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Sunday, November 30, 2014


(Vincent Bones)

The winner of Idols SA Season 10 is Vincent Bones. The 30 year-old worship leader from Pietermaritzburg heard at the recent spectacular live finale at the Carnival City Casino and Entertainment Centre that he received the most of the more than 4.5 million votes that were cast during the last week of this tough singing competition, thereby defeating fellow finalist, the charismatic Nelspruit singer Bongi Silinda (24).

Apart from winning the coveted title, Vincent walks away with a prize package worth in excess of R1 million, comprising a R700,000 cash prize from headline sponsor Telkom, M-Net and Mzansi Magic; a 24 month SmartHome Supreme internet connectivity package from Telkom including a 55 inch Samsung SmartTV, a wi-fi router, a 3G mi-fi router, a range extender, and 100GB data, worth R50,000.

He also receives a R247,300 Ford Fiesta Titanium with award-winning 1 litre Ecoboost Engine from Ford South Africa;
R80,000 worth of fashion from Truworths;
a Shure ULXD Digital Wireless system and personal monitoring system worth R118,000;
R60,000 worth of Yamaha musical equipment
and an installed DStv Explora decoder and three months DStv Premium subscription worth R4,219 from DStv.

All of this topped off by a recording contract with Universal Music Africa which will launch his career as South Africa’s next superstar!

Idols Season 10 is a co-production between pay-television channels M-Net and Mzansi Magic and the channels recently announced that, as a result of the popularity of this season, Season 11 will commence shortly. Auditions are scheduled for early 2015.

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