In South Africa
Oct 3rd, 2012
Khaya Mthethwa (25) won a nationwide vote against 23-year-old Melissa Allison on Tuesday, ending the dominance of racial minorities since the contest, based on Britain’s Pop Idol, launched in 2002. The gospel-influenced Mthethwa, from Durban, had been the favourite to win and was backed by a vo...
In Movie & Music
Nov 1st, 2010
Lloyd Cele seen to have strong chance of winning Pop Idol-based show with disproportionately white audience. One is 28, a pastor and entertains millions by singing Just the Way You Are. The other is 30, a music teacher and enchants viewers with his rendition of Hallelujah. One is black, the other is ...