Kwaito music icon, Thebe scooped the Lifetime Achievement Award.. Photo: Supplied
Kwaito music icon, Thebe scooped the Lifetime Achievement Award.. Photo: Supplied

Thebe Lenyora scooped the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards on Saturday Night.

The fourth annual MKHMAs took place at Carnival City and saw artists such as Sho Madjozi, Mapaputsi, Cassper Nyovest, Spriki and Lady Zamar walk away with awards.

The founder of the awards, Perfecta Malinga said everyone was a winner on the night. 

“I am proud of the growth that the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards has gone through this past year and the exceptional work that the entire team has put in to make this night happen. Thank you to all our partners who supported and stood by use through this period. Next year it will be our fifth year hosting these awards, the year of Grace. Congratulations to all the winners who walked away winners on the night. To all the nominees who didn't win, as MKHMA, we consider them as winners. I urge them not to lose hope, as we still would like to see them at the 5th annual Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards.”

Here is the list of winners.

Best Producer


Best Kwaito Song of 2001 - 2005

Mapaputsi – Izinja (2003)

Best Mapantsula Dance Group

Self-Made Dancers (SMD)

Best House Artist


Best New House Artist Runner-Up

Soul Majistik

Best Kwaito Single Album

GP - MaOrange – Intuthwane


Best New Kwaito Artist



Best New Kwaito Artist Runner Up

Boitshepo Marumoagae

Best House Single Album

Lady Zamar – This is Love

Best House Radio Personality

Smanga “Darkness” Mhlophe (Siyathuthuka FM)


Best Kwaito Radio Personality

Ona Leburu (Mahikeng FM)


Radio Station that plays Kwaito Music

Mahikeng FM


Best Music Video

GP MaOrange ft. Tsibi & RS - Faka Lento

Best New GQOM Artist



Lifetime Achievement Award


Best Collaboration (Kwaito/Gqom/House)

Abofezela ft. Slovo – Ebandayo

Best DJ

Nayshen SA

Best GQOM Artist

Sho Madjozi

Best New House Artist


Most Voted Songs

Manqonqo ft Dason & Saviour – Eyadini

Best New Age Kwaito Song

Cassper Nyovest – Gets Getsa 2.0

Best New - New Age Kwaito Artist



Best Kwaito/GQOM Group or Duo

Soul Majistik

Best Kwaito Artist

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