|Birth name||Simphiwe Nhlangulela|
|Born||Tugela, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
Simphiwe Nhlangulela, better known by her stage name Simmy, is a South African electronic dance music, neo-soul and experimental pop music singer and songwriter. She gained prominence in 2018 after releasing her debut album Tugela Fairy, with single "Ngiyesaba" which, was featured on the Trace Top 30 Africa Chart for over 2 weeks.
Early life and education
Simphiwe Nhlangulela was born in South Africa, as the youngest of four children. In an interview with Emmanuel Tjiya Sowetan newspaper, Simmy revealed that she was raised by strict parents growing up. She is an alumnus of University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she studied Social Sciences.
Mpiletso Motumi, Independent Online
Simmy started her career by auditioning for SA Idols and SA Has Got Talent but was unsuccessful. Her professional music career started in 2017 by signing to El World Music after completing her studies which was followed by the release of her debut studio album Tugela Fairy, which was featured in Apple Music artist Spotlight.
Simmy is known to keeping her personal life private. 
- Tugela Fairy (2018)
- Tugela Fairy (Made of Stars) (2020)
Awards and nominations
|2019||25th South African Music Awards||Newcomer of the Year||Won|||
|Best Afro Pop Album||Won|
|Record of the Year (Sun-El Musician featuring Simmy and Lelo Kamau - Sonini)||Won|||
- "Simmy". Music In Africa. September 4, 2018. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
- Emmanuel, Tjiya (December 14, 2018). "Songbird Simmy a fusion sensation". SowetanLive. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
- Mathebula, Kwanele (November 28, 2019). "5 minutes with musician Simmy". Bona Magazine. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
- "Simmy Biography, Real Name, Age, Boyfriend, Music, Net Worth". Savanna News. July 29, 2020. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
- "Let's hear it for the #SAMA25 winners". www.iol.co.za. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
- Mathebula, Kwanele (May 31, 2019). "2019 SAMA Record of the Year nominees". Bona Magazine. Retrieved August 30, 2020.