The growth of amapiano in South Africa has been incredible to watch. The musical geniuses of the genre will be getting celebrated in all-inclusive Amapiano affair which is set to take place annually.

In a released statement, the award’s organisers said that they decided to come up with the awards because the yanos artists have not received any awards for the hard work they continue to put in their songs.

Some of the categories include:

–          Best Amapiano Street Dancer
–          Best Amapiano Music Video
–          Best Amapiano Newcomer
–          Friends of Amapiano
–          Most Viral Amapiano Song Of The Year
–          Best Amapiano Dance Act
–          Best Amapiano Live Vocal Performance
–          Best Amapiano Lyricist
–          Best Amapiano Vocalist
–          Best Amapiano Collaboration
–          Best Amapiano Music Producer
–          Best Amapiano Produced Song
–          Best Amapiano Duo or Group
–          Best Amapiano Female DJ/Act
–          Best Amapiano Male DJ/Act
–          Amapiano Album Of The Year
–          Best Female Amapiano Artist
–          Best Male Amapiano Artist
–          Amapiano Artist Of The Year
–          Amapiano Song Of The Year

The nominees for Amapiano Song of the Year are as follows:

–          Ke Star – Focalistic
–          Umsebenzi wethu – Busta 99
–          Khuza Gogo
–          Amanikiniki
–          Emathandweni – Zandimaz
–          Uthando– Dloz lam
–          John Wick
–          Vula Mlomo
–          Dinaledi – Major League
–          Kamo Mphela
–          Major League DJ’s
–          Focalistic
–          Lady Du
–          DBN Gogo

 Best Male Amapiano Artist

–          Focalistic
–          De Mthuda
–          Mas Muziq
–          Mr Jazziq

–          Musa keys

Best Female Amapiano Artist

–          DBN Gogo
–          Lady Du
–          Buhle
–          Kamo Mphela

–          Shasha

Best Amapiano Male DJ’s

–          Mr Jazziq
–          Dj Stokkie
–          Maphorisa and Kabza De Small
–          Dj Melzi

–          Major League DJs

Best Amapiano Female DJ/Act

–          Lamiez Holworthy
–          DBN Gogo
–          Zandimaz
–          TXNC

–          Owami Mafokate

Are your faves making the cut?