Coolest local female celebrity award goes to Babes Wodumo
South African gqom queen Babes Wodumo was named the Coolest Local Female Celebrity at the 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards that took place in Sandton this week. In the celebrity and entertainment categories, Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana soccer-star Siphiwe Tshabalala came out as the Coolest Local Sportsperson. Both MetroFM and the SABC drama, Uzalo, were again named as the Coolest Radio Station and Coolest TV Soap respectively. Black Coffee continued his reign as Coolest Local DJ, and Trevor Noah remains Coolest Local Male Celebrity and the Coolest Local TV Star. Babes Wodumo was named Coolest Local Female Celebrity for the second year running. Nasty C, who also performed at the Awards, was named Coolest Local Music Star.
what a privilege to get such an award this is the best award of them all every day I breathe and live for my family and supporters cause I call you my family as well…Thank you so much to my young next super stars my next Babes Wodumo in the future..I was once like you the way you look at me is the same way I looked at brenda Fassie,Lebo Mathosa,Mshoza,Chomee is the same way you look at me…I wanna tell you it’s not over until God says it’s over
Babes thanked her fans on Instagram.
Ntando Duma, Nomzamo Mbatha and Moozlie dominate Google search
One star’s dirty laundry, another star’s guilt by association, a controversial publicity stunt.
On Wednesday the top trending Google search term was “Ntando Duma”, which generated more than 5 000 queries. The TV personality made headlines after taking to social media to blast her ex-boyfriend and father of her child, Junior De Rocka. Duma accused De Rocka of not paying child support and being an absent father.
Fans generated more than 10 000 search queries for “Nomzamo Mbatha” on Monday. South Africa’s sweetheart trended after a picture surfaced depicting her posing with infamous Kwaito star, Arthur Mafokate, at the ANC manifesto launch in Durban. Arthur has been accused of assaulting his former girlfriend and faces charges of intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Female rapper and television presenter, Nomuzi Mabena, trended on social media last Friday morning, following a disturbing Instagram LIVE video which showed her getting into a car accident while addressing her fans online. It emerged, later on Friday, that the accident was a publicity stunt orchestrated as part of a Volkswagen Drive Dry campaign. “Nomuzi Mabena” and “Moozlie” generated more than 50 000 queries respectively.
Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans have been searching for and asking Google.