Meet Your Xfactor South Africa Judges

The X Factor SA, produced by Rapid Blue, has finally announced the judges for the show's first season on SABC1. Over the course of 15 weeks, starting on 6 September and ending with a live finale in Durban on 13 December, South Africans from all walks of life will compete against each other in the music talent search to find the ultimate X-Factor winner.

Today the judges of the show were announced as Zonke, Arno Carstens and Oskido. The winner receives a Sony Music Entertainment contract and R300 000 as a cash prize.

"This is a launch pad for somebody with talent but you also have to have the ambition, the work ethic and everything else," says Maijang Mpherwane, SABC1 channel head.

"SABC1 is delighted that Zonke, Arno Carstens and Oskido have joined The X Factor South Africa judging panel. They have years of experience both here and abroad," says Maijang Mpherwane.

"They are driven and hard-working and bring their extensive know-how and knowledge to the show".

  • Zonke

She is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter and producer and a multiple South African Music Awards winner. Her father was Vuyisile Dikana, the drummer of Black Slave and the Flamingo, and her late stepmother, Anneline Malebo, sang for Joy.

  • Arno Carstens 

He is the lead singer of the Springbok Nude Girls, also won multiple South African Music Awards, and has toured South Africa, Europe, the United States and the United Kingdom.

  • Oskido 

He is an award-winning producer, performer, radio presenter and record producer who started Kalawa Records, and is a member of Brothers of Peace (B.o.P.)

The X Factor South Africa will start on SABC1 on Saturday 6 September at 18:00 on SABC1.

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