Johannesburg – Friday, 21 April 2023 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is excited to announce METRO FM On-Air Personality, Lerato ‘LKG’ Kganyago and Katlego Maboe as the hosts of the star-studded and esteemed METRO FM Music Awards 2023 (MMA23), which will take place on Saturday, 06 May 2023 at Mbombela Stadium, Mpumalanga.

The decision by METRO FM to appoint Ms Kganyago and Mr Maboe is based on their skills as sought after hosts, who are able to carry events of this caliber. The two presenters exude class and high energy, elements that embody the prestigious METRO FM Awards.

Lerato Kganyago states”I am absolutely thrilled and deeply honored to be entrusted with the role of co-hosting the prestigious METRO FM Music Awards 2023 alongside the incredibly talented Katlego Maboe. As a long-standing member of the METRO FM family with seven years of experience, and with a solid background in live television and broadcasting, I understand the significance of this event and I am confident in my ability to deliver an exceptional experience for South Africa’s music fans. The MMAs are a true highlight of the year for music lovers, and I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of it all. Together with Katlego Maboe, we promise to bring an unparalleled level of class, energy, and excitement to the stage. Get ready for a night that will leave you mesmerized and craving for more, as we celebrate the very best of South African music with the industry’s leading artists and producers”.

Katlego Maboe says “I am absolutely thrilled to be chosen as the host of the METRO FM Music Awards 2023! It is an incredible honour to be part of such a prestigious event, and I am super excited to be hosting alongside the talented Lerato Kganyago. I am looking forward to celebrating the best of South African music with all the amazing artists, producers, and fans. I can’t wait!”

The awards will be broadcast live on SABC 1, SABC Plus and METRO FM’s YouTube channel at 20:00! The public is encouraged to tune in, to witness some of today’s biggest South African music acts on stage, as well as see their favorite A-list South African celebrities walk the ‘Black Carpet and participate in the awards.

Voting lines remain open and to vote: Dial *120*45787# and follow the prompts.

USSD rates charged at R1.50 per minute.

Voting lines are open as from 31 March 2023 to 30 April 2023 at midnight, except for song of the year that closes at 9pm on 6 May 2023.

Tickets for all official METRO FM Music Awards 2023 events are available at Computicket

MMA23 Official Music ConferenceThursday, 04 May 202310h00 – 16h00Mbombela Civic CentreFree entry
MMA23 Official Pre-PartyFriday, 05 May 202318h00 – 04h00The Prestige Lifestyle Grand, MbombelaFrom R200
MMA23 Main EventSaturday, 06 May 202320h00 – 22h00Mbombela Stadium, MpumalangaFrom R150
MMA23 After PartySaturday, 06 May 202322h00 – 06h00Mbombela Stadium, MpumalangaFrom R350
MMA23 Official Love MovementSunday, 07 May 202312h00 – 02h00Nelspruit Rugby Stadium From R350

Issued By: Group Communications
Media Enquiries: Mmoni Seapolelo (Acting Group Executive: Corporate Affairs & Marketing) | T. 011 714 3057 | C. 073 688 1590


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