Basimane Melato “King B”

King B Basimane Boys Melato Idols SA 2018 Season 14 Contestant

Basimane Melato, commonly known as King B, is a South African singer and HR Management student from Kagiso.

He was a contestant on Idols SA Season 14 in 2018 where he finished in 4th position.

This is one contestant with a voice as big as his personality! King B’s vosho is also sure to become his trademark.

He says he is inspired by the glamour on Miss Universe and makes it clear that he is here to soar.

Fun Facts

Real name: Basimane Boys Melato

Age: 20

My Favorite Song: ‘A Song for You’ by Donny Hathaway

My Favorite Food: Anything cooked by me

My Favorite Style Icon: Nelson Mandela and New York Fashion

Favorite Colour: Gold or Purple (I can’t choose between the two)

One thing that brings me luck: My BIBLE

One interesting fact that may surprise you: I suck my thumb

Performances and Song List

Top 31“At Last” by Etta JamesSafe
Top 16“Stay with Me” by Sam SmithSafe
Top 10“Love On The Brain” by RihannaSafe
Top 9“Remember The Time” by Michael JacksonSafe
Top 8“Loliwe” by ZaharaSafe
Top 7“Inde” by Heavy K featuring Bucie and NokwaziSafe
Top 6– “Baby Please” by Robbie Malinga featuring Kelly Khumalo
– “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele
Top 5– “Irreplaceable” by Beyoncé
– “Say Something” by A Great Big World
Top 4– “Lion of Judah” by Lebo Sekgobela
– “Kahle” by Amanda Black

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