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The 10 Most Streamed South African Artists, Songs And Albums On Spotify

By @AtlehangMoloi on 12/05/2022 in News

Spotify has announced the arrival of South Africa’s Wrapped 2022, the platform’s deep dive into the music that defined the year for users locally. This year, Amapiano became South Africa’s hottest genre, with Kabza De Small being the most streamed SA artist on the platform.

Check out the lists for the 10 most streamed South African artists, songs and albums on Spotify below:

Most Streamed South African Artists in SA:

  1. Kabza De Small
  2. DJ Maphorisa
  3. Mellow & Sleazy
  4. Blxckie
  5. Young Stunna
  6. Nasty C
  7. Makhadzi
  8. Joyous Celebration
  9. Ami Faku
  10. A-Reece

Most Streamed South African Songs In SA:

  1. SETE (feat. Young Stunna & Blxckie) by K.O
  2. Paris by Q-Mark
  3. Dali Nguwe by Wanitwa Mos
  4. uMlando by 9umba
  5. Asibe Happy by Kabza De Small
  6. Sengizwile (feat. Aymos & Young Stunna) by Mas Musiq
  7. Abo Mvelo (feat. Mellow & Sleazy & M.J) by Daliwonga
  8. Tanzania by Uncle Waffles
  9. Abalele by Kabza De Small
  10. Sofa Silahlane by Wanitwa Mos

Most Streamed South African Albums In SA:

  1. KOA II Part 1 by Kabza De Small
  2. Amagama by Nomfundo Moh
  3. Auti 'eSharp by Mas Musiq
  4. Ivy League by Kelvin Momo
  5. Notumato by Young Stunna
  6. The Best Of BeLee-DAT by BeLee-Dat
  7. Spontaan by Riaan Benadé
  8. African Queen by Makhadzi
  9. Ichwane Lenyoka by Big Zulu
  10. B4Now by Blxckie

Most Streamed Playlists In SA: 

  1. AmaPiano Grooves
  2. Songs to Sing in the Shower
  3. Today's Top Hits
  4. Deep Sleep
  5. Soft Pop Hits
  6. Hot Hits South Africa
  7. African Heat
  8. Afrikaanse Hits
  9. I Love My '00s R&B
  10. Sleep

Amapiano surpassed a billion global streams as predicted in May this year with the launch of Spotify: Music That Moves, a series focusing on locally grown music and showcases the cross-border and cross-cultural appeal of the genre in far-flung locations beyond South Africa. The genre and its artists are growing globally and locally as evidenced by this year’s Wrapped data.

 

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