Idols winner no 15 – Lyolo Yiba walks away with a win after three female wins

After 186 million votes, South Africa has a new Idols winner. C made up for the male drought of the last three years and walked away with this coveted title.

Liyolo Yiba (24) hails from Buffel River and had been one of only two male singers to go through to the Top 10 finals.

His single, Sunshine Through the Rain is number 2 on iTunes.