Superstar wins award in UK, returns to Cape Town

2019-07-16 06:00
Belinda Davids is coming to Cape Town.

Belinda Davids is coming to Cape Town.

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Port Elizabeth-born international superstar and showtime Australian artist, Belinda Davids, was thrilled to receive the International Special Recognition Award at the National Tribute Music Awards of the United Kingdom (UK) held in Droitwich last week.

Famed for her marquee role in the hit show correct please The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston, which has been storming the world’s stages of late, Davids took home the accolade in acknowledgement of her global contribution to tribute performing and ground-breaking influence on the music industry.

After winning BBC TV’s Even Better Than The Real Thing musical contest in 2017, Davids has been mesmerised by the UK audiences’ support for her and the world-class tribute show over the years.

Davids was ecstatic to receive such recognition in arguably one of the world’s most competitive entertainment markets. “I feel honoured to have had my life’s work and my craft recognised, especially here in the UK. As an artist, there’s nothing more rewarding than knowing that you affect people, that you make a difference in people’s lives, in whatever way that is,” said Davids.

In addition to receiving her award, Davids performed three Whitney Houston tracks for the televised red-carpet event which took place at the stately Chateau Impney in Worcestershire on Wednesday 3 July.

In addition to being awarded this prestigious honour, please correct The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston starring Belinda Davids has announced its return to South Africa later this year.

This globally-successful production is set to host a series of special orchestral concerts at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town, from Wednesday 20 November to Sunday 1 December.

Davids is ecstatic to return home to perform for audiences in the Mother City, accompanied by an orchestra for the very first time in South Africa.

“This will be the only series of concerts I will get to perform in South Africa this year, so I am really looking forward to it. It’s always great to be on stage at home in SA and share my love for singing with my people. The show’s production team and I are working on delivering an amazing orchestra performance that will definitely be one for the memory books,” shares Davids.

V Tickets are available now at the theatre box offices for the performance or by visiting www.thegreatestloveofallshow.com or at Computicket.

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