Charlize Berg (born April 10, 1992) is a South African singer, song writer and aspiring actress. Born and raised in Centurion, South Africa, she appeared in some well-known South African television shows and as a young adult she was signed in 2009 to a South African record label e.g. Select Music. During her first years in the music industry, she became a prominent figure in mainstream popular South Africa music. Her first album (Charlize Berg) did extremely well with South African audiences and in 2012 she was nominated for South African Music Awards (SAMAs) in the categories “best pop album of the year”, “best female artist” and “best song” with Heinz Winckler. Her album includes: You & I (with Heinz Winckler), Tenderly, Waar is jy Romeo? and Hemel op Tafelberg (with Kurt Darren).
Charlize Berg received the Rapport/Vonk award for being the most glittering musical find and boasts a variety of hit songs and achievements to date. In 2010 she was nominated for both a Ghoema and a Tempo Award, and two years later her name was mentioned repeatedly at the SAMA awards – she was nominated for both Best Pop Album and Best Female Artist, while You and I was nominated for Song of the Year.
In 2014, she again added Ghoema and SAMA nominations to her list of achievements. She was nominated again in 2017 where she won her first Ghoema Award for “Best Pop Album of 2017” for her new album “As Jy Weet Dis Liefde”.
Winner 2017 Ghoema Award for Best Afrikaans Pop Album
Her first self-titled album, Charlize Berg, was released in 2011 and was followed by Deluxe Weergawe in 2013, a reworking of her first album which included eight new hits, in 2013. That same year, she recorded an English album in Los Angeles, where she also participated at the Musexpo Festival.
Although her fans had to wait a while, they will most certainly not be disappointed! Her much anticipated new album “As Jy Weet Dis Liefde” was released in February 2016.
“As Jy Weet Dis Liefde” is about Love, Relationships and starting fresh. Life is your own story book. Many times we forget that we can start afresh on any day with a clean page. It doesn’t matter how bad a situation seems, pick up your pen and start writing your new chapter!” says Charlize. “It’s about enjoying life and staying positive. It is so easy to lose yourself in the everyday chaos”.
“As Jy Weet Dis Liefde” motivates the listener to focus, relax and enjoy every moment!”
Charlize Berg is known in the music industry and can be remembered for her performances in Skouspel 2009/2010, Starlight Open Air Concert, Jacaranda & Spar Carols by Candlelight open air concert, Tempo awards, Ghoema Awards, SA Rugby Awards Festival, Sarie Voorblad Ceremony, Sleeping Beauty Theatre production, Vodacom CEO Awards, Innibos Huisgenoot Main Stage Opening, Nedbank Grey College Festival and many more. She also sang the National Anthem at the 2013 Rugby Match between Australia and the SA National team (Springboks).
Charlize is known for her duets with many well-known artists in the music Industry like Kurt Darren, Heinz Winckler with “You and I” , Ray Dylan with “We’ve got Tonight”, Joe Foster and Romanz.
Charlize Berg Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CharlizeBergArtist/