Cassper, Black Coffee, Davido,Joselyn Dumas, Bonang Matheba & Pearl Thusi Nominated for International Award


The International Achievement Recognition Awards have just released their list of nominees for the 5th edition of the awards. South African celebrities like Pearl Thusi, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Black Coffee, Bonang Matheba and Maps Maponyane have all been nominated in various categories.


The awards were founded in 2014 by Helen Imuaphe and according to their website, they highlight outstanding talents, laudable initiatives and recognise the hard work of those in theatre, music, film and TV and the fashion industry.


The categories include Best International Actress, Best Young Female Artist and Best African Music Artist. Previous winners include Terry Pheto and James Floyd.



Below are the nominees for the  IARA:


DJ Black Coffee & Cassper Nyovest – Best International Male Artist


Pearl Thusi – Best International Actress

Kay Sibiya – Best International Actor


Lira – Best International Female Artist


Thuso Mbedu – Best Young Actress


Bonang Matheba – Best Female TV Presenter & Best Media Personality


Maps Maponyane – Best Male TV Presenter


Nasty C & Lira – Best African Music Artist


Gert Johan Coetzee – Best Male Fashion Designer


Other nominee’s include Ghana’s Joselyn Dumas, Davido and Jessie J. The awards will take place in September in London.


About The Author

Yetunde Onanuga is the Business and Advert Manager for Maverick Multimedia, publisher of Acada Magazine where she doubles as the Beauty and Lifestyle columnist. She’s also the creative Director of Beautyful Beauty Ventures; a Make-Up/MakeOver and Fashion and Style outfit, having make up for the likes of Iyanya, Tayo Shobola, Olamide, Olaide Bakare, Brain and Denrele Edun amongst others.

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