South Africa has had some of the best selling artists on the continent. The likes of Brenda Fassie have crossed over to other countries and sold millions of albums. Artists like Juanita du Plessis have had albums that have sold gold or platinum with every release.
Commercializing music and seeing artists make fortunes is a good sign of success and prosperity and it’s encouraging to see that South Africans have embraced their own musicians and local sounds by clearing putting their money were in this instance were their ear is.
According to an extensive research from sources such as RISA we managed to compile a list of some of the best selling South African albums of all time. This list focuses on albums that have sold more than 100 000 copies and not an artist’s entire music catalogue. See our Top 10 Best Selling South Africa Albums Of All Time below:
Top 10 Best Selling South Africa Albums Of All Time
1. Brenda Fassie – Memeza – 500 000 sold
2. Brenda Fassie- Nomakanjani – 350 000 sold
3. Malaika -Vuthelani 350 000 sold
4. Steve Hofmeyr- Toeka 1 – 300 000
5. Bok van Blerk – De la Rey 200 000 sold
6. Juanita du Plessis – Vlieg Hoog 188,872 sold