SA: Eminent Video Music Awards scheduled for the weekend

The event will be held in partnership with Soweto TV, NLC, Newtown City Lodge, Gino Premium Gin, Vaya Sneakers, Bogart Man and D-Force. This year, the awards will honor TV host and music professional Zanele Mbokazi, who is also the founder, host and producer of the Crown Gospel Awards.

“The EVMAs want to contribute to the growth and development of the South African music industry,” said EVMA Founder and Chairman Dumisani Sir Khanyile. “We want to recognize those who produce music videos and content that meet the highest standards, recognize their work, and promote professionalism in the music industry.”

This year’s edition features a star-studded list of up-and-coming talent and legends. Tickets for the awards ceremony can be purchased here.

Below is the full list of nominees:

Best Newcomer Video

  • ‘Uyangifaka’ – Themba Broly with DJ Tira and SkyWanda
  • ‘Qhawe Lami’ – Zuko SA

Best Afro-Pop Video

  • ‘Nguwe’ – Malungelo ft. Xowla and Mduduzi Ncube
  • “That’s Her” – Jaziel Brothers

Better video image

  • ‘Imali Iyagezana’ – Bello no Gallo, TDK Macasette, Que DJ
  • ‘Uthando’ – DJ Ngwazi and Master KG ft. Nokwazi, Lowsheen and Caltonic SA
  • ‘Wonder’ – Christall
  • ‘My Money’ – Soul Barbie

Best Traditional Gospel Video

  • ‘Okholwayo’ – Malenas
  • ‘Ngithi Sindiswa’ – Sandile Buthelezi
  • ‘Sithi Eneyah’ – Odwa Sikhosana
  • ‘O Molimo’ – Omega Khonou

Best Video Accapella

  • ‘Umhlatshelo’ – Abathandwa
  • ‘Look and Live’ – Jehovah Shalom

Best R&B Video

  • ‘Finally’ – Thabsie
  • ‘Musicine’ – Zoli Sway

Best Choreographic Video

  • ‘MaGear’ – Makhadzi
  • “Ghost” – Kamo Mphela
  • ‘Lwamanga’ – Vukani & Soul Barbie

Best Visual Video

  • ‘Imali iyagezana’ – Bello no Gallo, TDK Macasette and Que DJ
  • ‘Wangigila Khanyi’ – Mr. Music
  • ‘Sikilidi’ – DJ Tira with General C’mamane, Dladla Mshunqisi, Sizwe Mdlalose, MsMamellow and Miss Vee
  • ‘Finally’ – Thabsie

Best Edited Video

  • ‘Izolo’ – Zahara
  • ‘Mtasekhaya’ – Tamarsha
  • ‘Shiki Shiki’ – Hloni
  • ‘Ngiyabusa’ – Thando L Ngcobo ft. Sebe Nzuza
  • ‘Able God’ – Godwin Omighale

Best Afro House Video

  • “I Believe” – ​​Zanda Zakuza ft. Mr Brown
  • ‘Higher’ – Sun El Musician ft. Simmy
  • ‘Ngyakucela Mama’ – Rhyma
  • ‘Ngiyavuma’ – Prince Benza with Master KG and Miss Twaggy
  • ‘When Home Was Home’ – Mobi Dixon ft. Marienchan & Jnr SA
  • ‘Uvalo’ – Rethabile Khumalo ft. Mr Lenzo

Best Group Video

  • Jaziel Brothers
  • jamali
  • Worst behavior

Best Art-Directed Video

  • ‘Happy’ – DJ Yessonia ft. Hassan Mangete & Sabelo
  • ‘Higher’ – Sun El Musician ft. Simmy
  • ‘Ye’ – Nayz x iLethu
  • ‘Testimonial’ – Charnte Coeur
  • ‘Okholwayo’ – Malenas

Best Video Amapiano

  • DJ KBOZ ft. Azmo nawe – ‘Frasher’
  • Wanitwa mos, Master KG Lowsheen ft. Nkosazana Daughter – ‘Sofa Silahlane’
  • Daliwonga ft. Mellow, Sleazy & MJ– ‘Abo Mvelo’
  • Hloni ft. K-Zaka & Retha RSA – ‘Shiki Shiki’

Best Music Video Production Company

  • slowman movies
  • Y-Express TV
  • Ambitious records

Best Female Video

  • Lwah Ndlinkulu ft. Siya Ntuli – ‘Ithuba’
  • Makhadzi ft. Mr. Brown – ‘MaGear’
  • Odwa Skhosana – ‘Sithi Eyanah’
  • DJ Yessonia ft. Hassan Mangete & Sabelo – ‘Happy’

