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These are 2019’s Most Shazamed South African Songs

"Fetch Your Life" by Prince Kaybee and Msaki was the most Shazamed song of 2019 in South Africa.

Apple Music recently released the statistics for the most streamed songs, artists and genres on their platform by South Africans. The country's Apple Music subscribers stream a lot of Post Malone, as his song "Sunflower" was the most streamed song on the platform in the country.


It's followed by Black Coffee, David Guetta and Delilah's "Drive," a song that has proven popular throughout the year on streaming platforms.

Apple Music also shared data pulled from Shazam, an app they own. The list revealed the top 10 songs South Africans Shazamed this year. Topping the list is Prince Kaybee's popular motivational anthem "Fetch Your Life," which features Eastern Cape singer Msaki. Nasty C and Rowlene's "SMA" takes the second spot on the list.

Prince Kaybee - Fetch Your Life ft. Msaki www.youtube.com

Another interesting list shared by Apple Music consists of the top 10 songs streamed by listeners in Sub-Saharan Africa. The list is dominated by Burna Boy who has five songs in the whole list including "On The Low," "Gbona" and "Dangote."

View all the lists below:

Apple Music South African top 10 streamed songs of 2019

1. Post Malone & Swae Lee "Sunflower"
2. Black Coffee & David Guetta "Drive" (feat. Delilah Montagu)
3. Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper "Shallow"
4. Halsey "Without Me"
5. Khalid "Better"
6. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber "I Don't Care"
7. benny blanco,Halsey & Khalid "Eastside"
8. Lil Nas X "Old Town Road" (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)
9. Marshmello & Bastille "Happier"
10. Ava Max "Sweet but Psycho"

Apple Music Sub Saharan Africa Top 10 Streamed Songs of 2019

1. Burna Boy "On the Low"
2. Zlatan & Burna Boy "Killin Dem"
3. Burna Boy "Anybody"
4. Joeboy "Baby"
5. Burna Boy "Gbona"
6. Burna Boy "Dangote"
7. Davido & Chris Brown "Blow My Mind"
8. Rema "Dumebi"
9. Beyonce,SAINt JHN,Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter "BROWN SKIN GIRL"
10. Kizz Daniel & Davido "One Ticket"

Top 10 most Shazamed tracks in 2019 in South Africa


1. "Fetch Your Life" by Prince Kaybee Feat. Msaki
2. "Sma" by Nasty C Feat. Rowlene
3. "Whipped" by Tellaman Feat. Shekhinah & Nasty C
4. "I Don't Care" by Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
5. "Without Me" by Halsey
6. "Akulaleki" by Samthing Soweto Feat. Shasha, DJ Maphorisa & Kabza De Small
7. "Dance Monkey" by Tones And O
8. "Amantombazane" by DJ Maphorisa & Kabza De Small Feat. Samthing Soweto & MFR Soul
9. "Someone You Loved" by Lewis Capaldi

10. "Iskhathi (Vocal Mix)" by Kwiish SA Feat. Vukani, Macfowlen & C'Buda

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