If there is one female artist who cannot be doubted for her talent and vocal abilities that is the sexy and sultry songstress, Kelly Khumalo. Born November 1984 Kelly is a South African singer and actress who rose to fame during the Cruz gospel concert in 2003, where she wowed crowds with the gospel song “U Jesu’ phakeme” (Jesus is Almighty). Ever since then she has been consistently been releasing amazing albums. From “Itshitshi” to “Qinisela” Kelly’s talent and vigour has kept her riding the crest of wave in the music industry. She is multi-talented being an actress, musician and vocalist. She is a born performer and when she is on stage she is a sight to behold!
She has been down before but Kelly comes back stronger every time! She has turned haters into fans a million times over. One of her more recent hits “Asine” became a huge hit. The song further entrenched Kelly Khumalo as an established vocalist and a trailblazer amongst female musicians.
A unexpected collaboration with Arthur Mafokate gave birth to the latest hit “Nguye Lo”. This song took the industry by storm by being the most viewed video on Youtube at the time with over eight hundred thousand views. The them of the video was video was Arthur & Kelly’s “wedding” which had the whole music industry buzzing. “Nguye Lo” once again exposed Kelly’s enormous talent one whose consistency is unrivaled.
Her brand new single “My testimony” is going to further entrench Kelly’s brand and allow her to take her rightful place as a music icon. With Arthur Mafokate’s notorious marketing skills, Kelly is surely going to be bigger than ever.
- 2 x SAMA Nominee 2005.
- First female to be nominated for song of the year category.
- 2006 SAMA nomination
- Acting in drama series Mthunzini.com
- Acting on Rhythm City as Sunay
- ETV Reality Check with Chomee & Ifani
- ETV Mzansi Love Dramas
- 2014 nominated for Best African Pop album @Metro & SAMA awards
- Released “Nguye Lo” with Arthur Mafokate