HERE THEY ARE… THE NOMINEES FOR THE INAUGURAL DSTV CONTENT CREATOR AWARDS

Galore SA/ July 21, 2022/ ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS/ 0 comments

Just some of the DStv Content Creator Awards nominees announced today.

Over 1,500 entries.
Across 23 categories.
More than 900 registered creators, brands, agencies, and influencers.
Some 36 esteemed judges.
Fourteen weeks.
Thousands of hours of creative, hilarious, heartfelt, and thumb-stopping content.

It all culminated in the announcement of the nominees for the first-ever DStv Content Creator Awards at an eclectic, high-energy event that took place at The Hallmark House in Johannesburg on Thursday 21 July 2022. In attendance were over 200 shortlisted entrants, brands and agencies and the awards’ partners, all poised and excited to hear who the nominees were.

And here they are (in no particular order)…

COMEDY AWARD
Prev Reddy
Suhayl Essa
Nadia Jaftha
Khanyisa Unfiltered
Tricia Mpisi

ALTER EGO AWARD
Coconut Kelz
Gosiame Ntshole (GC Celebrity)
Prev Reddy
Cassidy Nicholson (A Girl Named Cassidy)

CAUSE AWARD
MTN WildAid
Siv Ngesi – Sanitary Pad Vending Machine
Nicole Bessick
Puleng Moloi
Dr Nosipho Mhlanga

HOW I SHOT IT AWARD
Donovan Goliath
Chris Rogers


SOCIAL COMMENTARY AWARD
Slaying Goliath
Politically Aweh
Checkers Sixty60 Tinder Swindler
The Kiffness
Gosiame Ntshole (GC Celebrity)

PODCAST OF THE YEAR
Our Love Journey With Mpoomy
SlikourOnlife
POPcast4Real
Women Wright
Sam Tech Girl Wright

KASI CONTENT CREATOR AWARD
Siyabulela Makumsha
Thabang Nkotoane
Masego Jacobs
Keotshepile Mosagale
Kamogelo Molefe

STITCH AWARD
Doef Cake
Yasien Fredericks
Boiiinito
Jeandre Balie
Tsoanelo Moyo THUMB-STOPPING AWARD
Barbie Jackson
WhatMyBoyfriendWore (Sergio Ines)
Nadia Jaftha
Donovan Goliath
Chris Rogers

SOL BEST CONTENT CREATOR AWARD
The Kiffness   
Lemii Loco (Molemo Lehoko)
Nina Hastie
Chris Rogers
Wian Van den Berg

NETWERK24 SMAAKMAKER
Jacques Oosthuizen
Crazy Werrie (Werner Smit)
QMan (Quiton Janse van Rensburg)
Wongley (Chanley Wong)
Lisa Met Die Rooi Hare (Lisa van Rooyen)

PERFORMANCE AWARD
Rudi Smit
Diamond Thug
The Kiffness
Blxck Natives Studio
Chantel Ben

FILM/FESTIVAL/EVENT ART AWARD
AdinsDesign (Adin Kamanda)
Lindiwe Hope
OAS1SONE
Daniel Rheed

POP CULTURE ART AWARD
Falko Fantastic
Chris Valentine
Ryan Jonathan
Frans Smit
Zinhle Sithebe

BEST BRAND-OWNED PLATFORM PRESENTED BY MELTWATER
Savanna Virtual Comedy Bar
MTN WildAid
Checkers Sixty60
Savanna Launches Gugu
Brutal Fruit – You Belong

BEST GAME/APP AWARD
Ackermans Character Shop – Sea Monster
MatchKit SA
Savanna Launches Gugu
LoveCapeTown

BEST INFLUENCER CAMPAIGN AWARD
My Kreepy Teacher – Retroviral
#DoritosFlaminHotDuets – 365 Digital
LUX – Edelman
Love Cape Town – Find Your Freedom
Jameson – Rapt

AUTOMOTIVE AWARD
The Car Scene
Muzi Sambo
Juliet McGuire
DN Spots (Brad Sampson)
Matthew Kanniah

BEAUTY AWARD
Phaello Tshabalala
Mbali Christina
Francesca Lindon
Nuzhah Jacobs
Rezah Sampson

FASHION AND STYLE AWARD
Blue Mbombo
Kim Jayde
WhatMyBoyfriendWore (Sergio Ines)
Nabilah Kariem
Yoliswa Mqoco

FITNESS AWARD
Zinhle Masango
Angelique Fredericks
Zaakirah Khalek
Lucky Fadzi
Juanita Khumalo

FOODIE AWARD
Lorna Maseko
Chef Nti (Nthabiseng Ramaboa)
In The Midnight Kitchen (Zorah Booley)
Sifo The Cooking Husband (Sinoyolo Sifo)
Cooking With Luyanda (Luyanda Mafanya)

CONTENT OF THE YEAR. PRESENTED BY DSTV
Donovan Goliath
Nadia Jaftha
The Kiffness   

Head to the #DStvContentCreatorAwards social pages over the coming weeks to view highlights from all nominee content.

Vote now and win!

From all 23 categories, eight now go out to the public vote. It’s now up to you, the fans, to decide who the winners will be in these categories:

1.     Content of the Year award. Presented by DStv
2.     Sol Best Content Creator Award
3.     Thumb-stopping Award.  
4.     Netwerk24 Smaakmaker
5.     Cause Award
6.     Kasi Content Creator Award
7.     Comedy Award
8.     Alter Ego Award

Everyone who votes stands to win a prize to the value of R20,000, which includes a set of double tickets to the DStv Content Creator Awards main event on 10 September 2022 in Johannesburg and additional sponsored prizes.

Vote for your favourite nominees at www.contentcreatorawards.co.za by clicking on the nominee and submitting your vote. Each person can vote once per public voting category for their one favourite nominee in each category. Voting closes at midnight on 25 August 2022, so don’t miss out!

But wait, there’s more!

DStv is giving everyone one last chance to win an award and R10,000 for the Best Reaction Video, presented by DStv

Create a short reaction video about The Real Housewives of Cape Town, post it on social media using the hashtag #DStvReactionVideo and you could win R10 000 and a DStv Content Creator Award. All entrants need to be 18 years or older.

As part of the event’s aim to support emerging talent, Entrepreneurs Organization Cape Town sponsored two, seven-month mentorship programmes through Over the Rainbow for aspiring entrepreneurs.

The winners of these coveted mentorships are Zanele Shwane of Women at the Well and Ashia Nkontsa of Brand Magazine SA. A huge thanks to Entrepreneurs Organization Cape Town for helping entrepreneurs to achieve their full potential.

The DStv Content Creator Awards will be held on 10 September 2022 in Johannesburg, where all the winners will be announced. Tickets will be limited, so stay close for news.

The DStv Content Creator Awards is the brainchild of award-winning marketing and events agency One-eyed Jack, in grateful collaboration with partners DStv, TikTok, Netwerk24, Meltwater, INJOZI, Sol, Mushroom Productions, Humanz, and Steyn Entertainment.

The awards are impartial and reputable.

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