The nominees for the 6th annual Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards were announced on Wednesday on Soweto TV, DStv channel 251.
The prestigious music award ceremony is set to take place on November the 27th, at the Sun City Super Bowl, Rustenburg.
Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards recognize, celebrate, and connect artists who are constantly working hard to craft great music, slowly upraising them to the top.
They also promote individuals who can achieve success in their careers.
Iconic Kwaito group, Trompies dominated the nominees with four nods including the Best Kwaito/House/Gqom Group, Best Kwaito Single, Best Kwaito Song of 2010 – 2015, and the Best Collaboration categories.
Jakarumba, who is also a part of Trompies, was nominated in the Best Kwaito Artist category.
The group recently lost one of its members Emmanuel “Mjokes” Matsane, who died in a car accident in May. Kalawa Jazmee Records confirmed that Mjokes died on the morning of May 23, in a car accident. The much-loved musician was returning from what would be his last performance with Trompies at Soweto’s famous good time spot, Disoufeng.
Known icons nominated in this year’s nominees include DJ Cleo and Sun-El Musician in the Best DJ category, Black Motion was pitted against Citizen Deep in the Best House Single category, while Bucie and Msaki are competing in the Best House Artist category.
Prince Kaybee got a nomination in the Best Collaboration category for his smash hit, “Uwrongo”.
DBN Gogo also had her hit song, “Khuza Gogo”, nomination in the Best Amapiano Song category.