The Cha Cha Slide was one of the most-searched songs in South Africa in 2021

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Google released its Year in Search results, showing the most popular music-related searches in South Africa.
Google released its Year in Search results, showing the most popular music-related searches in South Africa.
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Which music artists have South African's searched most in 2021? Google has let us know. 

The search engine released its Year in Search results for 2021, showing which movies, personalities and musicians South Africans have been most keen on throughout the year. 

According to Google trends, when it comes to music, Kanye West's latest album sparked the most interest for SA audiences online, with "DONDA" making it to the top of the music search pile. 

"Drake - Certified Lover Boy" was the second-most searched phrase, followed by "Adele - Easy on Me". 

Local music took 50% of the top 10 searches, with audiences typing in phrases like "Amapiano songs" and also searching for Zakes Bantwini's popular hit, Osama

Interestingly enough, the Cha Cha Slide also made its way onto the list as the ninth-highest music-related search. 

See the top 10 music searches below:

1. DONDA

2. Drake - Certified Lover Boy

3. Adele - Easy On Me

4. John Wick

5. J. Cole new album

6. Osama - Zakes Bantwini

7. Amapiano songs

8. Kabza De Small - Asibe Happy

9. Cha Cha Slide

10. Umsebenzi Wethu

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