2014's HOTTEST breakthrough acts

2014-12-26 11:00

Every day a star is born! Yep, that's true and 2014 has proven just that. This year saw many new artists breaking into the industry - whether it was acting, presenting or singing. Some stood out, while other still need to polish their skills.

Here's a look at 2014's breakthrough acts:

Cassper Nyovest

No doubt! This man has had a great year. Some of us were first introduced to him when we heard his Gusheshe track and we paid attention. He followed up with hit after hit, and has won several awards and fans along the way. Who's had a better year than Cassper? No one!


Khanya Mkangisa

Khanya is not really new to the game. The former YoTV star has successfully transformed herself into a notable actress who can hold her own against some legends. She has scored acting gigs on shows like Isidingo, Rockville and many others. There's no doubt in our minds that this was indeed Khanya's year!


Kid X

Being part of a group must be somewhat comforting. But what happens when the bond suddenly fades? Well, if you're Kid X, you jump into a song with K.O and create magic. This rapper had an epic year and it is partly thanks to the mega hit that is Cara Cara. He also had fans excited when he released his first single Pass n Special, and we're sure there's much more to come in the new year.

Kid X

Amanda Du Pont

Another one who is not so new, but she kinda came out of her shell in 2014. We first saw her as an actress on Muvhango a few years ago. She then decided acting wasn't enough and took on presenting and she's now everywhere. We mean EVERYWHERE! This has been a great year for Amanda. She's even dubbed as an 'it girl'. Huge achievement, right?


*Pictures: Instagram




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