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2015-09-29 13:05

Cape Town – The South Africa version of the hit reality music show The Voice is going full steam ahead.

It has just announced the four coaches that will be sitting in those iconic red chairs.

Soulful songstress Lira, Afrikaans rocker Karen Zoid, local music's blue-eyed boy Bobby van Jaarsveld and Parlotones frontman Kahn Morbee.

After the blind auditions, these coaches will mentor a team of singers, who they believe could win the competition.

Here's everything you need to know about the coaches:


The songstress is a multi-platinum selling and an 11x South African Music Award-winning Afro-Soul vocalist. She is the epitome of elegance and raw talent and has established herself as a remarkable cross-over artist with a pitch-perfect sound.

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Karen Zoid

The Afrikaans rocker, guitarist and song-writer needs no introduction. She is one of the most influential musos in the country who made history earlier this year by topping the SA iTunes charts at number 1 for three weeks in a row with three different songs from her television programme Republiek van Zoid Afrika on kykNET.

Watch a music video here:

Bobby Van Jaarsveld

The prince of Afrikaans pop music Bobby is one of the most popular singers in the country whose albums has gone gold and double platinum. He has won numerous prestigious accolades, including SAMA, Ghoema, Vonk, Huisgenoot Tempo and MK awards.

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Kahn Morbee

As part of The Parlotones, Khan has travelled the world, extensively performing with the likes of Kings of Leon, Imagine Dragons, The Cure and Coldplay. Kahn is currently working on his solo album. He has also been a guest mentor for Idols numerous times and comes with wealth of experience.

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