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The ‘Yanos Roundtable’, premieres exclusively on MTV Base (DStv channel 322) on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 January at 17:30. Image: MTV Base/YouTube

The ‘Yanos Roundtable’ will celebrate the biggest amapiano stars of 2021

A panel of the industry’s finest will join Tshego Koke on the ‘Yanos Roundtable’ to determine which amapiano hit was the most popular in 2021.

The ‘Yanos Roundtable’ will ce

The ‘Yanos Roundtable’, premieres exclusively on MTV Base (DStv channel 322) on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 January at 17:30. Image: MTV Base/YouTube

There’s no denying amapiano’s unstoppable impact on the local entertainment scene and the waves it is making globally.

What you need to know about MTV Base Yanos Roundtable

In a few short years the “Yanos”, as they are affectionately known, have infiltrated popular culture and become the most dominant music genre in South Africa.

MTV Base Yanos Roundtable – a spinoff of Hottest MCs – will celebrate Amapiano’s biggest stars of 2021 and the Top 10 hits that made the charts. The two-part special will be hosted by Culture Squad member Tshego Koke alongside an esteemed panel of the industry’s finest.

What are the most popular Amapiano tracks of 2021?

Much like the hyped-up list, a panel on the industry’s finest will join Koke in determining which amapiano hit was the hottest of 2021. The panel will include DJ and internet sensation Uncle Waffles, artist manager and businessman Benzo, film director Thando Gift Mokoena, podcaster and creative Blvck Steph and viral star Umbali Wethu.

“Amapiano has pretty much been the soundtrack to our lives over the past few years. You can’t watch tv, log on to social media or go to a club without hearing at least one “Yanos” track and I’m excited to celebrate the best songs of 2021 with the cultures most formidable forces,” said Koke.

The criteria

The Yanos Roundtable panel will make a decision based on these criteria: Who broke through, who got streamed and who made fans go wild. Viewers can expect a fiery debate from the panel who will hopefully find a middle ground as they determine which are the hottest amapiano tracks of 2021!

“This definitive list will be determined by authorities on the pulse of the culture and viewers can expect an entertaining two-part special of the engaging content”, said MondeTwala, senior vice president and general manager at ViacomCBS Networks Africa. 

Which song will earn the spot as the biggest Amapiano jam of 2021?

Be sure to catch the Yanos Roundtable premiering exclusively on MTV Base (DStv channel 322) on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 January at 17:30.