The South African Music Awards (SAMAs), a distinguished hallmark in the nation’s music scene, is set to make a glorious return for its 29th edition. #SAMA29 promises an extraordinary celebration of South African talent in collaboration with the esteemed music concert Africa Fest.
The event is scheduled to grace the Sun Bet Arena in Pretoria on 18 November 2023, offering an unforgettable showcase of the rich diversity of South African music. #SAMA29 will be broadcast live on SABC1 on Saturday, 18 November 2023, at 20:00.
Taking the helm as the hosts for #SAMA29 are the dynamic duo DJ Sabby, known as “The Best Thing Ever” Mtshali, and Nomalanga “The Flame” Shozi.
With their infectious energy, magnetic charisma, and profound connections within the South African entertainment landscape, they are the perfect duo to lead this grand celebration of music excellence.
Joining them as red carpet hosts are the talented Hope Mbhele and Thuthuka Mthembu, promising an unforgettable evening filled with glamour and excitement.
#SAMA29 promises a star-studded event and a captivating musical journey with an exceptional lineup of guest presenters, adding their unique flair to the awards ceremony.
The presenters include Ayanda MVP Mdluli, Chymamusique, Celeste Ntuli, Criselda Kananda, Demi Lee, Eloise Cupido, Happy Ngidi, Jessica Nkosi, JR, Kabelo Mabalane, Lala Tuku, Loyiso Bala, Ms Cosmo, Nothemba Madumo, Nomcebo Zikode and T GrandMaster Ready D.
Adding to the excitement, audiences and viewers at home will be treated to unforgettable performances by Makhadzi, Alter Ego, Tumelo.Za, Msaki, Kabza De Small, Mörda, Sincerely Ann, Blxckie, 25K and Loatinover Pounds, among others.
The evening will also feature a moving tribute performed by Langa Mavuso, The Jesus Collective and Wouter Kellerman, honouring those in the industry who have passed away.
The South African Music Awards, an annual event that recognises and celebrates outstanding achievements in the South African music industry, has a legacy spanning nearly three decades. SAMAs continue to symbolise excellence, diversity, and innovation in the vibrant South African music landscape.
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