Friday, August 18, 2017

Kuhle Adams, Gontse Makgoba and Tshego Mosupye the top 3 contestants in the MTV Base VJ Search competition.

Kuhle Adams, Gontse Makgoba and Tshego Mosupye have been chosen as the top three remaining contestants in Viacom Africa's new MTV Base VJ Search for the MTV Base (DStv 322) TV channel.

Kuhle Adams from Port Elizabeth, Gontse Makgoba from Johannesburg and Tshego Mosupye from Pretoria are the last 3 remaining contestants after 8 000 people across South Africa entered the competition.

The winner will get a 12-month contract with Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) to host some shows the MTV Base channel.

The winner will also get to interview some of the music stars at the Video Music Awards (VMAs), European Music Awards (EMAs) and The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).

The MTV Base VJ Search winner will be announced at the competition show's finale party in Soweto on 27 August where artists like Da Les and DJs PH, Ayanda MVP, Vigilante, Milkshake, Mo Flava, Shimza and DBN GoGo are set to perform.

The final episode of MTV Base VJ Search will be broadcast on MTV Base on Sunday 27 August at 19:00.

"The MTV Base VJ Search format provides an opportunity to open up the industry for young hopefuls," says Monde Twala, vice pesident for BET, Youth and Music for VIMN Africa.

"MTV’s ability to discover and elevate talent on the continent remains a primary brand focus. We have incredible success stories such as actress, Nomzamo Mbatha, who recently flew to Los Angeles in June to co-host our annual BET Awards, and Lip Sync Battle Africa host Pearl Thusi, who has gone on to star in the US hit series Quantico."