The 2019 SA Hip Hop Awards nominations are out

And they’re… interesting. They’ll be taking place at the Lyric Theatre again this year at Gold Reef City on November 20th.

Voting is based 100% on judges’ scores for the following categories: Album of the Year; Best Dance Crew; Best DJ; Best Freshman; Best Graffiti; Best International Brand; Best Local Brand; Hustler of the Year; Lyricist of the Year; Mixtape of the Year; Most Valuable; Producer of the Year; Promoter of the Year and all the King of “…”.

Voting is based on the judges’ scores and public votes (60% judges and 40% public) for the Top 5 categories: Best Collaboration, Best Female, Best Male, Best Video and Song of the Year.

Voting is based 100% on online votes for the following category: Best Hip Hop Radio Show.

Public Voting Methods

Public votes are only open to the Top 6 categories: Best Collaboration, Best Remix , Best Female, Best Hip Hop Radio Show, Best Male, Best Video and Song of the Year.

Online – public can register at www.sahiphopawards.com. One vote per IP address. Online and text voting will be open from 24h00, 21st October 2019 and close 13h00, 8th November 2019.

Judges’ Scores

Preliminary judges come from a pool of local music industry professionals, including musicians, songwriters, producers, recording engineers, music publishers, booking agents, program and music directors, talent coordinators and music marketing professionals. Final judging is done by music industry professionals who are not related or connected to the nominees or their record labels.

Have a look at the nominees below and let us know what you think.