Waka Waka rules the airwaves

2010-06-15 14:17

The World Cup song Waka Waka by Shakira and local band

Freshlyground was the song played most often on radio and television last

month.

AFStereo’s Aircheck, an airplay tracking organisation, said the

song was played 518 times on 30 of the radio stations it monitored and six

television channels.

It was followed by Rise up Mzansi, sung by the SABC 1 All Stars,

which was played 303 times.

Kick it up, by Don Clarke, took third place with 209 plays,

followed by K’naan’s Wavin’ Flag played 142 times.

Other songs that featured on the playlist were R. Kelly’s A Sign Of

Victory played 43 times, Oh Africa by Akon and Keri Hilson, 36 times, and

Jabulani 2010 played 15 times.

The tracking organisation said: “It must be noted that Rise Up

Mzansi recorded a higher than usual rotation due to the song being extensively

used as a background on Thobela FM.”


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