It all started with the judges stepping onto the dimly lit stage that was about to determine the future of all the hopefuls sitting on the other side. At this point, everyone knew that it was now or never.
What was standing between the contestants and getting to the live shows was a fire solo performance, making it undeniable that this is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a big star in the music industry.
It’s a big fat yes!
And so it began. The process was quite simple: the contestants took the long walk to find out what their fate would be and while the judges got into the nitty gritty, we got to watch them perform.
From 29 performances, the judges had to trim it to 12 of the best and you were here for these success stories.
A sour taste
The vocal pipes are always present; but, every so often, the nerves find their way to the front of this journey, managing to ruin it all. This was the primary reason for most of these contestants falling through but unfortunately, it had to happen.
It’s been a rocky road so far, with many ups but an equal amount of downs. It has all led us to 12 amazing, aspiring stars that are gearing up to be household names.
Idols SA airs every Saturday at 18:00 on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161), thereafter on Mzansi Wethu at 19:30.