Sun, sand and good music is what summer is all about, right? While millions of South Africans took a well-deserved break recently, they were also pumping up the tunes and now, Spotify has revealed which tracks were the most popular on the platform between 1 November 2018 and 31 January 2019.

Unsurprisingly, ‘Sunflower’ by Post Malone and Swae Lee took the top spot as the most streamed song on the platform between the above-mentioned dates.

Meanwhile, Drake has been knocked off the top spot with singer, songwriter Khalid taking the crown as the most streamed artist by South African audiences over the summer period. However Drake wasn’t too far behind, taking second place with XXXTentacion making it into the third spot. The most streamed local artists by South Africans included Black Coffee, Nasty C and Mlindo the Vocalist.

Here is the full list of the most streamed local and international artists and tracks during the summer period.

The top 10 artists most streamed by South African audiences this summer
1) Khalid
2) Drake
3) XXXTentacion
4) Post Malone
5) Ariana Grande
6) Eminem
7) Imagine Dragons
8) Halsey
9) David Guetta
10) Swae Lee

The top 10 local artists most streamed by South African audiences this summer
1) Black Coffee
2) Nasty C
3) Mlindo The Vocalist
4) Snotkop
5) Sjava
6) GoldFish
7) AKA
8) Fokofpolisiekar
9) Lady Zamar
10) Jeremy Loops

The top 10 tracks most streamed by South African audiences this summer
1) Sunflower (Spiderman Soundtrack) – Post Malone ft. Swae Lee
2) Without Me – Halsey
3) Happier – Marshmellow ft. Bastille
4) Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
5) Eastside – Benny Blanco ft. Halsey, Khalid
6) Better – Khalid
7) Youngblood – 5 Seconds of Summer
8) In My Mind – Dynoro ft. Gigi D’Agostino
9) Sicko Mode – Travis Scott
10) Drive – Black Coffee ft. David Guetta

The top 10 local tracks most streamed by South African audiences this summer
1) Drive – Black Coffee ft. David Guetta, Delilah Montaga
2) Banomoya – Prince Kaybee ft. Busiswa
3) Fela in Versace – AKA
4) Collide – Lady Zamar
5) Monate Mpolaye – Cassper Nyovest ft. Veties, Thebe, DJ Sumbody
6) Vur Vai – Kwesta
7) Eyadini – Manqonqo ft. Dason, Saviour Gee
8) Malwedhe – King Monada
9) Huku – Sho Madjozi
10) Amablesser – Mlindo The Vocalist ft. DJ Maphorisa

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