Channel24 Online Awards celebrate local social media stars

By Drum Digital
02 November 2015

It’s time again to vote for those celebs that have mastered the art of social media in the second annual Channel24 Awards, in association with The Juice.

It’s time again to vote for those celebs that have mastered the art of social media in the second annual Channel24 Awards, in association with The Juice.

“This year local celebs have really taken their social media presence to a whole new level and we cannot wait to see who our readers choose as their favourites,” says Channel24 Editor Herman Eloff.

“We look forward to honouring those that have truly lit up the timelines with engaging and clever content.”

The winner in each category will walk away with a uniquely designed Channel24 trophy, a goodie bag filled with swag and bragging rights for a year.

One lucky voter will also get the opportunity to win one of the VIP celebrity goodie bags.

There are 10 categories and five nominees in each category. Readers can go vote at http://tinyurl.com/Channel24Awards for their favourite online celeb. This year’s nominees are:

1. Best celebrity #selfie Nomzamo Mbatha

A photo posted by Nomzamo Mbatha (@nomzamo_m) on

Bonang Matheba  

Jen Su

A photo posted by Jen Su (@jensu1) on

Roxy Burger  

A photo posted by Roxy Burger (@roxyburger) on
Lunga Shabalala

2. Best celebrity couple on social media

Bouwer Bosch and Leandie Du Randt

Cassper Nyovest and Boity Thulo

Jonathan Boynton-Lee and Jay Anstey

Kabelo Mabalane and Gail Mabalane

Ryk Neethling and Sahar Biniaz

3. Funniest celebrity on social media

Anne Hirsch

Siv Ngesi

Trevor Gumbi

Somizi

Bouwer Bosch

4. Best Facebook page – Individual/Group/Band

Karlien van Jaarsveld

Al Bairre

Micasa

Zizo Beda

Jimmy Nevis

5. Best Twitter account – Individual/Group/Band

AKA

Gareth Cliff

Anele Mdoda

Pearl Thusi

LeAnne Dlamini

6. Best Instagram account – Individual/Group/Band

Khanyi Mbau

Ryan Botha

Amanda du-Pont

Denise Zimba

Armand Aucamp

7. Best YouTube channel/video – Individual/Group/Band

Francois Van Coke and Karen Zoid

Brendan Peyper

Suzelle DIY

Comedy Central

Cassper Nyovest

8. Juiciest female celebrity to follow on social media (previously known as sexiest female celeb)

Minnie Dlamini

DJ Zinhle

Jeannie D

Lalla Hirayama

Dineo Moeketsi

9. Juiciest male celebrity to follow on social media (previously known as sexiest male celeb)

Maps Maponyane

Vuyo Dabula

Armand Aucamp

Chris Jaftha

Cyprian Ndlovu

10. Golden crown award for overall best online presence

Bonang Matheba

Poppy Ntshongwana

AKA

Suzelle DIY

KFM

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