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Judith Sephuma is a South African jazz and Afro-pop singer who shot to stardom with her debut album in 2001, the critically-acclaimed “A Cry, A Smile, A Dance”.
She was one of the celebrity contestants on the fifth season of the SABC2 reality dance competition Strictly Come Dancing, from September to October, 2008. Her professional dance partner was Eksteen Traut.
Born and raised in Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg) in South Africa’s Limpopo Province, Judith knew that she wanted to be a singer from an early age. After matriculating at Khagiso High School, she attended Johannesburg’s legendary FUBA Academy music school in 1993, where she received her Grade 5 Music Diploma. Sephuma music star keeps rising and it was not a surprise when she got 02 nominations in 02 categories for the upcoming South African Music Awards. Speaking to Stokvel Talk she disclosed that she feel privileged to have been included in the female artist of the year category as she will be competing with other best female artists in the industry like Karen Zoid , Zahara, Fifi Cooper and the much talented Zonke. She also got the nod in the Best Adult Contemporary album category. “I feel very proud to have been nominated in these two categories and promise my fans to bring home SAMA award. Asked about people who contributed to the success of her music career and she was appreciative to all the people who played a role including the likes of Selaelo Selota and Jimmy Dludlu.

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