International music star Nicole Scherzinger, American recording artist, actress and television personality will be performing LIVE at the inaugural ANN7 South African of the Year awards night. She will be performing live along with the top South African artists which includes LIRA, Mafikizolo, Zahara, MiCASA and Junior Mambazo in front of the elite guest list of who’s who of the country.

Nicole Scherzinger the former lead singer of the very popular group The Pussycat Dolls, which released acclaimed albums like PCD (2005) and Doll Domination (2008); the former spawned the worldwide hits “Don’t Cha”, “Stickwitu” and “Buttons” as the latter also produced hits such as When I Grow Up” and “Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)

Mzansi’s style icon Bonang Matheba will be hosting the event ceremony to be held on 6th September at Sandton Convention Centre.

Bonang is also nominated under the ANN7 Trendsetting Celebrity of the Year category.

The award provides special recognition to individuals who have provided outstanding service and worked for welfare of the society over a sustained period of years. They will each be awarded a cash prize of R50 000.

The final nominees for each category are:

Trendsetting Celebrity of the Year Nominations
– Bonang Matheba
– DJ Clock
– J’ Something
– Kid X
– KO from Teargas
– Mafikizolo
– Minenhle Dlamini

Campaign of the Year Nominations
– 67 Blankets Nelson Mandela
– KFC- Add Hope
– Kelloggs #breakfastforbetterdays
– Knorr- Masters of Time
– Mxit Music
– Share a Coke Campaign
– Tiles 4 Change (Anti-Drug Campaign)

Sportsperson of the Year Nominations
– Chad le Clos (Swimming)
– Hashim Amla (Cricket)
– Itumeleng Khune (Soccer)
– Johan Cronje (Track and Field Athlete)
– Lucas Sithole (Tennis)
– Marsha Cox (Hockey)
– Simon Maghakwe (100m Sprinter)

Businessperson of the Year Nominations
– Basetsana Kumalo (Media Mogul)
– Daphne Mashile Nkosi (Exec. Chairman of Kalagadi Resources)
– Nicky Newton King (CEO of JSE)
– Patrice Motsepe (Mining Magnate)
– Reuel Khoza (Non-Executive Chairman of Nedbank)
– Santie Botha (Independent Non Exec. Director of Tiger Brands)
– Stephen Saad (Group CEO of Aspen Pharmacare)

Spirit of Humanity Nominations

– Beka Ntsanwisi (Limpopo’s “Mother Teresa”)
– Dr Imtiaz Sooliman (Gift of the Givers)
– John Perlman (Dreamfields)
– Justin Foxton (The Peace Agency)
– Lesley Osler (Hantam Community Project)
– Rev. Eunice Marubelela (Community Builder)
– Sbu Buthelezi (Community Builder)

Young South African of the Year Nominations
– Afeefah Patel (Rhino Conservation)
– Ethel Phiri (Scientist and Researcher)
– Kyle Shepherd (Jazz Musician)
– Nkululeko Mboniswa (Film Producer)
– Samantha Baynon (Social Activist)
– Sandile Kubeka (Youngest Doctor)
– Simphiwe Mashexa (Founder of BEAT Magazine SA)

South African of the Year

– Archbishop Desmond Tutu
– DJ Sbu
– Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
– Johnny Clegg
– Jonathan Jansen
– Leslie Sedibe
– Thuli Madonsela

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