Amanda Black born Amanda Benedicta Antony, is a South African Singer – Songwriter. She was born on the 24 of July 1993. Amanda Black was born and raised in the Eastern Cape in the city of Mthatha.
She attended a number of primary schools and high schools as her family moved during her childhood. She completed her high school studies in Port Elizabeth at Kabega Christian School and matriculated in 2011 For her Tertiary education Amanda enrolled at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth where she took up a course in Music studies. Amanda says her mother insisted that she had to study further and the natural option to study to her was of course her greatest passion. She Graduated in 2015 with a Diploma in Music Education.
She began singing at a very young age and her singing talent was first explored at church. She started performing publicly at the age of 12, taking part in talent search’s and owning any opportunity to be on stage and perform.
She entered the South African Idols in 2015 after not making it 2 times, she made the top 16 and further made it to the top 10 ending up in 7th position.
She moved to Johannesburg in January 2016 to further pursue her music career. Ambitiouz Entertainment scouted Amanda within 4 months of her move. She is now signed to the record and management label. She recorded her first single “Amazulu”. The single was released for free download on 1 July 2016.
AMANDA BLACK SONGS – AMANDA BLACK MUSIC
- Mna Nawe
- I do
- Buyela Kum