Akanamali hit-maker Sun-El Musician emerged as the big winner of the first night at the 24th South African Music Awards (Samas).
Gospel group Joyous Celebration took home two awards for Best Selling DVD and Best Selling Album.
Afropop group Mafikizolo bagged Best Engineered Album, Nduduzo Makhathini won Best Jazz Album and newcomer Rouge won Music Video of the Year.
Hosted by comedian Mpho Popps, in Sun City, many musicians snubbed the non-broadcast show.
Zoe Modiga, Tribute Birdie Mboweni, and Thabsie teamed up for an all-girl sublime performance. Chomee also delivered an electric dance performance with Tresor; while rapper Shane Eagle teamed up with Ntando for their performance.
Source: Sowetan Live