Donald Moatshe known professionally as Donald, is a South African Afro-soul singer, songwriter, recording artist and entertainer.
He was born on the 7th of February, 1985 in Mantserre, North West, South Africa.
He was nominated for the Best New Artist at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.
Let’s delve into his biography below.
Donald Moatshe Age
He was born on the 7th of February, 1985 in Mantserre, North West, South Africa. He is 35 years old as of the year 2020.
Donald Moatshe Hometown
He was born on the 7th of February, 1985 in Mantserre, North West, South Africa but originally hails from the town of Rustenburg, in the North-West province of South Africa.
Donald Moatshe Early Life
He was born in a village called Kraalhoek in the North West province of South Africa.
He began singing at a young age in the church choir, and this was where his talent was discovered.
Donald Moatshe Career
He signed a recording deal with South African DJ Cleo on his Will of Steel record Label. The label released his debut album, which received a lukewarm reception.
He departed from the DJ Cleo’s label, and started his own Label called D-Exclusive in 2011, and began production on his second album Train of Love there.
He rose to fame in 2011 with the single I Deserve, which later appeared on his much anticipated and critically acclaimed second album Love Train, released in the year 2012.
He released three singles from the album, titled I Deserve, Denial, and Over the Moon. I Deserve topped the RAMs Top 100 & Top 40 charts, as well as entering the Top 10 on the Media Guide charts, instantly making him a household name in South Africa.
Donald has worked with fellow South African acts, such as Kelly Khumalo, KB, Malaika, Selaelo Selota and rapper Slikour. Donald was nominated for the Best New Artist at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.
In 2013, Donald became the stand-out artist at the 2013 Metro FM Music Awards for having been the most nominated artist, among which were Best Produced Album, Best Video, Best Male and Best Dance Album.
Two years later, in 2015, his album critically acclaimed album Train of Love was certified Platinum in South Africa.
In March 2015, Donald was featured on Dreamteam’s first single “What’s Your Name” off their debut studio album Dreams Never Die, along with South African singer NaakMusiq.
His third studio album Black and White, was certified Gold by the Recording Industry of South Africa, only three months after its release in the year 2014
Donald Moatshe Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
He goes by the handle @donaldindenial on Instagram, @DonaldInDenial on Twitter and Donald Moatshe on Facebook.
Check out the video of his song Ngiyazfela featuring Mlindo The Vocalist below.