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Clash of the titans at NAMAs finale

A competitive round of the NAMAs 2020 as young and new are celebrated.

The forthcoming Namibia Annual Music Awards grand finale is a true embodiment of a clash of the titans with Gazza, King Tee Dee, Liz Ehlers, Exit and Blossom Queen tearing into each other for honours.

As if that is not enough other award categories are a perfect balance between seasoned artist and dynamism from young and upcoming artists with the likes of Rose Blvc and DJ Castro taking lead in most nominated.


The Namas are still slated for 2 May at the Dome in Swakopmund thus far.

Here is the full list of all nominated artists

AFRIKAANS
• ANTANY KNOWS FOR “HOUVAS”
• BERTHOLD MBINDA FOR “MYNE”
• JOHARETHA FOR “ATTATA”
• MS FABBY FOR “MET MY HART”
• PRISCILLA THE NAMIBIAN DESSERT QUEEN FOR “EK IS VET”
Sponsors for Best Afrikaans of the Year are National Arts Council


AFROPOP INCLUSIVE OF TOWNSHIP DISCO
• BLOSSOM QUEEN FOR “UVANDJE”
• KP ILLEST FOR “ENERGY” FEAT ICE PRINCE
• MONIQUE ENGLISH FOR “RED” FEAT ESB
• ROSE BLVC FOR “SHADOW”
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR “CENTER” FEAT DON KAMATI
Sponsors for Best Afropop Inclusive of Township Disco of the Year are Standard Bank Namibia


COLLABORATION
• ADORA FOR “SIM DI A” FEAT JAYDEN
• KP ILLEST FOR “ENERGY” FEAT ICE PRINCE
• PDK FOR “SAKA” FEAT TOP CHERI, KING ELEGANT AND ATHAWISE
• BERTHOLD MBINDA FOR “SOFIA” FEAT KALUX
• KALUX FOR “TI KHOE” FEAT TATE BUTI
Sponsors for Best Collaboration of the Year are Namibia Wildlife Resort


DAMARA PUNCH
• ADORA FOR “TOUCH” FEAT KALUX
• DIXON FOR “/GUI-!NAS”
• KAPTEIN TSWAZI FOR “XAWEM KO A #KHAI !NA” FEAT O C BULAN
• LETTIE FOR “HAM-E A /HON-KHOE”
• OU STAKES FOR “/USEN TA TIDE”
Sponsors for Best Damara Punch of the Year are National Arts Council


GOSPEL
• EFFY FOR “MUHONA” FEAT HEALING VOICES CHOIR
• JOHARETHA FOR “VEERTIG DAE”
• KAPTEIN TSWAZI FOR “ALPHA & OMEGA” FEAT KK
• MARANATHA FOR “YAWEH”
• MS FABBY FOR “NGO TJIPANDU”
Sponsors for Best Gospel of the Year are Air Namibia


HOUSE
• COOL UNDER PRESSURE FOR “SOPHIA”
• DJ CASTRO FOR “SHINNING STAR” FEAT SLICKARTIE
• HOUSE GURU GANG FOR “BAD NEIGHBORS” FEAT EES
• JONA FULLFORCE FOR “MBWANGULA”
• TAYLOR JAYE FOR “CASHE” FEAT PATORANKING & DJ CHIN CHILLA
Sponsors for Best House of the Year are Standard Bank Namibia


KWAITO
• BIG JAY-2 FOR “MY LIFE” FEAT YAMUKONGO (TKB)
• CASSIDY KARON FOR “AWE”
• EXIT FOR “KONDJIFA”
• SUNNY BOY FOR “BAD NEIGHBORS” FEAT KOTOKENI
• TULISAN FOR “IYAALO AANO” FEAT HAINO
Sponsors for Best Kwaito of the Year are Namibia Statistics Agency


