NAMA nominees revealed

Best newcomer to walk away with studio time worth N$30 000

29 March 2018 | Life Style



The Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) announced the 115 nominees for the 2018 competition at the National Theatre of Namibia last night. A total of 978 entries were received, which is the highest number since the inception of the awards in 2011. From the entries received, 283 were disqualified for not conforming to the rules. All genre categories will receive N$30 000 and in addition to the money, Best Newcomer will receive N$30 000 in studio time to record a new album with state of the art and first commercial studio in Namibia, Nautilus Studios, in the Swakopmund Dome. The Best Album and Song of the Year will receive N$50 000 and the Best Male and Female will receive N$100 000 each.
The nominees in their respective categories:
The nominees for best album of the year
• CHIKUNE FOR HER
• EFFY FOR FORGIVEN
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR MY BLACK
• SHAETO FOR OVERDUE
• SUZY EISES FOR SUZY EISES
The nominees for best male artist of the year
• EFFY FOR FORGIVEN
• EXIT FOR CUM LAUDE
• KALUX FOR TUHAFENI
• KP ILLEST FOR PRICE OF AMBITION
• N.I.A FOR THE INSPIRATION
The nominees for best female artist of the year
• CHIKUNE FOR HER
• RÖMI FOR 11:11
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR MY BLACK
• SUZY EISES FOR SUZY EISES
• TAYLOR JAYE FOR 780 RELOADED
The nominees for best duo/group of the year
• COOL UNDER PRESSURE FOR FREE MONEY
• HOUSE GURU GANG FOR THE NOISE
• ONE BLOOD FOR ONE BLOOD
• PARADOX FOR THE KNOWN UNKNOWN II
• PDK FOR ODIKWA
BEST DUO/GROUP OF THE YEAR IS SPONSORED BY STANDARD BANK
The nominees for best newcomer of the year
• ATHAWISE FOR ELITE ASYLUM
• COOL UNDER PRESSURE FOR FREE MONEY
• RÖMI FOR 11:11
• SALVADOR FOR EVERYTHING
• SUZY EISES FOR SUZY EISES
The nominees for best Afrikaans
• DOCTOR PETER H FOR HY IS DIE LIG
• HARMONIC MESSENGERS FOR KOM NA DIE KRUIS
• PRISCILLA THE NAMIBIAN DESSERT QUEEN FOR RONNE MANNE
• REEZIANA FOR JAMMER
• S-MAN & DIK BONES FOR MANSKAP LEWE
The nominees for best Afro pop (inclusive of township disco)
• CHIKUNE FOR PIECES
• HOUSE GURU GANG FOR PRESSURE
• ONE BLOOD FOR WARAKAT_ULALAA
• PDK FOR ONJEMA
• SUZY EISES FOR ONLY YOU FEATURING DJ MAPHORISA
The nominees for best collaboration
• CHIKUNE FOR TOO MUCH SAUCE FEATURING NYASHINSKI
• KARLOS LOKOS FOR ONDJIRA FEATURING ETJO
• KP ILLEST FOR BANG BANG FEATURING THE DOGG, YOUNG T & SAM-E LEE JONES
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR I NEED YOU FEATURING KP ILLEST
• SUZY EISES FOR ONLY YOU FEATURING DJ MAPHORISA
The nominees for best Damara Punch
• KALUX FOR RA - #AU
• LORENDA FOR SA !GOMSIGU
• MICHAEL SERAUN !OWOS-OAB FOR XUN RA I
• OC BULAN FOR MATITS - MATIS TA TSÂ?
• OU STAKES FOR BLY IN JOU BAAN
The nominees for best gospel
• BRADLEY ANTHONY FOR WANGITHATHALA FEATURING IRENE GAINGOB AND YOLANDE ISAAKS
• EFFY FOR HALLELUJA
• MY ONGOMA FOR HE LOVES US
• N.I.A FOR I GIVE MY LIFE TO YOU FEATURING MONIQUE ENGLISH
• RODNEY SEIBEB FOR SADU /NAMI
BEST GOSPEL IS SPONSORED BY AIR NAMIBIA
