YOU Spectacular: Amazing prizes up for grabs!


The stars who’ve been nominated for this year’s awards have impressed us with their talent, inspired us with their style and astounded us with their good looks.

After much (and often heated!) discussion we’ve narrowed it down to our top five contenders in each category. Now it’s up to you to decide who deserves the top spot. The competition is fierce, so start voting right now for your favourite stars.

You can vote either online or via SMS – or if you want to give your favourite star the best chance of winning you can do both*!

If you vote in every category you’ll automatically be entered into a draw to win a fabulous holiday to the Maldives and there are plenty of other fantastic prizes up for grabs too. Voting is open until 12 noon on Thursday 5 October. 

Click here to vote online


Dreaming of an island holiday? Here’s your chance to jet off to the tropical paradise that is the Maldives!

One lucky reader will win a 6-night all-inclusive stay at a 4-star resort to the value of R60 000. The prize includes return flights from Johannesburg for two people, 6 nights’ accommodation in a garden villa at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi resort, and is inclusive of meals, drinks and speedboat transfers.

All you have to do to stand a chance of winning this fantastic holiday is to vote for your favourite celeb in each of the 14 categories.

5 x R1000 Spree vouchers are also up for grabs



To vote online click here and follow the instructions. Only 20 votes per nominee per category will be counted.


SMS the nominee’s code, followed by a hashtag, your name and surname to 33150. (Example: 1a#CathyMartin)

Only 20 votes per nominee per category will be counted. You may vote for more than one person in the same category. Each vote must be sent in a separate SMS.

Each SMS costs R1,50. Voting closes at noon on Thursday 5 October.



1a Minnie Dlamini (Homeground)

1b Anele Mdoda (Real Talk with Anele)

1c Bonang Matheba (Top Billing)

1d Danilo Acquisto (Afternoon Express)

1e ProVerb (Idols)


2a Craig Lucas (singer)

2b Ntando Duma (actress)

2c A-Reece (rapper)

2d Laura Wolvaardt (cricketer)

2e Ayanda Thabethe (presenter)


3a Minnie Dlamini & Quinton Jones

3b Nomzamo Mbatha & Maps Maponyane

3c Rachel & Siya Kolisi

3d Nandi Madida & Zakes Bantwini

3e Aisha Baker-Parnell & Wayne Parnell


4a Nomzamo Mbatha

4b Amanda du-Pont

4c Thando Thabethe

4d Lerato Kganyago

4e Boity Thulo


5a Ewan Strydom

5b AKA

5c Chris Japhta

5d Bobby van Jaarsveld

5e Siv Ngesi


6a Nomzamo Mbatha

6b Enhle Mbali Maphumulo

6c Ayanda Thabethe

6d Aisha Baker-Parnell

6e Pearl Thusi


7a Somizi Mhlongo

7b Maps Maponyane

7c Katlego Maboe

7d Jonathan Boyton-Lee

7e Riky Rick


8a Linda Mtoba (Isibaya)

8b Lorcia Cooper (Lockdown)

8c Connie Ferguson (The Queen)

8d Pearl Thusi

8e Terry Pheto


9a Shona Ferguson ( The Queen)

9b Atandwa Kani (It's Complicated)

9c Siyabonga Twala (Isibaya)

9d Markus Haywood (7de Laan)

9e Warren Masemola (Ring of Lies)


10a Wayde van Niekerk

10b Caster Semenya

10c Akani Simbine

10d Lungi Ngidi

10e Luvo Manyonga


11a Amanda Black

11b Matthew Mole

11c Nasty C

11d Kwesta

11e AKA


12a Nick Hamman (5FM)

12b Thando Thabete (5FM)

12c Somizi Mhlongo (Metro)

12d Xolani Gwala (702 Talk Radio)

12e DJ Fresh (Metro)


13a Rob van Vuuren

13b Donovan Goliath

13c Celeste Ntuli

13d Jason Goliath

13e Trevor Noah


14a Boity Thulo

14b Minnie Dlamini

14c Somizi Mhlongo

14d Pearl Thusi

14e Nomzamo Mbatha

Terms and conditions

The voting lines open at 6 am on Thursday 14 September and close at 12 pm on Thursday 5 October. Prize winners are chosen by random draw. Winners have to be willing to have their name and photo published in the magazine. The winners will be notified telephonically. If a winner can’t be reached within three calls during business hours, a new winner will be drawn. The prize is non-transferable and can’t be exchanged for cash. Winners have to be 18 years or older and the owner of a valid driver’s license. Staff of Media24 and the prize sponsor may not enter. You have to be the registered owner of the cell phone you use to enter, or have the permission of the cell phone owner to use the cell phone. Only 20 votes per nominee per category per cell phone number will be counted. Each SMS costs R1,50. Media24 and the prize sponsor take no responsibility for any damage that may arise from taking part in this competition. The sponsor is responsible for delivering the prize within a reasonable time. 

Maldives prize terms and conditions

Prize is not redeemable for cash, extendable or transferable. Prize will be subject to availability of both airline seats and accommodation. Prize is valid for travel in 2018 and cannot be taken over school holidays. Accommodation is based on 2 adults sharing a room. Choice of airline is at the sole discretion of Perfect Destinations. The winner will be contacted within 14 days of the closing date of the prize draw. Should the promoter be unable to contact the winner or should the winner be unable to accept the prize, the promoter reserves the right to award the prize to an alternative winner, drawn in accordance with these terms and conditions. The prize does not include travel between the winner’s home and OR Tambo, travel insurance, food and drink over and above what is included, personal expenditure or incidental costs, other than where mentioned. It is the responsibility of the prizewinner to ensure they have a valid passport and travel insurance and obtain any necessary vaccinations and visas for their trip. The winner must be aged 18 years or over. Our standard booking terms and conditions apply in addition to above.

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