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Metro FM Music Awards | AKA bags six nominations

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Metro FM Music Awards | AKA bags six nominations

Metro FM Music Awards 2023 nominees have been announced this Thursday after its launching earlier this year.

The late rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes has obtained six nominations at the Metro FM Music Awards 2023 (MMA).

Metro FM, which acquired 900 entries from report labels and impartial artists, introduced the nominees on Thursday after the launch of the awards on January 18.

AKA is nominated for Best Hip Hop Artist for his album Mass Country, Best Male, Artist of the Year and his hit track Lemons (Lemonade) offering Nasty C scored him three nominations together with Best Music Video, Best Collaboration Song and Song of the Year.

Kiernan “AKA” Forbes used to be shot lifeless outdoor a Durban restaurant on February 10. His homicide is nonetheless below investigation.

In honour of AKA’s legacy, the Forbes family continued with the release of the Mass Country album on February 24. All elements of his album were approved by him before his death.

AKA’s girlfriend, rapper Nadia Nakai, took to her timeline to congratulate her late beau.

“Everyone that wrote me off, gon’ eat sh*t for breakfast!!!” Congratulations baby!” Nadia captioned on an Instagram post.

The full list of 17th Metro FM Awards nominees are:

Song of the Year

K.O for Sete

AKA for Lemons (Lemonade)

Konke & Musa Keys for Kancane

Aymos for Fatela

Big Nuz for Ngeke

Kabza De Small for Khusela

Betusile Mcinga for Ngena Noah

Gaba Cannal for Healer Ntliziyo Yam

Sjava for Isoka

Wanitwa Mos for Sofa Silahlane

Best Afrosoul-Pop

Sjava for Isibuko

Zuko Sa for Andikalibali

Brenda Mtambo for Enza Kwenzeke

Inkabi Nation for Voicemail

Mlindo The Vocalist for Lindokuhle

Best Amapiano Song

Deep London for Hamba Wena

Gaba Cannal for Healer Ntliziyo Yam

Kabza De Small for Khusela

Daliwonga for Abo Mvelo

Wanitwa Mos for Sofa Silahlane

Artist of the Year

K.O for Sete

Wanitwa Mos for Sofa Silahlane

AKA for Lemons (Lemonade)

Nomfundo MOH for Izibusiso

Sjava for Isoka

Best Jazz Album

Linda Sikhakhane for Isambulo

Nduduzo Makhathini for In The Spirits of NTU

Spartz for Awake

Best New Age R&B Artist

Manana for Patiently

MOE for Me Ever After

ThandoNje for Our Story: Untold

Venom & Shishiliza for uThando

Zadok for Othanda Mina

Best Collaboration Song

AKA feat. NastyC for Lemons (Lemonade)

K.O feat. Young Stunna & Blxckie for Sete

Kususa, Argento Dust & Zakes Bantwini for Asanda

Aymos feat. Ami Faku for Fatela

Sjava feat. Q Twinz & Mzukulu for Isoka

Best Duo or Group

Mafikizolo for Kwanele

Big Nuz for Ngeke

Mellow & Sleazy for Wenza Kanjani

Kwesta and Kabza De Small for Mrholo Wayizolo

Inkabi Nation for Voice Mail

Best Female Artist

Nomfundo MOH for Izibusiso

Makhazi African for Queen 2.0

Simmy for Hlelo

Brenda Mtambo for Enza Kwenzeke

HLE for You’re The Worthy One

Best Gospel Album

Dumi Mkokstad for The Over Flow

Soweto Gospel Choir for Hope

Khaya Mthethwa for Art & Worship

Kingdmusic for Perfect Love

Pastor Lungi Ndala for Victorious Praise

Best Hip Hop Artist

AKA for Mass Country

K.O for SR3

Nasty Cfor Ivyson Army Tour Mixtape

Blxckie for The4Mula

Maglera Doe Boy for Diaspora

Best House Song

Kususa, Argento Dust & Zakes Bantwini for Asanda

Mthandazo Gatya ft. Nhlonipho for Sizobambana

Karyendasoul ft. Ami Faku for Umthandazo

Caiiro ft. Pixie L for Lwandle

Skye Wanda for Amazwi

Best Kwaito/Gqom Song

Big Nuz for Ngeke

DJ Tira for Sikilidi

Kwesta and Kabza De Small for Mrholo Wayizolo

Spikiri for Tana La

Professor for Ezangakini

Best Male Artist

AKA for Lemons (Lemonade)

K.O for Sete

Kabza De Small for Khusela

Sjava for Isoka

Mthandazo Gatya for Sizobambana

New Artist

Oufadafada for I can’t give up

CocoSA for I never said

Group Chat for Mama

Mayten for Wait on Me

Tee Tee for Andizenzi

Styled Artist

Mafikizolo

Musa Keys

Sjava

Daliwonga

Sino Msolo

Best Music Video

K.O for Sete

AKA for Lemons (Lemonade)

DJ Tira for Sikilidi

Wanitwa Mos for Sofa Silahlane

Costa Titch for Big Flexa Remix

Best Viral Challenge

Deep London feat Boohle for Hamba Wena

DJ Maphorisa & Visca for Ba Straata

Felo Le Tee & Toss for Manca

Myztro feat Focalistic, Daliwonga, Shaunmusiq and Ftears for Tobetsa

K.O. feat Young Stunna and Blxckie for Sete

The awards are set to take place on May 6, at the Mbombela Stadium in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, and will be broadcast live on SABC1.

Metro FM Music Awards | AKA bags six nominations


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