The nominees for best house
• COOL UNDER PRESSURE FOR PANGAMAN FEATURING MAVIS BRAGA AND SAM-E LEE JONES
• KP ILLEST FOR IF THERE IS LOVE FEATURING NGA-I
• SUZY EISES FOR FRIDAY
• TAYLOR JAYE FOR !KHO TE RE FEATURING UHURU & DJ CLAP
• WAKA FOR OKUPUNDUKA FEATURING NEW TURN
BEST HOUSE IS SPONSORED BY STANDARD BANK
The nominees for best kwaito
• BIG JAY 2 FOR LET GO FEATURING BONESY (TKB)
• EXIT FOR OLUDALO LANGE
• MAGOGOZ FOR ATTITUDE
• NYANGAZ FOR AVA VATOTA
• YOUNG T FOR ROCKAZ UGU ANTHEM FEATURING EXIT
The nominees for best music video
• GAZZA FOR ABANGANI BAKO FEATURING EMTEE & SAUDI
• GAZZA FOR UP UP AWAY FEATURING NYANDA
• LEATHER MEIN FOR YOU & ME FEATURING LADY MAY
• PARADOX FOR JIVE ZAAK
• TSWAZIS FOR !ESHEE
The nominees for best Oviritje
• BULLET YA KAOKO FOR DECEMBER
• OUWA UO VIRITJE FOR THREE TIMES PAPA FEATURING MBM
• RAX KANDJOZE FOR !XOKO
• TRIPLE T FOR VEVANGAPI
• WILD DOGS FOR UAZAKOJAO
The nominees for best producer
• ARAFFATH MUHUURE FOR HALLELUJA BY EFFY
• KALLO ON THE BEAT FOR TRIBUTE BY MASZANGA
• MBAPEUA MBAUNDAMUJE FOR WARAKAT_ULALAA BY ONE BLOOD
• RICARDO GOAGOSEB FOR ODE TO HIP HOP BY N.I.A
• SAM-E LEE JONES FOR STILL IN LOVE BY TEQLA
The nominees for best RNB
• BRADLEY ANTHONY FOR BWOY
• CHIKUNE FOR ALL IN ONE
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR ECSTACY
• SALVADOR FOR LAY IT DOWN
• SHAETO FOR SPECIAL THING FEATURING ARLINDA
The nominees for best rap/hip-hop
• KP ILLEST FOR OKAY OKAY
• NGA-I FOR KURAMA
• N.I.A FOR TRYING TIMES FEATURING DESMOND
• PARADOX FOR JIVE ZAAK
• RÖMI FOR WE ARE CREATIONS
The nominees for best reggae
• ATHAWISE FOR Y YO A TI
• D-NAFF FOR FATHER GOD
• LORENDA FOR GANGANS
• OC BULAN FOR BABY
• RODNEY SEIBEB FOR SIDA TSINA RA TSA KHA
The nominees for best single
• BERTHOLD FOR TOT DAAR FEATURING FIRST LADY
• BIG BEN FOR NUMBA NUMBA
• DJ SHOZA FOR LOMBWELANGE FEATURING TEQUILA
• MONIQUE ENGLISH FOR DOES SHE KNOW
• TEQLA FOR STILL IN LOVE
The nominees for best Soukous/Kwasa
• LADY DYNA FOR NDAFULUNGANA FEATURING ABIGAL & JUSTINE
• MAESTRO FOR MY HUSTLE
• PDK FOR SHIKE NAANA FEATURING CASTRO
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR FASULUKA
• TKB FOR MANTERERE
The nominees for best traditional
• DAMA MONIQUE FOR KUNA FEATURING BOOM
• KALINA FOR NAMIBIAB
• MASZANGA FOR WEDDING BELLS
• MICHAEL SERAUN !OWOS-OAB FOR //KHA /KHA DA RE
• OU STAKES FOR KHOEN XÚNA XU ≠OA
The nominees for song of the year
• COOL UNDER PRESSURE FOR PANGAMAN FEATURING MAVIS BRAGA & SAM-E LEE JONES
• GAZZA FOR SWAGGA
• NGA-I FOR KURAMA
• ONE BLOOD FOR WARAKAT_ULALAA
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR WHAT YOU SAY
The nominees for pan-African artist of the year
• DAVIDO FOR FALL
• DISTRUCTION BOYZ FOR OMUNYE
• MAFIKIZOLO FOR LOVE POTION
• SUN EL-MUSICIAN FOR AKANAMALI FEATURING SAMTHING SOWETO
• WINKY D FOR DISAPPEAR

Similar News

 

Vinyls Café Keeping to the vision

4 months ago - 12 March 2021 | Life Style

Desiree GasesBeautifully tucked away in the center of the capital city’s Zoo Park.A perfect go-to place for everything; be it work meetings, reunions with your...

