The biggest stars in Afrikaans were awarded honours at the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards on Tuesday 3 June at Emperors Palace in Gauteng.
Pad na Jou Hart was one of the night’s big winners: it scooped the Tempo award for Afrikaans Movie of the Year and its coproducers and writers, Ivan Botha and Donnalee Roberts, were respectively crowned Tempo’s Actor and Actress of the Year: Movie, Drama, Sitcom for their roles in this hit film.
Actress Sandra Prinsloo was honoured for her contributions to Afrikaans theatre and television and the audience was entertained with performances by Karlien van Jaarsveld and Adam, Chris Chameleon and Bittereinder, Joe Foster, Arno Carstens and Dan Patlansky. Expresso presenter Katlego Maboe served as master of ceremonies.
The winners of this year’s Huisgenoot Tempo awards are:
Newcomer of the Year:
Joshua na die Reën – Joshua na die Reën
Gospel Album of the Year:
Romanz – Lig Jou Stem op
Contemporary Album of the Year:
Elvis Blue – Afrikaans
Pop/dance Album of the Year:
Jay – #DisHoeOnsRol
Music Video of the Year:
Karlien van Jaarsveld – Hande
Song of the Year:
Bobby van Jaarsveld – Totaal Finaal (written by Bobby van Jaarsveld, Johan Vorster and André Odendaal)
TV Presenter of the Year:
Pieter Koen – Jukebox
TV series of the Year: Actuality, Reality and Game Show:
Die Nataniël Tafel
TV Series of the Year: Drama, Sitcom:
Vallei van Sluiers
Afrikaans Movie of the Year:
Pad na Jou Hart
Actor of the Year: Movies, Drama, Sitcom:
Ivan Botha – Pad na Jou Hart
Actress of the Year: Movies, Drama, Sitcom:
Donnalee Roberts – Pad na Jou Hart
Soap Actor of the Year:
Theodore Jantjies – 7de Laan
Soap Actress of the Year:
Annelisa Weiland – 7de Laan
Soap of the Year:
Radio DJ of the Year:
Rian van Heerden – Jacaranda FM
Afrikaans Book of the Year:
Deon Meyer – Kobra
Topselling CD of the Year:
Karlien van Jaarsveld – Uitklophou
Topselling DVD of the Year:
Die Heuwels Fantasties – Live op Paul Cluver
Contribution to Afrikaans :
Temmy, a fun loving creative writer, is a graduate of Lead City University. She simply loves life, others and God. Aside writing, she enjoys counselling and encouraging others.
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