After a gruelling competition and a record breaking  season with 79 million votes cast the winner of Idols SA season 11 has been announced is . 
The grand finale took place at Carnival City where Karabo Mogane was crowned as the winner during a spectacular live show.
It was a musical feast as some of SA’s top artists such as Judith Sephuma, MiCasa, Nakhane Toure, Emtee and DJ Citi Lyts and last year’s Idols winner, Vincent Bones performed to a sold out audience.
Idols SA’s very own judge Somizi took o the stage and performed to Black Coffee's, Dance Again.
24 –year-old Karabo  joins previous winners Vincent Bones, Heinz Winckler, Anke Pietrangeli, Karin Kortjie, Jody Williams, Jason Hartman, Sasha-Lee Davids, Dave van Vuuren, Khaya Mthethwa and Musa Sukwene.
Along with being crowned the winner, Karabo also walked away with a prize package worth R1.2m, a recording contract with Universal Music Africa and will also be in the audience at the spectacular live American Idol final in the US next year.