As it continues to take over the world, we revisit 10 colossal Amapiano anthems that made it big this past decade.

Few, if any, genres have had the global impact that Amapiano has this past decade. Captivating millions online and soundtracking festivals worldwide, the infectious sound has reshaped music culture as we know it. On Spotify alone, the genre has garnered over 1.4 billion streams, highlighting its growing popularity not just in South Africa, but across the globe.


To mark this pivotal moment in its history, Spotify has launched A Decade of Amapiano, a comprehensive initiative celebrating the genre’s evolution.


To listen to more Amapiano, check out Spotify’s Amapiano Grooves playlist, and dive into the Top 10 Amapiano tracks that made it big throughout the decade below.

'Mnike' by Tyler ICU, Tumelo_za, DJ Maphorisa, Nandipha808, Ceeka RSA, Tyron Dee

'Tshwala Bam' by TitoM, Yuppe, S.N.E, EeQue

'Imithandazo' by Kabza De Small, Mthunzi, DJ Maphorisa, Young Stunna, Sizwe Alakine, Umthakathi Kush

'Dalie' by Kamo Mphela, Tyler ICU, Khalil Harrison, Baby S.O.N

'Abalele' by Kabza De Small, DJ Maphorisa, Ami Faku

'Yahyuppiyah' by Uncle Waffles, Tony Duardo, Justin99, Pcee, Chley, EeQue, Chley

'Champion Sound' by Davido, Focalistic

'Abo Mvelo' by Daliwonga, Mellow & Sleazy, M.J

'Mina Nawe' by Soa Mattrix, Mashudu, Happy Jazzman, Emotionz DJ

'Awukhuzeki' by DJ Stokie, Omit ST, Sobzeen, Zee_nhle