With only five Contestants left in the running for the next title, things are heating up. This week, in between a busy schedule of homecoming visits, the Top 5 are preparing a Spectacular based on Rolling Stone magazine’s Top 500 songs ever.
Each Contestant gets to perform two songs – one of their own choosing and one chosen for them by top South African radio DJ’s.
Here is what you can expect to hear from the Top 5:Khaya
will sing the Marvin Gaye classic “Let’s Get It On” and Otis Redding’s “Try A Little Tenderness”.Monde
is hoping that the U2 anthem “One” and Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me A River” will propel him out of the danger zone in the Bottom 2 where he found himself this week.Melissa
is going with Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine” and the classic redone by Tina Turner; “Proud Mary” was chosen for her. Simphiwe
will go for Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me” and the Bob Marley classic “No Woman No Cry”.Tshidi
is performing John Lennon’s “Imagine” and another Tina Turner classic, “River Deep, Mountain High”.
Mentoring the Top 5 with their demanding preparations this week is Zolani Mahola from the SAMA-winning group, Freshlyground.
Watch the promo:
Tune into the show to watch the Top 5 perform on M-Net
and Mzansi Magic
this Sunday, 9 September at 17:30.
Voting lines will open at the start of the show and close on Monday night (10 September) at 22:00.
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