Durban as been announced as the City that would be hosting the forthcoming South African Music Awards. The 22nd SAMAs, regarded as the country’s premier music awards and run and hosted by the Recording Industry of South Africa, will take place on 4 June at the Durban International Convention Centre with the eThekwini Municipality as the hosting partner.
According to the Mayor of eThekwini James Nxumalo “Durban is proud to be the host of this year’s glitzy Annual South African Music Awards (SAMAs)” he added that “We are pleased that this prestigious awards ceremony is being held in Durban as we constantly strive to ensure our highly talented musicians are provided with opportunities and the necessary platforms to showcase their talent,
“Music brings people together, irrespective of race, creed or culture and eThekwini is proud to be hosting the 22nd South African Music Awards (SAMAs).
“It is fitting that the ceremony will take place at our historic venue, the Durban Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC), which has been transformed into a world class events and conference centre over the years”