Pretoria State Theatre was alive with music and dancing as the contestants queued for their chance to audition
First in line was Salvation Munyai, he is 26 years old and is auditioning for the second time. He arrived in Pretoria on Wednesday and is originally from Limpopo. He has been queuing from Friday. He will perform Vusi Nova’s Ngikuthandile.
Obri Komane is 28 years old, he is from Witbank. He arrived in Pretoria last night. He slept in the car and is eager to audition. He will be singing Lira’s Ngiyazifela.
Junior Springbok is 22 years old and he is from Mamelodi. He is wearing a locally made outfit by JB stitched. He arrived at 3:30am and he will be performing a song by John Legend, When it’s cold outside. This is his second time auditioning, his first audition was in Johannesburg.
Vincent Maake is 28 years old and is from Protea Glen. Originally from Limpopo. The Song he will be auditioning with is Sukulila by Soul Kulture
Keabetswe Lesufe is 18 years old and is from Mabopane. He is Auditioning for the second time. He will be performing Thato’s song, Blow by Blow. Keabetswe raps and sings.
Natalie Moos is 23 years old today. She is from the Northern Cape and arrived to audition at 9am today. The song she will perform is One and Only by Adele. She currently works at an NGO and she is auditioning for the first time.
Lehlogonolo Seodisha is 25 years old from Pretoria. He is auditioning for the first time. He will be performing Chris Brown’s song , Undecided.
Muneer Holloway is 22 years old. He is from Port Elizabeth. He arrived in Pretoria on Thursday and has been in the queue from Friday evening. It’s his first audition, and he will be performing Sam Smith’s song, Dancing with Strangers.
Omphethetse Digopeleng says : My love for music and my will to be the paradigm shifter to people back home is the reason I am here. My wish to be living proof to the next generation that it is possible for a rural girl with global dreams to actually chase her dreams and live them, thus paving the way for them to also have faith accompanied by action towards achieving their dreams.
Karabo Sibiya a 24 year old from Tembisa, is again attempting to be an Idol with a Bruno Mars smash hit “Just the way you are”
Mellisa Fernelen hails from Kempton Park, the 17 year old will be singing Little Mix “Wings”
Nhlanhla Mhlari originally from Eastern Cape Mthatha is another Idol hopeful, the 25 year old will be singing a classic ‘Stand by me’ by Ben E King.
The bubbly Divalash is 30 years old from Pretoria. She is a Club DJ and this is her fourth audition. She gets her inspiration from Brenda Mtambo. She will be singing I’m only Human by Rag’n Bone Man.
Bongeka Ndlovu is 22 years old. She is from Glencoe , KZN. She will be singing Nomvula by Unathi. She is currently a hairdresser but her passion is music.
Boitumelo Tlhakanye is 22 years old and is from Klerksdorp. She will be singing Beyoncé’s Why don’t you love me. She is currently a beautician but believes she was born to sing.
Mandisa Maseko is 21 years old, she will be performing a Luther Vandross song. Mandisa is from Cullinan and is currently studying Financial Management.
Neil Van Schalkwyk is auditioning for the first time and wants to melt the judges hearts with Ed Sheeren’s Thinking out loud
Game Of Thrones Final Season Coming To M-NET 101 – Details and NEW PICS!
It’s been almost two years without Game of Thrones on our screens, and every Throner around the world cannot hold it anymore as the eighth and final season of the biggest show of all time edges closer. We reported last year that you will be able to catch the unravelling of the the long awaited winter in April.
Well, HBO has released the first blast of Game of Thrones teaser photos early this morning, and the good people at M-Net shared some to whet your appetites aheads of the looming premiere. There’s no doubt about it; Winter Is Here.
The gag is that you will be able to watch each of the six episodes literally as they air Express from the US – at the same time as the international broadcast – from Sunday 14 April at 3:00 (Monday 15 April in South Africa) and then in Prime Time at 21:00 on Monday 15 April.
It’s the one season you don’t want getting spoiled on Twitter, at the office, on your Whatsapp Stories…
To binge on Game of Thrones in South Africa, for those of you who want to catch with all the seasons before delving into what promises to be an epic ending, you can stream the entire series on Showmax.
GAME OF THRONES SEASON EIGHT PHOTO GALLERY
Inside Nambitha Ben-Mazwi’s Upcoming Role on SCANDAL!
Nambitha Ben-Mazwi is the latest addition to the local soapie and will make her debut on Friday, 8 February.
She joins Scandal! as Chardonay, better known as Shado, a foxy slay queen, blessee and host of a secret gentlemen’s club.
Shado grew up in poverty but is not ashamed of it. She started odd waitressing jobs and managed to make enough money to register for a BCom degree.
She is streetwise and worldly, and she knows how to use her beauty and brains to get what she wants. To top it all, men want to be with her and women want to be like her. Appearance is everything to her, and if shopping were a human being, it would be her BFF.
“I’ve steered away from soapies for so long, so I am so excited to be entering the soapie world. I’m also excited to be back with the e.tv family and have loved every minute spent with the warm and welcoming Scandal! team,” says Nambitha.
With her ruthlessness, secrets and ambition, Shado is definitely going to change the face of ‘slay queening.’
6 Year Old South African DJ Arch Junior Wows On America’s Got Talent!
DJ Arch Junior thrilled judges on America’s Got Talent
He first shot to fame when a clip showcasing his prodigious deck spinning skills at the tender age of two first surfaced online in 2014.
And now DJ Arch Junior is being touted as being the coolest 6 year-old on earth!
It all comes after his awe-inspiring audition performance on America’s Got Talent left the panel of judges stunned. The performance was in the States on Monday.
The panel, which includes Simon Cowell and Heidi Klum, was so blown away by Arch’s smooth mixing, so much that Cowell said he had “special plans” for the young disc jockey.
“I think you are a total, total little star”, remarked the music mogul, who’s credited or the careers of such acts as One Direction and Leona Lewis.
Real name Oratilwe Hlongwane, the six-year-old Alexandra native left the crowd in disbelief after his upbeat party set. The Guinness World Record’s youngest DJ titleholder ended the performance by leading the crowd to join him in clapping for a job well done.
Arch’s performance left the internet buzzing from across the Atlantic, with the likes of Black Coffee and Nasty C sharing the performance.