The 8th South African Traditional Music Achievement (SATMA) Awards were presented on Friday 4 and Saturday, 5 October 2013 at the Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium in East London. Saba Mbixane of Umhlobo Wenene FM did what he did last year. He has made beating Ukhozi FM’s Utalagu a habit. He beat them again this year for the third time in a row. He won the Best Traditional DJ award and his show (Lavutha Ibhayi) took the award for the Best Traditional music radio program. Popular Maskandi artist Mtshengiseni Gcwensa won the Best Male award. Viva Ngendidane, a song by Amageza Amahle, won the Best Song of the year award.

Below is a Full list of Winners Published on the SATMA Awards Facebook Page on Sunday

Best MaskandiOsaziwayo
Best Isicathamiya – General Singers
Best Mbaqanga- Phansi Phezulu
Best Song of the year – Viva Ngedidane – Amageza Amahle
Best Traditional and Cultural News Journalist (Print Media) – Mdu Mvubu
Best Traditional and Cultural News Journalist (Electronic Media) –
Zimkhitha Macingwane (SABC News)
Best Video – Khurumetsa Diretlo
Best Male – Mtshengiseni
Best Female – Izintombi Zika Mjaphani
Best TshiVenda – Sikheli Junior
Best IsiNdebele – Saaiplas Boys
Best SeTswana – Dialogane Cultural Group
Best Traditional San Album – Kazumba Shenoya
Best Indian – Flash Interntainers
Best IsiXhosa – Gobolempendulu
Best Sesotho – Sabatha no.3
Best Sepedi – Salphina Kadiaka
Best Xitsonga – Msindhu Wapheni no.6
Best Boeremusiek – Jaco Van Deventer
Best Community Radio DJ – Matsidiso Masekwa – Modiri FM
Best Praise Singer – Botlale Boikanya
Best Indigenous comedian – Nomakhisimusi
Best Traditional DJ – Saba Mbixane – Umhlobo Wenene FM
Best Newcomer artist – Mlethwa Majola
Best Traditional Dance group – Tswelelang Youth Cast
Best Traditional music radio program – Lavutha Ibhayi – Umhlobo Wenene FM
Best Afro Soul – Afro Soul
Best Vernecular Hip Hop – MC Tshatha & Moja Pooh
Best Traditional Arts and Culture Department – Mpumalanga Province
Best African Jazz – Thabo Segonyane
Best Reggae – Hill House Crew
Best Poet – Prince Gumede
Best Cultural Talk Show – Ithungelwa Ebandla – Ikwekwezi FM
Best IsiSwati – Make Shelangubo

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