Everything to know about ‘Idols SA’ 2020 Season 16: Auditions dates, judges, host & more
Luyolo won Idols SA 2019

Luyolo won Idols SA 2019.

During the 2019 Idols SA finale, Mzansi Magic announced the show’s renewal for a 16th season and there are some details about the upcoming season that we know about.

When is Idols SA coming back for season 16?

Mzansi Magic has not released Idols SA premiere date, but it’s safe to say it will be in July of 2020.

Are judges Randall Abrahams, Unathi Nkayi and Somizi Mhlongo returning?

Yes, Randall Abrahams, Unathi Nkayi and Somizi Mhlongo returned as the Idols SA judges for season 16.
Okay, but is Proverb going to host?

Yes, you can count on Proverb’s return. Proverb and Mzansi Magic have a longterm deal in place that guarantees his hosting gig. Proverb has been on Idols SA since 2010.

When and where are Idols SA auditions for season 16

Cape Town

  • VENUE: Century City Conference Centre
  • DATE: 1 February 2020


  • VENUE: The South African State Theatre
  • DATE: 15 February 2020


  • VENUE: Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani + North Beach Amphitheatre
  • DATE: 22 February 2020


  • VENUE: Carnival City
  • DATE: 7 March 2020