With over 12.5 million votes forged for the season 17 Idols South Africa finale, Berry has been topped the winner.
The singer beat out 1000’s of contestants and the runner-up Karabo.
Berry is strolling away with a recording take care of Kalawa Jazmee Records, a Renault Kiger valued at over R269,000, R100,000 in Truworths style vouchers, a bachelor of business administration bursary valued at over R260,000 from (*17*) Business School, an R85,000 value of musical tools from Yamaha, in addition to a Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 on a Vodacom Red 100GB plan.
The finale was full of high performances from artists equivalent to Musa Keys, Sir Trill, Mafikizolo and Oskido.
Last 12 months’s winner, Zama, carried out Is’thunzi, from her debut album, In the Beginning. Runner-up Karabo isn’t strolling away empty-handed.
Her prizes embrace R50,000 in an Old Mutual Money Account, R50,000 money from Vodacom, R50,000 in Truworths style vouchers and a (*17*) Business School bursary for a better certificates in business administration value R87,000.
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Who is Berry?
Her full identify is Berenike Trytsma. She was born in May 1990 and is from Cape Town.
She is married to Renier Trytsman, who is additionally a musician. Berry calls herself a bonus mother as she has two stepkids. She additionally has a son from a earlier relationship and the couple has a two-12 months-previous daughter.
During the competitors within the high-16 stage, Berry stated she liked cooking, baking and writing songs together with her associate. Her favorite South African music legends embrace Karen Zoid, Tarryn Lamb and Lira.
When requested which musicians she would like to work with, residing or useless, she answered Kelly Clarkson and the late Elvis Presley.
Her time through the singing competitors has been insightful as she made loads of associates through the course of.
She described herself as a cheerful particular person, all the time having a smile on her face in hopes to make others pleased. Berry is near Karabo and the 2 opponents have change into associates.
She posted: “Cheers to us my buddy. Dreams do come true and God solutions prayers.
“I’m so grateful that our paths crossed and I’ll all the time bear in mind our laughing periods and simply fooling around with you. It actually made this complete journey even higher.”
The two finalists have entered Idols SA earlier than. Berry entered in 2010 solely reaching the highest 30, whereas Karabo entered in season 12 at simply 17, in 2016.