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Metro FM Music Awards 2023: Full List of Nominees

It is that time of the year again when the nominee list of South Africa’s Metro FM Music Awards is dropped for the Rainbow Nation to make its pick of deserving musicians. The award is currently in its 17th season.

The Metro FM Music Awards have been around for a while and have grown in prestige as well. So there is usually great interest in who and who emerges winner at the end of the day. It is 2023  and the list of the year’s nominees has been released.

One name that cannot be missed on the list is that of rapper Kiernan “AKA”  Forbes, who was recently murdered alongside his former manager Tebello “Tibz” Motsoane just outside Wish Restaurant on Florida Road in Durban. He and Sjava are the musicians with the highest nominations in this year’s Metro FM Music Awards.

Below is the…

Metro FM Music Awards 2023: Full List of Nominees

Song Of The Year 

K.O ft. Blxckie & Young Stunna – ‘SETE’

AKA ft. Nasty C – ‘Lemonds (Lemonade)’

Konke & Musa Keys – ‘Kancane’

Aymos ‘Fatela’

Big Nuz ‘Ngeke’

Kabza De Small – ‘Khusela’

Betusile Mcinga – ‘Ngena Noah’

Gaba Cannal – ‘Healer Ntliziyo Yami’

Sjava – ‘Isoka’

Wantiwa Mos – ‘Sofa Silahlane’

Best Afro Soul Pop 

Sjava – ‘Isibuko’

Zuko SA – ‘Andikalibali’

Brenda Mtambo – ‘Enza Kwenzeke’

Inkabi Nation – ‘Voicemail’

Mlindo The Vocalist – ‘Lindokuhle’

Best Amapiano Song 

Deep London – ‘Hamba Wena’

Gaba Cannal – ‘Healer Ntliziyo Yami’

Kabza De Small – ‘Khusela’

Daliwonga – ‘Abo Mvelo’

Wantiwa Mos – ‘Sofa Silahlane’

Artist Of The Year 

K.O – ‘SETE’

Wantiwa Mos – ‘Sofa Silahlane’

AKA – ‘Lemons (Lemonade)’

Nomfundo Moh – ‘Izibusiso’

Sjava – ‘Isoka’

Best Jazz Album 

Linda Sikhakhane – ‘Isambulo’

Nduduzo Makhathini – ‘In The Spirits of Ntu’

Spartz – ‘Awake’

Best New Age R&B Artist 

Manana – ‘Patiently’

MOE. – ‘Me Ever After’

ThandoNje – ‘Our Story: Untold’

Venom & Shishiliza – ‘uThando’

Zadok – ‘Othanda Mina’

Best Collaborative Song 

AKA ft . Nasty C – ‘Lemons (Lemonade)’

K.O ft. Blxckie & Young Stunna – ‘SETE’

Kususa, Argento Dust & Zakes Bantwini – ‘Asanda’

Aymos ft. Ami Faku – ‘Fatela’

Sjava ft Q Twinz & Mzukulu – ‘Isoka’

Best Duo or Group 

Mafikizolo – ‘Kwanele’

Big Nuz – ‘Ngeke’

Mellow & Sleazy – ‘Wenza Kanjani’

Kwesta & Kabza De Small – ‘Mrholo Wayizolo’

Inkabi Nation – ‘Voice Mail’

Best Female Artist 

Nomfundo Moh – ‘Izibusiso’

Makhadzi – ‘African Queen 2.0’

Simmy – ‘Hlelo’

Brenda Mtambo – ‘Enza Kwenzeke’

HLE – ‘You’re The Worthy One’

Best Gospel Album 

Tumi Mkokstad – ‘The Over Flow’

Soweto Gosepl Choir – ‘Hope’

Khaya Mthethwa – ‘Art & Worship’

Kingdmusic – ‘Perfect Love’

Pastor Lungi Ndala – ‘ Victorious Praise’

Best Hip-Hop Artist 

AKA – ‘Mass Country’

K.O – ‘SR3’

Nasty C – ‘Ivyson Army Tour Mixtape’

Blxckie – ‘The 4Mula’

Maglera Doe Boy – ‘Diaspora’

Best House Song 

Kususa, Argento Dust & Zakes Bantwini – ‘Asanda’

Mthandazo Gatya ft. Nhlonipho – ‘Sizobambana’

Karyendasoul ft. Ami Faku – ‘Umthandazo’

Caiiro ft Pixie L – ‘Lwandle’

Skye Wanda – ‘Amazwi’

Best Kwaito / Gqom Song 

Big Nuz – ‘Ngeke’

DJ Tira – ’Sikilidi’

Kwesta & Kabza De Small – ‘Mrholo Wayizolo’

Professor – ‘Ezangakini’

Best Male Artist 

AKA – ‘Lemons (Lemonade)’

K.O – ’SETE’

Kabza De Small – ‘Khusela’

Sjava – ‘Isoka’

Mthandazo Gatya – ‘Sizobambana’

Best New Artist 

Oufadafada – ‘I Can’t Give Up’

CocoSA – ‘I Never Thought’

Group Chat – ‘Mama’

Mayten – ‘Wait On Me’

Tee Tee – ‘Andizenzi’

Best Styled Artist 

Mafikizolo

Musa Keys

Sjava

Daliwonga

Sino Msolo

Best Music Video 

K.O ft. Blxckie & Young Stunna – ‘SETE’

AKA ft. Nasty C – ‘Lemonds (Lemonade)’

DJ Tira – ’Sikilidi’

Wantiwa Mos – ‘Sofa Silahlane’

Costa Titch – ‘Big Flexa Remix’

Best Viral Challenge 

Deep London ft. Boohle – ‘Hamba Wena’

DJ Maphorisa & Visca – ‘Ba Straata’

Felt Le Tee & Toss – ‘Manca’

Myztro ft. Focalistic, Daliwonga, Shaunmusiq, Ftears – ‘Tobetsa’

K.O ft. Blxckie & Young Stunna – ‘SETE’

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