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Nominees for MK Awards 2012 announced

9 Jan 2012 09:14
The nominees for the MK Awards 2012 have just been announced. Viewers will vote to determine which of SA's hottest acts, which will be going head to head in 11 categories, will win. The finale will be held on 23 March, 2012, at The State Theatre, Pretoria.
This year a new award, the "Best Indie" category makes its debut. Viewers can vote on the following platforms: Facebook, Mxit and MK's website.

• Jack Parow - Tussen Stasies
• Locnville - Stars Above You
• Die Heuwels Fantasties featuring Inge Beckman- Modus Operandi
• Spoek Mathambo - Control
• Winterstasie - Los My

Best Newcomer

• Bittereinder - Ware Verhaal
• Shadowclub - Guns n Money
• Moses Metro Man - Huigelaar
• The Graeme Watkins Project - Music Affair
• Mr Cat & The Jackal - The Devil Always Wants To Dance

Best Group

• Van Coke Kartel - Ondier Kom
• Shadowclub - Good Morning Killer
• Zebra & Giraffe - Undo These Lies
• Die Heuwels Fantasties - Buitenste Ruim
• Bittereinder featuring Tim Beumers - Slechte Mensen
• aKing - Catch Alight

Best International Hit

• Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
• Adele - Rolling In The Deep
• LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
• Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
• Foo Fighters - Walk

Best SFX/ Animation

• aKing- Catch Alight
• Goldfish - We Come Together
• Mr Cat & The Jackal - Bad Man Comin
• Die Heuwels Fantasties featuring Inge Beckman- Modus Operandi
• Van Coke Kartel - Ondier Kom

Best Rock

• Knave - Hollow Chamber
• Van Coke Kartel - Vir Almal
• Taxi Violence - Head Or Tails
• Shadowclub - Guns n Money
• Dead Alphabet - Eat You Alive

Best Indie

• Ashtray Electric featuring Gazelle - Release
• Yesterday's Pupil - Too Tired To Disco
• Dance, You're On Fire - Boxes Of Tigers
• The LA Els - Soulkiller
• Wrestlerish - Bodies Of Water

Best Hipster

• Fulka - Dancing In Our Darkest Days
• Holiday Murray - Jirrey
• Fire Through The Window - Lonely Hearts
• Jack Parow - Byelville
• Sedge Warbler - Paranormal Ox Man

Best Dance

• PH Fat - The Big Five
• Gazelle featuring Teba - Chic Afrique
• Goodluck - Hop On Hop Off
• Sedge Warbler - Paranormal Ox Man
• Jax Panik - Get Up

Best Radio Hit

• Kovsie FM - aKing/Catch Alight
• Puk FM - Moses Metro Man/Huigelaar
• Jacaranda FM - Elvis Blue/Lighthouse
• MFM - Jax Panik/Dinosaur
• Tuks FM - Kongos/I'm Only Joking

Best Live Act

Viewers have the opportunity to nominate any artist/band for the Best Live Act category. To cast a vote, "Like" the MK Facebook page at and click on the "Live" tab. Voting on Facebook and Mxit for the "Live" category puts viewers in line to win a Hyundai i20.

Voting has officially begun, and will end at 12, noon, on 1 March, 2012.
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