SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

Idols SA Season 14 is off to a great start

Written by makisto from the blog Frankly Speaking on 09 Jul 2018
Favourite this post


Press release

Like any early teen, Idols SA is going through its own metamorphosis if the first episode of Season 14 is anything to go by. Viewers were welcomed back to South Africa’s most popular singing reality show with a venue change as auditions took place at Durban North Beach Amphitheatre for the first time in its history.


 
Queues of eager hopefuls snaked around the waterfront and brought vibrant energy against the ocean calm. The pulsating excitement was palpable - even Randall, Unathi and Somizi seemed renewed and rejuvenated as they settled into their seats with guest judge Musa joining them.

Musa, who won season 9 and went on to smell multi-platinum success with his second album Mr Serious, sat comfortably well on the judges’ seat as he revelled sitting on the other side of the table.
 
As per usual, the province of KwaZulu-Natal did not disappoint. The first contestant got things off in typically authentic KZN style by telling host, Proverb, that she was in it for the money. The jovial judges were so enamoured by her vocal aspiration of following the money, so much so that she received her Golden Ticket for Theatre Week on the spot.
 
The floodgates were officially opened.
 
Golden Tickets seemed to fly off the judges’ table as one contestant after the other impressed with their vocal abilities.
 
Between banshee-like screeching, jumbled lyrical content and song whisperers, Durban became a parade of imitations that left the judges frustrated and some contestants despondent.
 
Things soon picked up again. The first audition leg also saw an impressive number of teenagers try their hand in music, probably inspired by last season’s winner Paxton, who was 16 when she entered the talent search.
 
At the end of a long day, Durban produced 24 Golden Tickets who will battle it out later at Theatre Week. 
 
Idols 14 is on Mzansi Magic, DStv Channel 161 on Sundays at 17h30.
 
 

Shows in this post: Idols

Channels in this post: Mzansi Magic



1 Comment

Snapple
09 Jul 2018 15:20

I miss Monday World


Only TVSA members can reply to this thread. Click here to login or register.





LATEST ARTICLES

A Perfect Lie Teasers - March 2020

Drugging people in their food and drinks! Also, Payal has a nervous breakdown.


The Inseparables Teasers - March 2020

Jeevika threatens to commit suicide but is then threatened herself.


Made For Each Other Teasers - March 2020

Anurag decides to commit suicide but ends up having an accident.


Kulfi: The Singing Star Teasers - March 2020

Kulfi's bus falls off a cliff!


Family Affairs Teasers - March 2020

Lots of pretense - falling unconscious, injuries, suicide! All for avoidance or attention.


New on TV today: Saturday 29 February

There's a Paranormal Emergency on Travel Channel and a new Saturday Night Takeaway on ITV Choice.


Geet Teasers - March 2020

The knight in shining armour - Maan! Saving Geet again and again from certain death.


True Love Teasers - March 2020

Will Vishnu and Meethi marry?


Generations: The Legacy Teasers - April 2020

The truth about who is behind the kidnapping is revealed.


The Colombian Women Teasers - March 2020

Series finale! Carmen's children discover the truth about their parents.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.