Viral track Jerusalema hits 100 million views on YouTube

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Nomcebo Zikode, the vocalist behind Jerusalema.
Nomcebo Zikode, the vocalist behind Jerusalema.
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  • The Jerusalema video has hit 100 million views on YouTube.
  • Master KG and Nomcebo, the artists behind the track, thanked fans for their support.
  • Jerusalema took the world by storm, producing a viral dance challenge that has seen the song continue to rise in popularity.

After hitting 50 million YouTube views in July, Master KG and Nomcebo's Jerusalema has crossed the 100 million mark.

The song, recorded in late 2019, has become a global sensation, inspiring people from around the world to participate in a dance challenge.

"This is just amazing," Master KG said in a statement to the press, adding: "I'm thrilled to see Jerusalema breaking records and inspiring people all over the world. It's also humbling to see the speed at which it travels.

"When we reached 50 million views last month nobody would have predicted that in four weeks it would have doubled. This is a testament that when Jesus says yes, nobody can say no."

Nomcebo, the vocalist and writer behind the track, thanked fans for the support. "None of this would have been possible without the support of people touched by Jerusalema all over the world. It is all thanks to them for responding so well. I am honoured to have been part of this incredible journey." 

ALSO READ | How Jerusalema vocalist Nomcebo Zikode went from singing backup to taking centre stage 

Compiled by Nikita Coetzee

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