Preparing for Black Friday

8 months ago - 20 November 2020 | Life Style

Julienne van RooyenWINDHOEKBlack Friday is around the corner and before the madness starts to take over, the time is now to get one step ahead...

Life on safari

10 months ago - 02 October 2020 | Life Style

Gerine Hoff As a professional hunter, Jofie is well-known in local trophy hunting and conservation circles. He is the concessionaire of a hunting enterprise...

Get to know your 2020 Miss High School contestants

11 months ago - 25 August 2020 | Life Style

Nasheeta Maletzky1. What is your pet peeve?People who chew with their mouths open.2. Memes or GIFS? Memes3. What is...

Making sparks along the way

1 year - 14 July 2020 | Life Style

Here she talks about the highs and lows of her journey in a mostly male-dominated profession.Q:What is your biggest source of inspiration?A:I’m mostly inspired by...

How to Winter-Proof your garden

1 year - 14 July 2020 | Life Style

Q:What can I do to protect the plants in my garden during winter months?A:Start by preparing in advance to ensure that your plants have a...

Building a dollhouse from shoeboxes

1 year - 14 July 2020 | Life Style

The building plan:There are a plethora of ideas, information and videos readily available on the internet for this DIY project. You could try simplekidscrafts.com or...

Build an outdoor music wall with recycled material

1 year - 14 July 2020 | Life Style

Before you get started:-To find inspiration for your wall, use the internet to browse videos on YouTube which should help you take the first steps...

Avoid being ripped off

1 year - 14 July 2020 | Life Style

Shortly after the repairs have been carried out, the bill arrives and reality hits you. Would it have been cheaper to buy a new house...

Make your life easier like this

1 year - 14 July 2020 | Life Style

Use toothpaste to restore your vehicle’s headlights:Before you begin, make sure the fogginess is on the outside of the headlamps – if it’s on the...

Latest News

Govt spin doctors in PR...

16 hours ago | Government

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEKGovernment spokespersons are silently opposing Cabinet’s decision to reverse a 2020 resolution that compelled all ministries to adopt an identical...

Living on the sweet side

16 hours ago | Youth

Mariselle StofbergWith just a few ingredients, heaps of imagination and a touch of elegance, 15-year-old Ndapanda Shiyagaya is able to bake and create sweet masterpieces...

Ethiopian Airlines denies shipping arms

16 hours ago | Business

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest carrier in Africa, on Sunday denied it was transporting weapons and soldiers to the war-torn Tigray region.Calls to boycott the state-owned...

EDITORIAL: The true meaning of...

16 hours ago | Opinion

Before every election in southern Africa - and often intermittently during public holidays - we are reminded of the blood that waters our freedom, and...

Over 70 000 Namibians await...

16 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKGovernment is scratching its head in the face of a vaccine...

The education sector mourns

16 hours ago | Education

Enzo Amuele Foibe Louise Namene was a trained lawyer and a PhD candidate at the University of Namibia. She served the Namibian electricity utility, NamPower,...

This year’s Olympic Games in...

16 hours ago | Sports

Nadine WillemseThe Olympics have certainly been interesting with a lot of new sports added, like surfboarding, skating and karate, and together with all the other...

Schools are safe, US embassy...

16 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKAn investigation has found that Covid-19 outbreaks were more common in Namibian schools with a hostel than those without.In...

Photo of the week

16 hours ago | Youth

Michelle McLean Bailey poses with Miss Teen Namibia 2021, Alexis Swart. Through the Michelle McLean Children Trust, Swart received a donation of N$15 000 on...

Load More