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The development of Music in South Africa timeline

 

 

South African music

South African music keeps being part of the global music conversation and the artists are doing their best at exporting it across all frontiers.

South African popular music might be having the best years it has had in recent history. Carrying on from the momentum gained during the pandemic and its lockdown/travel restrictions, 2022 has been one of the years artists get to eat the fruits of their hard labour.

Contemporary artists are touring, performing at the biggest global stages amongst the best the world has to offer. From the Grammys and Coachella to Ibiza and Afronation, everyone is outside and is putting out their best music while at it. South African music is part of the global African music conversation and the artists are doing their best to export the music.

South Africa is known for its music that has played a huge role towards the country's society. The music of South Africa is very diverse with a wide variety of genres such as Marabi, Kwaito, House music, Isicathamiya, Gqom and Amapiano etc.

Latest south African albums

Latest south African albums Yannick Ilunga, known by his stage name Petite Noir, is a South African singer, songwriter and record producer. His debut EP "The King of Anxiety" was released in January 2015 and his debut studio album "La vie est belle / Life Is Beautiful" was released in September of the same year through Domino Records subsidiary Double Six Imprint.

 

With countless hits, such as Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, Pata Pata, Umqombothi (song), Vulindlela and legendary singers such as Miriam Makeba, Brenda Fassie, Hugh Masekela, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Lucky Dube, South African music has played a huge impact in Africa(especially in Southern Africa, to a point where countries such as Namibia and Botswana have their own versions of South African music genres such as Kwaito etc.

Latest south African albums

Latest south African albums Yannick Ilunga, known by his stage name Petite Noir, is a South African singer, songwriter and record producer. His debut EP "The King of Anxiety" was released in January 2015 and his debut studio album "La vie est belle / Life Is Beautiful" was released in September of the same year through Domino Records subsidiary Double Six Imprint.

 in the early twentieth century. Zydeco-type string bands led by a concertina were popular, as were elements of American country music, especially Jim Reeves. The most prolific composers of "tiekie draai" Afrikaans music were lyricist Anton De Waal who wrote many hit songs with songwriters, pianist Charles Segal ("Hey Babariebab Se Ding Is Vim", "Kalkoenjie", "Sy Kom Van Kommetjie" and many others) and accordionist, Nico Carstens. Bushveld music based on the Zulu were reinterpreted by such singers as Marais and Miranda. Melodramatic and sentimental songs called trane trekkers (tearjerkers) were especially common. In 1973, a country music song won the coveted SARI Award (South African Music Industry) for the Song of the Year – "My Children, My Wife" was written by renowned South African composer Charles Segal and lyricist Arthur Roos. In 1979 the South African Music scene changed from the Tranetrekkers to more lively sounds and the introduction of new names in the market with the likes of Anton Goosen, David Kramer (singer), Koos du Plessis, Fanie de Jager, Flaming Victory and Laurika Rauch. Afrikaans music is currently one of the most popular and best selling industries on the South African music scene.

Latest south African biography

Latest south African biography very own BLK JKS played at the 2010 South African World Cup kick-off at Orlando Stadium alongside Alicia Keys, John Legend and The Black Eyed Peas.
After World War I, Afrikaner nationalism spread and such musicians as Jewish pianist and composer Charles Segal and accordionist Nico Carstens were popular.