The three month submission period for the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) closes on 31 January.
The entries are open to all artists who have dropped an album between the 1st December 2015 and 31st January 2017. Another requirement is that the album should also be commercially available.
The popular annual music awards event honours and recognises accomplishments in the South African recording industry, and celebrates diversity within the different music genres.
Now in their 23rd year, the awards also showcase the country's finest musical talent as well as award the previous year's star performers at a gala event which is broadcast live on TV.
This year, an exciting new category ‘Best Africa Artist album’ has been added, along with Best AfroPop album and Best African Indigenous Gospel album (Clap & Tap/Zion Music),