- The jury is out as Idols SA's Top 10 singers have been chosen
- Mzansi now has to decide who they will vote for among the 10 contestants who still have a chance of winning the singing competition
- Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung revealed that there are singers he didn't expect to make it through to the next round of the competition
The Idols SA Season 16 Top 10 has been chosen. The first round of live-show eliminations took place on Sunday, 4 October. It was also the first time that the singing competition had a live audience.
ZanoThando, Brandon, Succedor, Mr Music, Zama, Ntokozo, Be, Bongi, Jooma and Ndoni all made it to the top 10 and next round of the epic competition.
According to reports, media personality and Idols SA judge, Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung shared that there are contestants in the Top 10 that he did not expect to make it through to the next round.
Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net, Nomsa Philiso, said she's glad this is not the end of the road for the eliminated contestants.
"Idols has always prided itself on being the launchpad for new talent, so I know this is not the last we're going to see of these exceptional singers," said Philiso, according to Channel 24.
Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode set the Idols SA stage on fire with their hot performance of their internationally renowned track Jerusalema. Viewers of the show have shared mixed reactions on social media following the latest episode.
"I'm wayyyyyyyyy happy with the top 10!!! Zama and Brandon."
"I’m happy with the top 10."
"I love ZanoThando and Ntokozo's energy mahn. The content I signed up for."
"Something's not right here, most of the good singers are sent home. Really, who are you voting for people?"
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that bubbly media personality Khaya Dladla has announced that he is now happily engaged to his bae Mercutio Buthelezi. The actor took to Instagram recently to share the news of his engagement with thousands of his followers.
The excited Khaya, who is popularly known as GC - a character he portrayed on Uzalo - posted a stunning pic of himself and his man on Insta on Sunday and captioned it:
"So he proposed and I SAID YES."
Khaya has been dating his lover for some time now. His Instagram page is flooded with baed-up snaps of the two of them. The Gagasi FM presenter's fans and friends have flooded his comment section to congratulate him and Mercutio.
Generations: The Legacy actress Letoya Makhene and singer Holly Rey are just some of Mzansi's celebs who have congratulated the couple.
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