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We hear your questions – Idols SA

15 February 2023
With news that Idols SA is coming to an end, many of you have questions. Luckily, we have answers.
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Many fans of Idols SA have been taken aback by news the their favourite singing competition is coming to an end. With surprise comes questions, so we thought we'd put the most common all in one place and provide the answers.

Idols SA final season FAQs

When is Idols SA ending?
Mzansi Magic channel 161 confirmed that Idols SA will go off air after its 19th season which will air in July 2023.

Why end the reality show at season 19?
For 18 years the international format talent search competition has created opportunities where many careers were launched. The decision to give Idols SA its final curtain call did not come easily. MultiChoice constantly reviews its channel offering to ensure we continue to bring our customers the best quality local and international content. We continue to look for fresh content that resonates with our viewers. This commitment to delivering only the best content means that some shows will be discontinued to make room for newer shows. Announcements around new channels and shows will be made in due course. Mzansi Magic will continue to celebrate Idols SA and we look forward to an epic final season.

Who will be the host and judges of the final season?
The cast from season 18, with Proverb as host and JR Bogopa, Thembi Seete, and Somizi as judges, will return for a season-long celebration of the show's history.

When do online auditions open for Idols SA final season?
Online auditions for Idols SA habe been open since midday on Sunday 12 February.

When do the online auditions close?
Online auditions for Idols SA close on Sunday 26 February at midnight.

Where can I enter?

How old must a be to enter Idols SA season 19?
If you would like to enter season 19 of Idols SA, you must be between 16 and 30 years of age as of the date of your first regional audition.

What is required to enter Idols SA?
You must be a citizen or permanent resident of South Africa and in possession of a valid South African ID document.

Go to https://www.dstv.com/mzansimagic/en-za/show/idols-sa/season/19/audition for more information.

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