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 & Country”. She had firmly placed her roots in Gospel music on release of the albums; “Oopmond”, “The Cure”, “Someone With Skin” and won many awards including the “Crescendo award” in 2000.Her latest “Die Moeite Werd” She changed her name toe Riana Nel and “Die moeite werd” appeals more to the secular market and 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 her co-star Robbie Wessels, the well acclaimed South African singer/songwriter comedian.
Nel is a well acclaimed songwriter having 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 and many more.
She has performed in South Africa, Namibia, France, Holland, the UK, Nashville, Russia, Mozambique and Australia.