MUNGANA Lonene unleashed the nominations for 2012 annual Xitsonga Music Awards at Sabc hearquarters recently. The Xitsonga Music Awards was first launched in 2002 and currently celebrating ten years of existence. Variuos musicians will contest for honours in twelve categories and also four recognitions awards to be awarded. The awards were launched by SABC Boss, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Lesley Ntloko and Munghana Lonene station manager, James Shikwambana and Joshua Matlou, executive district mayor for Mopani District Municipality. The launch function was well attended by South African Policatical heavy weights, Musicians and business people. Amongst the people to be honoured with a recognition year deal with Mopani District awards include minister in the presidency, Collins Chabane who released three albums with the band called Movement. The awards ceremony will take place on the 03 November 2012 at Karibu Leisure Resort, 20 km outside Tzaneen. The venue is well known for hosting big function including Government departments.