SAMA26 is proud to announce Dineo Langa and Donovan Goliath as hosts for this year’s edition.
Langa is a talented and glamorous actress, singer and entrepreneur. As a high profile actress she has been seen on South Africa’s most notable telenovelas and soapies. She was also a leading lady in the blockbuster Mrs Right Guy. With an ever growing career, she has proven time and time again why she is a dependable face to host events of such grand stature.
Goliath is a seasoned MC and comedian. He is an expert in delivering master classes on marketing, design and creativity. He shot to TV stardom as a host of Real Goboza. He is a part of the award winning entertainment brand GOLIATH AND GOLIATH.
Langa remarked: ‘When putting together a list of award shows one would like to host someday, the SAMAs are definitely at the top. It’s an incredible honour to be the SAMA26 host and a privilege to do so alongside the incomparable Donovan Goliath. I’m extremely excited to be a part of the SAMA and to experience the magic of new beginnings for South Africa’s top music awards show.’
Enthused Goliath: ‘When I tell you that this is the last thing I expected, especially at this time. So super excited to host this with Dineo, I respect her and I’ve always loved her energy. Let’s go.’
RiSA CEO Nhlanhla Sibisi welcomed the news: ‘We have total faith in the partnership of Dineo and Donovan. Dineo brings class and sophistication as well as the wits to the table while Donovan is trusted to find the humour in the proceedings. We wish them well as they prepare for the big nights.’
RiSA announced this month that the annual SAMA will stage its 26th edition over five nights, from 3 to 7 August 2020 at 21:30. In accordance with the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown and social distancing norms, the party has moved from the Sun City Superbowl to be streamed on the My Muze by Vodacom platform and broadcast on Mzansi Magic, DStv channel 161.
Under the theme #ForThaKultcha, five adrenaline filled yet bite-size 30 minute episodes with subthemes #ForThaRoots, #ForThaSoul, #ForThaStreets, #ForThaCraft culminating in #ForThaClub which will be a 45 minutes-long grand finale, will present a unique SAMA26 virtual experience.