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Limpopo Music Awards (LIMAs) 2019 kicks off with a prestigious list of nominees

 

The nominees for this year’s Limpopo Music Awards reflect a mosaic of talent, influences and persuasions. The prestigious list features musicians with Limpopo roots, some of whom have gone on to achieve national stardom and international acclaim.

At four nominations, Sho Madjozi stands as one of the three most nodded stars, the others are King Monada and Candy Tsa Mandebele. Sho Madjozi is in the running for Best Female Artist; Best Music Video; Best Styled Artist and Song of the Year for her hit Huku.

King Monada also took home four nominations in – Song of the Year; Best Male Artist; Best Music Video all for Malwedhe while his single Skorokoro earned him Best Khilobedu Single.

Candy Tsa Mandebele emerged in the Best Female Artist; Best Music Video; Best Styled Artist; Song of the Year categories for Nathinga.

Gospel is well represented with Lungi Ndala and Winnie Mashaba nominated in two categories apiece. Lungi competes in Best Contemporary Gospel Album and Best Live DVD for Turning Around; while  Winnie bagged Best Female Artist and Best Traditional Gospel Single for Re Bone Mohlolo.

Pleasure got two nods for Best Female Artist and Best Manyalo for Baswabile.

Looking at the two most watched categories, the Best Female Artist award is hotly contested between Sho Madjozi for Huku; Candy Tsa Mandebele for Nathinga; Pleasure for Ba Swabile; Winnie Mashaba for Nthapelele; and Newi for U Mudzimu E Ethe. The same can be said in the Best Male Artist category with King Monada for Malwedhe; Benny Mayengani for Ni Happy; Joe Shirimani for Tsutsumani; Darque featuring Les Top for Let You Go; and Henny C for Cinca Murhandziwa going head to head.

The Song of the Year will be contested by King Monada for Malwedhe; Sho Madjozi for Huku; Benny Mayengani for Ni Happy; Candy Tsa Mandebele for Nathinga; Joe Shirimani for Tsutsumani; Darque featuring Les Top for Let You Down.

Other categories are Best Newcomer that will see promising talent such as Peazfade, Mac J, Xisomisani,Daniel Marven and Cedric Tsonga Boy slug it out.

Now in their third year, the awards continue to show resilience and support for local talent worthy of being noticed.

Partners this year include the department of sport, arts and culture in Limpopo.

CEO of the Lima Molato Phakwago congratulated the nominees. “We are proud of this year’s nominees. They are the cream of the crop. Limas remain committed to the cause of celebrating, nurturing and uplifting Limpopo talent. We look forward to the finale next month where we promise an extravaganza of night.”

 

NB: For voting, voters will send the artist’s corresponding number to the SMS number (47048) below;

i.e. if artist’s corresponding number is 1, voter will SMS the number 1 to 47048

 NOMINEES CATEGORIES 2019

SMS 47048 (R2 per SMS)

BEST NEW COMER

  1. Peazfade “Money Making Machine”
  2. Mac J “Official”
  3. Xisomisani “Tamatisoso”
  4. Daniel Mavern “Ku Rough”
  5. Cedric TsongaBoy “Chika”

BEST DANCE/HOUSE SINGLE

  1. Darque ft Les-Ego “Let You Down”
  2. K’zela & Stylish “Biwe Kweta”
  3. Arthur Songs “7VN Lives”
  4. Ngwato Mapalakanye ft Brian Temba “All I Need”
  5. Daniel Mavern “Ku Rough”

BEST OF AFRICAN POP SINGLE

  1. Ntsikwane “Shoma”
  2. Mariana ”Nthaheleni”
  3. Henny C “Xigubu xa Limpopo”
  4. Kairo “Mofunwa”
  5. Venda Boy “Muphuresidente”

BEST DUO/GROUP/COLLABORATION

  1. Janitso & CK “Nama Ke Nama”
  2. Distructive Twins “Thandaza”
  3. Kasi Kings “Thintha”
  4. K’zela & Stylish DJ ft Evelle “Biwe Kweta”
  5. Baldwin Kay ft Ntswikwane & Mahlatze Vokal “Naledi”
  6. Darque & L’wei “Kholomo ya Musanda”

BEST FEMALE ARTIST

  1. Sho Madjozi “Huku”
  2. Candy Tsa Mandebele “Nathinga”
  3. Pleasure “Ba Swabile”
  4. Winnie Mashaba “Nthapelele”
  5. Newi “U Mudzimu E Ethe”

BEST MALE ARTIST

  1. Darque ft Les-Ego “Let You Go”
  2. Joe Shirimani “Tsutsumani”
  3. Benny Mayengani “Ni Happy”
  4. King Monada “Malwedhe”
  5. Henny C “Cinca Murhandziwa”

BEST FEMALE DJ

  1. Charmza DJ
  2. Lady Shiks

BEST MALE DJ

  1. Dj Q-Scotch
  2. Tebza de DJ
  3. Darque
  4. French Champaign
  5. DJ Gami Swaga

BEST CONTEMPORARY GOSPEL ALBUM

  1. Trish Lady “Part of the body”
  2. Kingdmusic “Seasons album”
  3. City Modiba “Rise and Pray”
  4. Newie “U Mudzimu E Ethe”
  5. Lungi Ndala “Turning Around”