MUSIC VIDEO
• DIXON FOR “SHE HAS A MAN”
• JOHARETHA FOR “ATTATA”
• KALUX FOR “KAKASEN”
• LIONESS FOR “TALA”
• PDK FOR “SAKA” FEAT TOP CHERI, KING ELEGANT AND ATHAWISE
Sponsors for Best Music Video of the Year are Namibia Film Commission


OVIRITJE
• DIOP FOR “BANYANA BA TRICKY”
• KUKU NKANDANGA FOR “AMI MEI” FEAT DIOP
• MULBERRY FOR “KUMAA”
• OC BULAN FOR “/GAI GORO !NANS DI A” FEAT P-FLAT
• OTJINATE FOR “MBAKAVIRA”
Sponsors for Best Oviritje of the Year are National Arts Council
R&B
• ALTA OUSES FOR “BELIEVE IN LOVE PART 2” FEAT DJAY
• BERTHOLD MBINDA FOR “P.P (GIGALOW’S ANTHEM)”
• ETHNIX FOR “COMPOSURE”
• LIZE EHLERS FOR “ALWAYS”
• MR ANDREW FOR “SPECIAL FEELINGS” FEAT TEQLA & PAGE
Sponsors for Best R&B of the Year are National Arts Council


RAP / HIP-HOP
• ANTANY KNOWS FOR “NIGHTSHIFT”
• CASSIDY KARON FOR “CHAINS” FEAT ROMI
• GHETTO BALLERINA FOR “GRIND”
• LIONESS FOR “SAUCE” FEAT KENNY K, KP ILLEST & SKRYPT
• LIZZ FOR “WAIT”
Sponsors for Best Rap / Hip-Hop of the Year are Air Namibia


REGGAE
• ERNA CHIMU FOR “AFRICAN WOMAN”
• GERRY DREAD FOR “CONQUERER”
• HEDEK FOR “BABYLON” FEAT KUKU SACKY & EDDIE
• OU BILLEM FOR “AMA-/NAMI” FEAT ADORA
• ROSE BLVC FOR “RIGHTEOUS”
Sponsors for Best Reggae of the Year are MTC Nestor Sunshine Tobias Boxing & Fitness Academy


SINGLE
• CENTERPIECE FOR “TONIGHT” FEAT RUSH
• DEE’A FOR “DINGILILANGE” FEAT SINNY
• TEQLA FOR “MAGIC”
• WILLIAM JACOBS FOR “MORAL SURVIVAL”
• Y’CLIFF FOR “NAMIBIAN QUEEN”
Sponsors for Best Single of the Year are NASCAM
SOUKOUS KWASA
• ALLEN JONATHAN FOR “UFUKU” FEAT SAVINDJELE
• BLOSSOM QUEEN FOR “MY AFRIKA” FEAT SERGIO
• DIOP FOR “CHARLOTTE”
• ONE BLOOD FOR “INDEE”
• PDK FOR “INDA”
Sponsors for Best Soukous Kwasa of the Year are National Arts Council


TRADITIONAL
• DNA FOR “ALI TI TI TI TI” FEAT KAMATI EKANDA
• ERNA CHIMU FOR “AISE MAMASE” FEAT SAMUEL KATENGE
• OU BILLEM FOR “TI-E”
• TORSHLAM FOR “ITEYIKO” FEAT BUJU KATYOKO
• YASHE TATI PII FOR “OMUPEMBE” FEAT WAPOTA
Sponsors for Best Traditional of the Year are Namibia Sports Commission


PAN AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• BURNA BOY FOR “AFRICAN GIANT”
• DAVIDO, CHRIS BROWN FOR “BLOW MY MIND”
• DJ MAPHORISA FOR “LORCH” FEAT SEMI TEE, MIANO, KAMMU DEE
• DJ ZINHLE FOR “UMLILO” FEAT MVZZLE AND RETHABILE
• SHO MADJOZI FOR “JOHN CENA”
• WIZKID FOR “JORO”
Sponsors for Best Pan African Artist of the Year are Namibia Statistics Agency


