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YOU Spectacular winners

The winners of the YOU Spectacular 2016 awards were revealed on Saturday 16 July at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. With the most wins, Bonang Matheba received four awards in total, including those for Most Stylish Female Celeb and Favourite Couple, shared with her rapper boyfriend, AKA.
Comedian Anne Hirsch, host of the show, displayed some interpretive dance as well as her eccentric brand of humour.

Expresso presenter Katlego Maboe walked away with the award for Favourite TV Presenter, but lost out to AKA in the Most Stylish Male Celeb category.

The award for Sexiest Man went to actor and TV presenter Maps Maponyane, while actress and TV presenter Minnie Dlamini triumphed in the Sexiest Woman category.

Images by Luba Lesolle
Images by Luba Lesolle

The night’s musical performances were a tribute to legendary artists who died over the past year and included Lloyd Cele doing a phenomenal cover of Stand By Me by Ben E King, Thembeka Mnguni wowing the audience with her performance of You’re My World by Cilla Black and Graeme Watkins doing a brilliant version of David Bowie’s Let’s Dance.

YOU Spectacular 2016 winners

Favourite TV Presenter

Katlego Maboe

Rising Star


Favourite Couple

Bonang Matheba and AKA

Sexiest Woman

Minnie Dlamini

Sexiest Man

Maps Maponyane

Most Stylish Female Celeb

Bonang Matheba

Most Stylish Male Celeb


Favourite Actress

Jessica Nkosi

Favourite Actor

Vusi Kunene

Favourite Sports Star

Itumeleng Khune

Favourite Music Star

Black Coffee

Favourite Radio Personality

Bonang Matheba

Favourite Comedian

Tumi Morake

Social Media Star

Bonang Matheba

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