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Zandimaz, Mkhaya, X Mile, Madlela Skhobokhobo lead awards nominees

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BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER

SOUTH AFRICA-BASED artists DJ Zandimaz and X-Mile, Austria-based, renowned imbube crooner Vusa Mkhaya and musician-cum-comedian Madlela Skhobokhobo are leading the list of nominees for this year’s  Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards (RoilBAA) with three nominations each.

The awards ceremony are to be held at the Large City Hall in Bulawayo in November.

DJ Zandimaz has been nominated for the Outstanding Kwaito/House/Gqom Act, Outstanding Song of The Year and Outstanding female artiste of the year.

X-Mile has been nominated for the Outstanding Alternative Music, Outstanding Music Video while Vusa Mkhaya has been nominated for Outstanding Ambassador.

Madlela has been nominated for the Outstanding Tshibilika/Rhumba Act and will battle with Vusa Mkhaya for the Outstanding Song of The Year.

The trio Vusa Mkhaya, Madlela and X-Mile are also set to battle for honours under the Outstanding Male Artiste Of The Year.

On the other hand, Rhumba star, Martin Sibanda and Ndolwane Super Sounds, Insimbi zeZhwane have been nominated for the Outstanding Tshibilika/Rhumba Act with Madlela.

The visual arts have no nominees.

Our Life & Style reporter Sharon Sibindi has been nominated for Outstanding Arts Journalist Across Board.

RoilBAA, are multi-disciplinary arts awards that recognise and honour exceptional individuals and collaborative artistic efforts in the city of Bulawayo, Matabeleland North and South.

The awards also cater for those born in Bulawayo and practicing art around the world. The awards were curated to recognize good effort and talent amongst local artists and students.

RoilBAA 2021 full list of the nominees:

OUTSTANDING ARTS PHOTOGRAPHER

  • Sadee LensWorks
  • Veins Media
  • Puzzle Moments 

OUTSTANDING DANCE ENSEMBLE

  • Geek Twins
  • Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble
  • Khaya Arts

OUTSTANDING FEMALE DANCER

  • Thobekile Nxumalo aka Naspampanana – Magwaza
  • Blessing Stokie
  • Nontokozo Maseko -Ezimnyama
  • Dorcas Ngwenya – IYASA

OUTSTANDING MALE DANCER

  • Emmanuel Dove – Geek Twins
  • Hebson Ncube – Umkhathi theatre
  • Musawenkosi Sawu -Ezimnyama
  • Michaelle Ndlovu – Megatronix

OUTSTANDING THEATRE ACTRESS

  • Musawenkosi Sibanda
  • Nomvelo Bhehane
  • Rejoice Zivengwa

OUTSTANDING THEATRE ACTOR

  • Mzingaye Ngwabi – YADS
  • Cadrick Msongelwa
  • John Mabuyane

OUTSTANDING THEATRE PRODUCTION

  • Dick Print by John Mabuyane
  • Bhalagwe Is Burning by Victory Siyanqoba
  • Indodakazi / Mwanasikana by YADS

OUTSTANDING COMEDIAN

  • Q The Boss
  • Chik Aljoy
  • Zwe Hlabangana

OUTSTANDING POET

  • Rachel Voko
  • Delah Dube
  • Desire Moyo
  • Sox The Poet

OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK – FICTION

  • All Come To Dust by Bryony Rheam
  • Where Were You By Erica Gwetai
  • Novoric & Suri By Nathaniel Mpofu
  • Malberry Dreams Violette Kee-Tui

OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK – NON FICTION

  • Our Food , Our Heritage, Our Culture by Makhosi Mahlangu
  • Lupane by Obert Dube
  • Spell of My Pigment by Thabitha Williams and Tapiwanashe Pamachete

OUTSDANGING NDEBELE LITERARY WORK

  • Ngubani Owabulalala uDube by Mihla Sitsha
  • Icala Labokhokho by Zibusiso Mabonisa
  • Lakanye Wangenza by Mthokozisi Dube

OUTSTANDING VISUAL ARTIST (Across Board)

  • No Nominees

OUTSTANDING ARTS JOURNALIST (All Media)

  • Mthabisi Tshuma – The Chronicle
  • Sharon Sibindi – Newsday
  • Sithokozile Sibanda – Ilanga
  • Langelihle Mabhena – B Metro

