Highlights of the VJ hunts fromeach city, featuring the four finalists, will then be screened in the network premiereof the weekly MTV base World Chart Express, flighting on 1 November one.tv at 9.30pm CATand on MTV base (DStv Channel 88) at 8pm CAT. The winner will be announced during a1-hour 'grand finale' on 8 November.
MTV base and Fanta first forged their partnership in 2005 with the first series of MTVbase World Chart Express and a 3-city VJ search that discovered the talents of thenunknown 21-year old Sizwe Dhlomo. Dhlomo gave up a career as a computer programmer to step into the limelight with MTV base World Chart Express, soon demonstratinga winning combination of verbal agility and a warmand attractive on-screen presence.Since winning the contest ayearago, Dhlomohas becomea well-known face onthe South African musicand entertainment scene, and has goneon topresent other shows on MTV base, including MTV base's coverage of the MTV Europe Music Awards and MTV baseUncensored, the pro-social programme.
Dholomo has alsointerviewed contemporary stars from around the world, including Akon, John Legend, Sean Paul, Brickz and 2-Face.