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This is South Africa’s hottest music according to YouTube’s Music Charts

YouTube this week announced its new music charts portal, which allows users — and generally interested folk — to gauge which tracks, videos and artists are most popular on the platform on a given week in 44 countries.

It’s awesome, and you should give it a gander at some point in the day. But if you don’t have the time, and are looking for something hot to listen to right now, YouTube also has a few charts just for South Africa and the playlists to go along with them.

These are the hottest tracks in South Africa this week:

Trending in South Africa

These are the “new music videos that were immediately popular upon release” in South Africa, along with their channel.

  1. Childish Gambino – This Is America (Official Video) | Donald Glover
  2. Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit (Official Music Video) | FamilyTreeWorld
  3. Nicki Minaj – Chun-Li | Nicki Minaj
  4. Joyner Lucas & Chris Brown – I Don’t Die | joyner lucas
  5. Nicki Minaj – Barbie Tingz | Nicki Minaj
  6. J. Cole – ATM | J. Cole
  7. Celine Dion – Ashes (from the Deadpool 2 Motion Picture Soundtrack) | CelineDionVEVO
  8. The Weeknd – Call Out My Name (Official Video) | The Weeknd
  9. Drake – Nice For What | Drake
  10. Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa – One Kiss (Official Video) | Calvin Harris

Top Songs in South Africa

These are the tracks that were “played the most last week” in South Africa, according to YouTube.

  1. “Ksazobalit” by Kasper Nyovest
  2. “Freaky Friday” by Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown
  3. “Nice For What” by Drake
  4. “No Tears Left” To Cry by Ariana Grande
  5. “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran
  6. “God’s Plan” by Drake
  7. “Collide” by Lady Zamar
  8. “AmaBlesser” by Mlindo ft. DJ Maphorisa
  9. “Club Controller” by LaSoulMates and Prince Kaybee ft. TNS and Zanda
  10. “Call Out My Name” by The Weeknd

Top Music Videos in South Africa

This chart ranks the “music videos that were played the most last week” in South Africa.

  1. Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit (Official Music Video)
  2. Lil Dicky – Freaky Friday feat. Chris Brown (Official Music Video)
  3. Drake – Nice For What
  4. Drake – God’s Plan
  5. Ariana Grande – No Tears Left To Cry
  6. The Weeknd – Call Out My Name (Official Video)
  7. J. Cole – ATM
  8. Ed Sheeran – Happier (Official Video)
  9. Ed Sheeran – Perfect (Official Music Video)
  10. Post Malone – Psycho ft. Ty Dolla $ign

Top Artists in South Africa

This chart ranks the “artists who were played the most last week” in South Africa.

  1. Joyous Celebration
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Cassper Nyovest
  4. Drake
  5. Chris Brown
  6. Beyonce
  7. Lil Dicky
  8. J. Cole
  9. The Weeknd
  10. Nicky Minaj

Feature image: screenshot, Childish Gambino – This Is America (Official Video)

Author | Andy Walker: Editor

Andy Walker: Editor
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone, gadget and game reviews over on Gearburn. More

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