SAMA 20 Kia Record of the Year

Almost one month ago the SAMA 20 nominees were announced, see here -> SAMA Nominees

The highly contended Record Of The Year category was the one almost everyone most looked forward too. And now, the nominees for ROTY have been announced.



Which South African song formed the most memorable soundtrack to our lives last year? The bets are on and the voting lines are open for the Kia Record of the Year, which will be announced at the 20th Annual South African Music Awards on 28 April 2014.

Twenty hit tracks are vying for the honour of being crowned Kia Record of the Year – one of the most eagerly awaited categories at the SAMAs – and the only one determined by a public SMS vote.


A BlackByrd I Feel Good Today
B Connell Cruise Not Just Friends
C Danny K Brown Eyes
D DJ Ganyani Xigubu
E DJ Kent ft. Liquideep Top of the World
F DJ Kent ft. The Arrows Spin My World Around
G DJ Vetkuk vs. Mahoota ft. Dr Malinga Via Orlando Remake
H Donald Over The Moon
I Fistaz Mixwell & DJ Hloni ft. Mellow Soul I’m Free
J Goldfish ft. John Mani One Million Views
K Heavy K ft. Mpumi Wena
L Jimmy Nevis Heartboxing
M Jimmy Nevis In Love With You
N Khaya Move
O Khuli Chana Mnatebawen
P Liquideep Welcome Aboard
Q Mafikizolo Happiness
R Mafikizolo ft. Uhuru Khona
S Mathew Gold ft. AKA No Ordinary Guy
T Mi Casa Jika

So get texting – the vote is in your hands! Vote for the Kia Record of the Year by SMSing the alphabet letter of your favourite track and the name of the province you live in to 33123 (e.g. A – Gauteng).

SMS’s are charged at R1.50, free SMS’s do not apply, and there is a limit of 10 votes per mobile phone. Voting lines close on 24 April – so don’t hesitate in casting your vote for your most-loved local song of the year.

The winner of the Kia Record of the Year will be announced during the SAMA 20 awards ceremony at Sun City on Monday, 28 April 2014. The event will be broadcast live on SABC1 from 20h30.

Stand a chance to win a VIP experience at SAMA 20 with Kia and meet the Kia Record of the Year winner. Visit Kia’s Facebook page at or for more information and terms and conditions.
Who will get your vote? Get sms’ing kids!

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