Liquideep, The Parlotones and Professor were amongst the big winners at the 17th South African Music Awards on Saturday. The Parlotones scooped bestselling DVD, best global chart DVD and Music Video of the Year over the weekend. Locnville won Newcomer of the year and Best Selling Album of the year. The audience was on the edge of their seat during the announcement for Rap Artist of the Year which Amu beat hopefuls like Slikour, Tumi and the volume as well as newcomer Kwesta.
The event, hosted by Bonang Matheba and Phat Joe, featured performances by Die Antwoord, Zakes Bantwini, JR and Rebecca Malope amongst others.