Many songs have been written and dedicated to Nelson Mandela. Celebrating his life and work, his contribution to world peace and reconciliation. Check out our selection of some of these songs.

2013
The Rainbow Song – A celebration of Nelson Mandela

Tuesday 23 July 2013 12:02

The Rainbow Song, performed by Memeza African Choir featuring Marika Hattingh and a group of international musicians, is a celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and work, and tribute to his contribution to world peace and reconciliation. Income from sales of the song will be donated to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Edzimkulu and charities approved by the Nelson Mandela Foundation dedicated to improving the life of children worldwide.

2009
Yvonne Chaka Chaka performs “Man of the World” at Mandela Day 2009 from Radio City Music Hall

1999
Johnny Clegg sings for Madiba, Asimbonanga, in 1999

1990
The people want Mandela by S.A.M.A – official music video