Johannesburg - Black Coffee stamped his authority on the local music scene when he walked away with an impressive five nods at the South African Music Awards (Sama) nominee announcement in Alberton, Johannesburg, on Thursday night.
The internationally acclaimed DJ’s album "Music is King" secured him spots in Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Best Dance Album.
He also scored a double nomination in the Collaboration of the Year award, first for Drive featuring David Guetta and Delilah Montagu and second for "Wish You Were Here" featuring Asanda Lusaseni-Mvana.
In the Album of the Year category Black Coffee is up against Black Motion for Moya Wa Taola; Vusi Nova for Manyan-nyan; Sjava for Umqhele and Zonke for L.O.V.E.
Here are some of the nominees: