Makhadzi has received 13 plaques for several streaming achievements. Images via Twitter @MakhadziSA

‘I am in tears’: Makhadzi celebrates 13 streaming milestones [photos]

Makhadzi’s star-studded album ‘African Queen’ has achieved gold status! Take a look at her other streaming milestones here…


Makhadzi has received 13 plaques for several streaming achievements. Images via Twitter @MakhadziSA

Limpopo-born musician Makhadzi has had an incredible year so far. From rocking a one-woman show in Botswana to scoring three nominations at the DStv Viewers Choice Awards 2022, she has done it all! 

Taking to Instagram on Friday 10 June, the 25-year-old muso celebrated a few streaming milestones including her star-studded album African Queen achieving gold status. 

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Makhadzi was surprised with 13 plaques during a radio interview with Tbo Touch on Thursday 9 June.

In a heartfelt Instagram post, Makhadzi wrote: “I am in tears right now. All thanks to my fans for always making sure everything I touch turns to platinum. 

The talented singer’s 2021 album, African Queen, featuring the likes of Kabza De Small, Lady Du, Prince Benza, Cassper Nyovest and Nobantu Vilakazi achieved gold status and her 2020 album, Kokovha reached double-platinum status. 

Makhadzi thanked her record label, Open Mic Dreams for “making her dream come true”. 


Taking to Twitter on 10 June, Makhadzi listed each of her streaming milestones for her 400 000 Twitter followers. 

  • Kulakwe featuring Master KG – Gold
  • Mayelo Bone featuring Prince Benza – Platinum
  • Beke Le Beke featuring Vee Mampeezy – Gold
  • Gidimani featuring Cassper Nyovest and Mr Brown – Platinum 
  • Salungano featuring Kabza De Small – Platinum
  • Kolongonya – Gold
  • Makhwapheni featuring Mr Bow – Gold
  • Red Carpet Mabena – Platinum
  • Connection featuring Kabza De Small – Gold

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Makhadzi has been nominated for three awards at the upcoming DStv Viewers Choice Awards 2022. This year, she is up for Favourite Personality, Favourite Song for Ghanama and Favourite Music Artist or Group. 

The awards are set to take place on 25 June at the Sun Bet Arena in Time Square, Pretoria.