Culture / Music News

Metro FM Awards 2015

Image via Twitter @CassperNyovest

The 2015 edition of the Metro FM Music Awards were held in Durban this past Saturday. The event was hosted by Tbo Touch and Minnie Dlamini. Rapper Cassper Nyovest was the biggest winner of the night, walking home with five awards including Best Male Artist, Song of the Year as well as Best Hip-hop Album. Donald won Best Styled Artist while Duncan took home Best Remix for “Tsiki Tsiki”. Other winners inluded the Soil, AKA and DJ Fisherman. The legendary Mohotel Queens and Tshepo Tshola were honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Performances came from man of the moment Cassper Nyovest, Mahotela Queens, Beatenberg and DJ Clock, Bucie, Xoli M, K.O and his Cash Time Fam as well as nominee Monea.

Beyond Tbo Touch’s kilt and Minnie’s wavy blonde wig, here is the full list of winners.

Best Male Album – Cassper Nyovest, Tsholofelo

Best Styled Artist – Donald

Best Hip-hop Album – Cassper Nyovest, Tsholofelo

Best Music Video  – DJ Fisherman, Call Out

Best R&B Single – Lloyd Cele, Ndiyakudinga Mtakwethu

Best Kwaito Album – L’vovo, L’vovo Derango The Boss

Best Selling Music Downloads  – Zahara

Hit Single of the Year – Cassper Nyovest, Doc Shebeleza

Song of the Year – Doc Shebeleza Cassper Nyovest

Best New Arist – Chymamusique, Gift of Sound

Listener’s Choice  –  Cassper Nyovest

Best Dance Album – Nastee Nev, 0808 Sweetsoul

Best Collaboration – AKA feat BurnaBoy, JR & Da L.E.S, All Eyes On Me

Best Urban Jazz Album – Wanda Baloyi, Love and Life

Best Produced Album – The Soil, Nostalgic Moments

Best Compilation Album – Vinny Da Vinci, Deep House Sounds Vol 10

Best Female Album -Naima Kay, Ngiyavuma

Best African Pop Album -Afrotraction, For The Lovers

Best Duo/Group Album – The Soil, Nostalgic Moments


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