The DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards (DMVCA) nominee list is revealed, as Lawrence Maleka is set to host the 2022 event.

DMVCA Nominee List and Host Revealed

News 13 April 2022

The DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards nominee list is revealed, as Lawrence Maleka is set to host the 2022 event.

DMVCA Nominee List and Host Revealed

The DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards (DMVCA) are back, following a two-year pause due to the pandemic. The awards, which are a celebration of local talent, will be held at Sun Arena in Pretoria on the 25th of June 2022 and will be broadcast live on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161). Voted for by the South African public, the DMVCA will honour top achievers over the past two years in television, radio, music, sports and comedy.

We are thrilled to announce that Lawrence Maleka will host the fourth instalment of the popular DMVCAs.

The beloved TV personality, who was recently host of Big Brother Mzansi and also known for his role as Zolani on 1Magic’s The River, brings his trademark charm and humour to the proceedings.

Viewers also stand a chance to win one of three KIA vehicles, all it takes is casting a vote for your favourite nominee.

Voting closes on the 11th of June 2022 and fans can vote for their favourites via these platforms:

The MyDStv App, or on

The complete list of nominees for the 2022 DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards are:

Favourite Song

10. Favourite Song NOMZ 00000

Zakes Bantwini & Kasango – Osama
Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa ft Ami Faku – Asibe Happy
Young Stunna ft Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa – Adiwele
Makhadzi ft Prince Benza – Ghanama
Big Zulu ft Intaba Yase Dubai & Riky Rick – Imali Eningi

Favourite TV Presenter

04. Favourite TV Presenter NOMZ 00000

Motshidisi Mohono
Lawrence Maleka
Leanne Manas
Thembekile Mrototo
Thuso Motaung

Favourite Comedian

21. Favourite Comedian NOMZ 00000

Skhumba Hlophe
Mpho Popps
Celeste Ntuli
Nina Hastie

Favourite Rising Star

23. Favourite Rising Star NOMZ 00000

Hope Mbhele
Young Stunna
Uncle Vinny
Kwenzo Ngcobo

Favourite Radio Personality

17. Favourite Radio Personality NOMZ 00000

Thomas Msengana & Skhumba
Selbeyonce Mkhize
Lerato Kganyago
Thando Thabethe
Sphectacula & DJ Naves

Favourite Actor

06. Favourite Actor NOMZ 00000

Abdul Khoza
Zolisa Xaluva
Thapelo Sebogodi
Bonko Khoza
Vusi Kunene

Favourite Actress

08. Favourite Actress NOMZ 00000

Sannah Mchunu
Zikhona Sodlaka
Deli Malinga
Shoki Mmola
Thembi Seete

Favourite Music Artist or Group

13. Favourite Music Artist Or Group NOMZ 00000

Zakes Bantwini
Big Zulu
Scorpion Kings

Favourite DJ

15. Favourite DJ NOMZ 00000

Scorpion Kings
DBN Gogo
Major League DJz
De Mthuda
DJ Shimza

Favourite Sports Personality

19. Favourite Sports Personality NOMZ 00000

Rassie Erasmsus
Ntando Mahlangu
Pitso Mosimane
Temba Bavuma
Benni McCarthy

Favourite Personality

02. Favourite Personality NOMZ 00000

Shauwn Mkhize
Connie Ferguson
DBN Gogo

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