Born as Margaret Mcingana in 1938 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
She died in 2000
In the 1950s Singana moved to Johannesburg and soon started performing with The Symbols. In 1972 she made “Good Feelings” with the band. She became the first black artist to feature on the Radio 5 hit parade. Singana’s song “I never loved a man the way I loved you” became a hit. In 1973, Singana was cast as the lead singer in the musical Ipi Tombi and soon made herself famous with the song “Mama Tembu’s Wedding”. She suffered from bad health for many years but in 1986 she returned to sing “We Are Growing”, the theme song from the television series Shaka Zulu.
Singana has received many awards, including the 1976/1977 critics award from the British magazine Music Week. She was known as “Lady Africa” in Southern Africa.
Edited by Aranbira on 31 May 2007, 09:22
Registered users can edit this page. Sign up now, it’s free and you will discover so much great music :)
Generated from facts marked up in the wiki.
No facts about this artist
You can also view a list of all recent wiki changes.