Revealed: SA's most streamed artists and Shazamed tracks

Apple Music and Shazam have revealed which Mzansi artists, albums and songs have gotten the most attention online

26 September 2021 - 00:01 By STAFF REPORTER
Elaine's track 'You’re The One' is the second most streamed SA song of all time according to Apple Music. File photo.
Elaine's track 'You’re The One' is the second most streamed SA song of all time according to Apple Music. File photo.
Image: Mpumelelo Macu/Red Bull Content Pool

Apple Music recently released a list of the most streamed Mzansi artists, albums and songs on the platform since its launch six years ago.

Kabza de Small, a mostly amapiano artist, is the most streamed South African artist, and Elaine's chart-topping debut EP, Elements, is the most streamed South African album.

The No 1 smash Drive by Black Coffee and David Guetta featuring Delilah Montagu is the most streamed South African song.

LISTEN | Black Coffee and David Guetta's track 'Drive' featuring Delilah Montagu

Music-identifying app Shazam also released the Most Shazamed South African Artists and Songs of All Time.

Kabza de Small again took the top artist spot and LiYoshona by Kwiish SA featuring Njelic, MalumNator and De Mthuda is the most Shazamed song.

5 most streamed SA songs of all time:

  1. Drive - Black Coffee and David Guetta featuring Delilah Montagu
  2. You're The One - Elaine
  3. Akulaleki - Samthing Soweto featuring Sha Sha, DJ Maphorisa and Kabza de Small
  4. eMcimbini - Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa featuring Aymos, Samthing Soweto and Myztro
  5. Suited - Shekhinah

5 most Shazamed SA songs of all time:

  1. LiYoshona - Kwiish SA featuring Njelic, MalumNator and De Mthuda
  2. Vula Mlomo - Musa Keys featuring Sir Trill and Nobantu Vilakazi
  3. Umsebenzi Wethu - Busta 929 and Mpura featuring Zuma, Mr JazziQ, Lady Du and Reece Madlisa
  4. uThando - Soa Mattrix and Soulful G featuring Shaun 101
  5. Senzeni Mthandazo Gatya featuring DJ Manzo SA and Comado

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