Popular South African singer, Shekhinah Thandi Donnell better known as Shekhinah, has won big at the just concluded SAMA awards.
Shekhinah won three awards, female artist of the year, New comer of the year and Album of the Year for Rose Gold at the just concluded awards.
The singer-songwriter from Durban, South Africa was among the Top 32 of M-Net’s Season 7 of SA Idols in 2011 and also among the Top 6 of Season 8 of SA Idols in 2012. Her debut album Rose Gold was certified gold by RiSA on 24 January 2018.
The South African Music Awards (Samas) took place in Sun City and the event was live-streamed on Facebook.
This year marked the 24th edition of the biggest event on the local music industry’s calendar.
Other Sama 2018 award winners include : Joyous celebration for Best Selling Digital Artists, Sun-El Musician ft Samthing Soweto for Highest Airplay Special Composer Winner Package , Andile Kamajola for Andile Kamajola Chapter 8 Sekwanele Best Traditional Faith Music Album, Mafikizolo for best afro pop album, Beste Kontemporere Musiek Album Jo Black for Skepe, for
Lifetime Achiever Award, Spokes H, Steve Kekana and Mbongeni Ngema, International Achiever Award went to Shashika Mooruth,
Best Rock Album, Fokofpolisiekar for Selfmedikasie and others.
Congratulations to Shekhinad!