Who will host SAMAs 2016 – Meet Somizi, Thando, Phat Joe, Khanyi, Bonang, Pearl & Lunga

Somizi, Thando, Phat Joe, Khanyi, Bonang, Pearl and Lunga take to the stage to toast local talent

The 22nd Annual South African Music Awards have upped the entertainment factor by announcing Somizi Mhlongo, Thando Thabethe and an array of other local showbiz luminaries as presenters for the awards ceremony in Durban on Saturday, 4 June 2016.

Television and SABC radio personality Somizi Mhlongo and Generations star-turned-5FM radio host Thando Thabethe will occupy centre stage at #SAMA22, providing lively commentary that taps into the excitement of South Africa’s premier music awards show.

Joining them from the #SAMA22 Amstel Green Room will be effervescent film and TV personality Khanyi Mbau and dynamic SABC TV and Metro FM radio host Phat Joe. The pair will be conducting exclusive backstage interviews with all the winners as they step off stage, celebrating Mzansi’s music innovators and trailblazers.

Plus, the scorching trio of Bonang Matheba, Pearl Modiadie and Lunga Shabalala will be working the red carpet on the night, bringing audiences the inside track on the high hopes and low necklines of Mzansi’s favourite music stars.

SABC1 viewers can sit back and enjoy watching the entertainment unfold – live on their TV screens – steered by this band of vibrant local personalities.

The 22nd Annual South African Music Awards, taking place at the Durban ICC on Saturday, 4 June 2016, will feature an array of live music performances on an unforgettable night where a galaxy of Mzansi’s stars will come out to play. Tickets for the event are available at Computicket at R350.