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Popular Songs Challenge

Sundowns in partnership with the Mamelodi Sundowns Foundation is therefore today announcing the “Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Most Popular Songs Challenge” which will be launched in June 2020. In terms of the Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Most Popular Songs Challenge, participants will be able to compose and produce songs in the 11 official languages of South Africa and the public will be able to vote for their favourite songs. The winning composers and producers will receive R 20 000 in cash at the end of every month.

The highlight of the Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Most Popular Songs Challenge, will be the prize money for the 7 most popular songs, as voted for by the public throughout the year which will be awarded at the Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Banquet to be held in December 2020.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Last update: Friday, 29 May 2020

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The Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Most Popular Songs Challenge, seeks to involve and encourage the youth, football and music lovers in South Africa, who are at home; and while complying with the Covid-19 lockdown regulations to compose and produce songs in all the 11 official languages and which will be voted for by the public.

The concept is designed on “reality show-type format” wherein individuals register and participate in a national singing competition. Participants will have to provide some basic details, followed by the recording of a unique song.

The prize money for the 7 most popular songs is as follows:

1st Prize: R1 000 000.00
2nd Prize: R600 000.00
3rd Prize: R500 000.00
4th Prize: R400 000.00
5th Prize: R300 000.00
6th Prize: R200 000.00
7th Prize: R100 000.00

The competition is earmarked to start in June 2020. Sundowns will release more details in the coming weeks.

In terms of the Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Most Popular Songs Challenge, participants will be able to compose and produce songs in the 11 official languages of South Africa and the public will be able to vote for their favourite songs. The winning composers and producers will receive R 20 000 in cash at the end of every month.

In order for your entry to be valid, it needs to be ‘Mamelodi Sundowns’ themed.

Some of the names Mamelodi Sundowns is associated with are as follows:

Mamelodi Sundowns, Sundowns, Ka bo Yellow, Bafana Ba Style, Menwana Phezulu, The Brazilians of Mzansi, or the club motto; ‘The Sky is the Limit’

The Mamelodi Sundowns 50 Year Anniversary Most Popular Songs Challenge enables us to continue promoting and supporting football and music, and what is exciting about this Challenge is that it also specifically promotes African traditional and cultural music.

Dr Patrice Motsepe

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