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Amanda Black and Kwesta clean up at #SAMA23

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29 May 2017
It was a big night for Amanda and Kwesta.
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Kwesta and Amanda Black were the big winners at the 2017 South African Music Awards. The event, which was held in Sun City on Saturday, was a star-studded affair with celebrities like Bonang Matheba, Pearl Thusi, Lerato Kganyago and many more in attendance.

Amanda, who is fairly new in the music industry, won five awards including Newcomer of the Year and Best Female artist of the Year. Kwesta, on the other hand, walked away with six awards including Best Male Artist of the Year and Best Rap Album.

Here's the full list:

Best Newcomer of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu

Best Duo-Group of the Year – Black Motion – Ya Badimo

Best Female Artist of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu

Best Male Artist of the Year – Kwesta – Dakar II

Best Album of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu

Best Maskandi Album – Khuzani – Inyoni yomthakathi

Classical Instrumental Album – Charl du Pleassis Trio – Baroqueswing Vol.II

Best Afro Pop Album – Vusi Nova – Vusi Nova

African Indigenous Gospel Album – Living In Christ Legends – Living In Christ Legends

Best Rock Album – Albert Frost – The Wakeup

Best Pop Album – GoodLuck – The Nature Within

Beste Kontemporere Musiek Album – Joshua na die Reen – Die Wereld Binne My

Best Rap Album – Kwesta – Darak II

Best Kwaito Album – Dr Malinga – Goodwill

Best Dance Album – Black Motion – Ya Badimo

Best Traditional Faith Music Album – Spirit of Praise – Spirit of Praise Vol.6

Highest Airplay of the Year – Ngud – Kwesta

Record of the year –  Hell Naw – Nasty C

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