The inaugural DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards took place over the weekend and was exactly the spectacular we hoped it would be. Hosted by Bonang Matheba, the awards celebrated the very best in African entertainment. Over 1 million votes were cast for 50 nominees in 10 categories and the night was truly one to remember.

Thembisa Mdoda was the star of the evening as she scooped up two awards while viewers were treated to performances by Lady Zamar, Hugh Masekela, Thandiswa Mazwai and Cassper Nyovest amongst others. The ceremony proved that African entertainment is in such an exciting place at the moment and the only way is up.

Here is the full list of winners from the night:

Song Of The Year: Prince Kaybee – Charlotte
Tv Presenter: Thembisa Mdoda
Comedian: Summary
Rising Star: Sjava
Radio Personality: B2cada
Actor: Themba Ndaba
Actress: Vatiswa Ndara
Music Artist Or Group: Kwesta
DJ: Black Coffee
Sports Personality: Caster Semenya
Ultimate Viewers’ Choice: Thembisa Mdoda

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