Somizi steals the show on the first episode of Idols SA season 11

2015-07-13 10:00

Cape Town – Idols SA is in its 11th season and it’s bigger, better and louder.

New judge Somizi Mhlongo is a breath of fresh air on the judging panel and can we just say those ‘Somizinisms’ are going to be one of the most talked about things about the show.

The season’s auditions kicked off in Pretoria and boy, where do we begin. In the end the Capital give birth to 19 golden tickets.

Here are some of the highlights ...

It all started off well with the first audition, Ora scored himself the first golden ticket. But he had to be schooled on how to react when you get a golden ticket.

And then things went downhill from there.

Things got a bit awkward when Proverb’s stalker Ruby brought out her scrapbook and couldn’t stop gushing about him.

Back to the singing...when Shenay stepped up we were blown away!

And were we the only ones who were surprised at Rhema’s amazing voice? We did not see that coming.

But the performance that had everyone talking was Ringo Madlingozi’s son, Phila, which started quite the debate on Twitter.

Here's how viewers reacted on Twitter:

And here's that Idols tweet that Fikile Mbalula did not want you to see.

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