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20th South African Music Award Nominations

Apr 2, 2014

SAMAThe 20th Sama ceremony will be held at Sun City on April 28 2014 and will be broadcast live on SABC1.

Naima Kay also received four nods for album of the year for Umsebenzi, female artist of the year, newcomer of the year and best African adult album. Naima Kay was produced by prolific Sheer Publishing clients Robbie & Mjakes.

Mafikizolo’s comeback album Reunited received four nominations for best pop album, best collaboration, duo or group of the year and album of the year. One half of the duo sensation Nhlanhla Nciza is a Sheer Publishing family member through SA’s leading independent label TS Records.  Another TS Records shining star not to be left out Zahara has been nominated for Best Female and Best RnB/Soul and Reggae.

Best Male nominee Sheer Publishing composer and author Kabomo has been nominated for his sophomore album “Memory Remains”.

Dr Doctor and Sheer Publishing long time client garnered a nomination for their Artist Farryl Purkiss for Best Adult Contemporary.  Dr Doctor sister label Sheer Sound also received nominations for Sheer Publishing clients such as Zim Ngqawana for Best Jazz Album and legendary Kwaito artist Mandoza for Best Kwaito.

Sheer Publishing sister company The Music Industry has also garnered a nomination for one of Hip Hop greats Mo Molemi for Best Hip Hop album.

Congratulations to all of our clients, holding thumbs that you take an award home.