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Cassper Nyovest is among the most streamed South African artists. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Here Are The Most Streamed Songs and Artists on Spotify South Africa

Some of these might surprise you.

Spotify, the biggest music-streaming site in the world, launched in South Africa last month.

The streaming giant just released what songs and artists South Africans are streaming.

Drake is the most streamed artist on the platform, and his song "God's Plan" is the most streamed song. He is followed by artists such as Post Malone, XXXTENTACION, Khalid and Kendrick Lamar, among others.

Folk artist Jeremy Loops is the most streamed South African artist. He is among good company in the form of Shekhinah, Maphorisa, Goldfish, Nasty C and more.

Here are the standings based on number of streams over the period 13 March to 10 April 2018:

Most streamed songs

"God's Plan" by Drake

"Psycho" (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) by Post Malone

"Love Lies (with Normani)" by Khalid

"Look Alive" by Drake and BlocBoy JB


"Friends" by Anne-Marie, Marshmello

"rockstar" by Post Malone

"All The Stars" (with SZA) by Kendrick Lamar

"These Days" (feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen) by Rudimental

"The Middle" by Grey, Zedd, Maren Morris

Most streamed artists



Post Malone

Kendrick Lamar


The Weeknd




Ed Sheeran

Most streamed South African artists

Jeremy Loops




DJ Maphorisa

Nasty C




Cassper Nyovest

Photo credit should read KELVIN IKPEA/AFP via Getty Images

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