10 June 2024

8th Mzantsi Jazz Awards | Nominations Are Now Closed!

Submitted by: Douglas Maximus
8th Mzantsi Jazz Awards | Nominations Are Now Closed!

We are immensely grateful to all who have submitted nominations for the 8th Mzantsi Jazz Awards, set to take place on August 31st at the Soweto Theatre.

The response has been remarkable, with an impressive number of nominations received. We are now embarking on the adjudication process. It is with great pleasure that we declare the nomination process officially closed.

Stay tuned for the announcement of the shortlist on July 9th, 2024.Nomination



  • Best Contemporary Jazz Album
  • Best Traditional Jazz Album
  • Best Male Jazz Artist
  • Best Female Jazz Artist
  • Best International Jazz Collaboration
  • Best Newcomer in Jazz


  • Best Jazz Song
  • Best Jazz Album
  • Best Jazz Venue/Club
  • Best Radio Station Promoting Jazz
  • Best International Jazz Album/Artist

For any inquiries, please contact (nominations(@)zajazzawards).


Mzantsi Jazz Awards

Home of the Mzantsi Jazz Awards, otherwise known as the South African Jazz Awards. The home of Jazz excellence! We love music and we love Mzantsi. We recognize the role of Jazz music as a genre that deserves a special attention in the evolving South African Music industry. The purpose is to celebrate, appreciate and venerate jazz as a musical form that not only entertain but also uplift and heal the artist and the listener alike. How does it work though? Every year musicians, music recording companies. radio stations and clubs as well as jazz venues will nominate themselves to be considered for the MJA. For any queries, challenges or partnership conversations you can Contact Us