TikTok, the world’s leading short-form video platform, has announced Alphi Sipho Mkhwanazi, the renowned TikTok creator with over 1 million combined social media followers, as the host of the prestigious 2024 TikTok Top Creator Awards. Powered by Vodacom NXT LVL, the ceremony is set to take place on Friday, February 9, 2024, at Vodaworld in Midrand, Johannesburg.
Alphi’s journey from a TikTok content creator to the host of the TikTok Top Creator Awards represents a full circle moment, showcasing the platform’s commitment to celebrating and empowering its vibrant community of creators. With his infectious energy and creative flair, Alphi has captivated audiences worldwide, making him the perfect choice to lead this year’s awards ceremony.
“I am beyond honoured and excited to be hosting the 2024 TikTok Top Creator Awards,” expressed Alphi. “TikTok has been an incredible platform for me to express myself creatively and connect with people from all walks of life. To now have the opportunity to celebrate and uplift fellow creators is truly a dream come true,” he adds.
The TikTok Top Creator Awards, now in its second year, aims to recognise and celebrate the exceptional talent and creativity of content creators across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners are selected through a combination of public votes and evaluations by a TikTok judging panel, highlighting the diverse range of voices and content on the platform.
The 2024 TikTok Top Creator Awards promises to be an unforgettable celebration of creativity and talent, showcasing the cultural and digital landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Alphi has previously hosted the red carpet at the 2022 event and has also hosted the Metro FM Music Awards black carpet in 2023. With him at the helm, audiences can expect an evening filled with excitement, humour, and unforgettable moments.