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Top 10 Most Played Songs In 2019

Top 10 Most Played Songs In 2019 – From pop comebacks to international acts finding crossover success to gorgeous ballads and irresistible dancefloor bait, 2019 was quite the year.

Here are the songs we couldn’t stop playing this year.

This year saw the rise of the new house music subgenre amapiano in South Africa. Artists like Kabza De Small, MFR Souls and others became household names after years of serving a niche fanbase.

While Amapiano is everywhere, it doesn’t mean other genres aren’t prospering in the country. From the conventional house of DJ Zinhle, the sung raps of Flame and The Big Hash, and the improvisational jazz of Spaza, among other exciting acts, South African artists ensured 2019 was yet another memorable year.

OkayAfrica contributors Mayuyuka Kaunda and Sabelo Mkhabela pick 20 songs they feel were the best this year.

1. Prince Kaybee – Fetch Your Life ft. Msaki

2. Tellaman, Shekhinah, Nasty C – Whipped

3. Sjava – Umama (Official Music Video) (Prod. Mace)

4. Sam Smith, Normani – Dancing With A Stranger (Official Video)

5. Black Coffee & David Guetta – Drive feat. Delilah Montagu 

6. AKA – Jika ft. Yanga Chief

7. DJ Zinhle – Umlilo 2.0 ft. Mvzzle, Rethabile

8. Nasty C – SMA (Vol. 1) ft. Rowlene

9. De Mthuda & Njelic – Shesha (Official Video)

10. Sun-EL Musician x Ami Faku – Into Ingawe

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