BEST TRADITIONAL GOSPEL SINGLE

  1. Winnie Mashaba “Re bone mohlolo”
  2. Glenda Koka “Aye ye mollo”
  3. Lucus Maloma “Awelele”
  4. Kgabo Serakalala “Mohalaledi”
  5. Ramatsekisa &Munzhedzi Gundo Zion Apostolic Church

“Rifhemaanda”

BEST JAZZ ALBUM

  1. L’wei Netshivahale “Lidoda Duvha”
  2. Kairo “Mufunwa”
  3. Lekgema “Sekhukhuneland”
  4. Ndivhuho NL “Thungununu Nemulambo”
  5. Shazy B “Pula” Xisomisani “Tamatiso”

BEST KWAITO ARTIST

  1. Kasi Kings “Thintha”
  2. Dj Letlaka “Mmangwane”
  3. Sido and Manana “Fantura”
  4. Slight Mabotja “Ke Tso Bina”
  5. Leon-Ou “Hi Mina Ningata Na Leswi”

BEST LIVE DVD

  1. Kingdee “Trust”
  2. Lungi Ndala “Turning Around”
  3. Lucas Maloma “Praise Revival”

62.Peter Mabula “The Journey Part 1”

  1. Newie “Chapter 4, No Other God but You”

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

  1. Sho Madjozi “Huku”
  2. French Champagne “Falling in love”
  3. Darque ft LES-EGO “Let You Down”
  4. Candy Tsa Mandebele “Nathinga”
  5. King Monada “Malwedhe”
  6. Cutjolicious ft Justin “Silverstar”

BEST PRODUCER

  1. Darque “Shakara”
  2. Brazo Wa Afrika ft Uncle Chris “Appreciated”
  3. Henny C “Levels”
  4. Cutjolicious ft Justine “Go Monate Kae”
  5. Tian “Highness”

BEST HIP-HOP SINGLE

  1. Peazfade “Money Making Machine”
  2. Mokapoteni “Woo”
  3. Mikey Grey “Prospect”
  4. Ms Kulie “48 (TWRR)
  5. Vic Mash “Trending”
  6. Xisomisani “Eka manana”

BEST RNB & SOUL

  1. M.O.P “Mbilu Yanga”
  2. Mikey Grey “Forever Mine”
  3. Henny C “Feelings”
  4. Naked eye “Catch a body”
  5. Mac J “Distraction”

BEST KHELOBEDU SINGLE

  1. Ck and Janisto “Signature”
  2. King Monada “Skorokoro”
  3. Mr Chase ft Jmash “Tsena Re Dhowe”
  4. Master Kenny & Marchaly ft Phillijoy “Aona le dihloni”
  5. King Salam ft Villager SA “Kea Dhowa le Ngwana Waka”

BEST SEPEDI 

  1. Bana Ba Nkoe Masesane “Kgabi Ga ena bosehla”
  2. Motlanalo “Sewela”
  3. Tau Sebata “Kgopa ea ntoma”
  4. Mosibudi Moshatana “Makoma”
  5. Felleng “Pula Ya Medupi”

 BEST MANYALO

  1. Pleasure “Baswabile”
  2. Pebetse Kekana “Makhelwane”
  3. Malabulabu “Tshela too much”
  4. Bra Lucky Tlou Letebele “Majama”
  5. Batister “Nkasagolebale”

BEST TSHIVENDA SINGLE

  1. Vendaboy “Mupresidente”
  2. Mashudu Ramatsekisa` “Murena Vha Khou Vhuya”
  3. Acolly Mandisa “Shambo le Shambo”
  4. Mariana “Nthaheleni”
  5. Ndivhuwo “Thungununu”

BEST XITSONGA SINGLE

  1. Benny Mayengani “Ni Happy”
  2. Joe Shirimani “Tsutsumani”
  3. Russian Army “Thomo Day”
  4. Mr Post “Dali”
  5. Vazaya “Nyimpi ya Marimba”

BEST STYLED ARTIST

  1. Sho Madjozi
  2. Mahlatze Vokal
  3. Hensy Black
  4. Candy Tsa Mandebele
  5. Ntsikwane
  6. Cedric Tsonga Boy

BEST REGGAE/RAGGA SINGLE

  1. Ras flo “Thulana”
  2. Blackjahman “World Harmony”
  3. Terry Manjaro “Bother Man”
  4. Delta The Leo “Let it be”

SONG OF THE YEAR 

  1. King Monada “Malwedhe”
  2. Sho Madjozi ”Huku”
  3. Benny Mayengani “Ni Happy”
  4. Candy tsa Mandebele “Nathinga”
  5. Joe Shirimani “Tsutsumani”
  6. Darque ft Les-Ego “Let You Down”
  7. Henny C “Cinca Murhandziwa”

 

 

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