Ami Faku, SA’s Newcomer Dominating Radio

The numbers don’t lie and Eastern Cape’s, South African Voice of Modern Afro Soul, Ami Faku, continues to prove why she is the best newcomer of 2019. Taking a look back at the 2019 radio year (1 January till 31 December 2019) according to Radiomonitor, the definitive radio chart based on reach, Ami Faku has a staggering five songs on the Radiomonitor Top 200 chart of 2019 for singles: Into Ingawe, Ungowam, Ubuhle Bakho, Love Drunk and Inde Lendlela which has resulted in 1.8 Billion impressions and 13 100 spins on radio according to Radiomonitor.

These noteworthy stats alongside being placed at number #13 on the Top 200 chart for single Into Ingawe with Sun-El Musician, makes Ami Faku SA’s number 1 newcomer on radio.

Wrapping up the year as the only newcomer to have 3 songs on Apple Music’s 100 Best Songs of 2019, the only newcomer to feature on Spotify’s Top 10 Most Streamed South African Female Artists in South Africa, and with two GOLD selling singles for Ungowam and Into Ingawe, Ami Faku has set the stage for a phenomenal 2020 as a newcomer to watch.

Hitting the ground running, Ami Faku’s debut album, IMALI, is currently the number #2 best-selling album at Musica stores nationwide and she is set to release her first single of the New Year on 31 January 2020 with Prince Kaybee, Black Motion and DJ Shimza titled Uwrongo.

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