2012 Sunday Times Generation Next winners

The annual Sunday Times Generation Next Awards took place at Montecasino on Thursday. The awards, in its eighth year, honours some of SA’s biggest brands and celebrities. Over 6000 youths between the ages of 8 and 22 from different backgrounds were surveyed by marketing company HDI. Bonang Matheba was the MC for the afternoon’s activities, which saw the likes of BlackBerry, Engen, Guess, DJ Black Coffee, Sophie Ndaba, Trevor Noah and Liquideep all winning awards. Check out the list of winners below:

  Coolest Brand Overall 2012
1 BlackBerry
2 BMW
3 Coca-Cola
4 Nike
5 Apple
 
Q1 Coolest Bank

1

FNB

2

ABSA

3

Standard Bank

4

Nedbank

5

Capitec Bank
Q2 Coolest Cell Phone

1

Blackberry

2

Nokia

3

Apple iPhone

4

Samsung

5

Sony Ericsson
Q3 Coolest Fashion and/or Accessory Store

1

Nike

2

Mr Price

3

Identity

4

Edgars

5

Jay Jays
Q4 Coolest Domestic Airline

1

SAA (South African Airways)

2

Mango

3

BA (British Airways)

4

Kulula.com

5

1 Time
Q5 Coolest Toothpaste

1

Aquafresh

2

Colgate

3

Sensodyne

4

Mentadent P

5

Close-Up
 
Q7 Coolest Fashion Brand

1

Guess

2

Nike

3

Adidas

4

Louis Vuitton

5

Gucci
Q8 Coolest Hotel Group

1

Protea Hotels

2

Southern Sun

3

Hilton Hotels

4

Sun International

5

Royal Hotels
Q9 Coolest Brand Slogan

1

Just Do It (Nike)

2

Gives you wings (Red Bull)

3

Impossible is Nothing (adidas)

4

I’m lovin’ it (McDonald’s)

5

Join the Evolution (MXit)
Q10 Coolest Shopping Mall

1

Sandton City

2

Canal Walk

3

Gateway Theatre of Shopping

4

V&A Waterfront

5

Maponya Mall
Q11 Coolest Job

1

CEO (The Boss)

2

Doctor

3

Own Business (Entrepreneur)

4

DJ (Club or Radio)

5

Lawyer
Q12 Coolest Corporate Citizen

1

BMW

2

Coca-Cola

3

DStv

4

Woolworths

5

McDonald’s
 
Q13 Coolest Alternative Fashion Brand

1

Uzzi

2

Carvela

3

Polo

4

Jeep

5

Calvin Klein
Q14 Coolest Telecoms Provider

1

Vodacom

2

MTN

3

Cell C

4

8.ta

5

Virgin Mobile
Q15 Coolest Ultra Luxury Motor Vehicle

1

Lamborghini

2

Ferrari

3

Bugatti

4

Aston Martin

5

Rolls-Royce
Q16 Coolest Motor Vehicle

1

BMW

2

Mercedes-Benz

3

Audi

4

Range Rover

5

Hummer
Q17 Coolest Local Holiday Destination

1

Cape Town

2

Sun City

3

Durban

4

Johannesburg

5

Kruger National Park
Q18 Coolest Local Fun Destination

1

Sun City

2

Gold Reef City

3

uShaka Marine World

4

Carnival City

5

Montecasino
Q19 Coolest Petrol Station

1

Engen

2

Shell

3

BP

4

Caltex

5

Total
Q20 Coolest Sports Store

1

Nike

2

adidas

3

Sportscene

4

Totalsports

5

Puma
Q21 Coolest Hi-Tech Gadget

1

Blackberry

2

Laptop

3

Playstation 3

4

iPad (Tablet)

5

iPod
Q22 Coolest Computer Brand

1

Apple

2

Samsung

3

Sony

4

HP

5

LG
Q23 Coolest Weekly Newspaper

1

Sunday Times

2

Sunday Sun

3

City Press

4

Soccer Laduma

5

Cape Argus
Q25 Coolest Daily Newspaper

1

Daily Sun

2

The Star

3

Daily News

4

The Times

5

Sowetan
Q26 Coolest TV Channel

1

Trace (DStv 325)

