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08/05/2018 12:04 SAST | Updated 08/05/2018 12:04 SAST

Here Are This Year's Sama Nominees In The Big 5 Categories

The Samas will be held at the Sun City Superbowl on June 2.

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Ricky Rick is nominated in two categories.

With less than a month to go before the 24th South African Music Awards (Samas), the nominees for all categories have now been revealed.

At the first nominee-announcement party back in April, organisers made the decision to release the nominees for the top five categories only this month.

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The top five categories are: Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Album of the Year.

And here are the nominees:

Male Artist of the Year:

Female Artist of the Year:

Duo/Group of the Year:

Newcomer of the Year:

Album of the Year:

The Samas will be held at the Sun City Superbowl on June 2.

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The show will be broadcast live on SABC1.