BANKY W & DINEO MOEKETSI TO HOST CHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Talented musician Bankole Wellington aka Banky W. and South African damsel and TV presenter, Dineo Moeketsi have been announced as the host of 2011 edition of Channel O's Music Video Awards slated for 11-11-11.
Reacting to the selection, Banky W. said, “It is truly a great honour for me to be chosen as this year's host. Channel O has been one of the greatest platforms for African artists over the years, and the award show is always a spectacular event; the show has a history of raising the bar and setting the standard for events on our continent. I'm so proud to be a part of it. I'm very excited about the opportunity, and I hope and pray that I do a great job as anchor. I plan on working with the team to ensure that this year's show is the biggest and best celebration of African music that we've had till date… Let's go!! #LagosPartyStateofMind.”
While an elated Dineo also commented:
“Of all the peaks during my time at Channel O, I never imagined this would come my way. I am honoured, humbled, pleasantly surprised and ever so grateful to be hosting this year's Channel O Music Video Awards. I am even more excited to have such a brilliant African artist like Banky W as my co-host. Words cannot begin to describe how thankful I am for Channel O. I'm well beyond excited and I get tiny butterflies just thinking about it.
The 11th of November can't come any sooner…LET THE GAMES BEGIN!”