Apple Music is the home of playlists for all of your music needs across all genres, moods and activities. Carefully curated, by expert editors the variety of playlists available is endless, featuring the best local and international hits. Keeping things local, Apple Music offers the best South African playlists, from House to Gqom, Hip-Hop to Afrikaans to a wide variety of videos playlists.

To enhance your holiday, Apple Music has put together a selection of the best of holiday playlists to get you into the festive spirit, so you can just press play and relax.

Starting off with a selection of summer vibes, moving into essential Christmas music and finishing off the year as you countdown to midnight, Apple Music has it all with a wide selection of playlists across all genres and moods for your festive holiday season.

Turning up the Mzansi heat as summer arrives, Apple Music has the perfect playlist for those summer days and nights including:

Songs of the Summer
Summer Vibes
Mzansi House

With a plethora of artists featured in these playlists including: Distruction Boyz, Sun El-Musician, Shekhinah, MiCasa, Black Coffee, Riky Rick, DJ Maphorisa, Simmy, Prince Kaybee, Zakes Bantwini, DJ Zinhle, Gold Fish, Goodluck, Simmy, Zake Bantwini, Liquideep and AKA to name a few as well as all of your international favourites, your summer listening is taken care off with a few swipes on your device.

Just as the holidays are in full swing, Christmas comes along, bringing with it the need for the Essential Christmas playlist to help make the memories even fonder featuring some of the best international artists performing the classics from Bruno Mars, Drake, Rihanna to Sia, John Legend, Madonna as well as Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and many more.

Classic Christmas Carols are meant to be sung by one and all, but they sound even more amazing when performed by some of the world’s greatest choruses.

For those who feel like dancing through Christmas, the Holiday Pop Hits playlist, will definitely have you feeling the Christmas spirit.

When Christmas is over, and the year comes to an end, the New Year’s Eve party plans are made easier with Countdown to Midnight, and New Year’s Eve Dinner Party guaranteed to give a proper send off to 2018 and welcoming in 2019.

Apple Music has it all to ensure the music never stops this holiday season.

With over 50 million songs, Apple Music offers a free 3-month trial with no commitment and is ad-free. Apple Music is available on iPhone and iPad and also for download from Google Play for Android devices.