Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestants

The Idols SA season 10 Top 16 contestants were revealed today, Sunday 24 August 2014.

Bongi Silinda

Age: 23
Hometown: Nelspruit
Gender: Female
Occupation: Singer

Bongi Silinda - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“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.


Celine Homan

Age: 17
Hometown: Gordon’s Bay
Gender: Female
Occupation: Student

Celine Homan - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

Celine warns: “I am going to give Jo’burg horns.” She wants to bring rock and meaning back into the music industry.


Chante Geary

Age: 20
Hometown: eMalahleni
Gender: Female
Occupation: Student

Chante Geary - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“One of the weird things about me is that I like skew teeth, anyone who has skew teeth. I think its cool,” Chante reveals. During Theatre Week, she has learned to believe in herself.


Demi Lee Moore

Age: 24
Hometown: Durbanville
Gender: Female
Occupation: Singer

Demi Lee Moore - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

Demi loves wake boarding, “I bought my first wake board two months ago, its what I do when I want to have fun,” she confesses. She plans to continue her music research and improving her skills during her Idols journey.


Ivan Roux

Age: 24
Hometown: Centurion
Gender: Male
Occupation: Hairdresser

Ivan Roux - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“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.


Kyle Deutschmann

Age: 26
Hometown: Durban
Gender: Male
Occupation: Singer

Kyle Deutschmann - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“I am ready to entertain people, I am ready to kill them with swagger,” Kyle professes. He hopes Season 10 is the biggest and best yet.


Lize Mynhardt

Age: 21
Hometown: Stellenbosch
Gender: Female
Occupation: Singer

Lize Mynhardt - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

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 Louw

Age: 24
Hometown: Mafikeng
Gender: Male
Occupation: Dancer

London Louw - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

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 learnt to tone down his performances.


Mirandi Smith

Age: 26
Hometown: Rustenburg
Gender: Female
Occupation: Singer

Mirandi Smith - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“Firstly, I am a mother, and I sing,” Mirandi proudly states. Her plan is to work hard, and try her best and have fun while doing it.


Musa Mashiane

Age: 27
Hometown: eMalahleni
Gender: Male
Occupation: Singer

Musa Mashiane - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

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’.


Olivia Cloud

Age: 16
Hometown: Hyde Park
Gender: Female
Occupation: Student

Olivia Cloud - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

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

Age: 23
Hometown: Durbanville
Gender: Male
Occupation: Hockey coach

Rowan de Villiers - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“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

Age: 19
Hometown: Cape Town
Gender: Female
Occupation: Student

Roxy Mc Vean - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“I just got a yes from the Judges and it is the best feeling ever. I can’t believe its happened,” says Roxy with her croaking voice. She tells us more about all her tattoos and what they symbolise.


Tumi Morobane

Age: 20
Hometown: Vosloorus
Gender: Female
Occupation: Student

Tumi Morobane - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

Tumi wants to expand her musical knowledge base from her Idols experience because it will always come in handy. “Passion drives me,” she reveals.


Vincent Bones

Age: 29
Hometown: Pietermaritzburg
Gender: Male
Occupation: Church worship leader

Vincent Bones - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“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.


Vincent Verhoog

Age: 25
Hometown: Durban
Gender: Male
Occupation: Driver

Vincent Verhoog - Idols SA Season 10 Top 16 Contestant

“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.

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