15th Metro FM Music Awards

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15th Metro FM Music Awards
Sponsored by Metro FM
Date February 27, 2016
Location

Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Country South Africa
Hosted by Bonang Matheba
Website www.metrofm.co.za
Television/radio coverage
Network SABC1

The 15th installment of the annual Metro FM Music Awards is an award ceremony that celebrates excellence in the South African music industry by honouring musicians who did exceedingly well in their field throughout 2015. The show aired on SABC 1 on February 27, 2016.[1]

The winner in each category will be receive a R100,000 prize for each category they win. Metro FM is investing in musicians building wealth and benefiting financially from their trade over and above the artistic recognition that comes with the MMA’s coveted statuette, this will be the first installment of the award show to include a new category,namely the Pan-African Category.

Nathi and Sphectacular & DJ Naves led the nominations with five each, followed by Riky Rick and Emtee with four nominations each, and AKA, Fifi Cooper and Black Coffee with three nominations each.

Emtee is the biggest winner of the event, having won in four categories. AKA won three awards, one of which he shares with newcomer Emtee.[2]

Nominations and nominees[edit]

Category Nominee Work nominated Result
Best African Pop Album Nathi Buyelekhaya Won
Zahara Country Girl Nominated
Zonke Work of Heart Nominated
Maleh You Make My Heart Go Nominated
Kabomo Sekusile Nominated
Best Compilation Album DJ Fresh Fresh House Flava 8 Nominated
DJ Kanunu Soul Meditation 2 Nominated
Various Artists It's Not a Party Without Us Nominated
999 music Summer Ya Di Summer Won
Best Dance Album DJ Sphectacula & DJ Naves Kings of the Weekend Nominated
Black Coffee Pieces of Me Nominated
Prince Kaybee Better Days Won
Mobi Dixon Tribal Soul Special Edition Nominated
Heavy K Respect The Drumboss 2015 Nominated
Best Female Album Maleh You Make My Heart Go Nominated
Zonke Work of Heart Nominated
Zahara Country Girl Nominated
Thiwe Soul Therapy Nominated
Fifi Cooper 20FIFI Won
Best Duo or Group Album Durban Nyts Believe Won
Deep Xcape Pandora's Box Nominated
DJ Sphectacula & DJ Naves Kings of the Weekend Nominated
Junior Taurus & Lady Zamar Cotton Candy Nominated
Mi Casa Home Sweet Home Nominated
Best Hit Single AKA featuring Burna Boy, Khuli Chana and Yanga Baddest Won
L-Tido Dlala Ka Yona Nominated
Kwesta Nomayini Nominated
WTF Nomusa Nominated
Shekinah & Kyle Deutshmann Back to the Beach Nominated
Best Music Video Da L.E.S featuring AKA and Burna Boy P.A.I.D Nominated
Donald What Goes Around Nominated
Emtee Roll Up Won
DJ Sphectacula & DJ Naves Kings of the Weekend Anthem Nominated
Tumi featuring Busiswa Visa Nominated
Best Hip Hop Album Cassper Nyovest Refiloe Nominated
Riky Rick Family Values Nominated
Emtee Avery Won
Fifi Cooper 20Fifi Nominated
Zakwe Impande Nominated
Best Urban Jazz Album Benjamin Jephta Homecoming Nominated
Judith Sephuma One World Nominated
Mpumi Dlamini Mpumi Dlamini Nominated
Nduduzo Makhathini Listening to the Ground Nominated
Nomfundo Xaluva From Now On Won
Best Kwaito Album Big Nuz For The Fans Nominated
Durban Nyts Believe Nominated
DJ Bongz Game Changer Won
Kabelo Mabalane Immortal Vol 3 Nominated
Best Male Album Nathi Buyelekhaya Nominated
Black Coffee Pieces of Me Nominated
Cassper Nyovest Refiloe Won
Prince Kaybee Better Days Nominated
Riky Rick Family Values Nominated
Best New Artist Nathi Buyelekhaya Nominated
Emtee Avery Nominated
Riky Rick Family Values Nominated
Prince Kaybee Better Days Nominated
Fifi Cooper 20Fifi Won
Best R&B Single Zonke Reach It Nominated
Nathi Nomvula Nominated
Maleh Feels So Good Nominated
Cici Runaway Won
Vincent Bones My Lady Nominated
Best Remix Kelly Khumalo Asine (Afrikan Soul Remix) Nominated
DJ Sliqe featuring Riky Rick, Reason, L-Tido, Nadia Nakai, Kwesta and Flabba Do Like I Do (Remix) Nominated
Emtee featuring Wizkid and AKA Roll Up Re-Up Won
Tresor Never Let Me Go (Mobi Dixon Remix) Nominated
AKA featuring Fifi Cooper, Rouge, Moozlie and GiGi Lamayne Baddest (Remix) Nominated
Best Urban Gospel Album Ntokozo Mbambo Spirit and Life Nominated
Andile ka Majola Chapter 7 Nominated
Malusi Mbokazi Ngisize Nkosi Nominated
Ayanda Ntazi Udumo Nominated
Worship House True Worship 2015 (Live) Won
Song of the Year Black Coffee We Dance Again Nominated
Nathi Nomvula Won
DJ Sphectacula & DJ Naves Kings of the Weekend Anthem Nominated
Durban Nyts Shumaya Nominated
Heavy K Umoya Nominated
DJ Ganyani Talk to Me Nominated
Prince Kaybee Wajelwa Nominated
Riky Rick Boss Zonke Nominated
DJ Shimza Akulalwa Nominated
Prince Kaybee Better Days Nominated
Best Collaboration DJ Sphectacula & DJ Naves
  • featuring Professor
Kings of the Weekend Anthem Nominated
Heavy K Umoya Nominated
Major League DJs Slyza Tsotsi Nominated
AKA Baddest Won
DJ Sliqe iLife Nominated
Listeners Choice Emtee Won
Best Produced Album Fifi Cooper 20Fifi Won
Best Styled Video Cici Won
Lifetime Achiever Arthur Mafokate Won

References[edit]