Jun 18, 2019


Through their commitment to staff development, the Shoprite Group provides employees with opportunities for personal growth through practicing the art of performing music in a live and professional setting with the assistance of experienced coaches.

The cultural diversity amongst its more than 148 000 employees makes for a thrilling TOPstars competition right through to the Grand Finale to be hosted at the Grand Arena, GrandWest Casino on 19 October 2019. Given the opportunity that they are presented with to express themselves artistically on the same stage as their colleagues and celebrity figures, employees develop life skills that keeps them united, inspired and motivated.

In its 13th year of existence, TOPstars remains committed to encouraging growth in the lives of its participants from around the African continent.


It is vital for us as leaders to understand the importance of the well-being and growth of individuals within the workplace. Projects such as TOPstars are important as it inspires a deeper connection between the individual and the artist inside of them. This connection inspires passion. Only passionate people can propel themselves and business forward.

- Zakhele Sibiya, Chief Human Resources Officer


Event Producer, Mynie Grové along with two of South Africa’s most respected vocal and performance coaches (Amanda Luyt and Heinrich Frans) will share their wealth of knowledge and experience. The potential for learning is truly boundless.

Music is a powerful medium. No one can deny its ability to heal nor its power to affect positive change in any context.

- Mynie Grové, Event Producer


This year’s contestants are extremely talented and have been working tirelessly to be able to participate in the Semi-Final Roadshow. Hosted by, Golden Horn Award-winning, Katlego Maboe from Cape Town, South Africa (‘The Expresso Show’, SABC 3) and featuring a guest performance by the ever-soulful, Gift Phiri from Lusaka, Zambia (TOPstars Champion of 2018), the experience is one that simply cannot be missed.


The TOPstars Semi-Final Roadshow schedule is as follows:







18 June 2019

Port Elizabeth

Radisson Blu Hotel

cnr Marine Drive & 9th Ave, Summerstrand, Humewood, PE


20 June 2019

Cape Town

Lagoon Beach Hotel

Lagoon Gate Drive, Milnerton


9 July 2019


aha Gateway Hotel

cnr Centenary Boulevard & Twilight Drive, Gateway, Durban


11 July 2019


Windmill Casino

cnr N1 Highway & Jan Pierewiet Ave, Pellissier, Bloemfontein


16 July 2019


Royal Elephant Hotel

cnr Willem Botha & Wierda Road, Eldoraigne, Centurion


18 July 2019


Hilton Hotel

Rev Michael Scott Street, Windhoek


22 July 2019


Taj Pamodzi

Church Road, Lusaka, Zambia


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