Timothy Moloi

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Timothy Moloi
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Background information
Birth nameKgutlisi Timothy Moloi
Born (1975-08-15) 15 August 1975 (age 47)
Origin Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Genres R&B, soul, adult contemporary
Years active1999–present
Labels Thatch Music (2009–2011)
Website Official website

Timothy Moloi (born 15 August 1975) is a South African singer and recording artist. [1]



Schooled in South Africa, Timothy Moloi went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, in the United States. [2]

Music career

Timothy Moloi has performed at the 16th South African Music Awards, Africa Day, [3] at two Miss South Africa Pageants, [4] at the Africa Peace Initiative Awards and at the Closing Ceremony of the 1999 All-Africa Games in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has also performed the National Anthem of South Africa at the Tri Nations Rugby and at the Send-Off telecast for the South Africa national rugby union team for the 2007 Rugby World Cup. [5]

During the Earth Summit 2002, Timothy Moloi performed for former South African President Nelson Mandela, Graça Machel, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima of the Netherlands. [6]

Timothy Moloi released his debut solo album Love That Music in July 2009, which was recorded at Undahaus Studios in Johannesburg and mastered at Abbey Road Studios in London. [7] In 2010, Love That Music was nominated for two South African Music Awards. [8]

On 11 June 2010 he performed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony. [9]


Solo albums

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