Yemi Alade, confirmed to speak at Midem 2018

Paris, Tuesday 13th March 2018 –  Midem, home to the global music community, today announces the launch of its High-Potential Markets Programme designed to assist music professionals from around the world by encouraging business development and the discovery of new talent.

The new initiative aims to foster bilateral exchanges between international and national music executives and sectors in order to facilitate the structuring and professionalization of the high-potential markets.

In 2018, the new Programme will focus on the African music industry with a four-day ‘African Forum’ during Midem (June 5-8 in Cannes). The forum will be preceded by a series of industry meetings across four African countries, to support the structuring of the African music industry, stimulate discussions between African and international music stakeholders, develop sustainable business models for African labels and artists in order to boost African music on a local a…

The Gathering of Worshippers Live DVD is released.

The Gathering of Worshippers Live concert  DVD that Dr Tumi recorded last August hit the shelves on Friday (March 9 2018). It was a magical night of worship and praise which saw the gospel genius’s no mean feat of filling up the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg. Dr Tumi delivers some powerful singing at this musical moment that bookmarks a chapter in his career that proves his popular appeal in gospel circles and compelling devotion. The interaction with the crowd, young and old - in the form of singalongs, bodily expressions or lit cellphones in the air - is a sight to behold. From the lively and energetic Open Heaven to the poignant Speak a Word and Trust and Obey, Dr Tumi takes his audience on an unforgettable and fulfilling worship experience. Dr Tumi comments: “I look back at that night of The Gathering of Worshippers with pride. You could feel God’s presence and love. This DVD captures the essence and spirit of the concert very well. I’m thankful and overjoyed to present this to my fam…

Spotify set to launch in South Africa

Spotify, the largest global music streaming service, will officially launch in South Africa tomorrow, Tuesday 13th March 2018. 
The South African launch marks the first time Spotify will be available on the African continent.
With over 159 million active users, including over 71 million Spotify Premium subscribers, Spotify offers a choice between an ongoing free ad-supported music service and a fully featured, ad-free subscription option.
Further details about the Spotify service, pricing and content will be made available tomorrow (Tuesday 13 March).

The Love Festival to reignite sparks and stoke the fires

For three days in April love in all its shapes, forms and hues will be celebrated at the inaugural The Love Festival.
It’s time to give love a chance as like-minded individuals gather at Shades of Summer Boutique Hotel, Centurion West for a romantic getaway open to couples and singles - anybody who believes in love, has found love or is looking for love. 
The three day extravaganza will be themed and packed with a detailed programme for each day and will include music, comedy, poetry, talks, relationship clinics, a gala dinner, red carpet, an awards ceremony, devotion, a treasure hunt and a picnic. 
Day 1. Friday, 6 April 2018 Flames of Fun Night: It will be a laid back evening of laughter, dancing to good romantic tunes over a scrumptious dinner featuring Masechaba Ndlovu as MC, comedian, crooner Karabo Mogane and songstress Mmatema Moremi .
Day 2. Saturday, 7 April 2018 Some of South Africa’s finest relationship experts will be under one roof as they dispense their pearls of w…

Dr Tumi to gather worshippers at Voortrekker

In yet another historic gospel first, music genius Dr Tumi takes his highly successful Gathering of Worshippers (GOW18) to Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria for a Live DVD recording themed Beauty for Ashes on 1 September 2018.
Dr Tumi becomes the first solo black musician to stage a concert at the Monument, in what is a re-conciliatory move and an effort to overcome South Africa’s painful past of prejudice and separation.
The outdoor venue that accommodates about 30 000 will be a magical backdrop of worship under the stars as supporters of Dr Tumi from all over the country and the neighbouring states are expected to descend on it.  Last year Dr Tumi filled the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg at the inaugural installment of GOW.
GOW18 happens on Spring Day, a poignant day of renewal and all things bright. This feeds directly to the theme of Colour, hence the title Beauty for Ashes Live DVD recording. There will be a kaleidoscopic explosion of colour on the worshippers in celebration of the …


JOHANNESBURG - INTERNATIONAL R&B music master Kenny Lattimore returns to South Africa for a once in a lifetime show. Known for his smooth and soothing sounds, he is the epitome of cool and will take music lovers down memory lane.
Kenny Lattimore will be in the country courtesy of Soulful Night as he headlines this beautiful celebration of music and soulful melodies that have kept the flame of love alive across the world.
Soulful Night With Kenny Lattimore will take place on 27 April 2018 at the Sun Arena Time Square in Menyln, Tshwane.  This music extravaganza falls on Mzansi’s Freedom Day and what better way to celebrate freedom than through love and with the mature sounds of Kenny and some of our top award winning acts.
Tickets: From R190 – R1650
With a remarkable catalogue of hit songs including Never Too Busy, Love Me Back, For You , If I Lose My Woman, Beautiful Girl and Love Will Find A Way it will be the perfect place for you to sing out loud and two-step to the alluring lyrics…

Karabo Mogane Live in Concert at the Lyric

Karabo Mogane to dazzle Lyric Theatre for one night In a career first, Afro-pop/soul and R&B crooner Karabo Mogane will stage his one man show at the prestigious Lyric Theatre Gold Reef City in Johannesburg on 28 February 2018

Music lovers and fans will gather at the venue for one night only under the theme ‘masquerade’, at what promises to be a night of mystique, fun and of course love. He will perform his stunning repertoire littered with love jams keeping to the spirit of February and Valentine’s Day, songs like Khakhathi, Ngifuna Lo, Sondela featuring Robbie Malinga and Lerato will keep revellers and lovers on their feet.
With his unique voice and charisma, Karabo walked away with the Idols SA crown two seasons ago and has been doing great things, releasing two albums, the latest being Matters of the Heart produced by the late great Robbie Malinga.
Karabo remarked: ‘This is one of the biggest stages of my career. It’s also a dream come true for me. It’s surreal that I will be at …