09 September 2016

2016 A-Listers unveiled

 The honourees of the inaugural The BET A-list were revealed by the new BET A-List hosts Nandi Madida and Ayanda Thabethe on Wednesday 7 September at a star-studded event in the Arcadia Ballroom, The Westcliff, Johannesburg.

Here:s the list of the 2016 Honourees:
BET A-List Radio & TV personality (Female): Bonang Matheba
BET A-List Radio & TV personality (Male): Somizi Mhlongo
BET A-List Actress: Terry Pheto
BET A-List Director: Thabang Moleya
BET A-List Writer: Zakes Mda
BET A-List Game Changers (TV/Film): Shona Ferguson & Connie Ferguson
BET A-List Comedians: Nicholas Goliath, Donovan Goliath & Jason Goliath
BET A-List DJ: Black Coffee
BET A-List Game Changer (Music): Cassper Nyovest
BET A-List Rising Star: Nasty C
BET A-List Most Stylish Musician: Riky Rick
BET A-List Style icon: David Tlale
BET A-List Social Media Star: AKA
BET A-List Sportswoman: Caster Semenya
BET A-List Sportsman: Wayde van Niekerk
BET A-List Philanthropist: DJ Sbu
BET A-List Entrepreneur: Khanyi Dhlomo
Monde Twala, VP, BET commented, "We are excited to reveal our new flagship entertainment show BET A-List and to simultaneously highlight individuals and groups who we feel are in class of their own – men and women who are achieving above and beyond, flying the flag for SA beyond our borders, and helping to transform our culture, in many different fields.  These are the people whose names are on everyone's lips, who are wanted on every red carpet, and who you'll find at the top of every guest list in the country."
Covering achievers from sports to entrepreneurship, music, fashion, film, television, literature and more, the BET A-List was compiled and curated by BET's in house programming and talent team, focusing on achievers who best exemplify contemporary achievement and who are making a huge impact in their personal field of endeavour.
To watch highlights of the event, including the awards presentations, tune into BET  A-List on BET (DStv channel 129) on Thursday 15 September at 18:35 CAT.