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Meet the Idols SA Top 16 contestants

By Sowetan LIVE | Aug 27, 2014 | COMMENTS [ 28 ]

  • Top 16 Idols contestants. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 25-year-old Vincent Verhoog, works as a driver for an industrial supplier in Gauteng.Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 29-year-old Vincent Bones works as a church worship leader at the Eagle Christian Centre in Pietermaritzburg. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 20-year-old Tumi Morobane was a first-year Musical Theatre student at the Tshwane University. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 19-year-old Roxy McVean is a second-year music student at COPA in Cape Town. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • Rowan de Villiers, 23, is a hockey coach form cape Town. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 16 year old Olivia Cloud is the baby of the Idols Season 10 Top 16. She is a Grade 11 scholar from Hyde Park in Johannesburg. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • Mother of four Mirandi Smith is a popular local singer in the Rustenburg area. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • Lize Mynhardt is an aspiring 21-year-old singer from the Cape.

  • Kyle Deutschmann is a chiropractor from Durban. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • Ivan Roux, 24, former hairdresser from Centurion. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 24-year-old professional singer Demi Lee from Durbanville. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • 20-year-old Chante Geary originally hails from eMalahleni but currently stays in Pretoria.Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • Celine Homan from Gordon's Bay. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • Professional backup singer Bongi Silinda, 23, from Nelspruit. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

  • London Louw from Cape Town holds a B Soc Psy degree in clinical neuropsychology. Photo credit: Idols Facebook

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After months of searching and endless auditions, the top 16 contestants for Season 10 of Idols SA have been chosen.

The first group of eight Top 16 finalists who will perform for the public this week in a bid to secure a spot  in the Top 10. They are Bongi Silinda, Celine Homan, Chante Geary, Ivan Roux, London Louw, Mirandi Smith, Vincent Bones and Vincent Verhoog.

Thereafter (Sunday, 7 September) it will be the turn of the second group of eight, namely Demi Lee, Kyle Deutchmann, Lize Mynhardt, Musa Mashiane, Olivia Cloud, Rowan de Villiers and Roxy McDean.

COMMENTS [ 28 ]

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Zimbali

Vincent Bones , guy on picture 3 the hobo guy will take it , all my votes are going to him. I have heard many people will be voting for him as well. VB u have a touching story indeed. All the best.

Aug 27, 2014 5:55 | 4 replies
Aug 28, 2014 7:39 | 0 replies

Mdabule

i am also voting for him

Aug 28, 2014 8:16 | 0 replies

Candra

def voting for Vincent too..

Aug 28, 2014 9:0 | 0 replies

fokofpolisiekar

i will be voting him too, not only because of his story but because he can also sing, my votes will go to three people, Vincent Bones (aka Mr. Bones), Vincent Verhoog (aka Makhalanjalo) and Lize Mynhardt (aka Phatla)

Aug 28, 2014 9:1 | 0 replies

Llihle1

Really! only five blacks on top 16! something is boiling water

Aug 28, 2014 7:40 | 3 replies

smollo

we need to make sure not to vote for these white people... Vincent needs this more than anyone in this list.

Aug 28, 2014 8:6 | 1 replies

Llihle1

Even so, these people are up to something. I smell a rotten white rat

Aug 28, 2014 8:12 | 0 replies

SfisoM

5 blacks minus 1 coloured leaves us with only four. Something is not on here. Madonsela must investigate, LOL

Aug 28, 2014 8:12 | 2 replies

smollo

hahahahahahahahaha! we need a report from her indeed

Aug 28, 2014 8:19 | 0 replies

Llihle1

Lol We need her

Aug 28, 2014 9:29 | 0 replies

fokofpolisiekar

aibooo why do we blacks always have to look for skin color even where not necessary?

Aug 28, 2014 9:3 | 1 replies
Aug 28, 2014 9:28 | 0 replies

Mdabule

Idols Season 10 sponserd buy DA,I will vote for Vincent Bones No white people is going to win.

Aug 28, 2014 8:19 | 0 replies

Tso-girl

Come on people, this is not about a skin color hleng, when are you guys gonna stop associating everything with racism? What if 11 people where black? where you gonna complain or even say idols were sponsored by the ANC, Inkata, EFF etc?

Aug 28, 2014 8:41 | 2 replies

fokofpolisiekar

our people see color in everything

Aug 28, 2014 9:9 | 0 replies

Llihle1

What is racism? please define

Aug 28, 2014 9:28 | 0 replies

fokofpolisiekar

really, is Vincent Verhoog working in Gauteng? I thought he is based in WC

Aug 28, 2014 9:8 | 0 replies

DelighTstar

lol wrong motives fo voting, voting for VB bcs hes/was hobo or black no no no, we must vote for the talented one. we want someone who will get a recording deal and bring us good music

Aug 28, 2014 9:23 | 1 replies
Aug 28, 2014 9:41 | 0 replies

MommaC

If Tumi doesn't win this with ease, then our country is tone deaf. That little lady can sing like an angel.

Aug 28, 2014 9:29 | 1 replies

Smaiza

Tumi will get my votes.

Aug 28, 2014 10:49 | 0 replies

lin

i also smell something fishy on this year's idols. it seems like the want a certain race to win. and y did they let good singers go and leave this cat sing people. only less than 5 can sing there

Aug 28, 2014 10:16 | 0 replies

Smaiza

I’m voting for this guy------ Bongi Silinda, Vincent Bones, Tumi Morobane, Musa Mashiane and the best to them. Tumi will take it, she’s so good.

Aug 28, 2014 10:47 | 0 replies

Smaiza

I’m voting this guy------ Bongi Silinda, Vincent Bones, Tumi Morobane, Musa Mashiane and all the best to them. Tumi will take it, she’s so good.

Aug 28, 2014 10:48 | 0 replies

Smaiza

Ivan Roux, Mirandi Smith, Demi Lee and Vincent Verhoog they won’t make it to top 10.

Aug 28, 2014 10:53 | 0 replies