Universal Music Group Africa Celebrates Top Performing Artists

Last night saw the gathering of some of SA’s finest musical talents at the Universal Music Group Africa’s Night of the Stars awards ceremony. The intimate event held in Rosebank was a celebration of their achievements over the past 12 months. Created to acknowledge, honour and celebrate their top performers, Universal Music Group Africa’s Urban Division last night hosted a list of their top performers alongside media, family and friends.

Having achieved great success over the past year including gold and platinum status, huge radio play, extensive video views, big brand deals and other amazing achievements, the honourees received certified plaques outlining all the achievements.

Honourees at the Night of the Stars included:

BOITY

RISING STAR EMCEE KILLING ALL VERSES
FIRST TOP 10 RADIO SINGLE FOR WUZ DAT?
FIRST SINGLE CERTIFIED PLATINUM
OVER 3.2 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS
VIDEO ACHIEVED OVER 1.3 MILLION VIEWSIN PARTNERSHIP WITH ADE
Dj Zinhle


DJ ZINHLE

#1 FEMALE DJ IN AFRICA
#1 RADIO SINGLE FOR UMLILO
CERTIFIED MULTI PLATINUM SINGLE
OVER 5.1 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS IN 3 MONTHSIN PARTNERSHIP WITH KALAWA JAZMEE RECORDS


DA CAPO

AWARD WINNING GLOBE TROTTER
WINNER OF BEST AFRO HOUSE DJ AT DJ AWARDS IN SPAIN
6 CERTIFIED SINGLES OFF HIS ALBUM, INDIGO CHILD
OVER 36.5 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR INDIGO CHILD ALBUMIN PARTNERSHIP WITH SOULISTIC MUSIC


DJ MSHEGA

THE NEXT BIG THING
COMING WITH THE VIBEZ
3 CERTIFIED GOLD SINGLES
OVER 5 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR THREE SINGLESIN PARTNERSHIP WITH BORN IN SOWETO


VUSINATOR

WALTZ MUSIC GROUP IS UMGA’S FIRST AMAPIANO LABEL PARTNERSHIP
FIRST UMGA AMAPIANO CERTIFIED PLATINUM SINGLE
OVER 2.3 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS


CASSPER NYOVEST

MUFASA GOT THE BLACK HOT
FIRST TOP 5 RADIO SINGLE FOR ‘MOVE FOR ME’
FIRST TOP 10 RADIO SINGLE FOR ‘REMOTE CONTROL’
OVER 5.4 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR 2 SINGLES OFF ‘SWEET AND SHORT’IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FAMILY TREE


LADY ZAMAR

AWARD WINNING, SINGER AND SONGWRITER
TOP 5 RADIO SINGLE FOR THIS IS LOVE
CERTIFIED GOLD SINGLE
OVER 2.8 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS
Lady Zamar


PRINCE KAYBEE

CHART CONTROLLER!!
106.6 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR RE MMINO ALBUM
THREE #1 RADIO SINGLES, ‘CLUB CONTROLLER’, ‘BANOMOYA’ & ‘FETCH YOUR LIFE’
ONE TOP 5 RADIO SINGLE, ‘GUGULETHU’
SIGNED TO POSITIVA RECORDS/VIRGIN EMI UK
ONE OF THREE 2019 BRAND AMBASSADORS FOR COGNAC, COURVOISIER
CLOSES ENDORSEMENT DEAL WITH HUNTERS DRY
YOUTUBE CREATOR AWARD FOR SURPASSING 100 THOUSAND SUBSCRIBERS


SEMI TEE

SELF PROCLAIMED SONG OF THE YEAR
LABANTWANA HITMAKERS
#1 RADIO SINGLE FOR LABANTWANA AMA UBER
OVER 1.9 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS IN TWO MONTHSIN PARTNERSHIP WITH JOZI ENTERTAINMENT


TSHEGO

PINK PANTHER WAMA 2000
NAMED DEEZER NEXT ARTIST FOR 2019/2020
FIRST TOP 5 RADIO SINGLE CERTIFIED GOLD
OVER 1.9 MILLION TOTAL STREAMSIN PARTNERSHIP WITH TWENTY FIVE EIGHT ENTERTAINMENT


TELLAMAN

TELLAMAN GOT YOU WHIPPED
#1 RADIO SINGLE FOR WHIPPED
TOP 10 SINGLE FOR 25 WEEKS
CERTIFIED MULTI PLATINUM SINGLE FOR WHIPPED
7.3 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR WHIPPED
11 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR ALBUM “GOD DECIDES”
Kelly Khumalo


KELLY KHUMALO

HER VOCAL HIGHNESS
FIRST GOSPEL SINGLE
CERTIFIED GOLD SINGLE FOR JAHOVA
1.5 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS
 

TRESOR

WINNER OF BEST POP ALBUM AT SAMA 25 FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
FIRST TOP 5 RADIO SINGLE FOR SONDELA
VIDEO ACHIEVED OVER 2.6 MILLION VIEWS
OVER 8.5 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS FOR 2 SINGLES OFF ‘NOSTALGIA’IN PARTNERSHIP WITH JACQUEL MUSIC GROUP
Tresor
Black Coffee


BLACK COFFEE

SOUTH AFRICAN SUPERSTAR DJ WITH INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY
#1 RADIO SINGLE FOR DRIVE
5 CERTIFIED SINGLES OFF HIS EP, MUSIC IS KING
13.7 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS IN AFRICA FOR DRIVEIN PARTNERSHIP WITH SOULISTIC MUSIC
Nasty C


NASTY C

COOLEST KID IN AFRICA IS THE ZULUMAN WITH SOME POWER
FIRST TOP 5 RADIO SINGLE FOR SMA
CERTIFIED 5x PLATINUM SINGLE
OVER 22.2 MILLION TOTAL STREAMS
Nadia Nakai


NADIA NAKAI

FIRST COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE COVER
NADIA X REDBAT CLOTHING LINE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT SPORTSCENE
ONE OF THREE 2019 BRAND AMBASSADORS FOR COGNAC, COURVOISIER
ONE OF 5 ARTISTS CHOSEN FOR THE SHELL V-POWER EVERY JOURNEY NEEDS A SOUNDTRACK GLOBAL CAMPAIGN
NEW FACE OF REEBOK
WINNER OF 2019 SA HIP HOP AWARD
WINNER OF 2 AWARDS AT AFRIMA 2019IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FAMILY TREE


DE MOGAL SA

GANYANI ENTERTAINMENT’S GOLDEN ACT
TOP 20 RADIO SINGLE FOR UNGOWAM
CERTIFIED GOLD SINGLE
OVER 1.2 MILLION TOTAL STREAMSIN PARTNERSHIP WITH GANYANI ENTERTAINMENT

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