received from the Public. This applies to all categories except for Best Traditional DJ PBS Radio Station, where there are more than 3 nominations.

04.

Official Nominee Announcement

SATMA AWARDS officially announce the Nominees per category. The public is urged to vote for their favourite Nominee through TV, Radio and Print Media by SMS. This process begins from Midnight on the day of the Announcing of the Nominees until midnight on day before the Awards Ceremony.

SATMA Awards voting rules

01.

Eligibility

Who Can Participate

The voting line is open to everyone except:

  • Directors, members, partners, employees, agents, and consultants of the SATMA AWARDS, SABC, DSAC, and/or the voting line promoters.
  • Their spouses, life partners, parents, children, brothers, sisters, business partners, or associates.

02.

Voting

Voting Period

  • The voting line is open from:
    • 1st March 2024 @ 00:00.
  • Votes/entries received after this date/time will not be considered.

03.

Casting Votes

Unlimited Voting

  • There are no limits to the votes – you can cast as many votes as you want.
  • Each SMS entry is charged at a premium rate of R1.50 per minute.
  • To vote, send an SMS to  4**9*.

Terms and Conditions

  • The SATMAs accepts no responsibility for:
    • Problems or technical malfunctions of any communication network.
    • Late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, or corrupted entries.
  • The SATMAs is not liable for any costs incurred, responses received, or any other consequences of user error.
  • The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered. The SATMAs will not be held responsible for any disputes arising from the voting line or prize awards.
  • Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them when entering.
  • The SATMAs reserves the right to cancel, modify, or amend the voting line at any time, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
  • No persons under the age of 12 years are eligible to enter, unless supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • If an entrant contravenes these rules, the entrant may, at the discretion of the SATMA Awards, be disqualified from the voting line.

Judging Criteria

The panel of judges is constituted by Musical Icons and Experts representing all ethnic backgrounds. Judges score counts for 60% of the total judging score and public votes count for 40% (sms). Counting process begins 5 days before closing date and is monitored by independent auditors. The final judging and auditing is done on the last day of public voting.

After judging has been completed the result are handed over to Auditors. The Rules of Entry are available on the Nomination Form that the public downloads from our website in order to nominate their favourite artists or groups.

The SATMA Awards strives to ensure that the Awards are credible, results are accurate and the deserving artists win.

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