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2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announced

The nominees of the 2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards have been announced. The migration of mobile voting to online voting saw the Audience Choice Award receive over 100,000 votes for 287 comedians from 70 countries.
This year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achiever Award is Soli Philander. A well-respected member of the comedy fraternity, the Cape Town native is an actor, director, comedian, playwright, columnist, pioneer and legend. The 2019 nominee list features the best comedic talent across the continent.


Comedy G Award


Chris Forrest (JHB)
Loyiso Gola (JHB)
Barry Hilton (CPT)
Conrad Koch (CPT)
Celeste Ntuli (JHB)

Savanna Newcomer Of The Year


Reagen Allen (CPT)
Cyril Basker (DBN)
Waylene Beukes (JHB)
Emilio Tobias (JHB)
Chomi Ya Jeso (JHB)

Next Level Award


Tsitsi Chiumya (JHB)
Bongani Dube (JHB)
Lindy Johnson (CPT)
Abuti Lolo (MPUMALANGA)
Nonto R (KZN)

The Native Tongue Award


Chomi Ya Jeso (JHB)
Mashabela Galane (JHB)
Celeste Ntuli (JHB)
Siyabulela Seya (JHB)
Simphiwe Shembe (KZN)


The Flying Solo Award


Loyiso Gola (JHB)
Skhumba Hlophe (JHB)
Conrad Koch/Chester Missing (CPT)
Mpho Popps Modikoane (JHB)
Celeste Ntuli (JHB)

The Comics’ Pen Award


Lazola Gola (JHB)
Kagiso Lediga (JHB)
Milo (Camilo Saloojee) (JHB)
Rea Moeti (JHB)
Mpho Osei-Tutu (JHB)
Almost News with Chester Missing (JHB)

The Best Friend Of Comedy Award


Goliath & Goliath (JHB)
David Kau (JHB)
Parkers Comedy Club/Joe Parker (JHB)
Simphiwe Shembe (KZN)
#ER Comedy What What ((JHB)

The Headliner Of The Year Award


Robby Collins (JHB)
Skhumba Hlophe (JHB)
Mpho “Popps” Modikoane (JHB)
Siyabulela Seya (JHB
Carl Weber (CPT)

The Savanna Comic Of The Year Award


Robby Collins (JHB)
Loyiso Gola (JHB)
Skhumba Hlophe (JHB)
Mpho “Popps” Modikoane (JHB)
Celeste Ntuli (JHB) 


The Savanna Pan-African Comic Of The Year


Kansiime Anne (Uganda)
Basketmouth (Nigeria)
Chingliz (Zambia)
Long John the Comedian (Zimbabwe)
Alfred Kainga (Zimbabwe)

The Audience Choice Award


Blaque Gzus (North West)
Chantal Jax (CPT)
Thato Malebati (Limpopo)
Pele-Pele (JHB)
Kwanda Radebe (KZN)

The winners of the 2019 Savanna CCAs will be awarded at The Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg on 7 September 2019. Voting is now open via www.comicschoice.com. Tickets are available via Computicket
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