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Jerusalema is officially a hit song globally

By Tatenda Marwodzi

MasterKG and Nomcebo’s track, Jerusalema has become a hit song globally with mainstream media jumping in on the #JerusalemaChallenge.This week alone singing sensation Janet Jackson and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo posted the track on their Instagram pages.

Families, frontline workers and many more from across the globe have shared their videos dancing to the track.SABC News has dubbed it “the lockdown anthem” while Zimbabwe’s Buffalo Soulja has called it “the best song to ever come out of Africa”. The hit song reached the 100 million views mark on YouTube in less than 8 months becoming Africa’s first song to break that record.

“This song is a blessing. It took us from nothing to something, we are recognized all over the world,” said vocalist Nomcebo.Jerusalema has been certified platinum in Italy and is currently on the number 2 spot on Billboard World Digital Song Sales.The track continues to tantalize fans from all over the world and is still trending on social media.

PhotoCred: Twitter/@NomceboZibokude

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