Nomsa Buthelezi and Zandile Shezi get the best couple#2020FeatherAwards

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Nomsa Buthelezi and Zandile Shezi get the best couple#2020FeatherAwards

Nomsa Buthelezi and Zandile Shezi
Nomsa Buthelezi and wife Zandile Shezi have marked their first anniversary with a Feather Awards nomination. The Generations: The Legacy actress alongside her sweetheart, who she married in September last year, is nominated for Cutest few the Year at the 12th annual awards that honor the LGBTIQ community.

The couple was attending when the nominations were announced yesterday afternoon at Truffles on the Park in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Nomsa Buthelezi and Zandile Shezi
They will compete against Ricki Kgositau and Tony Kanza also as Sape and Vaivi Mardi-Swartz. It feels great, I didn’t expect it. It’s amazing and that I’m happy. I used to be just telling Zandile that I never got this much attention before her,” Buthelezi said.

“She is my good luck charm. She’s truly a blessing in my life, I mean I’ve been dating for years and such things never happened. Now all of a sudden I’m cute. We just celebrated our one year anniversary and therefore the year has been crammed with beautiful colors.

“We keep it simple and that we are having such a lot of fun like we are still dating. I wish for our marriage to be like that throughout. ”

Other nominees attending included Blue Mbombo, Celeste Khumalo, Connie Chiume, Napo Masheane, and Fezile Mkhize.

Mbombo and Khumalo will duke it out for decent Chick of the Year. Gomora actor Siphesihle Ndaba completes the category.

Nomsa Buthelezi and Zandile Shezi
Fezile on the opposite hand will compete for Hunk of the Year against Ryle Rene de Morny and Gorata Nzimande.

Chiume is nominated for Diva Extraordinaire of the Year alongside Lindiwe Sisulu and Refilwe Modiselle.

Siya Kolisi, Bongiwe Msomi, and Makazole Mapimpi are the nominees for Sports Personality of the Year.

The Musician of the Year nominees is Master KG, Makhadzi, and Zoe Modiga. Socialite of the Year gives recognition to Olwee, Sarah Langa, and Shawn Mkhize. Mkhize is additionally nominated for Fag Hag of the Year against Shumi Dantile and Siv Ngezi.

Ngezi leads the shortlist for Social Media Personality of the Year. He will compete against Aus Velemina, Vuyokazi Nguqu, and Coconut Kelz.

The controversial Drama Queen of the Year category gives nod to the Covid-19 Solidarity Fund, The Gigabytes also as Somizi and Dinner kwa Somizi.

“Can you think it, we are 12 years old this year,” said Thami Kotlolo, co-founder of the Feather Awards. “What a ride it’s been. From starting out as a little celebration of our community, the Feathers have transformed into a big well-oiled operation. Showcasing our LGBTIQ community to the planet, empowering South African youth with the LGBTIQ+ Dialogues then in fact the large celebration at the top with these over-the-top colorful awards.

“And with slight delay altogether festivities this year, we are turning up the love and searching to a positive future ahead in 2021.”

The winners are going to be announced on Veterans’ Day during a closed ceremony.