2019 has been a year of success and revolution for SA music. Deep house music has experienced a new dimension of growth as artists and producers have been creative and have tried out the latest styles to create music. The likes of Master KG have come up with more lively beats that have been the epitome of the projects that they have worked on. You ought to check out the top 20 South African music hits of the year.
The competition in South Africa's music industry has been heightened by the number of hits that have been dropping in 2019. The charts have constantly been changing as more artists have come up to revolutionise South African songs. In case you lost track of the best songs of the year, you could check out this list of the top 20 South African music hits 2019.
Top 20 South African songs 2019
What are the latest South African songs? Regardless of the genre that you fancy, this list will make you fall in love with the latest South African music hits.
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Top 10 songs in South Africa now
These are some of the hits that are topping the South African music charts as of date:
1. Master KG - Jerusalema [Feat. Nomcebo]
As 2019 was coming to an end, Master KG decided to spoil his fans with a banger, and South African music has never sounded any better. In this song, he featured the talented Nomcebo Zikode, and the blend between the beats and her voice is magical. Three days after the release of the song's official video, it has got more than 450,000 views on YouTube, and fans cannot get enough of it.
2. DJ Zinhle - Umlilo ft. Mvzzle, Rethabile
DJ Zinhle is back with another smasher to bless her fans. The dance hit features Mvzzle and Rethabile. The beats in the song were the game-changer, and they blend perfectly with the singers' voices. The video has accumulated more than 900,000 views on YouTube within five months after its release.
3. MFR Souls - Love You Tonight ft. DJ Maphorisa, Sha Sha, Kabza De Small
This hit is a masterpiece that the combo came together to work on Less than two months after the release of its official video, and it has accumulated more than 1.1 million views on YouTube.
4. Semi Tee - Labantwana Ama Uber ft. Miano, Kammu Dee
This hit debuted in November and fans cannot get enough of it. It has a unique style that seems to fascinate most people, hence the 541,990 views on YouTube.
5. Samthing Soweto - "Akulaleki" ft. Sha Sha, DJ Maphorisa & Kabza De Small
The beats in this jam are so hyped that they will have you dancing along. The blend in the combo's voices and the beats are so magical. In one week, this song has got over 370,000 YouTube views.
6. TNS - Umona ft. Mpumi
This jam will involuntarily have you wearing your dancing shoes because of how influential its beats are. The dance song has accumulated more than 3.3 million views on YouTube in less than three months.
7. Dj Big Sky x LuuDeDeejay ft Sbhanga - Fire
Unlike most jams, this song has a slightly different style that depicts the versatility in South African house music. In less than three months, it has got over 330,000 YouTube views.
8. Sha Sha - Tender Love ft. DJ Maphorisa, Kabza De Small
This is another hit that has brought out the best in South African house music. In less than one month, it has gathered more than 1.2 million views.
9. Jobe London and Mphow 69 - Sukendleleni
Are you looking for a tune to dance to? If that is so, you could consider this jam because of its hyped beats. In less than a month, it stands at more than 257,000 YouTube views.
10. Blaq Diamond - Ibhanoyi
This is another song that Blaq Diamond did justice to. In four months, it has gathered more than 5.8 million YouTube views.
What's trending in SA
Apart from the top 10 hits, these are the other trending South Africa hits that you ought to check out before the year ends.
11. Koko Mmatswale - DJ Sunco ft Queen Jenny
If you are a fan of South Africa house music, this is a hit that you will fall in love with. The jam has the best beats, and the synchrony between Queen Jenny's voice and the beats sounds so epic. The smasher has so far gathered more than 1 million views on YouTube.
12. Sun-El Musician x Ami Faku - Into ingawe
This jam has fetched more than 363,000 YouTube views in less than one month.
13. Sho Madjozi - John Cena
This is the one hit that has broken the waves to be among the most-loved singles in South Africa in 2019. Barely four months after it was released, the banger has got more than 8.5 million views on YouTube.
14. DJ Maphorisa,Kabza De Small,Vigro Deep ft Nokwazi - Vula Vala
This is another jam that depicts how DJ Maphorisa has leveled up in 2019. In less than seven months, it has scooped more than 1.4 million YouTube views.
15. Samthing Soweto - "Lotto" ft. Mlindo The Vocalist, DJ Maphorisa & Kabza De Small
Samthing Soweto is a smasher hit that is less than one month old, and the response that it has received is proof of the exemplary work that was done in its production. So far, it has gathered over 141,000 views on YouTube.
16. Master KG - Di Boya Limpopo ft Zanda Zakuza and Makhadzi
Master KG has dropped another hit as the year comes to an end and fans cannot keep calm. The beats in this smasher will involuntarily send you to a dancing mood as you enjoy the beauty Kwaito music. In less than one month, this jam boasts of more than 710,000 views on YouTube.
17. Prince Kaybee - Gugulethu ft. Indlovukazi, Supta, Afro Brothers
This is the one hit that got South Africa on its feet. The beats will have you dancing along. The smasher has gathered over 4.6 million views on YouTube.
18. OSKIDO feat. Zonke - Bayathetha
Oskido is keeping up with the pace that his fellow producers are setting in releasing unique beats for their jams. Bayathetha is one of his highlights in 2019. The hit has got over 2.2 million views on YouTube in less than a month.
19. Nasty C - SMA (Vol. 1) ft. Rowlene
Even though Kwaito music has taken roots in the country, Nasty C is one of the few artists that have established their niche in rap music. This jam is one of the hits that he released in 2019, and it has close to 10 million views on YouTube.
20. Tellaman, Shekhinah, Nasty C - Whipped
Imagine the hype of Shekhinah, Tellaman and Nasty C working together? This jam is the masterpiece that the three artists created. As of date, it has close to 3 million YouTube views.
South African deep house music has shown so much growth in 2019 as more artists have come out to embrace the genre. Sho Madjozi, for instance, has had the biggest breaks by releasing a hit in the genre. This list of the top 20 South African music has also revealed some of the best producers and artists in 2019. Needless to say that the music industry is showing commendable improvements as time goes by.