2011 South African Music Awards (SAMA) Winners – Part 1

Last night winners in 38 categories for were announced at the 17th Annual South African Music Awards (SAMA) at an events ceremony at Monte Casino in Johannesburg. The event has been split over 2 nights this year. More awards will be presented tonight.  The 2011 SAMA Awards are also being streamed live via Livestream for the first time in its history.

2011 South African Music Awards (SAMA) Winners - Part 1 1

Both nights of the event is broadcasted live on SABC 1 in South Africa. Running Wolf’s Rant would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all winners that were announced last night. You are welcome to check out the post featuring the 2011 SAMA Nominees to refresh your memory.

This is a list of the winners so far:

  • Best Traditional Jazz Album: Tutu Puoane
  • Best Instrumental Album: Wouter Kellerman
  • Best Popular Classical Album: Peter Martens & Luis Magalhaes
  • Best Jazz/Instrumental/Popular Classic DVD: Sterling EQ
  • Best R&B/Neo-Soul Album: Leanne
  • Best Urban Gospel Album: Patrick Duncan
  • Best Urban DVD: Thandiswa
  • Best Reggae Album: Jah Seed
  • Best Producer: Leanne
  • Best Engineer: Freshly Ground
  • Best Album Packaging: Versus the Wolf
  • Remix of the Year: Black Coffee for Stimela
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album: Steve Hofmeyr
  • Best Rock Album – Afrikaans: Van Coke Kartel
  • Best Country Music Album: Manie Jackson
  • Best Afrikaans Gospel Music Album: Willie Joubert
  • Best Afrikaans Traditional Music Album: Mooiplaas Boere Orkes
  • Best Afrikaans DVD: Romanz
  • Best Alternative Music Album – Afrikaans: Bittereinder
  • Best Kiddies Album – Afrikaans: Alta Joubert and Minki Joubert
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album – English: Freshly Ground
  • Best Alternative Music Album – English: Yoav
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: CRC Radiation
  • Best Global Chart DVD: The Parlotones
  • Best Kiddies Album – English: African Treehouse
  • Best Global Dance Album: Goldfish
  • Best Multi-Artist Live DVD: Huisgenoot Skouspel 2010
  • Best-selling True-Tone: DJ Mzi and DJ Cleo
  • Best-selling DVD: The Parlotones
  • Best South Sotho Music Album (SeSotho): Morusu
  • Best Tsongo Music (XiTsonga) Album:Thomas Chauke
  • Best Venda Music (TshiVenda) Album:Zozo Sangere
  • Best Alternative Music Album – African:Nomsa Mazwai
  • Best Mbaqanga Album:Soul Brothers
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album – African:Stimela
  • Best African Contemporary Gospel Album:Mthunzi Namba
  • Best Traditional African Acapella Gospel Album:Amadodana Ase Wesile
  • Best Traditional/African Adult Contemporary African DVD:Stimela

Watch this space for the update featuring the 2011 South African Music Awards (SAMA) Winners – Part 2 tomorrow or Monday on Running Wolf’s Rant. Also feel free to check out the other posts in the Award Ceremonies section and the Music category here. There is also a Movies category featuring Movie Trailers mostly. You might also want to check out the Daily Cool Photo and Daily Babe sections as well. Like their names suggest, they are updated daily. Share any post that you might find interesting here with your friends on Facebook or Twitter. Feedback is appreciated and welcome here so feel free to comment on anything that you might find interesting.


Henno Kruger

Blogger, Desktop Activist, Twitter / Facebook Addict, Music Festival Addict, Avid lover of South African music, Founder and owner of Running Wolf's Rant

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Muzomkhulu Ncube

    One down for the Parlotones and Freshly Ground. Lets see if that tally’s gonna grow!

  2. Buhle Qwabe

    They were sooooooooooo boring,they just did not live up 2 expectation,they were just so disorganized 4rm onset,boring presenters 2

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