Idols Season 18 Winner Has Been Crowned

Season 18 has been a game changer with performances from the judges, Somizi, Jr and Thembi Seete took to the stage with some the acts. Proverb also stepped in to show people that he still got the bars. Thapelo Molomo and Nozi’s dream came true after they were announced as the finalists last week. It was sad for some fans as they unfortunately had to let go of Mpilo after not receiving enough votes. Join us as we unpack more of the story below and share the latest.



After battling it out for weeks, Thapelo has been crowned as the winner for Idols Season 18. He walks away with prizes amounting to R1 million including a Toyota Starlet, Fashion vouchers, musical equipment by Yamaha and a recording deal. “I am humbled by the love from people” – these are his words as he went on to perform his new single under Kalawa Jazzme.

Reaction on social media

People have shared their congratulatory messages and wished him all the best in his career. Having completed his studies in Psychology, he recently became a trauma counselor for the South African Police. Some have expressed how Nozi should keep her head high because her journey doesn’t end here. As much as she didn’t win, there’s a lot of opportunities on the way.

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