Anneli van Rooyen is one of the most well known singers in South Africa, with an enormous amount of Afrikaans hits behind her, she is seen as an Icon in the South African music industry, and respected as a vocalist everywhere she goes.
Robbie Wessels is an Afrikaner from the Vrystaat/Freestate in South Africa. His music is intended to be humorous to certain target audiences. He has released four CDs:
-My Vissermansvriend se Pa
-Halley se Komeet
Worsie Visser (35), popular SA singer, is killed instantly when his plane crashes at Saldanha, West Coast.
•Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau
Theuns Jordaan is a singer-songwriter from South-Africa born on 10 January 1971. He recorded his debut album, Vreemde Stad in Stellenbosch and it was first released at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees in 2000, and later on by EMI. 'Vreemde Stad' has sold in excess of 150,000 copies to date.
Son of a preacher man, Oudtshoorn born, Jakkie Louw started entertaining friends and family by playing guitar at local barbecues and party's. In 1996 Jakkie wrote his big hit "Rambo die polisiehond”. Jakkie got his B-com degree at Stellenbosch University and at the same time started playing in local in and around Stellenbosch.
Laurika matriculated at the Jan van Riebeeck High School in Cape Town and studied drama at the University of Stellenbosch. She became a household name in the late seventies with the hit "Kinders van die Wind". Laurika was one of the most prominent singers involved in the resurgence of popular Afrikaans music in the early eighties.