Zama Khumalo (19) was last night crowned the winner of Idols SA Season 16, walking away with prizes and music deal to help her in the music industry.

Zama, who comes from Emalahleni, grabbed most of the 29 million votes cast during the idols 2020 finale. She beat Mr Music,  who comes from Richard’s Bay.


Zama being the winner walked away with:


– R1 Million Cash

– Samsung products worth R150 000.

– A Toyota Starlet 1.4 XR Manual

Zama will have a recording deal with Oskido’s label – Kalawa Jamzee.

This season has seen a lot of competition amongst contestants and left many fans emotional after some other talented performers were eliminated.

Some of the top 10 contestants include, Zanothando, Succeedo, Mr Music, Zama, Ntokozo, Bongi, Joomla, Ndoni and Brandon.

Zama performed her single, Ndizobuzwa at the idols finale, where artists like Dj Zinhle and Casper Nyovest also performed.