Newcomer Amanda Black had an impressive run, picking up two of the top five awards - Best Newcomer of the Year and Best Female Artist of the Year, adding to her silverware the Best R&B/Soul/Reggae Album award that she won last night, making her a three-time Sama winner on her debut album.
Nasty C walked away with Record of the Year award with his song Hell Naw.
The star-studded show also saw the industry pay respects to its own legends.
Rebecca Malope, Don Laka and Babsy Mlangeni were honoured with Lifetime Achievement awards.
Complete list of winners:
• Best Newcomer of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu
• Best Duo-Group of the Year – Black Motion – Ya Badimo
• Best Female Artist of the Year – Amanda Black – Amazulu
• Best Male Artist of the Year – Kwesta – Dakar II
• Best Album of the Year – Kwesta - Dakar II
• Record of the Year – Nasty C – Hell Naw
• Best Maskandi Album – Khuzani – Inyoni yomthakathi
• Classical Instrumental Album – Charl du Pleassis Trio – Baroqueswing Vol.II
• Best Afro Pop Album – Vusi Nova – Vusi Nova