Cape Town - The first finalists in the race for this year's SA's Got Talent
final have been announced.
On Monday night seven of the top 21 acts performed live whereafter the public voted for their favourite. 14-year-old Niyaaz Arendse from Cape Town received the most votes, which automatically put him in Thursday night's final.
Limited Edition Drum Corps from Cape Town and Apocalypse dance crew from Soweto came in second and third place in terms of voting. Judges Ian von Memerty, Shado Twala and Randall Abrahams then selected one of these acts to join Niyaaz in the final. The judges chose Limited Edition Drum Corps.
The following acts were eliminated in Monday night's semi-final: Mystique, Zamani Cultural Group, Lindokuhle Dlamini, Moipone Masupye and Apocalypse.
The second semi-final airs live on SABC 2 tonight at 19:30 with the live results show taking place at 21:30. The seven acts that will perform tonight are:
Relapze, Ferdo Maree, Peace All The Time, Kaliya Arumugam, Harold Hendricks, Own Reflection and James Bhemgee. See all the semi-finalists in our SA's Got Talent Top 21 gallery.