Viral hit John Vuli Gate is the highest new entry on the Shazam Global Chart

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The hitmakers of trending song, John Vuli Gate excited to see how the song has blown up.
The hitmakers of trending song, John Vuli Gate excited to see how the song has blown up.
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  • Viral hit John Vuli Gate is officially the highest new entry on the Shazam Global Chart.
  • The song entered the chart at number 46.
  • Speaking in a statement to the press, the artists behind the hit said they were "pleased" to have the song feature on the chart.


SA viral hit John Vuli Gate is officially the highest new entry into the Shazam Global Chart this week.

According to a press statement, the track entered the chart at number 46.

"Shazam activity over the past week came almost entirely from South Africa, where the track has quickly reached No. 1 on the national chart," the statement reads.

Created by Mapara A Jazz and featuring Ntosh Gazi & Colano, John Vuli Gate has spawned a viral dance challenge, taking over social media. 

"We are so pleased to have our song 'John Vuli Gate' become a major trend in South Africa. To have people Shazam our song around the world is a dream come true for us. People all over are taking part in the dance challenge of 'John Vuli Gate' and loving the song. We are very happy to debut in Shazam's charts and reach the Global Top 50. It shows people are really loving our music and want to stream it," the artists behind the track said.

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