Limpopo’s finest musicians will dazzle guests at the second annual King Korn Limpopo Music Awards (KING KORN LIMA). On the 15th of September 2018 Meropa Casino in Polokwane will be abuzz with an array of music stars and performers vying for top honours from their home province.
The King Korn Limpopo Music Awards honours the rich heritage of the province including Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo/Collaboration other categories which celebrate music from indigenous languages spoken in Limpopo – Sepedi, TshiVenda, XiTsonga and Khilobedu.
Expect a star-studded line-up…
The list of performers lined up for the big night extravaganza comprises the who’s who of Limpopo. King Monada, Winnie Mashaba, Candy Tsa MaNdebele and Pastor Lungi Ndala lead the headliners who will showcase the finest the province has to offer. There will also be other performers. Check out their Facebook page for more info.
The King Korn Limpopo Music Awards recognizes various genres…
Music genres such as gospel, rap/hip hop, Afro-pop, R&B, soul, reggae, kwaito and jazz are also recognised, along with technical talent such as producers and DJs. Besides this, there will be gongs up for grabs for Best Live DVD Recording and Best Music Video.
The King Korn Limpopo Music Awards are open to musicians who are born or reside in Limpopo. There are 15 categories to choose from. The mix of nominated artists includes Winnie Mashaba, Pastor Lungi Ndala, Candy Tsa Mandebele, Da Capo, Rabs Vhafui, King Monada, Mashabela, Mahlatze and others.
The awards return this year with King Korn as a headline sponsor
They comment: ‘King Korn understands that the heartbeat of Africa can be heard in our music. The Limpopo Music Awards offers South Africans a unique opportunity to sample our diverse music as the title sponsor of the 2018 Limpopo Music Awards.’
King Korn are putting their strength into supporting the very best Limpopo has to offer. The event celebrates local music artists and seeks to promote their talent. They help them to create, develop and build sustainable music careers.
Founder of LIMA, Fortune Maswanganyi commented: ‘It has been said that the best award is always the one from home. It’s because your people know your struggles to come up the ranks, so when you are honoured by your people it’s extra special and cherished.’
LIMA is looking forward to welcoming the whole of South Africa at this celebration. It’s a great opportunity to see the crown jewels of Limpopo and you shouldn’t miss it. LIMA wished the nominees good luck.
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