Somizi Mhlongo and others receive nominations for The Feather Awards

Somizi Mhlongo and others receive nominations for The Feather Awards

The Feather Awards have officially announced this year's list of nominees and Mzansi are ready and waiting to see who walks away Drama Queen Of The Year. Somizi Mhlongo and Norma and Malusi Gigaba are in the running.

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It is always a fun event when The Feather Awards are announced, and the buildup is great too. Somizi’s cooking show has landed him a deserving nomination.

The 12th annual The Feather Awards nominations were announced at a classy brunch this week. Gomora's Connie Chiume and Siphesihle Ndaba, as well as actress Thishiwe Ziqubu, are just a few of the others who managed to bag a nomination.

Celebrating our celebs whilst embracing everything that is the LGBTQ+ community, The Feather Awards make for an exciting and inclusive event. Celebrating love is what the world should be about.

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Here's the full list of the nominees:

Best Styled Individual

Anele Papu

Jimmy Nevis

Thishiwe Ziqubu

Hunk of The Year

Ryle Rene De Morny

Gorata Nzimande

Dr Fezile Mkhize

Hot Chick of The Year

Blue Mbombo

Celeste Khumalo

Siphesihle Ndaba

Sports Personality of The Year

Siya Kolisi

Bongiwe Msomi

Makazole Mampipi

Best Rainbow Parenting

Napo Masheane

Hlubi Mthimkhulu and Mduduzi Motaung

Buhlebendalo and Botshelo

Best LGBTQI Student Movement

Up & Tuks

NWU LGBTI: Transformation Association

Rainbow UCT

Best LGBTQI Initiative: Public Sector

Do Better

Do Better

Do Better

Best LGBTQI Initiative: Private Sector

Queer Wellness Centre

Nike SA

Engage Men's Health

Diva Extraordinaire of The Year

Connie Chiume

Lindiwe Sisulu

Refiloe Modiselle

Media Award of The Year



Blood & Water

The River

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Social Media Personality of The Year

Aus Velemina

Vuyokazi Nguqu

Siv Ngezi

Coconut Kelz

Cutest Couple of The Year

Nomsa & Zandile

Ricky & Tony

Sape & Vaivi

Role Model of The Year

Sade Giliberti


Dr Dulcy Stapler Rakumakoe

Drama Queen of The Year

Covid-19 Solidarity Fund

The Gigabytes

Somizi and Dinner kwa Somizi

Socialite of The Year


Sarah Langa

Shauwn Mkhize

Musician of The Year


Master KG

Zoe Modiga

Fag Hag of The Year

Shumi Dantile

Shauwn Mkhize

Siv Ngezi

African Feather of the Year

Frank Mugisha

Somizi Mhlong and others receive nominations for The Feather Awards
Somizi Mhlong has received a nomination for The Feather Awards under the Drama Queen Of The Year category with his boujee cooking show. Iamge: Somizi/Instagram.
Source: Instagram previously reported that Somizi Mhlongo stole the show in Idols SA when he rocked up wearing full bling – even his shoes had been bedazzled! One thing Somizi never fails to do is to impress on the fashion front.

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Being proud of his head-turning outfit choice, Somizi took to social media to share some snaps so the moment would never be forgotten. Our guy even had a bedazzled face mask.

That full bling look is something only Somizi and a very few others could pull off.

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