Idols SA viewers took to Twitter to rally behind their favourite performers.
Last night, the first eight contestants of the Top 16 performed their hearts out to secure a spot, but their fate in the hands of South Africa.
Without Randal, these musicians wouldn’t feel like pushing themselves further. I think he wants the best out of all of them #idolssa
— Bafana (@GearshBigBoss) August 27, 2017
Gugu Zulu was the first to perform, doing justice to Letta Mbuli’s ‘There’s music in the air’.
— Idols South Africa (@IdolsSA) August 28, 2017
Phindy sang Adele’s ‘Chasing Pavements’, followed by Lindo who sang Maxwell’s ‘Lifetime’.
Sixteen-year-old Paxton performed Alessia Cara’s ‘Hero’, while Faith sang Vusi Nova’s ‘Memeza’. Christo gave Bruno Mars a run for his money when he sang ‘Versace On The Floor’ and funky Blessed took on Brenda Fassie’s ‘Promises’.
Thokozile became a favourite to many after she closed off the evening with a bang when she sang Beyonce’s ‘Dangerously In Love’.
The second group of the remaining contestants will perform next Sunday. The group consists of Gabi, Hadassah, Mthokozisi, Thapelo, Botlhale, Minnie, Tee and Basetsana.
Judge Somizi was not apart of last night’s judging panel, because he was in Los Angles to attend the MTV Video Music Awards which was held on Sunday night.
Voting is now open to make sure your favourite contestant is in the Top 10.