Tickets for #SAMA28 officially go on sale

Tickets for the 28th iteration of the South African Music Awards (SAMA), the biggest and most anticipated music calendar event, have officially gone on sale.

Fans wishing to witness the music extravaganza and see their favourite nominees, who were announced on 7 June 2022, can purchase gallery seats for R395 per person or VIP tickets at R795 per person. Additionally, VIP After Party tickets can be purchased for R495 per person. Tickets are available through

This prestigious event that honours the best local music has to offer across over 40 categories will be held at Sun City on Sunday, 28 August 2022. Fans will also be treated to a dazzling red carpet experience, electrifying performances and memorable stage appearances.

Sun City’s General Manager Brett Hoppé said: “Sun City shares Sun International’s commitment to supporting the local music and the performing arts industry. We are ecstatic to be hosting the country’s biggest music celebration again and we look forward to welcoming the artists and the fans back. The SAMAs represent a night when South Africa’s musical talent shines brightest, and we are enormously proud to be a part of it. Music fans can look forward to the best event yet.”

Nhlanhla Sibisi, RiSA CEO said: “The reaction to the SAMAs returning to a physical format following two years of virtual events due to the Covid pandemic, has been remarkable to say the least. We are proud of the calibre of artists that will go head to head and can assure audiences that performances will be extraordinary. We urge them to purchase tickets as soon as possible as there is limited space and to continue to vote for their favourites.”

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