The Metro FM awards took place this weekend, certain artists were already pipped to take top honors, the awards. The awards were underlined by the subsequent beef between A.K.A. and Casper Nyovest. The latter scooped up five awards, the most of any artist on the night.



It was however the likes Chymamusique,, Nastee Nev and Vinny Da Vinci who held the torch up for dance music. Chymammusique took the award for best new artist with his record ‘The Gift of Sound’ and the veteran of South African dance music; Vinny Da Vinci took the award for best compilation, with his Deep House Sounds Vol.10. 

The other award winners are listed below:
Best African pop album
Afrotraction For The Lovers
Best compilation album
Vinny da Vinci Deep House Sounds vol 10
Best dance album
Nastee Nev 0808 Sweetsoul
Best female album
Naima Kay Ngiyavuma
Best duo/group album
The Soil Nostalgic Moments
Best hip hop album
Cassper Nyovest Tsholofelo
Best urban jazz album
Wanda Baloyi Love and Life
Best kwaito album
Lvovo Derango The Boss
Best male album
Cassper Nyovest Tsholofelo
Best urban gospel album
Sfiso Ncwane Bayede Baba
Best new artist
Chymamusique Gift of Sound
Singles
Song of the year
Cassper Nyovest Doc Shebeleza
Best hit single
Cassper Nyovest Doc Shebeleza
Best music video
DJ Fisherman Call Out
Best R&B single
Lloyd Cele Ndiyakudinga Mtakwethu
Best remix
Duncan featuring Aka, Professor, Mampitsha Tsiki Tsiki remix
Best collaboration
AKA featuring Burna Boy, Da Les & JR All Eyes on Me
Metro FM Special Awards
All nominated artists are automatically entered for the following categories:
Best produced album – The Soil Nostalgic Moments
Best styled artist/duo/group – Donald
Listener’s choice – Cassper Nyovest
Best selling music downloads – Zahara
Lifetime achievement Awards
Tsepo Tshola
Mahotella Queens

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