History was officially made tonight at the inaugural DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards. Over 1 million votes were cast for 50 nominees in 10 categories, as South Africa made her voice heard.
Bonang “Yo Girl B!” Matheba was beguiling as the evening’s MC, as she hosted guests and viewers in flawless style and boasting impeccable fashion. If this was a Night of the Stars, then Matheba was the brightest of all.
Legendary jazz maestro, Hugh Masekela, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award handed to him by M-Net CEO, Yolisa Phahle.
However, the night was not just about the who’s who of the entertainment industry. Anna Dithanewalked off with R50 000 after being named the 1Life Life Changer for uplifting her community, proudly presented by 1Life Direct. Another R50 000 went to Eugene Dithane, who nominated his community warrior mother.
Here are all the Winners :
SONG OF THE YEAR: Prince Kaybee – Charlotte
TV PRESENTER: Thembisa Mdoda
RISING STAR: Sjava
RADIO PERSONALITY: B2Cada
ACTOR: Themba Ndaba
ACTRESS: Vatiswa Ndara
MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Kwesta
DJ: Black Coffee
SPORTS PERSONALITY: Caster Semenya
ULTIMATE VIEWERS’ CHOICE: Thembisa Mdoda