- DJ Zinhle took to social media to thank fans for the support that enabled her hit track, Umlilo, to win Song of the Year
- Fans were overjoyed at the news and congratulated the award-winning DJ even further
- The chart-topping DJ also said she isn't done and 2020 will be even bigger
After eliminating the competition to scoop the prestigious Song Of The Year prize, DJ Zinhle took to social media too thank her fans and also advise them that she’s planning a whole lot more to own in 2020 too.
The award-winning and chart-topping DJ had Mzansi dancing like their was no tomorrow this festive season with her hit track, Umlilo, which features Mvzzle and Rethabile.
The track squashed some strong competition to win the title. DJ Zinhle took to social media to thank fans.
"I’ve spent the whole day trying to think of an appropriate response to all your incredible and thoughtful messages. Thank you for celebrating @rethabile_rsa @mvzzle_sa and I. We feel the love, thank you. I’d like to thank all the radio stations, events and especially the people who declared #UMLILO the song of the year. This is incredible. Siyabonga!"
Her post gathered 30.1k likes and 667 comments with most fans congratulating her and saying how much she deserved this win.
Shortly afterwards, DJ Zinhle also posted a message to let her fans know that she's not done either.
"Just spoke to God and apparently 2020 is mine too."
Fans played their part in canvassing votes for DJ Zinhle to win the award in the run-up to New Year’s Eve, and even managed to get the hashtag, #Umlilo4SOTY, trending on several occasions.
Umlilo was more than a hit song, it was certified platinum and amassed 5.1 million streams last month.
DJ Zinhle told TshisaLIVE that she always believed Umlilo was a special song.
“I knew as soon as I walked in studio. I told them this is going to be a big song.”
Fans went crazy when the realised that DJ Zinhle's Umlilo had won the Song of the Year.
Meanwhile, yesterday, Briefly.co.za reported that DJ Zinhle had many big moments in 2019 - she had ups and downs and successful ventures that she can be truly proud of.
Briefly.co.za looked at some of the highlights of the year that Zinhle owned like a queen, from her new furniture line to the platinum status of Umlilo, she's been super busy and blessed.
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