The music video award is one of the most important awards in South African music. It recognizes the efforts of music video directors, producers and artists for their outstanding contributions to the South African music scene. This year, the South African Music Awards (SAMA) will celebrate the best music videos of the year with the Best Music Video of the Year Award.
Celebrating South African Music Video Excellence
The South African Music Awards (SAMA) have been recognizing music video excellence since the inaugural event in 1995. The award celebrates the creativity and innovation of music video directors, producers and artists who have pushed the boundaries of the genre. This year, the SAMA will honor the best music video of the year with the Best Music Video of the Year Award.
The award recognizes the best music video in terms of its visuals, concept, production, editing and overall impact. Music videos are judged on their originality, creativity, and ability to capture and convey the emotion of the song. The award is intended to recognize the hard work and effort that goes into creating a great music video.
Winners of the Best Music Video of the Year Award
The SAMA has announced the list of nominees for the Best Music Video of the Year Award. The nominees include some of South Africa’s most talented and creative music video directors, producers and artists. The nominees are:
- "Mntwanomuntu" by Sjava
- "Umlilo" by DJ Zinhle and Mvzzle
- "Ilog Drum" by Moonchild Sanelly
- "Emlanjeni" by Mlindo the Vocalist
- "John Cena" by Sho Madjozi
The winner of the Best Music Video of the Year Award will be announced at the SAMA Awards Ceremony in June. The winner will receive a trophy and a cash prize.
The South African Music Awards have always been a celebration of South African music excellence, and this year’s Best Music Video of the Year Award is no exception. The nominees for this award are some of the most talented and creative music video directors, producers and artists in the country. We look forward to the announcement of the winner at the SAMA Awards Ceremony in June.
This year marks the 19th annual South African Music Award ceremony celebrating the best in South African music, and the highlight of the night will be the announcement of the coveted award of Best Music Video of the Year.
South African Music Awards are regarded as one of the most prestigious music awards in South Africa and a highly sought after accolade. The aim of the award is to recognize outstanding music videos and videos that capture the spirit of South Africa.
The successful music video submissions showcased the diversity and artistic talent amongst South African artists.A panel of international and experienced judges chose the winner from five nominees across various musical genres including rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, and pop. Competing nominees for the award included some of the top music videos from artists such as CassperNyovest, Black Motion, Tellaman, and Sjava.
The winner of the Best Music Video of the Year was rapper, entrepreneur and businessman Cassper Nyovest for his music video ‘Gets Getsa 2.0’. The dynamic video reached over 4 million YouTube views in just one week of its release, and depicts the cultural streets of South Africa with a daring visual. Unique and energetic footage of an array of South African user-generated content, ranging from frenetic gwara gwara dance moves to a powerful traditional African dance, makes the video truly memorable.
The South African Music Awards are an opportunity to celebrate South African music and all made possible by the incredible support of the fans who voted for their favorite music video in order to select the award winner. In conclusion, the South African Music Awards Best Music Video of the Year is a well-deserved recognition of Cassper Nyovest’s amazing creation.