Mzansi's top 10 radio hits of 2018 – who got the most airplay?

Mzansi's top 10 radio hits of 2018 – who got the most airplay?

While the digital drive cannot be ignored, a singer’s performance on radio is still a key marker for success. Briefly.co.za looks at the 10 songs which were played by South African radio stations the most.

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Going by the most played songs list, local artists can be proud of their performance in 2018.

A number of Mzansi’s artists made the top 10 and a host of others featured in the top 30.

In fact, South Africa’s own Lady Zamar ranks as number 1 on the list with her hit single, Collide.

The list was revealed by Radio Monitor for the period 01 January – 08 December 2018.

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As ex-Idols contestant, Shekinah, pointed out, the female singers did particularly well this year.

Shekinah had 2 songs feature in the top 10 with Suited and Please Mr.

Prince Kaybee’s hit, Club Controller, came in at number 2 on the list and Kwesta made it 5 on the list for Mzansi.

A few years ago, the SABC proposed that radio stations play a minimum of 90% local music.

Based on this year’s performance, this may be more of a natural progression as music fans demand more and more locally produced hits.

1. Lady Zamar – Collide – 9806 plays

2. Prince Kaybee – Club Controller – 8591 plays

7. Shekinah – Suited – 5733 plays

9. Shekinah – Please Mr – 5449

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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