Saturday, 30 November: The fans have spoken and rewarded a stunning spread of African artists with the ultimate honour: a Channel O Africa Music Video Award.
Nigerian accent - debatable the most attractive articulation in African continent - invaded South Africa years back. Nigerian movies, which landed in Mzansi a decade ago, popularized the West African pronunciation even more.
Format:Music Video; Genre:Kwaito; Artist:Sdunkero; Title:Stolen Property Slim Od; Country:South Africa; Record Label:Pistol Records
Nominations for the 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Awards were announced yesterday, revealing an open field in the race to claim Africa’s most prestigious music awards.
Format:Music Video; Genre:House; Artist:Qness; Title:Everything ft Msimisi; Album:On Cue Vol.3; Country:South Africa; Record Label:soulcandi
All Access Mzansi set the bar high during its eight seasons – and now the popular, homegrown entertainment show returns with a trio of hotshot presenters, a new on-the-move urban vibe and a stunning element of viewer interaction.
Kwaito artists and Channel O Spirit award winner Ees is back with his latest album, which in true Ees style titled it 'if Not, Why Not!' On this album Ees manages to switch things up a little, and instead of the Kwaito beats he has been serving us all these years, he comes with a whole new flavour and delivers a 20 track House album.
“Though we are told to mourn it, we must know that it was a noble sound. It had majesty. Yes, it was majestic. Deep down in the soul of it all, where the notes themselves provide the levels of revelation, we can only expect of great art.”
The voting public named Team Khaya – Khaya Mthethwa’s handpicked 20-piece choir from KZN - the winner of Mzansi Magic’s Clash of the Choirs SA.
Thema will be there to guide the gossip, peace-making, revelations and more – including when a host of A-List celebs gathered at a Joburg restaurant to mark the occasion.