Lance James age, biography, awards & profession

Lance James was born on the 18th of July 1938. He is a renowned South African country singer and radio announcer. He has recorded some hits including Thank You, Vicki, and Ahoy, Madagascar Ahoy!

He was honored alongside nine (9) other singers for their lifelong contribution to Afrikaans and South African music. He received the honor during Huisgenoot’s 2009 Skouspel.


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Lance James age
Lance James – renowned South African country singer and radio announcer

His date of birth is on the 18th of July 1938, he has been in the show business for fifty (50) years. Lance James is 82 years old. 

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Lance has received many awards including two (2) ATKV Honorary Awards for his contribution to music in South Africa.

Other notable awards he received include;

  • A Beeld Award for contribution to Afrikaans music
  • A Solidarity Award for his contribution to music
  • Six (6) Sarie Awards, several awards for “Best Album of the Year”
  • The “Vonk Music Magazine” Life Time Achievement Award (2007)
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He is a versatile performer and specializes in corporate functions, concerts, cabaret, and dances. 

Lance also specializes in barn-dances, weddings, shopping centers, and in-store promotions.

He has more than fifty (50) years of experience in the show business. Lance is also considered on the list of top South African entertainers ever who has an excellent rapport with his audiences.

He has also appeared on many top television shows including Dis Hoe Dit Is, Kwêla, Noot vir Noot, Good Morning Live and more.

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He is also a radio personality and started broadcasting in the year 1954. Lance is still on air on Radio Today 14.85 MW.

He also appeared in concerts in many towns and cities in South Africa. 

Lance also has appeared outside the shores of South Africa including in Ireland, the USA, England, Spain, and Germany.

He has recorded about seventy (70) recorded albums to his credit.


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