OUTSTANDING ONLINE MEDIA

  • Ekasi Magazine
  • Fokus Magazine
  • Ingudukazi Magazine

OUTSTANDING RADIO DJ

  • Nomalanga Nyathi – ZIFM
  • Miss Tee – Khulumani FM
  • CDE Phil – Khulumani FM
  • Khekhe – Skyz Metro

OUTSTANDING CLUB DJ

  • Dj Prince Eskhosini
  • Dj Mzoe
  • Dj Crazy Dee

OUTSTANDING FASHION DESIGNER/HOUSE

  • A Tribe Called Zimbabwe
  • Bakhari
  • Kingsville Clothing
  • Sozinio

OUTSTANDING MODEL

  • Ayanda Candice
  • Celine Sialumba
  • Ben Chest
  • Melusi Clemence Mlauzi

OUTSTANDING AMBASSADOR (Worldwide)

  • Vusa Mkhaya
  • Ernest Phosa Ndlovu
  • Oliver Keith

OUTSTANDING HIP HOP ARTIST /ACT

  • Mlue Jay
  • Msizkay
  • MUSE
  • Rockie Doub
  • Awa
  • Luminous

OUTSTANDING KWAITO/HOUSE/GQOM ACT

  • Dj Cooperman
  • Mawiza
  • Mzoe 7
  • DJ Zandimaz

OUTSTANDING ALTERNATIVE MUSIC

  • Xmile
  • Ma9ine
  • Mahlaba
  • Fab G Mshanakagogo
  • Thandy Dlana
  • Kyla Black

OUTSTANDING GOSPEL ARTIST/ACT

  • Pauline Njini
  • One Spirit Choir
  • Mai Mwamuka
  • Amanda Grace

OUTSTANDING IMBUBE/ ACAPELLA GROUP/ACT

  • Amaqaqa
  • Great Stars
  • Focus Accapella

OUTSTANDING TSHIBILIKA/RHUMBA ACT

  • Martin and Ndolwane Super Sounds
  • Insimbi Zezhwane
  • Madlela Sikhobokhobo

OUTSTANDING MUSIC PRODUCER

  • Murphy Cubic
  • Nite Freak
  • Nash

OUTSTANDING MUSIC VIDEO

  • Induku Enhle X mile
  • Wongo – Mamozi
  • Buyisa – Dj Yugoe ft Babongile
  • Mjolo the Pandemic -Mzoe 7
  • Thandy Dlana – Butterfly

OUTSTANDING SONG OF THE YEAR

  • Awa-Ngekebang’mele
  • Masiyephambili –Vusa Mkhaya & Various Byo Artists
  • Umona- Madlela feat Mcheznana, Blue rose & Siza Mdlongwa
  • Fab G- Nomvula
  • Imbemba -Insimbi Zezhwane
  • Dj Zandimaz – For Me
  • Nite Freak – Hinde

OUTSTANDING TV PRODUCTION/PROGRAMME

  • Mjolo FM by Byo Memes
  • The Wave by AfriArt

OUTSTANDING SHORT FILM

  • Family Secret by Zizo Motion Pictures
  • Figure It Out by Nkosilesisa Ncube
  • 18 Months Later by Heart FX Studios
  • Day 44 by Mgcini Nyoni

OUTSTANDING FILM/TV ACTRESS

  • Lee Mchoney in Wadiwa Wepamoyo
  • Charmaine Mudawu in Figure In Out
  • Lady Tshawe in Day 44

OUTSTANDING FILM/TV ACTOR

Leroy Mthulisi Ndlovu – Figure it Out

Braydan Danny Moyo in 18 Months Later,

Rowamello Ngwenya in Family Secret

NEW COMER OF THE YEAR (All Genres)

  • Lemoniq
  • Chuchu
  • Mamozi
  • Babongile Sibanda
  • Sandra Sibanda

OUTSTANDING MALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  • Ma9ine
  • Xmile
  • Msizkay
  • Madlela
  • Vusa Mkhaya

OUTSTANDING FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

  • Vuyo Brown
  • Mai Mwamuka
  • Awa
  • Sandra Ndebele
  • Dj Zandima

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