Mzansi Tertiary Awards

Welcome to the Mzansi Tertiary Music Awards, the ultimate celebration of talent and creativity in the South African tertiary music industry

Please believe in young people. 
Give them as many opportunities as 
they need to prove themselves. 
At any cost


Mzansi Tertiary Awards

The Mzansi Tertiary Music Awards are a unique platform that recognizes and honors the achievements of exceptional music talent across South African tertiary institutions. 

The awards celebrate the artistry and creativity of students, providing them with an opportunity to showcase their talent, gain recognition, and take their music careers to the next level.

Nominations for the Mzansi Tertiary Music Awards 2023 are now open. This is your chance to nominate your favorite artists, producers, songwriters, and music industry professionals who have made a significant impact in the industry.


Best Hip Hop Track
Best Amapiano Track
Best Gqom Track
Best Afro Pop Track
Best Alternative Song
Song of the Year
Event of the year 
Music video of the year 

 DJ Of the year 
Baddest Chick
Artist of the year
Best MC Female/Male 
 Music Honorary Award 
Promoter of the year 
Musician of the year
Hustler of the year
Producer of the year
Influencer of the year
Group/Duo of the year 
Best Gospel Artist/Group

Best Campus:

Radio Station
Female Radio Presenter
Male Radio Presenter
Best radio Music Show 

Awards Timeline

May 2023: 
Official opening of nominations

June 2023: 
Campus activations in Gauteng & KZN 
Media launch on June 17

July 2023: 
Nominations submissions close on July 24 
Nomination announcements on July 31 
Voting lines open on July 31

August 2023: 
Social market

September 2023: 
Voting lines close on September 17
Awards show on September 23

Mzansi Tertiary Awards Show

Join us in celebrating South African tertiary music talent. Nominate your favorite artists, producers, songwriters, and music industry professionals, and show your support by voting for them. Let's make the Mzansi Tertiary Music Awards 2023 a night to remember.