Paxton Fielies, the young 18 year old from Bishops Lavis in Cape Town, captured the hearts and minds of Idols viewers across South Africa in 2017, when she went on to win the coveted title.
This determined young songstress exceeded fans expectations when she went on to drop 3 number 1 singles, an album and tour internationally within her first year of being in the industry.
This sassy young businesswoman is insistent to break the typical Idol winner stigma, and has spent her reigning year breaking markets most fail to break in a lifetime. Her fierce passion for her music and craft was shown when she insisted on co-writing her own album. She has surrounded herself with top musicians in the industry to formulate a tight music team, to assist in getting her music across to the commercial
In 2018, she has dominated the South African charts, firstly with a smash hit collaboration “Smother”. She teamed up with “The Voice” winner, Craig Lucas, and the song went number 1 nationwide on radio and streaming sites.
She then went on to release “Angifuni” off of her album, “This Is Me”, in May 2018. The song is still charting across the country in November 2018. When it comes to performing, she is superbly versatile, bouncing from a smooth and spine chilling ballads, to dancy pop numbers, such as her hit debut single “Demonstrate”.
2018 saw Paxton hit the International scene immediately, with a performance as part of the World Children’s Fund in Sweden, and receiving an ambassadorship from Queen Silvia of Sweden. She then went on to perform at The White Nights of St Petersburg, sharing the stage with the likes of Seal, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Kool and The Gang.
2019 she went into preparations for Musexpo in Los Angeles, where she performed for some of the biggest names in the Global Industry. May 2019 see’s her return to Sweden to perform once again for the Queen, and continue her work as the “You, Me: Equal Rights Ambassador”. She is also excited to head off to India in August, as a UNESCO Ambassador of Kindness.