Nasty C, Black Coffee and AKA are the most streamed South African artists on Spotify by South African audiences.
Today (March 13) marks the first year since Spotify launched in South Africa. To celebrate their anniversary, the Swedish streaming company shared interesting statistics that show what artists, songs, playlists and genres South African fans have been streaming since the platform launched in the country a year ago.
Nasty C is the overall most streamed South African artist by local audiences. Black Coffee and AKA take the second and third spots. Black Coffee and David Guetta's collaborative single "Drive" is the most streamed South African song by local audiences. "Collide" by Lady Zamar and "Fela In Versace" by AKA and Kiddominant take the second and third spots.
Below are some of the statistics that defined Spotify South Africa's users' behavior since the platform launched in the country.
Top 5 Most Streamed South African Artists
1. Nasty C
2. Black Coffee
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Top 5 Most Streamed South African Songs
- 1.Black Coffee & David Guetta "Drive"
- 2.Lady Zamar "Collide"
- 3.AKA ft. Kiddominant "Fela In Versace"
- 4.Prince Kaybee ft. Busiswa and TNS "Banomoya"
- 5.DJ Maphorisa ft. Mlindo the Vocalist "Amablesser"
Top 5 Most Streamed Playlists by South African Audiences
1. Top Hits
2. Top Hits South Africa
3. Rap Caviar
4. Mega Hit Mix
5. Peaceful Piano
AKA is among the top 5 most streamed South African artists on Spotify South Africa. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.
Top 3 Most Streamed Genres by South African Audiences
2. Dance pop
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22 February 2019
To celebrate its first anniversary, one of Spotify's top performing SA playlists, curated for South African audiences, Made In South Africa, will be taken over with the Top 50 most streamed tracks (by South African audiences) over the last year and feature Black Coffee as the playlist cover artists.
You can stream the playlist below: