The 13th annual Feathers Awards nominees

The 13th annual Feathers Awards nominees


The 2021 Feather Awards nominees have been announced. The upcoming awards ceremony is set to take place on 11 November at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. Founder and activist Thami Dish announced the colourful 2021 list of nominees for the upcoming awards. 

This year's Hosts will be radio/television personalities Penny Lebyane, Zizo Tshwete, and  Lumko Johnson. The 2021 award ceremony is themed “Queer Lives Matter”, in line with the global conversation that seeks to address multiple LGBTIQ issues that include violent crimes against the LGBTIQ community.

The 2021 Feather Awards list of nominees:

Best Styled Individual
Leroy Marc
Rich Mnisi
Zozibini Tunzi

Hunk of the Year
Siya Khumalo
Wiseman Zithar
Rich Mnisi

Diva Extraordinaire of the Year
Johanna Mukoki
Ayanda Ncwane
Amanda Dambuza

Sports Personality of the Year
Phuti ‘Minaj’ Lekoloane
Protea Pumas
Palesa Manaleng

Role model of the Year
Phuthi ‘Minaj’ Lekoloane
Roché Kester
Thebe Magugu

Cutest Couple of the Year
Musa & Liesel Mthombeni
Sylvester Chauke & Tumelo Mmusi
Latoya & Lebo Keswa

Hot Chick of the Year
Kamo Mphela
Shudufadzo Musida
Ama Qamata

Media Award of the Year.
ShakeDown YFM
The River

Fag Hag of the Year
Lady Du
Zoe Modiga
Nokuthula Mavuso

Musician of the Year
Lady Du
Langa Mavuso

Socialite of the Year
Johanna Mukoki
Lelo WhatGood
Bobby Blanco

Drama Queen of the Year
Nonku Williams and her Mom
Thabo Smalls & KeJile keJile
Khanyi Mbau

Social Media Personality of the Year
The Funny Chef
Coachella Randy
Tumi Powerhouse

Best LGBTIQ Initiative: Private Sector
Levis X Langa Mavuso
Ernest & Young
Tshepo Jeans

Best LGBTIQ Initiative: Public Sector
Gauteng Department of Education
Department of Education Western Cape
National Youth Development Agency

Best LGBTIQ Youth Movement
Vogue Nights
Queer Lives Matter

Best Rainbow Parenting
House of Diamond (Original Hunty)
Bongani Sibeko & Ndumiso Ngidi
Virginia Magwaza