The Metro FM Awards take place at Helderfontein Estate in Lonehill, Johannesburg, on Friday November 29.Tickets are R150 (R200 for a double ticket) at the SABC in Auckland Park.The other two finalists in this category are jazz artist Judith Sephuma and Boom Shaka’s Thembi Seete.TKZee and Bongo Maffin have already won the best group category in previous years.The first six weeks were dedicated to nominations for the different categories, starting with the best male and best female vocalists.Best group and best kwaito came next, then best jazz, best gospel, best R&B, best African pop, best newcomer and best club DJ.
The awards show will take place at the Durban ICC and be televised on the SABC.
Will Jimmy Dludlu win the jazz category for the third time? Her adversaries in this category are Jae and previous winner Loyiso.
This year he faces competition from Sephuma and Selaelo Selota. It probably saves gospel music for Sunday mornings, when most people are asleep or at church. Big guns Ringo, Brenda Fassie and Ihashe Elimhlope face each other in the best African pop category.
Last were song of the year and best album of the year.
The top three nominees in each category went through to the final round.