Amor Vittone

Amor has stamped her mark in the entertainment world.  A former Miss Johannesburg, Amor received her Honours Degree in  Communication (cum laude) at the University of Johannesburg, was head-girl of her school and excelled in sport - winning several  awards on the academic and  sports field. She was the South African Tap and Modern dance champion for seven straight years, which served her well in the State Theatre musical "West Side Story" and in Richard Loring's  production of "Girl Talk". Also in the U.K. production of”Strictly Tap dance fever” at Joburg theatre where she was the guest artist and “Streets of Gold” at the Lyric theatre.

 

As well as having presented television shows like "Legkaart  Bonanza", "Junior  Topsport", M -Net's "Spot-on", "Mainly for Men” on e-TV, the National Lottery  on SABC2, “Top Billing” ,  "In die kryt met Joost en Amor", “Droomhuis” on Kyknet and M-Net and the  ABSA game show on SABC 3, she  is no stranger to the limelight, having built a reputation for herself  as being a dedicated, humble and most importantly, talented performer on all levels. 

 

Amor has been involved in producing and choreographing many stage shows,  starring in TV promotions and adverts and currently acts as compere, motivational  speaker, television presenter, and singer.  She has the ability to make people feel good about themselves with subtle charm and elegance.

 

Amor is the most publicised celebrity in the country with her popular features gracing magazine covers of almost every magazine in South Africa.  These include  "Fair Lady", "Keur", "Huisgenoot", "You",  "Sarie", "Finesse", "FHM", "Wiel", "Rooi Rose", "Insig", "Vroue  Keur", "Tydskrif Rapport", "Sunday Times Magazine",  "De Kat",  “Get it”, “My week”, "Personality", "Die Lig" , "Longevity", “Baba en Kleuter”, Heat & “Marie Claire”

 

To date, Amor has released six albums.  Wild Cherry Kisses (1998) EMI  Dance in Colours (2000) EMI  Young Forever (2002) EMI  amor (2005) Gallo Music  Voluit (2006) Select Music & Glo altyd aan more (2009)
Voluit  is an Afrikaans album which includes three English tracks.  This album  received Gold Status (meaning 20,000 or more units sold).  In 2007Amor was nominated for a SAMA (South African Music Award) in the category “Best Afrikaans pop album”.   The video of  Voluit Lewe won the award in the category “Best DVD” in the Afrikaanse Musiek toekennings held at Vodaworld Dome on 3rd May 2007.  Amor was also nominated for a Crystal award in the category “Hottest S.A. artist” at Theatre on the track, Kyalami on 2nd June 2007.  She was nominated for a Tempo music award in the category “favourite S.A. female artist” and Voluit Lewe was nominated as “favourite song of the year”.   In the Vonk musiektoekennings Amor was nominated for “best female artist” - 2007
Glo altyd aan more” was released in August 2009.  It includes a Kylie Minogue medley.  This album is a reflection of joy and victory, based on hope, positive strength and peace.  The soulful lyrics, brilliant voice and lively melodies will captivate listeners to follow this star in embracing life with energy and excitement and to regain one’s composure.

 

 

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