Lionel Bastos is a multiple SAMA award nominee and SAMA award winner. He is about to release his 6th album. He has written songs for and/or produced albums for some of the top names in South Africa like Yvonne Chaka-Chaka, Wendy Oldfield, PJ Powers, Little Sister, Vicky Sampson, Auriol Hays, Tshepo Tsola, Ed Jordan & James Stewart to name a few. He just completed his first film score for a local film called “Konfetti ” which has won awards abroad and locally.
He has performed on every continent and has been the opening act for The Bee Gees, Tina Turner and Wet wet wet. He does a variety of songs in different languages and unique arrangements of covers plus his original material.