Best Male Video

  • KBOZ ft. Azmo Nawe – ‘Fresha’
  • Mduduzi Ncube – ‘Istimela’
  • Xowla – ‘Buyisa’
  • Donald ft. Dr Moruti & Dee Cee – ‘I’m in Love’

Best Collaborative Video

  • Bello no Gallo – ‘Imali Iyangezana’
  • Z’yam Quksa ft. Imfezi Emnyama – ‘Unembeza’
  • Shasha & Kamo mphela ft Felo the tee – ‘Ipiano’
  • Q Twins ft. Xowla, Mduduzi Ncube and Big zulu – ‘Alusafani’

Best Hip Hop Video

  • Lady Twist ft. Leko – ‘Yim Lo’
  • Twisted Kid – ‘Jeans W Racks’
  • Big Zulu ft. Mduduzi Ncube – ‘Inhlupheko’
  • KO – ‘Reading’

Best Stylish Fashion Video

  • Tamarsha – ‘Mtasekhaya’
  • Cece ft Mafikizolo – ‘Hamba Naye’
  • Zanda Zakuza – ‘Africa’

Best Directed Video

  • N-The Queen – ‘Ndozozibonela’
  • Cece ft mafikizolo – ‘Hamba Naye’
  • Malenas – ‘Okholwayo’
  • Nayz x iLethu – ‘Ye’

Best Male Singer Video

  • Mr. Music – ‘Wangigila Khanyi’
  • Donald ft Dr Moruti & Dee Cee – ‘I’m in Love’
  • Mduduzi ncube ft Zakwe & Zamo Cofi – ‘Langa Linye’
  • Zuko SA – ‘Qhawe Lam’

Best Female Singer Video

  • Lwah Ndlunkulu – ‘Ithuba’
  • Mmatema – ‘Yahweh’
  • Charnte Coeur – ‘Testimony’

Best Clap & Tap Video

  • True Faith Gospel Choir – ‘Jeso Kena’
  • Balatedi ba Morena – Kae le Kae’

Best Visual Effects Video

  • Sdala B & Paige – ‘Khanyisa’
  • Pearl – ‘Alone’
  • Mobi Dixon ft Marienchan & Jnr SA – ‘When Home Was Home 84BVEV’
  • Sandile Buthelezi – ‘Ngithi Sindiswa’

Best video of the year

  • Bello no Gallo – ‘Imali iyagezana’
  • Makhadzi ft. Jon Delinger – ‘Zwivhuya’
  • Donald ft. Dr muruti & Cee Dee – ‘I’m in love’
  • Zakes Bantwini ft. Kasango – ‘Osama’

Best Live Recorded DVD

  • Takie ndou – The great revival
  • Sbu noah – Psalms of Sbu Noah
  • Sbu Banda – Pentecost Movement
  • Busi Radebe – The meeting of grace

Best Script Video

  • Odwa Skhosana – ‘Eyanah’
  • Malenas – ‘Okholwayo’
  • Thembi Magubani – ‘Tshela uJesu’

Best Kwaito Video

  • Mthandazo Gatya ft. DJ Manzo SA Comrade & A Flat – ‘Abafana’
  • Professor ft. Shwi & Sun El Musician – ‘Ezangakini’

Best Community Life Changer (unvoted)

  • Queen Patience
  • Odwa Skhosana

Best Location Video

  • Thembi Magubane – ‘Tshela uJesu’
  • Malenas – ‘Okholwayo’
  • Odwa Skhosana – ‘Eyanah’
  • Thula Manqoba – ‘Amandla Endumiso’

Best Cinematography Video

  • Sun El Musician ft. Simmy – ‘Higher’
  • Mobi Dixon ft. Marienchan & Jnr SA – ‘When Home Was Home’
  • Minister Michael Mahendere ft. Stella, Nigel Nyangombe, Louca De Neyssen & Edwin Mushuna – ‘Shalom’
  • Jackpot BT ft. Werrason – “Too Much”

Best African International Video

  • Godwin Omighale – “Able God” (Nigeria)
  • Kizz Daniel & Tekno – ‘Buga’ (Nigeria)
  • DJ Yesonnia ft. Hassan Mangete & Sabelo – ‘Happy’ (Namibia)
  • DJ KBOZ ft AZMO Nawe – ‘Frasher’ (Namibia)
  • Soul Barbie – ‘My Money’ (Nigeria)

Best Classic Video

  • Jeziel Brothers – ‘Woza’
  • Vusi Nova – ‘Rather go blind
  • Jamali – ‘Maisha’

Best Produced Video

  • Minister Michael Mahendere ft. Stella, Nigel Nyangombe, Louca De Neyssen & Edwin Mushuna – ‘Shalom’
  • Jackpot BT ft Werrason – “Too Much”

Best Benevolence Award (Honorary)

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