The highly anticipated Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2019 took place in South Africa on Thursday night. The event was packed with a sparkling line-up of social media’s finest stars and in true Cosmo style, there were plenty of Insta-worthy spots to take perfect selfies, good music, and general fun vibes.

Thousands of readers nominated their favourite influencers for a chance of winning, and eventually, the names were selected for the talent-packed shortlist – see the full list of winners HERE.

Here’s a roundup of everything that happened at one of the hottest night of the year!

Yoliswa Mqoco


Luthando Shosha


Vongai Mapho


Bonang Matheba

Photo Credit @bonang_power

Anele Ney Zondo


Thandolwethu Tsekiso


Mamello Mareko


Iman Mkwanazi


Katlego Tefu


Snikiwe Mhlongo


Kiara Kittner


Juanita K. Khumalo


Wendy Sibiya