For the most impactful song from the last year

For the most impactful song from the last year, that had an official release (either through a label or a Digital Service Provider). It had a cross-over moment into pop culture and must have been used a number of times in content.

This song has gone from being a sound, to being a cultural moment, and became the ‘go-to’ track that people use.

Once the five nominees have been selected by the judges, this category goes out for public voting.

Entry criteria:

  • This category is open to all Individuals, music producers, and labels. It’s for well-known artists as well as undiscovered wildcards.
  • You need to be South African / live in South Africa for most of the year to enter this category.

What to submit:
  • The track as a streaming link.
  • The track needs to have been released any time between April 2023 and April 2024.

What the Judges are looking for:
  • A trending tune that they can’t help but associate with social media when they hear it.
  • The tune that stands out the most, and that’s absolutely deserving of winning this accolade.