‘The Voice SA’ 2016: Top 8 Contestants Revealed!


There are only few weeks left until a winner is crowned on season 1 of The Voice SA and we now know the top eight contestants!

The remaining contestants will all compete in the semi-finals this Sunday (May 22).

Each of the four coaches – Kahn MorbeeLiraBobby van Jaarsveld, and Karen Zoid – still have at least one contestant left in the competition.

Here are the voting details for your favourites in the Top 8:

  • In #TeamBobby voters have to choose between the 22-year old blind singer Vernon Barnard [voting no 06] and 37-year-old Gavin Edwards [voting no 02 ].
  • In #TeamKaren the vote is between Almur Marais (25) from Stilfontein [voting no 17] or Thembeka Mnguni (32) from Durban [voting no 23].
  • In #TeamKahn the race is on between students Clemour Ngobeni (24) from Midrand [voting no 09] and Richard Stirton (22) from Cape Town [voting no 16].
  • And #TeamLira’s Top 2 are: Jeremy Olivier (40) from Cape Town [voting no 27] and Zoë Modiga (22) from Pietermaritzburg [voting no 32].

FYI: The voting lines for the eight remaining singers – two from each coach – will close as per usual on Thursday night at 22:00.

Meet Top 8:

Thembeka Mnguni

Almur Marais

Vernon Barnard


Jeremy Olivier

Zoe Modiga

Richard Stirton

Gavin Edwards

Make sure to tune in for the last few episodes of The Voice SA this season on Sunday nights at 17:30 on M-Net (DStv Channel 101).