Jennifer Hudson gives Idols SA's Nozi Sibiya stamp of approval

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Jennifer Hudson attends the 75th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.
Jennifer Hudson attends the 75th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.
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Former American Idols season 3 contestant and EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson praised Idols SA season 18 top 10 finalist Nozi Sibiya following her recent performance in the singing competition.

Sibiya got Hudson's stamp of approval for her rendition of Giving Myself. Hudson released the song in 2008 as part of her self-titled debut album.

"Ok, I'm a little late, but yal need to hear this! Nozi on @IdolsSA performed my song 'Giving Myself'," the musician wrote the caption to a video of Sibiya's performance on the Idols stage last week. "If I was there, she would have caught a shoe! She did that!!"


Sibiya (27) first entered the long-running singing competition in 2016 but did not make it beyond the first cut. Some of her musical heroes include Hudson and Fantasia.

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