Anecnote walked away as SA’s Got Talent winners for 2017 after a highly contested finale which saw acts going at it tooth and nail to impress the public for their votes. Anecnote were DJ Fresh’s golden buzzer in the theatre auditions and they lived up to all expectations in the live finals which took place at the Soweto Theatre. They walk away with the title of SA’s Got Talent winners and R500 000 courtesy of e.tv and Samsung.
This year’s acts all brought their “A” game. Art Of Dance and Amazebra placed second and third respectively with Art Of Dance winning R50 000 and Amazebra winning R20 000 courtesy of Samsung.
Kevin Smuts from Anecnote still can’t believe the result. ‘We’re all in a state of shock and I don’t think it has quite sunken in yet. At the same time, we’re so excited about the result and want to work super hard to keep the dream alive.’ says Smuts.
Marlon Davids, MD of e.tv, says he’s impressed with the amount of talent that was on show this year. ‘We cannot thank all the acts that auditioned to showcase their talent. e.tv is thrilled to have unearthed so many great acts this year and we are proud of Anecnote for winning the competition.’ says Davids.
The Judges for SA’s Got Talent 2017 were Jamie Bartlett, Shado Twala, DJ Fresh and host, Mo.