Top 6 Amapiano Songs That Ranked Top On TikTok In 2021

Top 6 Amapiano Songs That Ranked Top On TikTok In 2021. With more than 1.6 billion views this year on social media platform TikTok, Amapiano has proved its staying power. According to new data released by the popular short-form video platform, the local genre became the most popular music hashtag in South Africa in 2021 as TikTok registered more than 1 billion active users globally in the same period.

Boniswa Sidwaba, TikTok content operations manager in Africa said, “It’s been incredible to see how Mzansi has continued to grow and support one another this year on the platform. We’ve seen trends such as the recent Love Nwantiti and #Amapiano started and spread across For You feeds on the app. We’re humbled to see how much joy our community has brought us this year, and we’re excited to experience more incredible moments as we continue this journey together.”

Below is a list of the top 10 locally produced songs that ranked top on TikTok:

1 Siyathandana – Cassper Nyovest ft Boohle and Abidoza

The genre-crossing rapper Cassper Nyovest is adamant about producing amapiano hits with ‘Siyathandana’ taken off his follow-up amapiano album Sweet & Short 2.0. His knack for reworking old classics tunes, in this case, Bob Sinclair’s ‘World Hold On’, coupled with the vocals of fast-rising singer Boohle have given the lead single a long-running streak on top of local music charts

2 Banyana – DJ Maphorisa & Tyler ICU

‘Banyana’ sees a joint collaboration between amapiano’s top vocalists Sir Trill and Daliwonga joining forces with genre-bending prolific producers DJ Maphorisa, Tyler ICU and Kabza De Small. Familiar house heads will pick up on the sampling of Charles Webster’s popular club mix of Michel Cleis’ ‘La Mezcla’.

3 Iyamemeza – DJ Sumbody ft Drip Gogo

DJ Sumbody seems to have a winning formula for making smash hits. After his popular runaway singles Ayepyep and Monate Mpolaye off his 2019 Ashi Nthwela album, the radio presenter has made a comeback with ‘Iyamemeza’ featuring Drip Gogo and The Lowkeys, which is dominating local airwaves.

4 It Ain’t Me – DJ Abux

DJ Abux, Soulking & Innocent are at it again with yet another irreplaceable banger hit track which have being making serious waves in the music industry captioned It Ain’t Me (Amapiano Remix).

5 Yaba Baluku – DJ Tarico

South African Disc Jockey, DJ Tarico has come again with a new Amapiano sound “Yaba Buluku” starring Preck and Nelson Tivane. He dropped this song in the year, 2021 which has been trending so massively in South African and across the country as well.On this one, he employed these talented and performing crooners, Preck and Nelson Tivane who performed well in this classic joint. The song is another groovy one crafted with an Amapiano sound that is making a huge stir out there.

6 Izolo – DJ Maphorisa & Tyler ICU & Visca ft Daliwonga and Mpura

Taken off DJ Maphorisa and Tyler ICU’s three-track EP Banyana, the two tap top amapiano vocalists Daliwonga as well as Mpura and Visca for the unhurried song, which sees Tyler ICU reminiscing on his past.

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