2

Disney Channel (DStv 303)

3

VUZU (DStv 123)

4

M-Net (DStv 101)

5

Supersport Channel (DStv 201-208)
Q27 Coolest Current TV Programme

1

Dragon Ball Z

2

Generations

3

Rhythm City

4

Vampire Diaries

5

Top Gear
Q28 Coolest TV Music Channel

1

Trace (DStv 325)

2

Channel O (DStv 320)

3

MTV Base (DStv 322)

4

MTV (DStv 321)

5

Afro Music (DStv 326)
Q29 Coolest Community Programme (NEW!)

1

MySchool (Woolworths)

2

Soul Buddyz Clubs

3

Add Hope (KFC)

4

Pick n Pay School Club

5

M-Net Cares
Q30 Coolest Cartoon Show

1

Dragon Ball Z

2

Spongebob SquarePants

3

Phineas & Ferb

4

The Boondocks

5

The Simpsons
Q31 Coolest TV Soap

1

Generations

2

Rhythm City

3

7de Laan

4

Isidingo

5

Muvhango
Q32 Coolest TV Kids Block

1

Disney (DStv 303)

2

Disney XD (DStv 304)

3

Cartoon Network (DStv 301)

4

Nickelodeon (DStv 305)

5

YO-Tv
Q33 Coolest Reality TV Show

1

So You Think You Can Dance

2

SA’s Got Talent

3

Idols

4

Fear Factor (International)

5

Wipeout
Q34 Coolest Music Retailer Online/Physical Store

1

Musica

2

ToxicWap

3

iTunes

4

Look & Listen

5

Nokia Music Store
Q35 Coolest Radio Station

1

5FM

2

Metro FM

3

YFM

4

94.7 Highveld Stereo

5

Ukhozi FM
Q36 Coolest Magazine

1

Top Gear

2

Car

3

YOU

4

Speed & Sound

5

Move
Q36 Coolest Magazine

1

YOU

2

Drum

3

True Love

4

Seventeen

5

Move
Q37 Coolest Breakfast Cereal

1

Kellogg’s Coco Pops

2

Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

3

Jungle Oats

4

Nestlé Milo

5

Weet-bix
Q38 Coolest International Celebrity

1

Lil Wayne

2

Nicki Minaj

3

Drake

4

Adele

5

Chris Brown
Q39 Coolest Local Celebrity

1

Trevor Noah

2

Zahara

3

Big Nuz

4

DJ Cleo

5

AKA
Q40 Coolest Grocery Store

1

Pick n Pay

2

Woolworths Food

3

Checkers

4

Spar

5

Shoprite
Q41 Coolest Dairy Drink

1

Yogi Sip

2

UltraMel Custard

3

Nestlé Milo

4

Inkomazi

5

Nestlé Nesquick
Q42 Coolest Fast Food Place

1

KFC

2

McDonald’s

3

Debonairs

4

Steers

5

Nando’s
Q43 Coolest Eat Out Place

1

Spur

2

Steers

3

Nando’s

4

Wimpy

5

Mugg & Bean
Q44 Coolest Energy Product

1

Red Bull

2

Energade

3

Monster Energy Drink

4

Powerade

5

Bar One
Q45 Coolest Snack

1

Doritos

2

Simba Chips

3

Lay’s

4

Niknaks

5

Fritos
Q46 Coolest Cold Drink

1

Coca-Cola

2

Appletiser

3

Fanta

4

Iron Brew

5

Liqui-Fruit
Q47 Coolest Universities or College

1

University of Cape Town (UCT)

2

University of Johannesburg (UJ)

3

University of Witwatersrand (Wits)

