The nominees announcement is currently being held at the luxurious Destiny Exclusive Hotel in the east of Johannesburg.
Here are some of the artists that have been nominated thus far.
We're glad to see that Kwesta made it to the Male Artist of the Year category, we're hoping he'll scoop the award on the night.
The Best Kwaito album category is quite competitive we're betting on Babes Wodumo to walk away with the award.
The Best rap album category also looks quite competitive as well, glad to see A-Reece and Stogie T on the list as well, should be interesting to see who will take this award.
Your thoughts on the Best Newcomer category?
The Best Afro Pop nominees list was quite obvious as well, no surprises here.
We'll update you on the other nominations as they come.
Update: Here are more of the nominations from last nights SAMAs nomination announcement:
The Best Female category is one we're also looking forward to seeing, and just as competitive as the other categories, with the likes of Thandiswa Mazwai, Kelly
Not to be biased, but we'd love to see Khuli Chana win this award, this One Source video was really impressive.
UPDATE: Watch as the Live Amp hosts, DJ Warras and Lerato Kganyago, read the names of the 2017 SAMA Record of the Year Nominees. Who will you be voting for?
Recap: 2017 SAMA Record of the Year Nominees
- AKA - One Time
- Amanda Black Amazulu
- Babes Wodumo - Wololo Feat. Mampintsha
- Black Coffee. - COme With Me Feat. Mque
- Black Coffee - Your Eyes Feat. Shekinah
- Bucie - Rejoice Feat. Black Motion
- DJ Clock - Wolves Feat. Prom Nights
- DJ Speedsta - Mayo Feat. Tellaman, Frank Casino and Shane Eagle
- Euphonik - Don't Wanna Be Your Friend Feat. Micasa
- Goodluck - Thinking About You
- Kwesta - Ngud Feat. Cassper Nyovest
- Cold Shoulder - Locnville
- Matthew Mole - Run
- Miss Pru - Ameni Feat. Emtee, Fifi Cooper, Sjava, Saudi, Benchmarq and A-Reece
- Mobi Dixon - Trigger Feat. Inga Hina
- Musa - Mthande Feat. Robbie Malinga
- Nasty C - Hell Naw
- Sketchy Bongo - Let You Know Feat. Shekinah
- I Need You - Timo ODV
- DJ Ganyani - Talk to Me
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