With over 75 million records sold and over $US 2 billion in cumulative film gross worldwide, Jennifer Lopez is one of the biggest international acts in the world. She is currently in production on season two of her hit dramatic television series, Shades of Blue.
INTERNATIONAL superstar Jennifer Lopez will perform at this year’s ANN7 South African of the Year Awards taking place November 25, 2016 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.
ANN7 is owned by the controversial Gupta family. President Jacob Zuma has been accused of allowing members of the Indian-born brothers to wield undue influence in government business.
The award-winning singer, actress and dancer will bring her signature high octane performance and excitement to the stage at the SATY Awards.
With over 75 million records sold and over $US 2 billion in cumulative film gross worldwide, Lopez is one of the biggest international acts in the world. She is currently in production on season two of her hit dramatic television series, Shades of Blue, in addition to continuing her record-breaking concert residency, All I Have, at the AXIS Theater in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Lopez will perform her hits throughout the ceremony alongside top local South African artists. This marks the third year the award show will celebrate the country’s most innovative, inspiring and entertaining artists.
“The SATY’s are the epitome of what it means to be South African. This year the theme is ‘Reflection and Progression’ We take the time to remind people what it means to be South African – as the country commemorates 40 years of youth empowerment,” said ANN7 Editor in Chief, Moegsien Williams.
Williams added: “It is an honour to secure an international artist like Jennifer Lopez for the SATY awards. As a news channel, our hope is to always produce content of international quality. Hosting Jennifer Lopez, one of the greatest international acts in the world, proves how we have transformed as a country” adds Williams.
Launched in 2014 by local news channel ANN7 which is run by the controversial Gupta brothers, the SATY’s are an awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating South Africa’s greatest musicians, artists, conservationists, sport, youth and business leaders alike. Each award given is as distinctive as the community it represents.