SABC1 is the broadcast partner of the first ever South African Amapiano Awards that took place on the 23rd October 2021, and the channel announces that the award ceremony will be broadcast on Friday 3rd December 2021 at 9pm.
The Amapiano stars were honoured at the award ceremony that was graced by celebrity guests such as Ntando Duma, Jessica Nkosi, Vuyo Dabula, DJ Tira, Zenokuhle Maseko, Samora Mangesi, Zodwa Wabantu, Kuhle Adams, Phil Mphela, Patrick Seleka and Tumi Morake.
Viewers are in for a treat with performances by Sir Trill, Nobantu Vilakazi, Boohle, Nhlanhla Nciza, Pabi Cooper, Reece Madlisa & Zuma, Mr Jazziq, Busta 929, Bontle Smith, DJ Melzi as well as Lady Du.
The awards were hosted by Robot Boii, Moshe Ndiki and Zola Ayabulela Mhlongo, with Zanele Potelwa taking the reins as the official red-carpet host.
“SABC 1 is proud to broadcast the inaugural award of this home-grown music genre & culture that is spearheaded by the youth of this country. The impact of Amapiano is being felt globally and SABC1 had to ensure that these awards are shown to the broader South African audience. SABC 1 is giving a well-deserved platform to this groundbreaking, youth inspired & led Amapiano music genre. Tune in at 21h00 Friday 3rd December 2021 on SABC 1”. Dichaba Phalatse, Marketing Manager Video Entertainment.
“It feels so surreal to see all the hard work, sweat and vision that is Amapiano’s Biggest Night which only began as a dream finally come to fruition, and I can’t wait for Msansi to witness the world class show that myself and the team put together on SABC1. Danko means thank you”. Qhubani “DJ Qness” Ndlovu, President of the South African Amapiano Awards.
Tune in and see the big winners of the “Amapiano’s Biggest Night”, only on SABC1, Mzansi Fo Sho, on Friday 3rd December 2021 at 9pm.