Idols SA top 10 contestant withdraws from competition

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Idols SA contestant Ithana.
Idols SA contestant Ithana.
Photo: Mzansi Magic

Idols SA Top 10 finalist, Ithana has withdrawn from the 17th season of the reality singing competition due to medical reasons. The 22-year-old did not participate in the highly anticipated battle of the DJs performances Sunday evening.

"As M-Net, we wish her a speedy recovery. It is unfortunate that she cannot continue in the competition, but her health is of paramount importance. I know that this would not be the last time South Africans see her on their screens," said Local Channels Entertainment Director, Nomsa Philiso.

The Miss Soweto runner up advanced to top 16 with her audition song, Good Job by Alicia Keys. She sang, Forgive Me by Chloe x Halle for her first live performance, which secured her a spot in the top 10.


Idols SA airs Sundays at 17:00 on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161)

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