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Proverb, Lootlove to co-host the Metro FM awards 2024, as economy of the MP set to skyrocket

METRO FMs top radio presenters billed to host the much anticipated awards.

The Northern Cape born ‘Proverb’ and likeable Luthando ‘Lootlove’ have been tasked with the mandate to co-host the Metro FM awards 2024, scheduled for April 27, at Mbombela Stadium, Mpumalanga.

Anticipated, because the gong form part of the 30 years’ commemoration of democracy in SA, and in an unprecedented move the awards will be followed by a music festival at the stadium, in what promises to be a night of galaxy.

Born Tebogo Thekisho, ‘Proverb’ co-host of the midday show alongside Lerato Kganyago and Mel Bala. He’s also busy with academic studies, yet Luthando ‘Lootlove’ Shosha, just made her debut on the afternoon drive show with Tbo Touch and team, after hiatus from the showbiz world.

This will be her first hosting the awards.

The awards theme ‘Black To The Future’, is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of black artists in the music industry.

“It is an honor to host the METRO FM Awards 2024. The SA music scene is constantly filled with rich, vibrant stories of our ever resilient and evolving country and the nominated artists are testament to this,” commented ‘Proverb’.

Kina Nhlengethwa, METRO FM’s Business Manager had this to say: “SA music is thriving, attracting new audiences globally and inspiring black excellence. It was only fitting that this year’s theme be carried by some of the industry’s best presenters, who bring a wealth of knowledge about diverse facets of the SA arts and entertainment scene.”

“I’m thrilled and deeply honored to be hosting the 2024 edition of the METRO FM Music Awards. It’s also a monumental career moment, as I step into the role of hosting my first awards ceremony. I’m eager to bring joy, laughter, and unforgettable moments to the awards show, alongside Proverb. Here is to creating magic together on screen. ‘Black To The Future’ indeed!” conceded ‘Lootlove’.

Other hosts for the glamorous shindig features TV personality and co-host of ‘The Penthouse Sessions’, Lamiez Holworthy and 5FM’s Afternoon Drive presenter Zanele Potelwa, will co-host and capture all the winners thrill from the ‘Green Room’.

The ‘Best Mornings’ host DJ Sabby and SABC 1 presenter, Nomalanga Shozi will bring all the action from the Motsepe Foundation sponsored ‘Black Carpet.

Local tourism will boom with tourists from all corners of the country and neighbouring State eSwatini, that will contribute millions into the coffers of the province from the economical spin-offs, with accommodation sold out!

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government and the Motsepe Foundation, are the main sponsors and hosts, respectively.

Each category winner will receive R50 000, and the much vaunted Song of the Year winner pockets a cool R150 000.

Santam is sponsoring the Best New Artist category.

Voting lines remain open and listeners can vote on*120*45787# with USSD rates charged at R1.50 per minute. T’s and C’s apply.

Tickets for all METRO FM Music Awards 2024 official events are available on Computicket. General Admission is currently selling at R300 and Golden Circle at R800.

The awards will be broadcast live on SABC 1 and streaming service SABC Plus, at 20:00.

Events Program

Date  and TimeEventLocation
Friday, 26 April 2024 18:00Pre-PartyThe Prestige Lifestyle Grand
Saturday, 27 April 2024 18:30Award ceremony and MMA 24 FestivalMbombela Stadium
Sunday, 28 April 2024 12:30METRO FM Love MovementLowveld National Botanical Garden

Image SLM (‘Proverb’ will co-host the Metro FM awards 2024 alongside Lootlove on April 27, Mbombela Stadium).   

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