The Films, Arts, Music and Entertainment SA Awards announced the nominees for the inaugural Limpopo entertainment Awards. The awards will honour more than 15 categories in performance art and motion picture will be held on Saturday, 9 May at the University of Limpopo (Former Tufloop) with a reception starting at 19h00 – 22h00 followed by an after party experience.
The inaugural FAME award recognizes outstanding achievement in all fields of entertainment from traditional Music, Film and artistry offered by sons and daughters hailing from the North. The ceremony promises a spectacular show with surprises and live performances from various artists including House star ChymaMusique, Candy Tsamandebele, Maduvha, Hip Hop Stars Mizo Phyll and Mopedy, Winnie Mashaba, Colbert Mukwevho, Fiesta Black, to name just a few.
The CEO of F.A.M.E Awards Mr Matodzi Makananisa, said “its refreshing and equally exciting to launch these awards to the industry at large, with an overwhelming number of entries and support from television shows, record companies, film production and art practitioners; we promise to dazzle the Limpopo Province with a red carpet event full of theatrics and amicable class of entertainment.”
A diverse range of categories has been penned and these include the Music, Film and Television, Radio, Comedy, Sports, and Special Categories. The public is encouraged to vote for their favourite artists through SMS line - they can SMS the number of their favourite nominee to 47052. Winners will walk away with cash prizes as per sponsored category.
In addition to all the nominations, the F.A.M.E adjudication team will award a legendary personality and this moment will be presided by stakeholders from the Limpopo Government represented by Honourable Premier Stanley Mathabatha and MEC Sports, Arts and Culture Nandi Ndalane.
The F.A.M.E SA Awards 2015 are brought to you by the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture.
A full list of all the nominees is available on FAME SA AWARDS Facebook Page and all the information can be obtained from www.limpopomedia.co.za or twitter page @FameSAAwards
Tickets are now available from Computicket at R250 general ticket and R650 for VIP package.
The Top 10 categories leading the pack in no particular order are as follows:
BEST MALE ACTOR
Gabriel Temudzani, Lesley Musina, Clement Maosa, Cornet Mamabolo, Seputla Sebogodi, Mcdonald Ndou
BEST FEMALE ARTIST
Madhuva, Judith Sephuma, Candy Tsa Mandebele, Winnie Mashaba, Fiesta Black
BEST MALE ARTIST
Mpho Regalo, ChymaMusique, Da Capo, Colbert Mukwevho, Benny Mayangane
BEST RADIO PERSONALITY
Sydney Baloyi (Mungana Lonene), DJ Complexion (Capricorn FM), Lethabo Lejoy (Thobela FM)
BEST FEMALE ACTRESS
Fulu Mugovhani, Tshidi Vera, Innocentia Makapila, Rami Chuene, Susan Ravuku, Mogau Paulina Motlatswi
Chymamusique, Raps Vhafuwi, Candy Tsamandebele, Fiesta Black, DJ Ganyani, Da Capo
BEST GOSPEL ARTIST
Winnie Mashaba, Rofhiwa, Worship House, Takie Ndou, Mpho Regalo, Lufuno Dagada
BEST HIP HOP
SpaceMunna, Mopedy, Mizo Phyll, Percy Mukwevho, Masha Sarila, Rebovator Lepara
BEST GROUP / DUO
Sido and Manana, Jazz Doctors, Worship House, Muzo Brothers, Cornerstone
BEST OF THE BEST ENTERTAINER
Sapa Yopa, Chymamusique, Lesley Musina, Clement Maosa, Mashabela, Benny Mayengane, Gabriel Temudzani, Colbert Mukwevho, Maduvha, Raps Vhafuwi, Rami Chuene
ABOUT THE FILM.ARTS.MUSIC, ENTERTAINMENT (FAME) SA AWARDS
The FAME SA awards aims to recognize individual talent and profile artistry from the Limpopo Province. Its objective is to reward and promote artistic expression and creative performance to the Province shining stars.