Diamond TV unveils nominees for the 2023 Personality of The Year Awards #POTYAs

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The grand unveiling of nominees for the 2023 Diamond Media Personality of the Year Awards (POTYAS) took place with much pomp and splendor at the luxurious Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka. This prestigious event marks the fifth annual celebration of outstanding media personalities.

An impressive influx of over 300,000 entries was received this year. Out of this impressive pool of talent, more than 80 exceptional individuals and businesses have earned nominations across 20 diverse categories. Notably, this year introduces the inaugural Rising Star Category, adding even more excitement to the mix.

In total, POTYAS encompasses 30 distinct categories, with 20 of them open to the public for voting, ensuring that the audience has a say in honoring their favorites. The remaining 10 categories will be under the purview of the Awards Council, entrusted with the task of adjudicating the deserving nominees.

The awards ceremony is slated for November 9, 2023, promising a night of recognition and celebration.

And the nominees for the 2023 POTYAs are:

Most Influential Personality of the Year

B Flow

Dr. Mujajati

Mutale Mwanza

Mwizukanji

Makeup Artist of the Year

Abby’s Makeover

Besa’s Makeup

Chileshe Makeup Yama High Class

Royalty Makeup

Best Female Music Act

Cleo Ice Queen

Esther Chungu

Sampa The Great

Towela Kaira

Xaven Kopala Queen

Song of The Year

Fire – Mordecaii

Iseni Mutambe – Chile One

Mutima Wanga – Macky 2 Feat. Yo Maps

Try Again – Yo Maps Feat. Abel Chungu

Nobody – Chef 187 Feat. Blake

People Like Me – Jae Cash Feat. Yo Maps

Female Sports Personality of the Year

Barbra Banda

Jade PhiriMargaret

BelemuRacheal

Kundananji

Most Fashionable Male Personality of the Year

Brian Chanda

Komba Malukutila

King Illest

Peter Mwansa

Most Influential Social Media Personality of the Year

Ben Lombe

Kidist Kifle

Magnate

Mutale Mwanza

Mwizukanji

Simon Mwewa Lane

Rising Star of the Year

Ace Trap

Jefter Phiri

Mordecaii

Theresa Lyainga

Most Fashionable Female Personality of the Year

Cleo Ice Queen

Kidist Kifle

Mampi

Mutale Mwanza

Ruth Ronnie

Most Inspirational Youth
Brian Chanda
Johnny Kalenga
Sabertha Zulu
Sophia Chipeshamano

Best Male Music Act
Chef 187
Chile One
Macky 2
Pompi
Y Celeb
Yo Maps

Male Fashion Model of the Year
Edward the Model
Jacob Mwape
Nicholas the Model
Pitita Jimmy
Samson Mvula

Best Social Media Comedian of the Year
Ba Wiso
Charity Katanga (Cha)
Kili
Maza
Ndine Emma
Theresa Lyainga (Tele)

Male Sports Personality of the Year
Fashion Sakala
Kings Kangwa
Muzala Samukonga
Patrick Chinyemba
Patson Daka

Best Gospel Personality of the Year
Abel Chungu
Chileshe Bwalya
Chilu Music
Christine
Ephraim Son of Africa
Esther Chungu
Pompi

Fashion Designer of the Year
Harris Nation
Mainga Sanderson
Nkanda Yatu
Peter Mwansa
Tio’s Closet
Yvees

Best Customer Care
Airtel
FNB
MTN
NAPSA
Yango
Zamtel

Best Club DJ of the Year
DJ El Mukuka
DJ Hussein
DJ My Boyfriend
DJ Rhys
DJ Twizzy
DJ VJeezy

Event of the Year
Africa Must Think
Danny Kaya Music Festival
Fill Up Heroes
Hustlepreneur Summit
Lusaka July

Female Fashion Model of the Year
Alice Musukwa
Kena Chibuye
Melba Shakabozha
Natasha Mapulanga
Precious Ngoma