Durban-born ‘True Blood’ star’s debut album nominated for SATMA award

2011-09-01 00:00

DURBAN-born Los Angeles-based musician and actress Nondumiso Tembe’s debut album Izwi Lam-My Voice has been nominated in the Best Ethno Soul category for the sixth annual South African Traditional Music Awards (SATMA).

The actress, who stars in the fourth season of HBO’s vampire series True Blood as well as Cinderella headed for the Playhouse in November, shares the category with Siphokazi, Phinda and Malondolo.

Popular uKhozi FM radio jockey’s Tshatha Ugodo and Ngizwe Mchunu’s received three nominations in various categories for their shows uTalagu and Sigiya Ngengoma. Late Maskandi artist Bhekumuzi Luthuli’s song Imali Yabelungu is nominated in the popular song category alongside Thomas Chauke and Mjik’jelwa.

Thokozani Langa is nominated in the song of the year category for his latest offering Sthanda IFamily (We love Family).

The awards, which will be held at Durban’s International Convention Centre, will also be screened on SABC 1.

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