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Here are the top five songs of the year

By Faeza
14 December 2016

Excitement is mounting as music lovers across the country continue to vote for their song of the year through the SABC Summer Song of the year 2016/17. Six weeks following the launch, the campaign has received significant support from delighted fans across all provinces as they rally for their favourite tune to take the coveted spot of Song of the Year 2016/2017. After much anticipation, the top five most voted songs have finally been revealed!

Leading the pack in three consecutive weeks is Durban born artist Babes Wodumo with her hit song Wololo followed by King Monadas’s Ska Bhora Moreki. iMthande by Musa & Robbie Malinga is also a popular contender, as well as Akulaleki by Dr Malinga. Rapper Kwesta closies the top five with his much loved single Ngud.

SABC Summer Song voting lines remain open for fans to continue voting for their favourite until the 30th of December 2016 and the winning artist will perform the unofficial anthem at the SABC’s year-end bash in Richards Bay with Live broadcast on SABC 1’s Come Duze when the clock strikes 00:00 on New Year’s Eve.

To vote for your favourite SABC Summer Song simply sms the name of the song & Artist with the SABC radio station code to 33175, sms cost R1,50. You can vote as many times as you want, by voting you stand a chance to win a brand-new KIA Picanto and weekly cash prize of R5 000.

The ‘SABC Summer Song of the Year’ campaign, the brainchild of Michael Owen Productions is about seeking out and awarding the most popular song of the year. The campaign brings all 18 SABC Radio stations together and each radio station encourages their listeners to vote for favourite song which should be on that particular station’s playlist. The artist, who wins the Summer Song Title, walks away with a KIA motor vehicle to the value of R250 000 and a R150 000 cash prize.

To be the winning song, a hit has to have at least dominated 5 SABC radio stations and receive the most number of votes from all SABC radio stations’ votes combined. Voters/SABC radio listeners stand a chance to win a brand new KIA Picanto by smsing the keyword to 33175. Voting lines are still open.

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