Last go for the big time

2010-08-21 00:00

ASPIRING singers who didn’t make it into the Idols finals have another chance this weekend, at the Durban auditions for’s Popstars South Africa, which will be broadcast from September 4.

During the auditions (near Ster-Kinekor at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping today and tomorrow, starting at 7 am) six contestants will audition together, each singing unaccompanied.

The judges will decide who to call back for the second round.

Finalists will be sent to a secret location for the national workshop week to see if they can handle the pressure of working with a choreographer and vocal coach. Those who can’t will be sent home.

The judges who will select the final Popstars group are Zwai Bala, P.J. Powers and Azania Ndoro.

To audition, you must be aged between 18 and 28 (bring your ID). To make the process as hassle-free as possible, performers should pre-register at

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