Johannesburg, 9 July 2021: Apple Music’s Mzansi Hits collection is the go-to hub for cornerstone editorial playlists like Amapiano Lifestyle, Mzansi House, Mzansi Hip-Hop and a whole host of others, as well as the best local albums and music videos. And today Apple Music unveils a brand new look for the destination.
Apple Music has its finger on the pulse of trending genres and breaking artists, and their Mzansi Hits collection underscores their commitment to highlighting the very best in South African music.

Mzansi is a melting pot of language and heritage which makes its musical culture rich and diverse, and from day one, Apple Music has been at the forefront of showcasing this diversity.

The collection also showcases iconic SA labels that have pioneered specific genres in SA including Kalawa Jazmee, House Afrika, Soul Candi and many more. It also showcases definitive Artist Essentials playlists, music videos, radio episodes and all of Apple Music’s handpicked UP NEXT artists.

The Mzansi Hits flagship playlist is packed full of the hottest 100 local tracks that underline genres that define SA’s musical legacy – from Amapiano, Afro-pop and Mzansi House, to Hip-Hop and Afro-soul.

Listen to the Mzansi Hits collection only on Apple Music and rediscover what makes South Africa the undisputed rhythmic heart of the continent.

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About Apple Music

Apple loves music. With iPod and iTunes, Apple revolutionized the music experience by putting a thousand songs in your pocket. Today, Apple Music takes this to the ultimate with over 70 million songs, thousands of playlists, and daily selections from the world’s  best music experts, including all of the artists and hosts broadcasting daily across its Apple Music 1, Apple Music Hits, and Apple Music Country global live streams. Since 2015, Apple Music has welcomed tens of millions of subscribers in 167 countries. Streaming seamlessly to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, Apple Watch, iPod touch, CarPlay, popular smart TVs, smart speakers, Android and Windows devices, and online at, Apple Music is the most complete music experience on the planet. Apple Music offers a free 3-month trial with no commitment and is ad-free.

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