Due to the ongoing pandemic, which has led to the country locking down for 21 days, the South African Music Awards (SAMA) 2020 has been postponed until further notice.
The event is held every year to honor the local artists in the country. The organizers of the event have decided the event won’t be holding due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Although some changes were made on the awards, as the category of Best Produced Music Video was added to the line up.
In light of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcements on the Covid-19 pandemic, the 26th edition of the SA Music Awards has been postponed until further notice. We urge you to practice basic hygiene and follow the instructions from government officials. #StaySafe #StayHome.
said organizers in a statement.
The organizers didn’t state the new date when the event will be holding or when the nominees announcement or party will be holding, as they said it will be communicated at a later date. The organizers have employed everyone to work on their hygiene and take preventive measures to avoid the virus.
The Coronavirus pandemic is really having a negative effect on the entertainment industry, with most shows getting postponed.