The South African Music Awards (SAMA) nominations are finally out and rapper Emtee continues to dominate local music awards.
Emtee received four nominations at the awards nominations ceremony held in Soweto, Johannesburg on Thursday morning.
Riky Rick and Nathi Mankayi also received four nods each.
Emtee will compete with Riky for the title of Best Rap album and Best Newcomer‚ while all three artists will compete for the title of Best Male with Black Coffee and Francois van Coke.
Zonke Dikana‚ Tresor and DJ Black Coffee also bagged three nominations each. While‚ Zahara and Fifi Cooper both scored two nominations each.
Cassper Nyovest who was on top last year did not receive any individual nod, but shares one for Best Collaboration nomination‚ for his track with Major League DJz‚ Slyza Tsotsi.
Cassper will compete with AKA on the collaboration category, AKA is nominated for his track ‘All Eyes on Me’, AKA scooped another nod in the Best Remix category for his ‘Baddest Remix’.
The Award ceremony will take place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.