Idols SA 2021 (Season 17) Top 16 Contestants

Idols SA 2021 'Season 17' Top 16 Contestants

The Idols SA 2021 (Season 17) top 16 contestants have all been revealed.

The first eight contestants were revealed in episode 6 on Sunday 15 August 2021, while the other eight were revealed a week later in episode 7 on Sunday 22 August 2021.

A total of just six male contestants made it to the top 16 that is dominated by female contestants who are ten. The youngest contestant this season is 17-year-old Zukisa M who was just 16 years old when he auditioned earlier on this year.

With that being said, check out the season 17 top 16 contestants below;

NOTE: Click on a contestant’s name to view his/her full profile.

ContestantAge on EntryStatus On Show
Kevin Maduna28
Karabo Mathe21
Misty30 Eliminated
Monique Erens24
Sia Mzizi20
Andiswa18 Eliminated
Daylin Sass22
Sinovuyo20 Eliminated
Tesmin-Robyn23 Eliminated
Zukisa M16Eliminated

NOTE: The contestants’ age stated above is accurate at the time of entry to Idols SA or rather at the time the contestants sent in their audition video clips between Friday 29 January and Friday, February 12, 2021.

Now that you know who the Idols SA season 17 top 16 contestants are, kindly let us know who your favourite contestants are by taking part in our online polls below.

Who Is Your Favourite Idols SA 2021 Male Contestant(s)?

  • Daylin Sass (29%, 789 Votes)
  • Kevin Maduna (21%, 584 Votes)
  • Siya (14%, 388 Votes)
  • Bulelani (13%, 367 Votes)
  • Sia (13%, 364 Votes)
  • Zukisa M (10%, 275 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,192

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Who Is Your Favourite Idols SA 2021 Female Contestant(s)?

  • Berry (25%, 1,027 Votes)
  • S'22Kile (14%, 578 Votes)
  • Nqobie (13%, 543 Votes)
  • Karabo Mathe (12%, 488 Votes)
  • Monique Erens (11%, 437 Votes)
  • Ithana (9%, 385 Votes)
  • Tesmin-Robyn (6%, 238 Votes)
  • Andiswa (4%, 165 Votes)
  • Sinovuyo (4%, 151 Votes)
  • Misty (3%, 140 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,786

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READ: Meet The Idols SA 2021 (Season 17) Top 10 Contestants

Alternatively you can let us know who your favourite contestants are by dropping their names in the comment section below.

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52 Responses

  1. Matefo says:


  2. Nothando says:

    Berry and kevin

  3. Yolisa says:

    Team Ithana

  4. Ntando M says:

    Ithana all the way baby!!!

  5. Lindokuhle says:

    Itana babe i love you <3

  6. Khungeka Jene says:

    Nqobie ,Monique and S22kile

  7. Nkule says:

    I like s2kile, tesmin, berry, snovuyo, siya and karabo

  8. Nonkululeko ndlela says:

    I like s2kile, tesmin, berry, snovuyo, siya and karabo

  9. Polelo says:

    Karabo Mathe

  10. Niknax says:

    Team Ithana

  11. Niknax says:

    Team Ithans

  12. ThandoJ says:

    Berry… 😍😍😍😍

  13. Fikiswa says:

    Team Ithana❤️

  14. Annette says:


  15. Nokuphiwa says:

    Siya n nqobi

  16. Lee says:

    Monique and Sia Mzizi

  17. BOBO says:

    Batong Berry o tla le hurda

  18. Kanyisa says:


  19. Cncedo says:

    I like S’22kile and Snovuyo

  20. Evelyn says:

    I like Monique and siya

  21. Ta-Butla says:

    Team my little 1

  22. Christina says:


  23. Oluhle noguga says:


  24. Kamva says:


  25. Mapitsi says:

    i love siya and Berry

  26. Philiswa says:

    I like Iyana

  27. Bakho says:

    I like Siya

  28. Motheo says:

    Team Ithana all the damn way🔥🔥🔥

  29. Anna says:


  30. Ondina says:

    Team Ithana

  31. Nomawethu says:

    Team Ithana

  32. Nomawethu says:

    Make us proud cthandw sam

  33. Fikiswa says:


  34. Asadumodwa Gcilitshana says:

    Andiswa and Sia Mzizi

  35. Asadumodwa Gcilitshana says:

    Anduswa and Sia Mzizi

  36. Masimba says:


  37. Portia says:

    Siya 🌠

  38. Portia says:

    I like siya

  39. Nondumiso Madi says:

    I love Berry

  40. Nomonde says:

    Siya motaung

  41. Buhle says:

    Daylin Sass

  42. Botshelo says:

    Karabo and S’22KILE

  43. Ebuzoeme Emmanuel says:


  44. Anele says:

    S22kile & Tesmin

  45. Paballo says:

    Siya Motloung

  46. Thembisa says:


  47. Alice says:

    Berry and Kevin

  48. Precious says:

    Kevin Maduna

  49. Luyolo Qongo says:

    Zukisa M

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