SONG OF THE YEAR
• ADORA FT. JAYDEN FOR “SIM DI A”
• DJ SPUZZA FT. CHESTER , DON KAMATI, MEGA & CHAKIE FOR “SOEK SOEK”
• KING TEE DEE FOR “ONE I LOVE” FEAT DIAMOND PLATNUMZ
• PDK FT TOP CHERI, KING ELEGANT & ATHAWISE FOR “SAKA”
• TSWAZIS FOR “PRAY”
Sponsors for Song of the Year are National Arts Council


PRODUCER
• ANDREW MASIPA FOR “MADE IN NAMIBIA” BY ETHNIX
• DJ KBOZ FOR “LUCKY GIRL” BY SALLY BOSS MADAM
• HOPPY MWIYA FOR “FORBIDDEN FRUIT” BY ROSE BLVC
• SAM NIIGUNGO FOR “FAITH & FAVOUR” BY KP ILLEST
• SOLANI ZULU FOR “GRATEFUL” BY PDK
Sponsors for Best Producer of the Year are NASCAM


NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
• CASSIDY KARON FOR THE ALBUM “80’S MERCEDEZ”
• DJ CASTRO FOR THE ALBUM “EVOLUTION”
• ETHNIX FOR THE ALBUM “MADE IN NAMIBIA (MIN)”
• JOHARETHA FOR THE ALBUM “ATTATA”
• ROSE BLVC FOR THE ALBUM “FORBIDDEN FRUIT”
Sponsors for Best Newcomer of the Year are Mikel Jess


GROUP / DUO OF THE YEAR
• COOL UNDER PRESSURE FOR THE ALBUM “ECONOMY”
• ETHNIX FOR THE ALBUM “MADE IN NAMIBIA (MIN)”
• HOUSE GURU GANG FOR THE ALBUM “BAD NEIGHBORS”
• ONE BLOOD FOR THE ALBUM “ONE BLOOD VOLUME 23”
• PDK FOR THE ALBUM “GRATEFUL”
Sponsors for Best Group / Duo of the Year are Windhoek Airport Transfers,Tours & Rentals


MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• CASSIDY KARON FOR THE ALBUM “80’S MERCEDEZ”
• DIXON FOR THE ALBUM “SHOW ME YOUR HEART”
• DJ CASTRO FOR THE ALBUM “EVOLUTION”
• KP ILLEST FOR THE ALBUM “FAITH & FAVOUR”
• SUNNY BOY FOR THE ALBUM “UUYELELE”
Sponsors for Male Artist of the Year are Endjala Investments


FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• ADORA FOR THE ALBUM “RISE”
• LIZE EHLERS FOR THE ALBUM “LIZE LIVE”
• MONIQUE ENGLISH FOR THE ALBUM “RED”
• ROSE BLVC FOR THE ALBUM “FORBIDDEN FRUIT”
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR THE ALBUM “LUCKY GIRL”
Sponsors for Female Artist of the Year are MTC and NBC


ALBUM OF THE YEAR
• ETHNIX FOR THE ALBUM “MADE IN NAMIBIA (MIN)”
• KP ILLEST FOR THE ALBUM “FAITH & FAVOUR”
• PDK FOR THE ALBUM “GRATEFUL”
• ROSE BLVC FOR THE ALBUM “FORBIDDEN FRUIT”
• SALLY BOSS MADAM FOR THE ALBUM “LUCKY GIRL”
Sponsors for Album of the Year are NAMCOR


ARTIST OF THE DECADE
• BLOSSOM
• EXIT
• GAZZA
• LIZE EHLERS
• THE DOGG


Lifetime Achievement category is sponsored by Windhoek Fashion Week. The Special Award is sponsored by Simply You Magazine and Artist of the Year category is sponsored by NDTC and Trip Travel. These categories have only winners and will be announced at the awards event ceremony on the nigh.
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www.NAMA.com.na and @NamibianAwards on Instagram and Facebook
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