Zahara Mkutukane - Afro-Pop Solo Musician - Johannesburg
Zahara Mkutukane, is a South African singer-songwriter and guitarist, poet and brand ambassador who sings from the heart with her Afro Soul sounds. Zahara is known as a very down to earth girl who loves God and music.
Her music is classified loosely as "Afrosoul" and she sings in her native language, Xhosa, as well as in English.
Zahara released her debut album Loliwe in 2011 , which went platinum in 13 days and double platinum after 17 days, selling over 100,000 copies in South Africa. The music video for her debut single, "Loliwe", has eclipsed the 2.3 million views mark on YouTube. On 1 May 2012, at the annual South African Music Awards, Zahara won eight awards, including "Best Female Artist" and "Album of the Year".