Davido Bags New Award

Davido Bags New Award

Highly talented Nigerian music star Davido has bagged a new award with his record-breaking album, A Good Time.His album ‘A Good Time’ won the category of ‘Rest of Africa’, in 2020 SAMA award.

Prior to now Tanzanian superstar, Diamond Platnumz, has won the same award making him to be the first artist to have won the ‘Rest of Africa’ category.The award ceremony was conducted online due to the present issue of the pandemic, splitting the show into 30-minute segments scheduled to air between 3 and 7 August on My Muze by Vodacom and Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 21:30.

Announcing the award for Davido on Twitter, SAMAs wrote;

Congratulations go out to @Davido for scooping the Rest Of Africa award for his album “A Good Time” #SAMA26 #ForThaKultcha

Below are the winners for the first night: 

Best Maskandi Album:

Upopayi by Thokozani Langa

Best Traditional Music Album:

Ungabanaki by Qadasi & Maqhinga

Best Collaboration:

Say U Will by K.O featuring Nandi Madida

Best Traditional Faith Music Album:

Calvary by Dumi Mkokstad

Newcomer of the Year:

Ndabo Zulu & Umgidi Ensemble for Queen Nandi: The African Symphony

Best African Indigenous Faith Album:

Lona Ba Ratang Ho Phela by Amadodana Ase Wesile

Best Jazz Album:

Queen Nandi: The African Symphony by Ndabo Zulu & Umgidi Ensemble

Bestse Kontemporêre Musiek Album:

Sterker by Riana Nel

Rest of Africa Award:

A Good Time by Davido (Nigeria)

The Samas will resume with its second episode today, Tuesday. The sub-theme for the night will be #ForThaSoul, dedicated to categories in the soul and R&B domain.

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