It’s goat fever on this week’s Top-20!


Goat fever has really caught fire in South Africa and of course rugby songs will also be released during this year’s Rugby World Cup. One of the tracks that is doing well is Leon Schuster’s “The Goat Machine” which climbs to number four on this week’s RNews Afrikaans Top-20.

Then “Saam South Africa” ​​appears on the week’s Top-20 at number seven. The song is sung by four beloved artists: Robbie Wessels, Karlien van Jaarsveld, Ruhan du Toit and Anlia Star.

Die Piesangskille’s “Inge 2” remains in the number-one position for the time being and their other single, “Lyntjie”, climbs one place and stands at number two.

In this week’s Top-20 there are three songs that climb, fifteen that lose their places, one song that enters the Top-20 for the week and one song that remains unchanged.

1. The Banana Peels – “Inge 2”
2. The Banana Peels – “Lyntjie”
3. Juanita du Plessis – “Dear jinn!”
4. Leon Schuster – “The Goat Machine”
5. Apple – “Mistakes”
6. Barto – “H2Eyes”
7. Robbie Wessels with Anlia Star, Ruhan du Toit and Karlien van Jaarsveld – “Together South Africa”
8. Eloff – “Cold coals”
9. Bernice West – “If He Comes Again”
10. Brendan Peyper – “Tour around the floor”
11. Barto – “Impulsive”
12. Die Heuwels Fantastic with Appel – “Nora Vlok”
13. Jay – “Naughty Ass”
14. Bobby van Jaarsveld – “Then, now and always”
15. Apple – “Diana”
16. Spitting Wolf – “Cloetesville”
17. Apple – “Sugarbush”
18. Janie Bay with Elandré – “The End”
19. Smoke Signal – “Hey you”
20. Dream syndrome – “Young and young”

New releases:

Chat rhymer Angie Oeh lost her life to lung cancer earlier this year. She did record a few songs beforehand at Van Pletzen’s studio and one has just been released. After her death, Van Pletzen released this song, “Spoor”, in a short extended play release (EP), entitled “For Angie”.

The 19-year-old Tamlyn Wessels has also just launched her second single, “Ek’s verlere”. The song is actually a story of someone who is still finding her feet in a world that lies wide before her.

Other songs released are Lion Raj’s “Storm in die Wes-Kaap”, Rohan Britz’s “Amen”, Robbie Wessels’ “Hiep hiep hoera”, Ampie with Hunter Kennedy, Dricus du Plessis and Radio Raps’ “Allie men”, Schwabie’s “Bittersweet”, Klasie’s “I try”, Raaf’s “Ek wou nog”, Christi van Niekerk with Viljoenskoen’s “Angel for now”, DelaNae’s “Broken heart syndrome”, Chris van der Westhuizen’s “Koffiekapital”, Retief Burger’s “Net een naam”, Rita Li’s “Perdekrag”, Robbie Wessels with Anlia Star, Ruhan du Toit and Karlien van Jaarsveld’s “Saam South Africa”, Babette’s “Vreesloos” and Tersuis Rooi ‘s “Waterproof”.

* The RNews Afrikaans Top-20 is compiled by single releases and various data factors are taken into account: Apple Music and Spotify streams, YouTube views (specifically week-to-week data) as well as radio playtime. Physical album sales have no influence on this hit parade.