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Check out these nominees for the 2018 Feather Awards

2018 Feather Awards Somizi

The nominees for the 2018 Feather Awards have been revealed. This year marks the 10th annual Chevrolet Feather Awards. The nominees for this year’s Feather Awards were revealed at Constitution Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. 

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Each year, the dramatic Feather Awards recognize and celebrate the LGBTIQA+ community and the iconic personalities and achievers who inspire the community.

Winners of each category are voted for by the LGBTIQA+ community and local media.

“We were not taken seriously in the beginning and people could not see the impact that we made in making sure that the LGBTQIA+ community was heard,” Founder and CEO Thami Kotlolo said.

Celebrities who attended the nominees ceremony included the likes of Rami Chuene, Dr Lex Leo, Refilwe Modiselle, Somizi, Renate Stuurman, Smash Afrika, Bohang Moeko, Ayanda Thabethe and Lucia Mthiyane.

The nominees for the 10th annual Feather Awards are:

Best Styled Female:
Bonang Matheba
Ayanda Thabethe
Manthe Ribane

Best Styled Male:
Riky Rick
Kat Sinivasan
Zulu Mkhathini

Media of the Year (For telling LGBTIQA+ stories):
Daily Sun
Ferguson Films
Real Goboza
Sunday Sun
Metro FM
Living the Dream with Somizi
GaySA Radio
Mail And Guardian

Hot Chick of the Year:
Bontle Modiselle
Michelle Mosakae
Mihlali Ndamase

Hunk of the Year:
Thabang Molaba
Bohang Moeko

Cutest Couple:
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and Mmabatho Montsho
Shane Eagle and Nicole Swartz
Steve and Lucy Letsike

Diva Extraordinaire:
Thembsie Matu
Khusela Diko
Connie Ferguson

Fag Hag of the year:
Phila Madlingozi
Rami Chuene

Musician of the Year:
Nakhane Toure

Sports Personality of the Year:
Sunette Viljoen
Hlongwe Buthelezi
Phuti Lekoloane

Role Model of the Year:
Find New Words
Siya Khumalo
Ntsupe Mohapi

Drama Queen of the year:
Robbie Malinga Jr
Jackie Phamotse

Socialite of the year:
Modiselle sisters
Yaya Mavundla
Dr Smile (Lex Leo)

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Era Baloyi

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Era Baloyi is a Copywriter, Social Media Manager, Public Relations and Communications practitioner who is Co-Founder and CEO of Fame Africa TV. He's been with Fame Africa TV since 2014 and he's seen how the magazine grew. He focuses more on entertainment, music and movie reviews.

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