Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestants
The Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 contestants were revealed on Sunday 24 August 2014.
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“I am so happy I just can’t think right now. I can’t wait to blow away South Africa. Let’s bring this, Top 16,” says Bongi.
Her strategy is straightforward: hard work and being real.
Hometown: Gordon’s Bay
Celine warns: “I am going to give Jo’burg horns.” She wants to bring rock and meaning back into the music industry.
“One of the weird things about me is that I like skew teeth, anyone who has skew teeth. I think it’s cool,” Chante reveals. During Theatre Week, she has learned to believe in herself.
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Demi loves wakeboarding, “I bought my first wakeboard two months ago, it is what I do when I want to have fun,” she confesses.
She plans to continue her music research and improve her skills during her Idols SA journey.
“I don’t know what to expect from Season 10 Idols… a lot of great Contestants, amazing talent. I didn’t even think I was going to be in here, but yeah, it is going to be strong competition,” Ivan shares.
“I am ready to entertain people, I am ready to kill them with swagger,” Kyle professes.
He hopes Idols SA Season 10 is the biggest and best yet.
Lize says: “I have high expectations of Season 10. There is incredible talent here, and this could go to anyone. It’s going to be a huge Season.” One of her quirks is that she does not like her different foods to touch while it is on her plate.
London would like to out-perform, outgun, and take as many people down as he can, he jokes.
On a serious note, he has so far learned to tone down his performances.
“Firstly, I am a mother, and I sing,” Mirandi proudly states.
Her plan is to work hard, try her best, and have fun while doing it.
Musa reckons his dreadlocks, unique voice, and guitar skills make him stand out from the other Contestants. “And I’m handsome,” he says with a smile. He is learning to play Chante’s ukulele and it has become his ‘new thing’.
Hometown: Hyde Park
Olivia aims to keep her eye on the target throughout the competition. Other than singing, she also makes videos on hair, beauty, and make-up tips and uploads them to YouTube, so people can be inspired.
Rowan de Villiers
Occupation: Hockey coach
“I have a fear of angry animals, because of my part-time job delivering newspapers when I was in high school… the pets weren’t always friendly.”
In addition to being a talented singer, which Randall already has his eye on; Rowan is also a sports coach. He admits he has a fear of angry animals, because he had a part-time job of delivering newspapers when he was in high school, and the pets weren’t always friendly.
Roxy Mc Vean
Hometown: Cape Town
“I just got a yes from the Judges and it is the best feeling ever. I can’t believe it’s happened,” says Roxy with her croaking voice. She tells us more about all her tattoos and what they symbolise.
Tumi wants to expand her musical knowledge base from her Idols South Africa experience because it will always come in handy. “Passion drives me,” she reveals.
Occupation: Church worship leader
“I am expecting tight competition and magic on stage,” Vincent shares. The best advice he has received is to listen to soul performers who have a great stage presence, and that helpful tip came from Randall.
“I am in awe of this moment,” Vincent says. He confesses his weird hobby is to take things apart to see how they work, then put them back together again.