- The Idols SA Top 4 performed with Mzansi's favourite gospel artists on Sunday, 29 November
- ZanoThando, who shared the stage with Dr Rebecca Malope, was eliminated from the singing competition
- Brandon, Zama and Mr Music are the Top 3 remaining contestants on the show
The Idols SA Top 4 performed with gospel artists on Sunday night, 29 November. ZanoThando performed a duet with Dr Rebecca Malope. They sang the gospel legend's song titled Ngegazi Lemvana.
Fan favourite Brandon sang El-Shaddai Adonai with Benjamin Dube. Zama and Ntokozo Mbambo belted out Ntokozo's In The Shadow. Mr Music shared the stage with Dr Tumi. They sang Dr Tumi's hit titled uDumo.
The Top 3 remaining contestants were also revealed during Sunday night's show. ZanoThando was sadly eliminated from the Mzansi singing competition. The remaining Top 3 are Zama, Brandon and Mr Music.
The viewers of Idols SA have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on ZanoThando's exit. Check out some of their comments below:
"All the best, I believe this is not the last time we see you in our screens."
"I can't believe #ZanoThando is not in the Top 3."
"All the best to ZanoThando. His exit won’t stop us from believing in him and I will support him all the way. Congratulations to the Top 3."
"I love ZanoThando but I'm happy with this Top 3... Winning doesn't guarantee success in the industry but I'm super sure we will see more of him."
"Good performer and great talent, ZanoThando the sky is the limit."
"He's gonna make it, he's a natural entertainer!! #secondhalf Zano!!"
In related news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Kalawa Jazmee Records has bagged a new deal with Idols SA. The winner of Season 16 of the singing competition will be signed to Kalawa.
Veteran musician and one of the owners of the independent record label, DJ Oskido, shared the good news on social media on Monday, 27 October. The star wrote on Instagram:
"We @kalawaJazmeeRecords are happy to partner with @idolsa to sign the winner of Idols SA Season 16."
The stable is owned by Oskido, Spikiri, Mahoota, Bruce Dope, Bra Don Laka and Mjokes. It is home to artists such as Professor, DJ Zinhle and Busiswa, among others. The stable, founded in the 1990's, is also famous for producing musicians such as Boom Shaka, Bongo Maffin, Thebe and Trompies, among others.
The show has parted ways with Gallo Record Company after three years. Kalawa will be in charge of artists and repertoire, (A&R), artist management and marketing.
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