4

Stellenbosch University

5

Rhodes University (RU)
Q48 Coolest Sweet

1

Pin Pop

2

Jelly Tots

3

Astros

4

Smarties

5

Jelly Babies
Q49 Coolest Chocolate

1

Ferrero Rocher

2

Kit Kat

3

Bar One

4

Lunch Bar

5

PS
Q50 Coolest Coffee Shop

1

Mugg & Bean

2

Wimpy

3

McDonald’s McCafé

4

Nescafé

5

News Café
Q51 Coolest Animated Brand or Entertainment Character

1

SpongeBob

2

Smurfs

3

Hello Kitty

4

Ben 10

5

Spiderman
Q52 Coolest Yoghurt

1

NutriDay

2

Parmalat

3

Woolworths Yoghurt

4

Danone

5

Pick n Pay Yoghurt
Q53 Coolest Fragrance

1

Hugo Boss

2

Guess

3

Dolce & Gabana (D&G)

4

Calvin Klein

5

Lacoste
 
Q53 Coolest Fragrance

1

Guess

2

Dolce & Gabana (D&G)

3

DKNY

4

Chanel

5

Gucci
Q54 Coolest Male Deodorant

1

AXE

2

Playboy

3

Hugo Boss

4

adidas

5

English Blazer
Q55 Coolest Female Deodorant

1

Playgirl

2

Pink Happiness

3

Hoity Toity

4

Dove

5

adidas
Q57 Coolest Feminine Hygiene Product

1

Always

2

Kotex

3

Li-Lets

4

Lifestyle

5

Stayfree
Q59 Coolest Make-Up Brand

1

Avon

2

Yardley

3

Revlon

4

L’Oreal

5

Pond’s
Q60 Coolest Social Networking Site & Website

1

Facebook

2

MXit

3

Google +

4

WhatsApp

5

Twitter
Q61 Coolest Soap Bar

1

Lux

2

Protex

3

Dettol

4

Dove

5

Nivea
Q62 Coolest Hair Care Product

1

Dark & Lovely

2

Sunsilk

3

TRESemme

4

Sof ‘n’ Free

5

Head & Shoulders
Q64 Coolest Cell Phone Application

1

Facebook

2

Blackberry Messenger (BBM)

3

MXit

4

Google

5

WhatsApp
Q65 Coolest Local Sportsman

1

Siphiwe Tshabalala

2

Itumeleng Khune

3

Bryan Habana

4

AB de Villiers

5

John Smit
Q66 Coolest Local DJ (radio or club)

1

Black Coffee

2

DJ Fresh

3

DJ Kent

4

DJ  Cleo

5

DJ Clock
Q67 Coolest Local Sportswoman

1

Natalie du Toit

2

Caster Semenya

3

Roxy Louw

4

Amanda Dlamini

5

Penny Heyns
Q68 Coolest Local Male Screen Star

1

Trevor Noah

2

Leon Schuster

3

DJ Sbu

4

Menzi Ngubane (Sibusiso, Generations)

5

Zola
Q69 Coolest Local Female Screen Star

1

Charlize Theron

2

Sophie Ndaba (Queen, Generations)

3

Minnie Dlamini

4

Diaan Lawrenson (Paula, 7de Laan)

5

Terry Pheto
Q70 Coolest Local Music Star (brand or person)

1

Liquideep

2

AKA

3

Zahara

4

DJ Cleo

5

Big Nuz
Q71 Biggest Local Newsmaker  (socialites, politicians)

1

Julius Malema

2

Jacob Zuma

3

Kenny Kunene

4

Helen Zille

5

Jub-Jub
Q72 Coolest Local Comedian

1

Trevor Noah

2

Leon Schuster

3

David Kau

4

Loyiso Gola

5

Barry Hilton
Q73 Coolest Skincare Product

1

Avon

2

Nivea

3

Lux

4

Pond’s

5

Dove
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Author: Jason Von Berg

Digital content marketer. Mobile App Editor. Entertainment, travel and New York City lover. #Triathlete, #Ironman, health and wellness advocate, @Futurelifeza ambassador

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