Local singer Brandon October has every reason to be jumping over the moon of joy! He has been nominated at the 18th edition of the prestigious MTN SAMAs.Brandon picked up his second ever nomination in the Best Pop Album Category for his self-titled album, when the list was unveiled at the SAMA nomination announcement in Johannesburg, South Africa. Brandon’s album features 13 tracks, 6 of which are Afrikaans, 6 English and one in Italian. In 2003, Brandon picked up his first ever SAMA nomination. His recent nomination sees him up against Jozi, Charlize Berg, Hulle and Lloyd Cele. "I'm ecstatic to be nominated. I'm hoping to win it this time round" Brandon said. The nomination comes a mere few weeks before the singer jets off for his first European tour. The singer is scheduled to perform at CC Muziek Cafe, The Waterhole and Langendijk where he will showcase songs from his new self-titled album.