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These Were The 10 Most Streamed South African Artists and Songs on Spotify Over The Summer

Black Coffee was the most streamed South African artist on Spotify over the summer.

As the summer draws closer to an end, Spotify just released the most streamed songs and artists on the platform by SA audiences.

Overall, international artists such as Khalid, Drake, XXXTentacion and Post Malone, among others, are still getting more streams from SA audiences than local ones.


But artists such as Black Coffee, Mlindo The Vocalist, and Nasty C (the most streamed SA artist on the platform) are some of the most streamed South African artists, while songs like "Drive" by Black Coffee, "Banomoya" by Prince Kaybee and "Fela In Versace" by AKA are some of the most streamed songs by South African audiences on Spotify.

Note: Data was ranked based on number of streams, on Spotify, over the period between the 1st of November 2018 and the 31st of January 2019.

The top 10 South African artists most streamed by South African audiences this summer

1. Black Coffee

2. Nasty C

3. Mlindo The Vocalist

4. Snotkop

5. Sjava

6. GoldFish

7. AKA

8. Fokofpolisiekar

9. Lady Zamar

10. Jeremy Loops

Black Coffee & David Guetta - Drive feat. Delilah Montagu [Ultra Music] www.youtube.com


The top 10 South African songs most streamed by South African audiences this summer

1. "Drive" by Black Coffee ft. David Guetta, Delilah Montagu

2. "Banomoya" by Prince Kaybee ft. Busiswa

3. "Fela in Versace" by AKA

4. "Collide" by Lady Zamar

5. "Monate Mpolaye" by Cassper Nyovest ft. Veties, Thebe, DJ Sumbody

6. "Vur Vai" by Kwesta

7. "Eyadini" by Manqonqo ft. Dason, Saviour Gee

8. "Malwedhe" by King Monada

9. "Huku" by Sho Madjozi

10. "Amablesser" by Mlindo The Vocalist ft. DJ Maphorisa


The top 10 tracks most streamed by South African audiences this summer

1. "Sunflower (Spiderman Soundtrack)" by Post Malone ft. Swae Lee

2. "Without Me" by Halsey

3. "Happier" by Marshmellow ft. Bastille

4. "Thank U, Next" by Ariana Grande

5. "Eastside" by Benny Blanco ft. Halsey, Khalid

6. "Better" by Khalid

7. "Youngblood" by 5 Seconds of Summer

8. "In My Mind" by Dynoro ft. Gigi D'Agostino

9. "Sicko Mode" by Travis Scott

10. "Drive" by Black Coffee ft. David Guetta


Nasty C. Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

The top 10 artists most streamed by South African audiences this summer

1. Khalid

2. Drake

3. XXXTentacion

4. Post Malone

5. Ariana Grande

6. Eminem

7. Imagine Dragons

8. Halsey

9. David Guetta

10. Swae Lee

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