- Prince Kaybee has walked away with his first title in this year's South African Music Awards (SAMA26)
- Kaybee was awarded the Male Artist of the Year award thanks to his album Re Mmino
- Samthing Soweto and Benjamin Dube also bagged prestigious accolades
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Prince Kaybee went into South African Music Awards (SAMA26) hot and he came out on fire. Our guy walked away victorious and we expected nothing less.
While the coronavirus has made the SAMAs a little different this year, the hype was still the same, if not more intense. Fans wanted to see if their favourite artist would bring home the gold.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Kaybee walked away with the Male Artist of the Year award last night, leaving him having bagged just one out of his nine nominations thus far.
Kaybee was up against some heavy completion in this category in the form of Samthing Soweto and Benjamin Dube, but his album Re Mmino secured him the win.
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Samthing Soweto did not walk away empty-handed though, he managed to scoop the Best Afro Pop Album for Isphithiphithi, and pastor Benjamin Dube got an awesome Lifetime Achiever as well as the Best Contemporary Faith Music Album for Glory In His Presence.
The SAMA26 has been pretty eventful thus far and it seems that people are finally starting to vibe with the five-part virtual awards ceremony.
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Briefly.co.za previously reported that Rapper K.O and Nandi Madida both walked away winners at the South African Music Awards (SAMA26). The people of Mzansi love both of these artists and we don’t even need to explain why.
K.O and Nandi received a standing ovation when they got their SAMA26 awards during the first part of the five-part virtual awards. The first part of the virtual awards was hosted by Dineo Langa and Donovan Goliath as one of the five episodes which will air from 3 to 7 August at 9:30pm on Mzansi Magic.
The impressive duo won the Best Collaboration award for their hit song Say U Will. There is no denying that K.O and Nandi deserved this award.
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