4 years later and the Feather Awards are still on, getting bigger with each year. The nominations party for SA’s most anticipated award ceremony was helf at the luxurious The Venue last night in Sandton. Majority of the nominees attended the glitzy event in celebration of public figures in the country that inspires, amuse or simply found scandalous by the gay community. Not only were the nominees annouced, the Feathers team also let us in on a breakthrough with the awards set for broadcast on SABC1 for the first time ever. One of the categories added to the ceremony is the “We think you are gay and its ok”, although the nominees for this category will only be annouced at a later date. For now, the nominees are:
Drama Queen – These are personalities we read about every Sunday over breakfast, their lives revolve around a lot of dramatic behavior and situations.
Bishop Keith Harrington
Sello Maake ka Ncube
Ursula Stephen and Minnie Dlamini
Best Styled Female – These are the ladies who consistently kept up their style throughout the year.
Best Styled Male – The men that have remained stylish throughout the year.
Musician of the Year – musicians we love to listen to on, and off stage.
Lerato Kganyago with Pearl Thusi
Fag Hag – Need we say more?? They never leave their home without their favorite accessories – a gay friend.
Cutest Couple - These are couples people adore and look up to.
Momo & Tall Ass Mo
Khanyi Mbau & Tebogo Lerole
Sphectacula & Naves
DJ Fresh & Euphonik
Diva Extraordinaire – These women always carry themselves well, and have a strong & dignified presence.
Socialite of the Year – Seen at every event! Whether it’s the opening of an envelope or an erection of a stop sign….
Linda Moeketsi & Shekeshe “Shakes” Mokgosi
Sports Personality of the Year - People who have inspired in the world of sports
Chad le Clos
Cameron van der Burgh
Hot Chick of the Year – these are women who ooze a lot of sex appeal.
DJ Sphe & Naves
Hunk of the Year – These men just ooze that X-factor! You look at them and you just want a strong hug.
Warrick “Warras” Scott
Role Model of the Year - They never put their foot wrong in the public eye, and can be relied on to contribute positively to society.
Chad le Clos