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Mzansi Kwaito House Music Awards Nominees Announced

On the Heritage Day, 24 September 2017 the Kwaito and House Legends and upcoming artists came together to witness the nominations announcement at Walter Sisulu Square in Soweto presented by Mzansi Kwaito & House Music Awards (MKHMA).The event was epic and lit with great performances of great South African Kwaito and House artists. The great performances of the night were featuring the likes of Vetkuk & Mahoota, the legends Mapaputsi, Spikiri “the Don Father” and Skhokho. There were also lots of upcoming artist’s performances and among those was Skolopad who opened the stage.

The theme for the nominations night was Isipantsula, Mathand’ekhishini or White top with jean and takkies and most of the artists and guests dressed the theme.The CEO/Founder Perfecta Khumalo did the presentation where she emphasized the importance of honoring, appreciating and recognizing the Kwaito and House Artists. She presented the Vision, Mission, Objectives and Values of MKHMA where she emphasized the reclaiming and taking pride in Kwaito as a uniquely South African genre and she also revealed the 2017 MKHMA main event hosts which are Chomee and Skhokho.

The following nominees per category were announced after they were selected by the judges:

BEST KWAITO FEMALE ARTIST:

1. Chomee

2. Mshoza

3. Babes Wodumo

4. Tina

BEST KWAITO MALE ARTIST:

1. Professor

2. Spikiri

3. Mapaputsi

4. Bricks

BEST HOUSE FEMALE ARTIST:

1. Bucie

2. DJ Zinhle

3. Lady Zamar

4. Mpumi

BEST HOUSE MALE ARTIST:

1. Heavy K

2. NaakMusiQ

3. Prince Kaybee

4. Black Coffee

BEST COLLABORATION (Kwaito and house):

1. Dr Malinga ft. Trademark – Akulaleki

2. Spikiri ft. Professor & Jakarumba – Ingoma

3. Heavy K ft. Bucie & Nokwazi – Inde Lendlela

4. Oskido ft. Professor, Boom Boom Bass & Ipeleng – AmaGrootmaan

BEST KWAITO DJ:

1. DJ Miss T

2. DJ Fisha Fasha

3. DJ Mgiftana

4. DJ Mngani

BEST HOUSE DJ:

1. DJ Black Coffee

2. DJ Zinhle

3. DJ Shimza

4. DJ Ganyani

BEST KWAITO SONG OF THE 90’s:

1. Arthur Mafokate – Kaffir

2. Trompies – Sigiya ngengoma

3. Mapaputsi – Sebalahle Istyle

4. Joe Nina – Maria Podesta

BEST KWAITO SINGLE:

1. Mshoza – Abantu bam

2. Skhokho – Santaro

3. Picat – Kasi Lamapantsula

4. Bricks – Amafluit

BEST HOUSE SINGLE ALBUM:

1. Benny Maverick – Memeza

2. Bhizer ft Busiswa – Gobisiqolo

3. DJ Cleo ft Winnie Khumalo – Yile Gqom

4. De Mogul SA ft. Ms Mo & Makhensa – Oe Batla Kae

BEST NEW AGE KWAITO SONG:

1. Pascal – Nkalakatha

2. Major League – The Bizness

3. L-Tido – Steve Kekana

4. Kid X – iMadlana Yok’gcina

BEST NEW KWAITO ARTIST:

1. Orlando Pantsula – Ngiyabonga

2. Shelenzo – Mbhobo

3. Stevovo – Hustler

4. Not Guilty – Kwaito is Kwaito

BEST NEW HOUSE ARTIST:

1. DJ FACE 2 – Roots of House Music

2. Masalad – Owesome

3. DJ Zbu ft Tumi – Kasie Hustle

4. U.S.E – Bum Bum

BEST KWAITO GROUP:

1. Durban Nyts

2. Durban Finest

3. Alaska

4. 2.5

BEST RADIO STATION THAT PROMOTES KWAITO AND HOUSE MUSIC:

1. Alex FM

2. Lesedi FM

3. Jozi FM

4. North West FM

MOST VOTED SONG

1. Spikiri – Ingoma

2. Dr Malinga – Akulaleki

3. Black Motion – Imali

4. Bhizer – Gobisiqolo

5. Babes Wodumo – Wololo

6. Benny Maverick – Memeza

7. De Mogul SA – Oe Batla Kae

All categories to be voted by the public by SMS and the voting lines were opened on the nights of the nominations announcements. The SMS voting line is 40439 and SMS cost is R2.00. The Mzansi Kwaito & House Music Awards team would like to thank all the artists, media, potential sponsors and businesses who attended the nominations announcements on 24 September 2017 and they are now looking forward to the main event which will take place on the 25th November 2017 at Walter Sisulu Square in Soweto.

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