Famous Bands from South Africa

List Rules
Only bands and artists from South Africa.

This list of famous South African musicians includes both bands and solo artists, as well as many singers/groups/duos of indie and underground status. From Peter Gabriel to Dave Matthews, to various Cape Town and Gqeberha natives, this compilation of older and modern South African artists features a wide range of genres, such as rock, alternative, metal, punk, pop, folk, country, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and even blues. 

If you're wondering, "What bands or singing groups are from South Africa?" or "Where can I find a good list of popular South African artists?" then look no further! Check out some of the best, local, top artists from Southern Africa's populous nation below.