|Stage Name:||Amanda Black|
|Real Name||Amanda Benedicta Antony|
|Occupation||Singer and Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||24 July 1993 (27 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth||Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
Amanda Black’s Biography
Born 24th of July 1993, Amanda Benedicta Antony known popularly by her stage name Amanda Black, is a prolific singer, Songwriter and performer from South Africa. Her genre of music is Afro Soul fusing a bit of Hip hop, soul and R&B. She performs her song in her native Xhosa language and English. Amanda became popular in 2016 for her hit single “Amazulu”, which got her various nominations.
Family and Beginning
Amanda Black is originally from Mthatha, Eastern Cape, she later moved to Butterworth, Eastern Cape, there she lived her early life. The singer is of the Xhosa Lineage. Amanda later moved to Port Elizabeth, to complete her high school studies. The singer showed her love for music at an early age and she started singing in her school and church.
Amanda black attended her High school education in Port Elizabeth, attending Kabega Christian School. After High school she entered into the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) to study Music Education.
Amanda black got her major breakthrough when she released her first single “Amazulu” which went on to top charts. Although music for her started at a very young age. At the early age of 12 she decided to start going for talent hunt shows. She later took part in the third edition of South African idols and became a fans favorite. pushing her career forward, She got a recording contract from Ambitiouz Entertainment record label.
Amanda Black’s Albums
Amanda Black has released two studio albums since her debut.
This is her first studio project that was released in 2016. The album did so well that it was certified platinum by RISA.
This is her second and recent album, that was released officially in 2019.
Amanda Black’s Songs
Amanda Black since her debut has released more than 10 songs and 2 studio album. Here are her songs in no particular order.
Amanda Black – Amazulu
Amanda Black – Ndizele Wena
Amanda Black – Thandwa Ndim
Amanda Black – Sinazo
Amanda Black – Kahle
Amanda Black – Hamba
Amanda Black – Buyela Kum
Amanda Black – Bayile
Amanda Black – Vuka
Amanda Black – Egoli
Amanda black’s Performance and Presence
Amanda Black has performed at festivals and shows in South Africa. The singer as also had appearances on TV and Radio stations in South Africa.
Amanda Black’s Relationships
Amanda Black is not in any public relationship at the moment, but the singer was rumored to be in a relationship with rapper Sjava, which she denied anything of such was true.
Awards and Nominations
Amanda black has gotten various nominations which includes her nomination in five categories both at the 16th edition of the Metro FM Music Awards and at the South African Music Awards in 2017. The singer also got nominated as Best International Act at the BET Awards in 2017
Amanda Black’s Net Worth
Amanda Black’s Net worth is estimated between 1 Million Dollars- 5 Million dollars. This is calculated from gig payments and festivals, song streams and video views.
Amanda Black’s Songs Download, Stream, Buy and Watch
Amanda Black’s songs from her studio projects and featured songs are available on all major platforms.
Amanda Black is one of the fast rising artistes in South Africa, who upon her debut has been able to make a lasting impression, her songs and collaborations have done well on all streaming sites and her album is one of the best albums in South Africa.