15th Metro FM Awards Nominees ‘Legends don’t stop, they ask what’s next?’ The METRO FM Music Awards celebrate excellence in the music industry by honouring musicians who did exceedingly well in their field throughout the previous year. These musicians whose work enriched the lives of South African music lovers and listeners over the last 12 months were revealed in a spectacular ceremony in Johannesburg, as nominees for the 15th METRO FM Music Awards. Following an unforgettable musical year that saw the birth of new stars, the nominees’ announcement was filled with the country’s top talent. The slew of hits that kept music lovers thrilled this year will contest for the enviable ‘Song of the Year’. This year’s edition has introduced new ground breaking features to the prestigious awards ceremony. For the first time, winners in each respective category will receive R100 000 Cash Award to mark their musical merit. As South Africa’s largest commercial radio station, 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. The awards have also introduced a New Pan-African Category. This new category will focus on celebrating African musical excellence by honouring musicians from across the continent that made it onto the Metro FM playlist hence contributing to the station’s music offering. The Nominees are: BEST DUO/GROUP DBN NYTS DEEP XCAPE Sphe & Naves Junio & Lady Zamar MiCasa BEST FEMALE ALBUM Maleh Zonke Zahara Thiwe Fifi Cooper BEST URBAN JAZZ Benjamin Jephta Judith Sephuma Mpumi Dlamini Nduduzo Makhathini Nomfundo Xaluwa BEST R&B SINGLE Zonke – Reach It Nathi – Nomvula Maleh – Feels Good Cici – RunAway Vincent Bones – My lady BEST URBAN GOSPEL ALBUM Ntokozo Mbambo – Spirit & Life Andile Majola – Chapter 7 Malusi Mbokazi – Ngisize Nkosi Ayanda Ntazi – udumo Worship House – True Worship 2015 BEST COLLABO DJ Sliqe ft OkmalumKoolKat, WTF – iLife AKA x Burna Boy x Khuli Chana x Yanga – Baddest Major League Djz x Cassper Nyovest x Riky Rick x OkmalumKoolKat – Slyza Tsotsi Sphe & Naves – KOTW Anthem Heavy K x Professor x Mpumi – Umoya BEST KWAITO ALBUM Big Nuz DBN NYTS Dj Bongz Kabelo Mabalane BEST HIT SINGLE AKA x Burna Boy x Khuli Chana x Yanga – Baddest LTido – Dlala Ka Yona Kwesta – Nomayini WTF – Nomusa Shekhinah x Kyle – Back to the Beach BEST NEW ARTIST Nathi Emtee Prince Kaybee Riky Rick Fifi Cooper BEST AFRICAN POP Nathi Zahara Zonke Maleh kabomo BEST DANCE ALBUM Mobi Dixion Heavy K Sphe & Naves Black Coffee Prince Kaybee BEST RAP ALBUM Cassper Nyovest – Refiloe Riky Rick – Family Values Emtee – Avery Fifi Cooper – 20Fifi Zakwe – Impande BEST MALE ALBUM Nathi Black Coffee Cassper Nyovest Prince kaybee Riky Rick BEST MUSIC VIDEO Dales – PAID Donald – What goes Around Tumi – VISA Sphe & Naves – KOTW Anthem Emtee – Roll Up BEST REMIX Kelly Khumalo – Asine Dj Sliqe – Do Like I Do Emtee – Roll Up Re-Up Tresor – Never Let Me go AKA – Baddest SONG OF THE YEAR Black Coffee – We Dance Again Nathi – Nomvula Prince Kaybee – Better Days Prince Kaybee – Wajellwa DJ Shimza – Akulalwa DBN NYTS – Shumaya Riky Rick – Boss Zonke Heavy K – Umoya DJ Ganyani – Talk to me Sphe & Naves – KOTW Anthem The 15th Metro FM Music Awards will return for the fourth year to the Inkosi Luthuli Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal on Saturday, 27 February 2016 and will be broadcast live on SABC 1. Share:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) You must log in to post a comment.