Entertainment June 03, 2018 at 05:01 am

Here’s what went down at the 2018 South African Music Awards

Nduta Waweru June 03, 2018 at 05:01 am

June 03, 2018 at 05:01 am | Entertainment

Shekinah wins three awards

Shekinah, known for her song Suited, won three of five awards she was nominated for. She took home the Best Album of the Year, Best Female Artist of the Year and Best Newcomer of the Year.

Her recently-released album, Rose Gold, received critical acclaim.

“(Shekinah’s album) Rose Gold is for women empowerment. We are killing it as women, let’s continue killing it as women of SA,” Shekinah said in her acceptance speech.

Another group that won big is Mafikizolo, which took home the Best Afro Pop Award, Best Engineered Album and Best Duo.

South Africa’s biggest gospel group, Joyous Celebration, won the Best Selling Album of the Year, Best Selling DVD of the Year, Best Selling Digital Artist of the Year and the Capasso Best Selling Digital Download Composer Award.

The record of the year went to Distruction Boyz for their hit song, Omunye.

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