Return to OUR FEMALE ARTIST

AMOR VITTONE

Vittone’s debut album, Wild Cherry Kisses, was released in 1998 through EMI. It was followed up with Dance in Colours and Young Forever. In February 2005 her fourth album, Amor, was released by Gallo Music Record Company. Her first Afrikaans album, Voluit was released in September 2006 by Select Music.

Voluit reached gold status within six months (more than 20,000 units sold) and Vittone was nominated for a South African Music Association award in the category Beste Afrikaanse Popalbum. She was the only female artist to be nominated in this category. The video of “Voluit Lewe” also received an accolade for the best Afrikaans DVD in May 2007 during the Afrikaans music awards ceremony in South Africa. Vittone was also nominated for a “Crystal” award in the category “Hottest S.A. Artist” during June 2007.

At the “Huisgenoot Tempo-toekennings”, Vittone was nominated in the category favourite female artist and “Voluit Lewe” was nominated as favourite song of the year. At the Vonk Afrikaans music awards, she was nominated as best female artist of 2007.

“Glo altyd aan more” was released in September 2009.

Vittone is at present a choreographer, MC, motivational speaker and singer. She has featured on numerous South African magazine’s front pages. These include: “Fair Lady”, “Keur”, Huisgenoot, “You”, Sarie, “Finesse”, FHM, “Insig”, “Vroue Keur”, “De Kat”, “Tydskrif Rapport”, “Sunday Times Magazine”, “Personality”, “Directions”, “Longevity”, Rooi Rose, “Die Lig”, “Baba en Kleuter” and “Marie Claire”.