As we round up the year 2021, YouTube has released its 2021 Top Ten lists, celebrating 2021’s biggest moments on the platform in South Africa.
South Africa’s top 10 trending videos on YouTube this year reflect the growing popularity of original content produced by local creators on the platform with Ramscomics, Lasizwe Dambuza, MacG, Noluthando Zungu, and MDM Sketch Comedy, all-dominating this category.
The top trending videos on YouTube for 2021 are based on a range of factors that determine how, beyond just viewership. For example, YouTube also considers engagement while also looking at signals like shares and likes.
YouTube’s 2021 Top Ten lists bring together the biggest videos in South Africa from creators, personalities, and mainstream media with a presence on YouTube.
Without further ado, here’s the list:
Top 10 trending videos in South Africa
- Noko Mashaba – Makhi’s Chicken – WATCH
- Mr JazziQ Umsebenzi wethu / Amapiano dancers #Roadto1K- WATCH
- The funeral service of Sakhila “Killer Kau” Hlatshwayo – WATCH
- President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation – WATCH
- Dealing with Toxic Men – WATCH
- Drink Or Tell The Truth w/ Zodwa Wabantu – WATCH
- Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview – WATCH
- Israel Zulu on Life on Prison, Crime, Yizo Yizo, Being Typecast, Politics, Ethics –WATCH
- Luh & Uncle – He Forgot How To Speak Zulu – WATCH
- How to naturally whiten your yellow teeth || 100% effective – WATCH
Top 10 trending Music videos in South Africa
- Cassper Nyovest – Siyathandana ft. Abidoza, Boohle
- DJ Cleo – Gcina Impilo Yam (feat. Bucy Radebe) [Official Music Video]
- Intaba Yase Dubai – Sbali (Official Music Video)
- KAMO MPHELA – NKULUNKULU (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
- DJ Maphorisa & Tyler ICU – Izolo (Official Video) ft. Madumane, Mpura, Daliwonga & Visca
- The Weeknd – Save Your Tears (Official Music Video)
- Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open [Official Video]
- Joyous Celebration – Ndenzel’ Uncedo Hymn 377 (Official Video)
- Malome Vector – Nobody (Official Music Video)
- Justin Bieber – Peaches ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon