Get To Know Riana Nel

04 June 2017
She was Lira’s co-coach – now she performs in the live show on 11 June!

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Riana Nel is a Namibian singer-songwriter. After growing up in Windhoek, she moved to South Africa to start her career.

Her songs have been described as including elements of pop and country. She had firmly placed her roots in Gospel music on release of the albums ‘Oopmond’, ‘The Cure’, ‘Someone With Skin’ and she has won many awards, including the Crescendo Award in 2000.

Her latest ‘Die Moeite Werd’ has reached Platinum status and continues to top South African Music charts.

Riana has also starred in the Afrikaans movie ‘’N Saak Van Geloof’ alongside Robbie Wessels, the acclaimed South African singer/songwriter and comedian.

Nel is a renowned songwriter and has written songs for Juanita Du Plessis, Bobby Van Jaarsveld and for Lianie May’s most recent album, ‘Lank Lewe Die Liefde’. Riana Nel has shared a stage with her sister Nianell, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Lianie May, Coleske and many more.


She has performed in South Africa, Namibia, France, Holland, the UK, Nashville, Russia, Mozambique and Australia.

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