Johannesburg, Friday, 26  August 2022 – Platoon’s roster of artists are set to shine at this year’s South African Music Awards, taking place at Sun City on Sunday 28 August, with a number nominated Platoon artists across of the artist services label’s releases and work produced over the last year.
Platoon is an artist services, A&R, and music distribution company. The London-headquartered firm, with bases in the US and South Africa, was co-founded by Denzyl Feigelson and Saul Klein in 2016, and artists that Platoon has worked with since then have included Jorja Smith, Billie Eilish, Rex OC, Stefflon Don, and YEBBA. More recently the company has worked with the likes of Victoria Monét, Holly Humberstone, Sagun, Adekunle Gold, Ayra Starr, Msaki, Sun-El Musician, A-Reece, Emtee and many more!
Leading the pack of Platoon’s nominated artists is Grammy Award Winning artist Msaki (featured on Black Coffee’s Subconsciouslyalbum), who’s double-dropped November 2021 albums Platinumb Heart Beating and Platinumb Heart Open secured her nominations across five categories: Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration and Best Adult Contemporary Album.
Loyal supporters are encouraged to vote for their favourite artists in the Artist of the Year and  Female Artist of the Year categories, which feature Platoon artists Msaki, A-Reece and Emtee.
Voting Details are as follows:
Dial *120*33121# and select #1 to cast your vote for Artist Of The Year USSD is charged at R1.50 per minute, and free SMSs do not apply.
Full list of nominated Platoon artists and releases:
Album of the Year 
Sun-El Musician – African Electronic Dance Music
Artist of the Year
Female Artist of the year
Male Artist of the Year
Sun-El Musician
Best Hip Hop Album 
A-Reece – Today’s Tragedy, Tomorrow’s Memory: The Mixtape
Emtee – Logan
Best Produced Album of the Year 
Msaki  – Platinumb Heart Beating
The One Who Sings (Zolani Mahola) – Thetha Mama
Beste Kontemporêre Musiek Album (Afrikaans) 
Die Heuwels Fantasties – Volume
Remix of the Year 
Sun-El Musician & Azana – Uhuru (Da Capo’s Touch)
Rest of Africa 
Tay Iwar – Love & Isolation
Best Dance album 
Sun-El Musician – African Electronic Dance Music
Best Afro-Pop Album 
Bonga Kwana – New Faces To Old Problems
Best Engineered Album
Moonga K – Candid
Best Collaboration 
Msaki & Da Capo – No Rainbow
Best Alternative Album 
Alice Phoebe Lou – Glow
Alice Phoebe Lou – Child’s Play
Lo-Ghost – Night Speak
African Adult Contemporary
The One Who Sings – Thetha Mama
Mandisi Dyatyis – Cwaka