Idols SA 2019 Top 17 Contestants

Idols SA 2019 Top 17 Contestants

The Idols SA 2019 top 17 contestants have been revealed today and they are more than ready to take on the world and make this the most epic season of Idols South Africa we’ve had to date.

1. Andy Keys : He is from Embalenhle Secunda auditioned in Pretoria, Andy Keys wishes he had the ability to read people’s minds, I just feel like it will make life easier I will be able to know who is real with and who is also fake, then stick with those who are real to me. Andy Keys adores Somgaga’s fashion sense. He appreciates Ringo Madlingozi’s music. He has always loved his music. He also appreciates the fact that they both have one thing in common, ‘a gap in their front teeth’. He believes that what sets him apart from the other contestants is that he is shy. [Check Out Andy Keys’ Profile]

2. Craig Jordaan : He is from Elsies River, Epping Forest in Cape Town. He won a singing competition for Kay FM a few years ago and he had to write a song for himself. To get this far, He was given three yeses from the judges during his auditions. To get here, Craig has improved a lot. One of the judges told him that he has got everything, but he must start believing in himself. [Check Out Craig Jordaan’s Profile]

3. Dinky : She is a returnee to the competition. She has a lot of experience in music. The vocalist from a working band travelled to the capital city, Pretoria from Ennerdale, Joburg to give it try one more time. That is what we call determination. [Check Out Dinky’s Profile]

4. Innocentia : She has already swapped a chalk, leaners and classroom for a mic, the stage and a dream to be the Idols SA season 15 winner. She is from Khuma, Stilfontein in the North West province. [Check Out Innocentia’s Profile]

5. Louise : The lady from Strandfontein Village, in Cape Town has done a lot of gigs in the past and this was her first-time auditioning. She is the second eldest contestant of the 2019 Idols competition. [Check Out Louise’s Profile]

6. Luyolo : Born in the home of the Buffalo River, King Williams Town, Cape Town. Luyulo wishes he had superpowers and have the ability to multiply objects so that I could multiply money and feed families who are struggling or living in poverty. He is Mr Brackets (bowlegged). He believes that he has got a great sense of humour. Winning the show for Luyulo would be about showing appreciation to everyone who supported him. [Check Out Luyolo’s Profile]

7. Micayla : The teen from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape the youngest contestant for season 15. She is one of the Pop Up Auditions golden ticket winners. She has been consistent, and the judges have been happy with her through the audition stages. [Check Out Micayla’s Profile]

8. Mmangaliso : When you want something as much as she does, you go the distance for it. Mmangaliso travelled more than 550km to audition in Johannesburg and she got four nods and was ready to move to the next stage of the competition. She is from Ladysmith, in Kwa Zulu-Natal. She believes that her greatest personality trait is her kindness. And if she wins the competition, she is going to take have a victory dinner with family and friends. [Check Out Mmangaliso’s Profile]

9. Nolo : Hailing from the northern township of Soshanguve auditioned in his home city, the capital of Amapiano, Tshwane. When asked who he would kiss, marry or ghost amongst the judges, he said he would marry Unathi, Kiss SomGaga (asking if he really had to) and definitely ghost Randall. He believes that his smile is the best feature he has got. He is also someone who is ready to give a helping hand. If Nolo wins, he is planning on travelling and exploring a few African countries. Now, this is being Pan African on another level. [Check Out Nolo’s Profile]

10. Nqobile : She is Idols SA’s queen of comebacks is from Kwamashu, in Durban. She collapsed on stage during the season 12 auditions. Unathi remembered her immediately and commended her for her bravery to come back on stage, calling her ‘an inspiration’. She lives up to her name such means, a Victor, and she has overcome her fears. [Check Out Nqobile’s Profile]

11. Sizwe Hlatshwayo : Mpumalanga is the home of some of the Idols SA winners, Musa and Karabo. Sizwe is also from the Home of the Rising Star, in Emalahleni. He travelled to the Capital City of Mzansi for his auditions. If wishes were horses, Sizwe would be Iron Man. He is fascinated by the super hero’s ability to be 100% human, smart and still have a relatable personality. [Check Out Sizwe’s Profile]

