21 July 2022

Here's Who Scored A Nod At The Inaugural DStv Content Creator Awards

Submitted by El Broide
Here's Who Scored A Nod At The Inaugural DStv Content Creator Awards

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.