Amapiano musicians will be getting awarded pretty soon, as there’s an award show coming up.
An official statement surfaced on social media, explaining why the creation of South Africa Amapiano Music Awards is necessary.
The organizers aren’t revealed, but in the statement, it says that “The Governing body of the inaugural awards decided to come up with a ceremony that will specifically celebrate the genre.”
The awards show has 20 categories and each winner is to go home with R10k, while Song of the Year will take home a cash prize of R50k.
The statement says the announcement of nominees will be made on Monday, 19th of July, on Mac G’s Podcast and Chill.
Read full press release below:
MUSIC: Amapiano gets own awards
No details in the press release about who the organizers are.
According to the release, winners will win R10k cash for each category while Song of the Year will take home a cash prize of R50k#KgopoloReports pic.twitter.com/c5zLwo372F
— Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) July 19, 2021