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According to stats, the most streamed South African song is “Hold Your Kite” by the pop/electronic group Goldfish. While Nasty C is the most streamed South African artist on Spotify.

Top 10 Most Streamed South African Songs on Spotify

Spotify launched in South Africa on the 13 of March. The streaming platform recently revealed what songs and artists South Africans are streaming. No South African song or artist cracks the overall top 10 most streamed songs and artists. The list is dominated by international pop stars, with Drake being the most streamed artist, and his viral hit “God’s Plan” being the most streamed song.

South African rap superstar Nasty C is the artist of choice for South African Spotify users, as he is the most streamed artist. The most streamed South African song is “Hold Your Kite” by the pop/electronic group Goldfish.

Below are all the top 10 lists of most streamed songs and artists:

The top 10 South African artists most streamed by South African audiences since launch

1. Nasty C
2. AKA
3. Jeremy Loops
4. GoldFish
5. SnotKop
6. Shekhinah
7. Joyous Celebration
8. Sun-EL Musician
9. DJ Maphorisa
10. Fokofpolisiekar

The top 10 South African songs most streamed by South African audiences since launch

1. GoldFish “Hold Your Kite” (feat. Sorana)
2. Lady Zamar “Collide”
3. Mlindo The Vocalist “AmaBlesser” (feat. DJ Maphorisa)
4. Sun-EL Musician “Bamthathile”
5. Kwesta “Spirit” (feat.Wale)
6. Shekhinah “Suited”
7. Black Coffee “Drive” (feat. David Guetta)
8. Shekhinah “Please Mr”
9. DJ Maphorisa & DJ Raybel “iWalk Ye Phara” (feat. Moonchild Sanelly, K.O & Zulu Mkhathini)
10. Dlala Mshunqisi, Distruction Boyz & DJ Tira “Pakisha”

The top 10 artists most streamed by South African audiences since launch

1. Drake
2. Post Malone
3. XXXTENTACION
4. Ed Sheeran
5. Kanye West
6. J. Cole
7. Eminem
8. Khalid
9. The Weeknd
10. Maroon 5

The top 10 songs most streamed by South African audiences since launch

1. Drake “God’s Plan”
2. XXXTentacion “SAD!”
3. Drake “In My Feelings”
4. Khalid “Love Lies (with Normani)”
5. Post Malone “Psycho (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)”
6. Drake “Nice For What”
7. Post Malone “Better Now”
8. 5 Seconds of Summer “Young Blood”
9. Post Malone “Rockstar”
10. Maroon 5 (feat. Cardi B) “Girls Like You”

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Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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