12. Sneziey : She is from Umlazi, Durban, the lady famous for her contagious laughter loves her loud laughter. She describes herself as a very warm hearted and Sneziey respects other people’s crafts. She is granny’s daughter. She wants to win this competition so she can create a better life for herself and her grandmother. Her first yes was from Randall and that was a good start for her to grab a golden ticket that was confirmed by four emphatic yeses. [Check Out Sneziey’s Profile]

13. Treasure : To get this far in this competition, she was validated by four yeses. Treasure even got advise from the guest judge Vusi Nova who felt compelled to give tips on keeping the voice fresh.This is an individual who believes that they have the craziest sense of humour. [Check Out Treasure’s Profile]

14. Viggy : Born in Stanger, Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, twin sister to Virginia doesn’t want to be separated from her sister, and they are always dressed the same way. She got four yeses in the auditions that took place in the home of Gqom music. [Check Out Viggy’s Profile]

15. Virginia : She rocked up on stage with her twin sister Viggy and serenaded the judges. The guest judge, Vusi Nova told the twins that they made his day. She and her twin sister were given four emphatic yeses by the judges. This is the young lady from Stanger, Durban in Kwa Zulu-Natal. [Check Out Virginia’s Profile]

16. Xola : She is from Cape Town, West Cape got four yeses to kick start his Idols journey. He is one of the few people to be affirmed by Randell. He told him that he can win season 15. Now, that is a serious confidence boaster. [Check Out Xola’s Profile]

17. Zia : She is from Manenburg, Cape Town and is a returnee. She was part of Idols Season 13, which was won by Paxton. She comes back older and wiser and ready to go all the way to the top. She has got a strong character. Three yeses is what got her back into the Idols dream. [Check Out Zia’s Profile]

Now that the finalists of season 15 have been revealed, who are your favourite contestants? Please let us know by dropping their name in the comment section below.

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41 Responses

  1. Nomonde Hlela says:

    Virgy and Virginia

  2. Bernadette Jansen says:

    Nolo, micayla

  3. Slez says:

    Micayla and sneziey

  4. Tecla says:

    Virggy n Viginia

  5. Farara Sophia says:

    Viggy and Virginia

  6. Aldovize says:

    Dinky Dinky

  7. Tumi says:


  8. Daphne says:

    Miclayla,Viggy and Andy

  9. Nozuko says:

    Viggy and virginia

  10. Nozuko says:

    I like them ?

  11. Tlalane says:

    Snezy,Virginia and Virgy

  12. Tholi Nzuza says:

    Viggy .Virginia Sneizy

  13. Sphumelele says:

    Nqobile, viggy and Virginia

  14. Zandy says:

    Viggy & Virginia

    • Tebogo says:

      Oh I love then all✌
      I literally gets goosebumps whnever u utter ur voices?
      You Are Very Talented?

  15. Rozano says:

    Micayla, Snezy, Mmangaliso, Zia, Nqobile, Xola and Dinky

  16. Maletsatsi says:


  17. Linda Paulson says:

    Micayla and Snezy

  18. Puseletso says:


  19. Baliswa Mhambi says:

    I twins yoo bawo I’m in luv and Nolo

  20. Stacey-lee says:

    To all my Capetonians so proud of you guys but Micayla you stole my heart with your 1st audition

  21. Sonia Jansen says:

    The judges have done a great job!

  22. Londiwe says:

    I like all of them

  23. Lillian says:


  24. Lillian says:

    Viggy and Virginia i love them

  25. Keitumetse tshele lefore says:

    The twins

  26. Refiloe says:

    My favourites are Viggy, Virginia, Micayla, Nolo, Nqobile and Dinky.

  27. Pj says:

    None of them impressed me so far but it’s OK

  28. Sibongile Tough says:

    Andy, Twins, Micayla, Nqobile and Nolo

  29. Tabisa says:

    Micayla is definitely taking this one, watch this space

  30. Linda mariam says:

    I love the twins woow go go girl’s

  31. Mbongy Mathe says:

    I love twins they make me cry and Mmangaliso

  32. nompumelelo ntshangase says:

    I love the twins n snezy

  33. Sadia says:

    Thumbs up for Zia

  34. Sadia says:

    Micayla all the way and Zia too

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