List of 2011 South African Music Awards (SAMA) Winners

Over the weekend the 2011 SAMA (South African Music Awards) winners for were announced at an event staged at Monte Casino in Johannesburg on Friday and Saturday. It was the 17th annual edition of the SAMAs. The SAMA ceremony was broadcast live on SABC 1 and streamed live via the web for the first time in its history this year.

The Junk Mail team would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the winners. Check out the post featuring the 2011 SAMA Nominees to refresh your memory (if you need to check who was nominated in the various categories).

This is the complete list of winners for the 17th Annual South African Music Awards:

  • Best Traditional Jazz Album: Tutu Puoane
  • Best Instrumental Album: Wouter Kellerman
  • Best Popular Classical Album: Peter Martens & Luis Magalhaes
  • Best Jazz/Instrumental/Popular Classic DVD: Sterling EQ
  • Best R&B/Neo-Soul Album: Leanne
  • Best Urban Gospel Album: Patrick Duncan
  • Best Urban DVD: Thandiswa
  • Best Reggae Album: Jah Seed
  • Best Producer: Leanne
  • Best Engineer: Freshly Ground
  • Best Album Packaging: Versus the Wolf
  • Remix of the Year: Black Coffee for Stimela
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album: Steve Hofmeyr
  • Best Rock Album – Afrikaans: Van Coke Kartel
  • Best Country Music Album: Manie Jackson
  • Best Afrikaans Gospel Music Album: Willie Joubert
  • Best Afrikaans Traditional Music Album: Mooiplaas Boere Orkes
  • Best Afrikaans DVD: Romanz
  • Best Alternative Music Album – Afrikaans: Bittereinder
  • Best Kiddies Album – Afrikaans: Alta Joubert and Minki Joubert
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album – English: Freshly Ground
  • Best Alternative Music Album – English: Yoav
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: CRC Radiation
  • Best Global Chart DVD: The Parlotones
  • Best Kiddies Album – English: African Treehouse
  • Best Global Dance Album: Goldfish
  • Best Multi-Artist Live DVD: Huisgenoot Skouspel 2010
  • Best-selling True-Tone: DJ Mzi and DJ Cleo
  • Best-selling DVD: The Parlotones
  • Best South Sotho Music Album (SeSotho): Morusu
  • Best Tsongo Music (XiTsonga) Album:Thomas Chauke
  • Best Venda Music (TshiVenda) Album:Zozo Sangere
  • Best Alternative Music Album – African:Nomsa Mazwai
  • Best Mbaqanga Album:Soul Brothers
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album – African:Stimela
  • Best African Contemporary Gospel Album:Mthunzi Namba
  • Best Traditional African Acapella Gospel Album:Amadodana Ase Wesile
  • Best Traditional/African Adult Contemporary African DVD:Stimela
  • Best African Traditional Gospel Album: Sechaba – Thank You
  • Best Contemporary Jazz Album: Ological Studies – OS Freedom
  • Best Maskandi Album: Bhekumuzi Luthuli – Imali Yabelungu
  • Best Sokkie Dans Album: Kurt Darren – Die Beste Medisyne
  • Best Pop Album English: Jax Panik – I am Jax Panik
  • Best Urban Dance Album: DJ Kent – I can’t survive
  • Best Urban Pop Album: Kwela Tebza – Gauteng Made In South Africa / Mzansi
  • Best Pop Album Afrikaans: Juanita du Plessis – Engel Van My Heart
  • Best Pop Album African: Theo Kgosinkwe – Grateful
  • Best Rock Album English: Prime Circle – Jekyll & Hyde
  • Best Kwaito Album: Professor – University of Kalawa Jazmee
  • Best Rap Album: Amu – The Principal
  • MTN Best Selling Mobile Music Download: DJ Cleo & DJ Mzi
  • Music Video of the Year: The Parlotones – The Stars Fall Down
  • Best Selling Album: Locnville – Sun in my Pocket
  • Newcomer of the year: Locnville – Sun in my Pocket
  • Duo / Group of the Year: Liquideep – Fabrics of the Heart
  • International Achievement Award: Die Antwoord
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Sipho Gumede and Lance James
  • Female Artist of the Year: Thandiswa Mazwai – The Forgotten Free (Live in concert)
  • Male Artist of the Year: Professor – University of Kalawa Jazmee
  • MTN Record of the Year: Professor – Imoto
  • Album of the Year: Liquideep – Fabrics of the Heart

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Henno Kruger

Digital Marketing Campaign Coordinator at Junk Mail Publishing.

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