Truth is South Africa is a beautiful country and most people from other countries love it for its uniqueness and wild life. When an international musician decides to make a music video in SA it is quite obvious that something drew their attention, it could be the place or the people. Whatever motivates them, the fact that they choose SA make their videos stand a chance to win awards.
Here is the list of 10 songs that had their music videos shot in MotherLand, South Africa.
1. Solange Knowles – Losing You
Solange selected South Africa as the setting for her song, ‘Losing You’. The American singer features township scenery within the video, which was shot at Langa.
2.Janet Jackson – Got til it’s gone
It won a Grammy Award for “Best Short Form Music Video”, and was shot in both Cape Town and Johannesburg.
3. Lily Allen – Air Balloon
Shot in Cape Town and was released in 2014.
4. Leona Lewis – Run
The music video on YouTube had reached about 60 million views at the time of publishing. It was shot in SA, Jhb.
5. Blue – You Make Me Wanna.
British classic former boy band Blue made their way to South Africa to shoot the video to one of their most popular songs, ‘You Make Me Wanna’. it was shot in the Cape Town mountains, and was released in 2003.
6.The Script – Superheroes
Popular Irish band The Script travelled to South Africa to shoot the inspirational video for their hit song ‘Superheroes’. Shot in a Johannesburg township.
7.Snow Patrol – The Planets Bend Between Us
Shot in calm streets in Cape Town, revealing beautiful shots of Table Mountain, the Cape Town City Hall, and sunsets from the stunning Cape beaches.