Entertainment Monitoring Africa

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Entertainment Monitoring Africa
Industry Entertainment, music
Headquarters Village Deep, Johannesburg, South Africa
Products Record charts, music news
Website www.sa-ema.com

The airplay music charts in South Africa are gathered and published by the company Entertainment Monitoring Africa (EMA) formerly known as Mediaguide South Africa.[1] It is a member of the Times Media Group, under Entertainment Logistics Services (ELS).[1] The company provides of a weekly top ten airplay chart which is available for viewing by the general public online. A top 100 is available for subscribed users of the company's website.[1] The top 10 airplay chart starts from May 21, 2013 with its first number one single being "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams.[2] It currently monitors 48 radio stations and 8 television stations.[1]

Significant milestones and achievements[edit]

Artists: Most number-one hits[edit]

Number Artist Songs
3 Pharrell Williams "Blurred Lines", "Get Lucky", "Happy"
2 Beatenberg "Pluto (Remember You)", "Rafael"
2 Sam Smith "Stay with Me", "I'm Not the Only One"

Artists: Most top ten hits[edit]

Number Artist Songs
4 Calvin Harris "I Need Your Love", "Summer", "Blame", "Outside"
4 Katy Perry "Roar", "Unconditionally", "Dark Horse", "Birthday"
4 Pharrell Williams "Blurred Lines", "Get Lucky", "Happy", "Marilyn Monroe"

Songs: Most weeks at number-one[edit]

  • 19 weeks

DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg "Pluto (Remember You)"

  • 17 weeks

Beatenberg "Rafael"

  • 13 weeks

Mi Casa "Jika"

  • 11 weeks

Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams "Blurred Lines"

Songs: Most weeks in the top ten[edit]

  • 34 weeks

DJ Clock featuring Beatenberg "Pluto (Remember You)"

  • 25 weeks

Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams "Blurred Lines"

  • 24 weeks

Beatenberg "Rafael"

  • 22 weeks

Mi Casa "Jika"
Pharrell Williams "Happy"
John Legend "All of Me"

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Entertainment Monitoring Africa". Entertainment Monitoring Africa. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "South African Airplay Chart Top 10 - May 21, 2013". Entertainment Monitoring Africa. Archived from the original on April 25, 2014. Retrieved April 25, 2014.