- Idols SA launched its first-ever online auditions on 29 January 2021.
- In seven days later, South Africa's largest singing competition garnered 10 000 entries and counting.
- "This is a testament that young people of South Africa are still hungry for this competition," says M-Net.
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions have not discouraged people from dreaming and working on achieving those dreams.
Idols SA launched its first-ever online auditions on 29 January 2021 in line with lockdown restriction, ensuring many hopefuls' safety. Just seven days later, South Africa's largest singing competition has garnered 10 000 entries and counting.
"This is a testament that young people of South Africa are still hungry for this competition; they believe it is a platform to help them become the singing sensations they believe they are," says M-Net.
There are only 5 000 entry spots remaining, and those who are interested in being a part of South African Idols season 17 should enter before the 15 000 target is reached. Online entries close on Sunday 14 February 2021.
To enter: The video must be 30 seconds long of just singing. All other information will have a part where it is catered for on the entry. The participants need to prepare their 30-second-long clip and all the relevant information before they log on to submit their entry.
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