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Thursday, January 22, 2015


South Africa’s biggest TV show powers into its eleventh season at the end of January after shattering records in Season 10 last year, with over 20 million votes cast across the duration of the season – a 173% increase on Season 9 figures!

"Viewer response to the historic tenth season of Idols SA was phenomenal," says Lani Lombard, Head of Publicity at M-Net. “We believe that the new season is going to be a show-stopper as well with surprises lined up from the word 'go'. It's exciting to think that the country's new singing sensation will be somewhere in a long queue at the nationwide auditions."

Lives will start to change again at the end of this month, when Idols SA Season 11 kicks off with auditions at the State Theatre in Pretoria (January 31), followed by Cape Town (February 7) at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World.

Durban auditions will take place from February 21 at The Playhouse and the final auditions at Carnival City from March 1.

Contestants should be South African citizens between the ages of 16 and 30 to enter Idols SA 11, and South Africa’s aspiring superstars are urged to remember their ID documents at the auditions. Underage contestants have to be accompanied by their parents.

Follow Idols on Twitter: @IdolsSA or at IdolsSA on WeChat or on Instagram @IdolsSA for audition details.

SA Idols is a co-production between the two pay-television channels M-Net and Mzansi Magic.