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Joy In Mzansi As Idols SA Gets Cancelled




Mzansi’s popular singing competition Idols South Africa has been cancelled.
However, the reality television show will a still crown its season 19 winner in 2023, with auditions set to take place from 12 February.



“It’s time to say goodbye. Eighteen unforgettable seasons. The history of creating stars and an army of fans. Will you be the last South African Idol? The farewell season of South African Idols, your last chance to live your dream,” Idols SA posted on social media.


The singing completion aired in Mzansi for the first time in March 202.
It was the second international spinoff of the popular British show, Pop Idol.



Some of the most memorable artists to gain fame from the show over the years include Amanda Black, Shekhinah, Khaya Mthethwa, Loyiso Gijana and Elvis Blue.
Below are some of the reactions of fans to the news:



“Idols being cancelled is the best news this year.” @SpheBhengu



“Now that Idols SA has been cancelled, after 19 seasons I don’t know of a single winner who made it big… That entire show was a money-making scam 😭” @SihleStan231



“you telling me one last season of wooden mics?? No more nevervous elimination moments? Yoh I’m not okay sana 😭💔” @Liyanda_A


Robert Tapfumaneyi