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Hlengiwe Mhlaba Biography, Married, Awards and Songs

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Biography

Hlengiwe Mhlaba was born in 1973 in Kwa- Zulu Natal. She is a South African musician who became successful for her debut album Dwala lami.

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Career

Hlengiwe Mhlaba discovered her talent in singing when she was young, she became a house hold name among the crusade goers especially in KZN and Swaziland as years went by her fan base grew.

She had an encounter with Sipho Makhabane who signed her to Amanxusa Music Production. Her debut album Dwala lami was released in 2005. Her album had unique sound, voice and presentation. This introduced Hlengiwe Mhlaba to the rest of the country as the first Gospel jazz artist.

In 2006 she released another album Jesu Uyalalela. In 2007 she released another album titled Blessings (izibusiso). In 2008 she had her live DVD Live @ Durban PlayHouse which was filmed together with its live CD.

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Married

She says she has never had a man in her life. However, she has since decided to put a ring on her ring finger. She said, “I call the ring a ‘stop-nonsense’. When most men see it they turn away. A lot of them come for my money, cars and fame. Otherwise, how do you explain this sudden interest? When I was a teacher nobody wanted me, but now that I am doing well people want to marry me.”

She says that it is not that she does not want to get married “but I have not met the right person with the right motives. Also, I am too busy to even think about marriage.”

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Albums – Hlengiwe Mhlaba New Album

  1. 2005: Dwala Lami
  2. 2009: Hlala Kuye
  3. 2011: Laphalala Igazi
  4. 2012: Abba Baba
  5. 2013: Esandleni Somusa
  6. 2015: Live At The State Theatre
  7. 2016: Blessings
  8. 2017: Edwaleni

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Songs

1. Ziyamazi Umelusi
2. Living Waters
3. You Are Alpha
4. Uyalalela
5. when i remember
6. Sewakhile
7. Rock of ages
8. He Lifted Me
9. Umthokozisi
10. Izigi
11. Anybody
12. Joy
13. How i love Jesus
14. It’s Me
15. He Gives Me Power
16. in the middle of the night
17. Abba Baba
18. Unamandla
19. Yebo Nkosi
20. Ekuhluphekeni
21. Bhekani Ezulwini
22. Here We Stand
23. I Love You Lord
24. izulu nomhlaba
25. sebebuthwa
26. Halleluya
27. sweet Jesus
28. Yabethelwa
29. I will serve no foreign God
30. Ebusheni
31. Sakhiwe
32. Lelivangeli
33. Wakuqinisa Ngegazi
34. All Time Religion
35. Livin waters
36. Jesu yedwa
37. Holy Zion
38. Blessing
39. Remember me
40. Thula Wazi
41. Kwazamazama
42. Esandleni
43. We Praise Jesus
44. Ngiyakuthanda
45. The story of three men
46. After Today
47. The Power And The Glory
48. Lift Me To The Rock
49. Jesus Is The Answer
50. Ezintweni Zonke

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Awards

  • Best Contemporary Gospel at the 14th South African Music Awards
  • Best Traditional Gospel Award at the 1st Crown Gospel Awards.
  • Best Classic of all time for her song Dwala Lami at the 2nd Crown Gospel Award.

Hlengiwe Mhlaba Photo

Hlengiwe Mhlaba

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Hlengiwe Mhlaba Music Video