Royalty Soapie Awards 2020: ‘The Queen’, ‘Gomora’ And ‘The River’ Win Big
The Queen, Gomora, and The River won big at the 2020 Royalty Soapie Awards, with the recorded screening airing on SABC1 on Saturday, September 26, at 8pm.
The Royalty Soapie Awards 2020 was hosted by Mpho Popps and Lerato Kganyago.
Simoné Pretorius and David Bloch were the first personalities to kick off the presentations for the technical category.
The other presenting pairs included: Lorraine Moropa and Buhle Samuels, Shannon Esra and Presley Chweneyagae, MaBlerh and Chris Q Radebe, Lootlove and Frans Mohale and Macdonald Ndou and Sihle Ndaba.
“Muvhango” co-stars Maumela Mahuwa and Gabriel Temudzani presented the Outstanding Couple category.
Viewers were entertained by performances from Shekhinah, Ami Faku, Thabiso Lekuba, and Tholakele Nkala who performed to a Toya Delazy song during the “In Memoriam” segment, where Bob Mabena, Candy Moloi, Elize Cawood, Sibusiso Radebe, Jòvan Muthray, Mary Twala and Moonyeenn Lee were among those celebrated.
FULL LIST OF ROYALTY SOAPIE AWARDS 2020 WINNERS BELOW:
Outstanding Editing Team: Isibaya
Outstanding Lighting: The Queen
Outstanding Art Direction: Getroud met Rugby
Outstanding Directing Team: Gomora
Outstanding Make-Up & Hair: The River
Outstanding Wardrobe: The Queen
Outstanding Writing Team: Skeem Saam
Most Popular Soapie of the Year (Public Vote Category): Gomora
SUPPORTING ROLE CATEGORIES
Outstanding Supporting Actor: Sthembiso Khoza as Shaka Khoza in The Queen
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Sannah Mchunu as Zodwa in Gomora
Outstanding Newcomer: Sicelo Buthelezi as Teddy in Gomora
Outstanding Couple: Sindi Dlathu & Hlomla Dandala as Lindiwe & Zweli in The River
LEAD ROLE CATEGORIES
Outstanding Lead Actor: Presley Chweneyagae as Cobra in The River
Outstanding Lead Actress: Dawn Thandeka King as MaNgcobo in Uzalo
Outstanding Male Villain: Dirk Stoltz as DeWet Basson in 7de Laan
Outstanding Female Villain: Sindi Dlathu as Lindiwe in The River
Outstanding Soapie: Binnelanders
RECOGNITION & SPECIAL AWARDS
Social Cohesion: Getroud met Rugby
Background Actor: Sphiwe Msebe
Lifetime Achievement Award: Angus Gibson
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