LIVE UPDATES: Kurt Darren, Stogie T and Khuli Chana kick off Sama 23

SAMA 23 AS IT HAPPENED: Performances, winners and red carpet looks

Cape Town - Celebrating the best local music has to offer, Sama 23 promises be a night to remember as South Africa's most talented singers and performers take to the stage.

The main SAMA 23 event on 27 May 2017 will be broadcast live from Sun City on SABC1 at 20:00.


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Sama 23: All the celebrity looks from the red carpet



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Tumi Morake looks beautiful in black as she opens the Sama23 event ceremony. 



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Somizi walks onto stage with a bedazzled mask.



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Kurt Darren opens the award ceremony with his song, Kaalvoet Sokkie. 



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Khuli Chana up next looking colourful.



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Stogie T doing his thing and we love it!



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We agree! Loving the chemistry between Tumi and Somizi.


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Pearl Thusi presents tonight's first award. And the Sama goes to Kwest ft. Casper Nyovest for highest airplay of the year!



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Watch the Samas live here:



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