The Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards are back again for the 4th time and the nominees are already out.
Many have been cracking their minds and debates have been made on who will be part of the nominees, especially for the ‘Outstanding Male Model of The Year’.
Several names came out from the public,and some of those that dominated conversations in the streets came out in the list and these are Liam Hall,Ben Chest and Jimmy Mhlanga .
We take a look at the trio,what they have been up to this year.
Ben Chest aka Bernard Ndlovu is currently the outgoing Mister Zimbabwe’s brand ambassador a title which he won last year during Mister Zimbabwe Pageantry.
He has also dominated in commercial adverts and not forgetting the casting that he made,in videos that where shot by multi award winning artists Jah Prayzah,Tammy Moyo and other artist .
Ben is also he contender of the Outstanding Male Model Award.
Another aspiring winner is Jimmy Mhlanga,runway and commercial model.
Mostly viewed by many as one of the sexiest male model in the city.
Some of his fans had hoped him to have been part of the nominees,from the first day the #RoilBaazw Awards were established.
Jimmy has appeared in a number of commercial adverts, currently he has migrated to South Africa. He has worked with South Africa Fashion Houses such as He also has been trending on social media over his photogenic pictures.
Palse -SA S/S 2020 collection .
Lastly,Liam Hall whose Photogenic photos always trend on social media and tell parables stories.
Liam has worked with a number of fashion designers in the city of King and Queens.
Including the #RoilBAAzw nominee Sozinio and Onai,Sanz and Half Shadow.
One of his most trended pictures was the one that he wore a garment which was designed by Sozinio and Onai.
In an interview with one designer based in the city of Bulawayo,he said this year’s Roil BAAzw Awards’ outstanding male model awards nominees are all big names in the industry,which is going to be difficult to make a decision on whom to vote for as the trio are not just big brands but family.
While legendary model,Mercy Mushaninga echoed the same words that the trio are legends in the industry and they all deserve the nomination who have their own strengths in the industry.
Previously Shadel Noble has been the only male model to win the gong twice.
By Rubaya Tapiwa