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Thursday, November 28, 2019


(All the winners with judges & presenter)

On November 23, 2019, Umlazi Mega City hosted the final round of the 2nd annual Mega Talent Search competition, looking to provide a supportive platform and showcase local talent from the community.

Finally, once the judges’ results were tabulated winners per category were announced from the 38 finalists who participated:

In 5th place was the soulful R&B singer, Nkosingiphile Cele who took home R3,000 cash prize. 4th place was Afro Soul singer, Noluthando Msomi who received R5,000. 3rd place Thobelani Unju Lwenzinkondlo (the poet) walked away with R7,000.

Hip Hop singer and rapper Siyabonga Mfeka, known commonly as Gwaza, was this year’s runner up and walked away with R10,000. The 2019 Mega Talent Search Winner walking away with R15,000 was Twilight Dance Crew (Nkosinathi Nxele, Sinethemba Ngcobo and Nqubeko Ndlovu).

Sphumelele Khuzwayo - (Umlazi Mega City General Manager) thanked all sponsors and supporters of the competition  from Umlazi Mega City’s tenants: Mega Super Spar, Msinsi Travel, Vodacom KZN, Signature Cosmetics, Soviet as well as Gagazi FM, Isolezwe and Intokozo FM. “We couldn’t have put this very special talent search event without their support”, she added before announcing and congratulating the top five.