The first annual Dance Music Awards South Africa takes place early next month and after locking down the submissions phase, the organizers have officially released the official list of nominees. The Fan-favourites Chunda Munki, Goodluck, Black Coffee, TiMO ODV and Lady Zamar all scored nods alongside some of the country’s greatest names in dance music. Ahead of the official ceremony on the fifth of October, the nominees have been announced. Here’s who’s in the running this year:

BEST ALBUM
Chunda Munki – Interference
Jazzuelle – Circles
Jullian Gomes – Late Dreamer
Timo ODV Origins
Good Luck – Nature Within

BEST CLUB / CLUB NIGHT
Origin
Electric Circus
Truth
Toy Toy
Shimmy Beach

BEST DANCE SHOW
Das Kapital presents In Das We Trust – 5FM
The Kyle Cassim Show – 5FM
The Players Club – Da Kruk – YFM
The Urban Beat – Metro FM
Kyle Worde – The 411 – Touch HD

BEST EDM RECORD
Das Kapital – Bend It
Rocca & Martini – Sky
Royal K – Vices
Keystate – Calling
Evida – You Gotta

BEST FEMALE DJ
Abby Nurock
DJ Zinhle
Lady Lea
SimStar
Lady Sakhe

BEST FEMALE ARTISTS
Lady Zamar
Tamara Dey
Amanda Black
Bucie
Jackie Queens

BEST FESTIVAL
Ultra
Spring Fiesta
Oppikoppi
Rocking the Dasies
H20

BEST HOUSE RECORD
Jullian Gomes – 1000 Memories
Chunda Munki – Interference
Kyle Watson ft Apple Gule – Solace
Sir Vincent Ft Lauren – Nirvana
DJ Thes-Man feat. Miss Patty – Moved On

BEST INTERNATIONAL DJ
Atjazz
Lars Behrenroth
DJ Snake
Dash Berlin
Alesso

BEST INT PRODUCER
The Layabouts
Stimming
Lars Behrenroth
Deadmau5
Atjazz

BEST KWAITO
Babes Wondumo – Wololo
OKMALUMKOOLKAT – GQI ft. AMADANDO
Killer Kau – Tholukuthi Hey ft. Mbali
DJ Gukwa ft Tipcee, Emza & DJ Tira – Amadada
Distruction Boyz – Madness (ft Tipcee)

BEST LIVE ACT
Black Motion
Good Luck
Pop Art
Mi Casa
Goldfish

BEST MALE DJ
Black Coffee
Kyle Cassim
Chunda Munki
Shimza
Kyle Watson

BEST MALE ARTIST
Apple Gule
Lazarusman
Timo ODV
Kaylow
J’Something

BEST VIDEO
TIMO ODV – Dancing Again
Bucie Ft Black Motion – Rejoice
Da Capo Ft Tresor – Speed of Sound
Prince Kaybee Ft Lady Zamar – Charlotte
Strange Loving – Changes

BEST PRODUCER
Black Coffee
Da Capo
Kyle Watson
Ryan Murgatroyd
Jazzuelle

BEST RECORD LABEL
Do It Now Recordings
House Afrika
Soulistic Music
Chutney Records
Go Go Music

BEST UNDERGROUND RECORD
Kat La Kat – Strange Signals
Jazzuelle Ft Lazarusman – Don’t Forget Me
Floyd Lavine – Masala
Strange Loving – Valentino Groove
Aero Manyelo – Mooki

COMPILATION OF THE YEAR
House Afrika Mzanzi 6
Fresh House Flava 9
Now Dance
Africa Get Physical
Kyle Watson Pres. The Low End Effect

REMIX OF THE YEAR
Tresor- Never Let Me Go (Mobi Dixion Remix)
DeMajor feat. Lizwi – Traveller (Kususa & Quetornik Official Remix)
Dj Merlon feat. Black Coffee & Khaya Mthethwa – Reflections (Enoo Napa Remix)
Dj Ganyani ft Laila – Talk To Me (Prince Kaybee Remix)
Alicia Keys – In Common (Black Coffee Remix)

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