The 14th Metro FM Awards nominees were announced on Thursday night, with hip hop stars such as Cassper Nyovest, AKA and K.O leading the nomination list.

The annual awards ceremony will be held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Conference Centre (ICC), in Durban on February 28 2014.

Here are the nominees:

BEST COMPILATION ALBUM

  • Soul Candy – Sessions 2015
  • Vinny Da Vinci – Deep House Sounds Vol 10
  • DJ Terance – Music Box 7
  • Euphonik – For The Love Of House Vol 6
  • House Afrika – Sessions 5

BEST DUO/GROUP ALBUM

  • Beatenberg – The Hanging Gardens Of Beatenberg
  • Black Motion – Fortune Teller
  • Jabu Hlongane & Mthunzi Namba – Fakaza
  • The Soil – Nostalgic Moments 
  • Trompies – Delicious 

BEST FEMALE ALBUM

  • Naima Kay – Ngiyavuma
  • Bucie – Princes of House
  • Unathi Msengana – Alive 
  • Lulu Dikana – I Came To Love
  • Moneoa – Ndim Lo

BEST MALE ALBUM

  • Cassper Nyovest – Tsholofelo
  • AKA – Levels
  • K.O – Skhanda Republic
  • Donald – Black And White
  • Afrotraction – For The Lovers

BEST URBAN JAZZ ALBUM

  • Jonathan Butler – Living My Dream
  • Wanda Baloyi – Love and Life
  • Mpumi Dlhamini – The Culture Express Vol 2
  • Thandi Ntuli – The Offering
  • Kyle Shepherd – Dream State

BEST R&B SINGLE

  • Afrotraction – Angeke
  • Moneoa – Yekelela
  • Ayanda Jiya – Go Go Girl
  • Donald – Crazy But Amazing
  • Lloyd Cele – Ndiyadinga Mtakwethu

BEST REMIX OF THE YEAR

  • Cassper Nyovest ft Talib Kweli – Doc Shebeleza Remix
  • Uhuru ft Donald, Speedy, Wiz Kid – Ungowami Remix
  • Duncan ft AKA, Professor, Mampitsha – Tsiki Tsiki Remix
  • Naima Kay – Ngiyavuma Remix
  • The Fraternity – Bheka Mina Ngedwa Remix

BEST AFRICAN POP ALBUM

  • Beatenberg – The Hanging Gardens Of Beatenberg
  • Afrotraction – For The Lovers
  • The Soil – Nostalgic Moments
  • Naima Kay – Ngiyavuma
  • Kelly Khumalo – Back To My Roots

BEST URBAN GOSPEL ALBUM

  • Rebecca Malope – Ama VIP
  • Khaya Mthethwa – The Uprising
  • Lundi Tamara – New Testament
  • DJ QT – Quantized
  • S’fiso Ncwane – Bayede Baba

BEST COLLABORATION

  • DJ Clock ft Beatenberg – Pluto
  • KO ft Kid X – Caracara
  • AKA and KO – Run Jozi
  • HHP ft Harrison Crump, Asheru, Omar – So Amazing
  • AKA ft Da Les and Burna Boy, Da Les & JR – All Eyes On Me

BEST KWAITO ALBUM

  • Thebe – The Legend
  • Trompies – Delicious
  • Lvovo Derrango – The Boss

BEST HIT SINGLE 

  • Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
  • DJ Clock – Pluto
  • K.O – Caracara
  • DJ Merlon ft Mondli – Koze Kuse
  • Beatenberg – Rafael

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • Musa – The Dream
  • Dr Malinga – First Injection
  • Duncan – Street Government
  • DJ Dimplez – Zeal
  • Chymamusique – Gift of Sound

BEST DANCE ALBUM

  • DJ QT – Quantized Vol 7
  • Black Motion – Fortune Teller
  • Nastee Nev – 0808 Sweetsoul
  • DJ Fisherman – Evolution 1.0
  • Donald – Black And White

BEST HIP HOP ALBUM

  • Cassper Nyovest – Tsholofelo
  • AKA – Levels
  • K.O – Skanda Republic
  • Duncan – Street Government
  • DJ Dimplez – Zeal

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

  • AKA – Congratulate
  • Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
  • DJ Fisherman ft NaakMusiq – Call Out
  • Afrotraction – Angeke
  • K.O ft Kid X – Caracara

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • AKA – Congratulate
  • Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
  • Beatenberg – Rafael
  • The Soil – Susan
  • Euphonik – Busa
  • Cassper Nyovest – Phumakim
  • Black Motion – Rainbow
  • Dimplez – Yaya
  • DJ Fisherman – Call Out
  • Kelly Khumalo – Asine

METRO FM SPECIAL AWARDS

All nominated artists are automatically entered for the following categories:

Best produced album – voted for by the panel
Best styled artist/duo/group – voted for by the panel
Listener’s choice – voted for by the listeners (via the Metro FM website)

 

 

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