- Kabza De Small is leading this year's SAMA nominations after he bagged six nominations on Wednesday, 19 May
- The star was nominated in the Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Best Amapiano Album, Duo/Group of the Year with DJ Maphorisa, Album of the Year and Best Amapiano Album categories
- House music producer Sun-EL Musician got five nominations for his cool album with 31 tracks titled To The World and Beyond
Talented Amapiano music producer Kabza De Small Amapiano has bagged a total of six nominations at the 27th edition of the South African Music Awards.
The star has been nominated in the Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, and Best Amapiano Album categories for his album I Am the King of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust. His collaboration with DJ Maphorisa titled Once Upon A Time in Lockdown scored the Duo/Group of the Year, Album of the Year and Best Amapiano album nods.
KwaZulu-Natal-born DJ and musician Sun-EL Musician also got the recognition he deserved after he dropped a dope 31-track album last year titled To The World and Beyond.
Sun-EL received five nominations. The star bagged the Male Artist of the Year, Best Dance, Best Live Audio Visual of the Year, Best Produced Album of the Year and Remix of the Year categories.
In other music news, Briefly News reported that Kabza De Small is back in the studio fusing new sounds with Amapiano. The music producer is working on a track that mixes Maskandi with Amapiano.
A video of the artist in studio jamming to a new song where he merged Maskandi with Amapiano is doing the rounds on social media. Kabza can be seen bopping his head to the track while a friend hypes him up.
The clip of the famous artist in studio was shared on Twitter by @ReaDaSoul. Rea said Kabza is now making Maskandi Amapiano. Tweeps took to Rea's comment section and shared that a few other Amapiano artists are also making similar songs. @SHERIF101111 said:
"He's the G.O.A.T."
"It must be noted that the founders of Amapiano (MFR Souls) did this first."
"Apparently that is a thing. De Mthuda calls it SkhandiYano."
"Apparently it's called Skandiano. I heard Kwiish and Mthuda speaking of a new genre they're working on."
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