Sha Sha biography, age, profile, background & nationality

Sha Sha (born Charmaine Shamiso Mapambiro; 13 June 1994) is an award-winning Zimbabwe Amapiano singer

The South African-based singer walked into the spotlight after she featured in the Akulaleki, a hit song by Samthing Soweto.

Profile

Sha Sha biography
She is hailed by many as “the queen of amapiano”. Image: Instagram.com, @shashaofficial1.
NameCharmaine Shamiso Mapambiro
Other namesSha Sha
Born13 June 1994 (age 27 years)
Mutare, Zimbabwe
NationalityZimbabwean
GenreAmapiano
GenderFemale
OccupationSinger, songwriter
LabelSony Music ZA
Years active2017-date
AlbumBlossom

Age

Sha Sha age
Charmaine Shamiso Mapambiro is an award-winning amapiano singer and songwriter. Image: Instagram.com, @shashaofficial1.

Her date of birth is on 13 June 1994 and the place of birth is in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Sha Sha is 27 years old. Her birthday comes up every year on June 13.

Background

Sha Sha awards
Sha Sha holding performance on stage #lockdownhouseparty. Image: Instagram.com, @shashaofficial1.

She was born in an eastern town in Zimbabwe called Mutare, which was also where she grew up. The singer moved quite a lot between Mutare and Bulawayo, this helped her learn to speak Zimbabwean Ndebele.

Since the language is similar to Zulu, it helped her speak Zulu fluently upon relocating to South Africa.

Sha Sha speaks at least four (4) languages including Shona, English, Zulu, and Ndebele.

Career

She started her journey in music in Zimbabwe, at the time she worked with Audius Mtawarira, an Australian based Zimbabwean musician.

Upon relocating to South Africa, Sha Sha performed at restaurants and weddings. She later connected to DJ Maphorisa through a cab driver, Melusi Mhlanga.

Eventually, she was signed to Blaqboy record label, owned by DJ Maphorisa, in 2018.

She then walked into the limelight after she featured in the hit song Akulaleki. The singer then released her first album in 2019 titled Blossom.

Awards

YearAwardsCategoryRecipientsResults
2020BET AwardsBest New International ActHerselfWinner
2020South African Music AwardsRecord of the YearAkulalekiNominee
2020South African Music AwardsBest CollaborationLove You TonightNominee
2020SAMABest CollaborationTender LoveNominee
2020South African Music Awards Rest of Africa ArtistHerselfNominee
20202020 African Entertainment Awards USABest Female ArtistHerselfNominee
2021MTV Africa Music AwardsBest Breakthrough ActHerselfPending
2021SA Amapiano Music AwardsBest female amapiano artistHerselfPending
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