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SAMA25 introduces new category and spring cleans others

SAMA25 introduces new category and spring cleans others

The SA Music Awards have been spruced up just in time for the 25th installation of the prestigious accolades. RiSA is proud to announce that Reggae is now a standalone category known as Best Reggae Album after breaking away from the Best R&B/Soul and Reggae Album.  This is an acknowledgement of the burgeoning music genre which has […]

SAMA Entries are now Open

SAMA Entries are now Open

South African Music Awards (SAMA) will be celebrating 25 years of existence and it promises to be its biggest year yet. For the past quarter of a century, the SAMAs distinguished themselves as the most prestigious and premium award ceremony honouring excellence in music and performance. And after a vibrant year which saw dance crazes, […]

SAMRO is gravely concerned about a failed R47-million investment

SAMRO  is gravely concerned about a failed R47-million investment

The board of SAMRO is gravely concerned about a failed R47-million investment in a music rights initiative in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). We have recently completed a forensic audit into the investment from which it appears evident that the board was misled into believing it was possible to successfully establish a music rights management […]

Beautiful performances not to be missed during the second weekend of Jazztown

Beautiful performances not to be missed during the second weekend of Jazztown

The Standard Bank Jazz Festival enters its second half with great jazz performances and unmissable cultural experiences on offer at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Jazz lovers are in for a treat when 2016 Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz Nduduzo Makhathini presents music from his latest album, Ikhambi with One-Voice Vocal Ensemble. The enterprising composer and pianist […]

Joyous Celebration brightens learners’ lives in Bloemfontein

Joyous Celebration brightens learners’ lives in Bloemfontein

Kolisang Khakhau Primary School was on Friday, 25 May 2018 transformed into a yellow education hub when Joyous Celebration went to unveil the R100 000 kitchen facility donated to the school. At the start of Joyous Celebration 21, fans were asked to download their favourite exclusive Joyous Celebration tunes and in December 2017 at the Live DVD […]

MEC Mazibuko grieves gospel star, Lundi Tyamara

MEC Mazibuko grieves gospel star, Lundi Tyamara

The Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Ms Faith Mazibuko has expressed sorrow at the passing of one of South Africa’s talented gospel stars, the 38 year old Lundi Tyamara. Says MEC Mazibuko: “Once again death has robbed us a young life of one of the most talented musical artists in Lundi Tyamara. […]

MINISTER TO ATTENDED THE HERITAGE DAY CELEBRATION IN HONOUR OF THE LATE CHORAL MUSIC COMPOSER DR KHOSA IN MTITITI

MINISTER  TO ATTENDED THE HERITAGE DAY CELEBRATION IN HONOUR OF THE LATE CHORAL MUSIC COMPOSER DR KHOSA IN MTITITI

Ms Faith Muthambi will attended the heritage day celebration in honour of the late choral music composer Dr SJ Khosa on Saturday 24thof September 2016 in Mtititi village, Malamulele, Limpopo. This year, marks 20 years since Heritage Day was declared in 1996 and it will be fittingly commemorated under theme “Celebrating our Human Treasures by Asserting […]

SAMA 22 Nominees Announcement next week

SAMA 22 Nominees Announcement next week

The 22nd Annual South African Music Awards (SAMAs) will take place in June this year in Ethekwini (Durban) in KwaZulu Natal. Regarded as the country’s premier music awards and run and hosted by the Recording Industry of South Africa, this year’s SAMAs take place on Saturday, 4th June at the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) with the EThekwini Municipality as the hosting […]

It Seems That Rihanna Is Finished Working On ANTI

It Seems That Rihanna Is Finished Working On ANTI

2015 came and went without the release of Rihanna‘s eighth album, ANTI. In November, the star cancelled a planned performance at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, reportedly because she wanted to use that time to work on her new record. In December, Sia claimed the singer was still shopping for songs. Today Rihanna tweeted a […]

Summary of Answering Affidavit for media release 22 January 2016

Summary of Answering Affidavit for media release 22 January 2016

M-Net and its producer of Idols South Africa have submitted their answering affidavit opposing Gareth Cliff’s urgent application for his reinstatement as an Idols SA judge, his attempt to prevent auditions continuing without his involvement as a judge, and his request to prevent M-Net from making statements about Cliff that infringe his rights. A full […]

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