M-Net: Idols voting engagement now as important as ratings

Idols Top 10. (Photo supplied: Mzansi Magic)

In the new era of convergence between TV and social media, the size and impact of voting and people talking about it for a show like Idols, has become as important as the ratings.  Read More »


Idols runner-up Mthokozisi a no-show at press briefing

2017-11-20 07:53

Idols runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba stunned the South African media when he pulled a disappearing act and refused to attend the post-show press conference. Read More »


17-year-old Paxton crowned Idols SA season 13 winner!

2017-11-19 19:11

After a gruelling competition and a record breaking season with one hundred million votes cast the winner of Idols SA season 13 has been announced.  Read More »


Idols top 2 to battle it out in grand finale

2017-11-13 12:50

The spectacular finale will feature Paxton and Mthokozisi as they go head to head to be crowned winner of Idols 13.  Read More »


Idols top 3 jet off to London

2017-11-06 14:05

This weeks Idols SA episode came with a twist – a plane ticket to London for the three remaining at the end of the show. Read More »

The competition heats up with Idols top 4

2017-10-30 13:24

As the finale inches closer and the contestants number dwindles, Idols SA is enjoying record breaking votes as fans work hard to keep their favourites in the show. Read More »


Idols SA: And then there were 5

2017-10-23 13:12

Idols SA still has the popular vote with a whopping 10 million votes cast for the Top 5 last week. Read More »

Idols SA: Top 6 becomes an even playing field

2017-10-16 14:48

The first guy gets eliminated on Idols SA making the competition an even playing field for the top 6.  Read More »

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