Sjava wins big at the SAMAs

Ambitiouz Entertainment’s award-winning Afro-pop artist, Jabulani “Sjava” Hadebe continues to thrive in greatness. He walked away with two massive awards at the 25th anniversary of the South African Music Awards. The ceremony that took place at Sun City Superbowl was broadcasted live on Saturday, 01 June.

Nominated in big categories of the night, Male artist of the year, best afro-pop album, best engineered album, best album of the year and record of the year- all for his latest album, Umqhele. He was accompanied by Ambitiouz Entertainment team, his producer Ruff and stable mates.

As usual, Sjava came out on top and was amongst the prime winners of the night, taking home best afro-pop album and album of the year adding to the multiple awards he already has in his name. This further cements his legendary work and proves that authenticity and hard work will always triumph.

These are the first two awards he has bagged for his sophomore album, Umqhele, which has songs like Umama, Abafazi and Linda.

He said being recognised for the hard work he has put into his craft motivated him to be even more dedicated to serve the world with great music.

“I am happy, and the awards mean a lot to me. I am grateful to the judges who agreed that my work deserved these two awards, it makes me happy that I can deliver authentic music that people enjoy. Thank you to everyone who supports my music, I promise to always heal and entertain people through my music,” said the award-winning artist.

Stable CEO, Kgosi Mahumapelo said the stable was proud of Sjava.

“His album, Umqhele has been doing amazingly well since its release. It makes me happy to see his hard work being appreciated in the music industry. We are proud of him and we look forward to partner with him in conquring even higher feats in the future.” he said.

Sjava was recently featured in a German musical platform -Colors Show, and he is determined to keep on flying the South African flag high.

Artist Details
Name: Jabulani Hadebe
Stage Name: Sjava
Age: 35
Home Town: Bergville
Social Media: Twitter and Instagram, Facebook
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