Top 10 Most Viewed African Music Videos on Youtube
With Internet penetration expanding steadily across Africa, video streaming platforms, such as YouTube etc, are becoming an increasingly important medium for sharing, enjoying and appreciating African music….
Below are the top 10 latest most watched African music videos on YouTube.
10. Psquare – Collabo
Over 45.29 million views
The video arguably is the biggest song off their recent album (double trouble), “Collabo”. Nothing short of an archetypical P-Square video, the flick which features Don Jazzy was shot in South Africa and was directed by Clarence Peters and Jude Okoye.
9. Korede Bello – Do Like That
Over 45.2 million views
As at the time this song was released, it was the most played song on both tv and radio stations all over Africa.. Nominations garnered by ‘Do like that’ include; City People Music Award for Music Producer of the Year, City People Music Award for Popular Song of the Year.
8. Bum Bum, Rmx – Timaya ft sean paul (Nigeria)
Over 47.3 million Views
Featuring sean Paul in this video obviously is what made the video a hit. So far it has over 47 million views On youtube.
7. Tekno – Pana
Over 47.5 million views
Undoubtedly the greatest song of tekno’s career.
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6. Shekini – P-square (Nigeria)
Over 52 million
With a record 52 million views and still counting, “ Shekini ,” the 2014 hit song by the duo of Nigerian twins Peter and Paul Okoye, aka P-square is the fourth most viewed African music video on YouTube and also P-squares second most viewed video in Africa.
5. Nao Me Toca – Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
Over 67 million views
Anselmo Ralph’s song ‘Nao me toca’ was released in 2012 and 5 years now and it already has a record view of over 67 million on youtube.
4. Johnny – Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Over 73 million Views
Yemi made her debut in the music scene in 2009, but it was until 2013 that she released this song and everyone was just blown away. The hit song ‘Johnny’ is currently holds YouTube record of the most watched female African video of all time.
3. Personally – P Square (Nigeria)
Over 76 million views
With a record 76 million views and counting, “ Personally ,” the 2014 hit song by the duo of Nigerian celebrity twins Peter and Paul Okoye , P-Square is the most watched Nigerian music video on YouTube and third most watched African music video on youtube.
2. ‘I Fink u Freeky’ – Die Antwoord (South Africa)
over 97 million views
Die Antwoord is a South African hip hop group formed in Cape Town in 2008. It comprises rappers Ninja and
Yolandi Visser and producer God. Their song ‘i fink u freeky’ was released in 2012 and currently it has over 97 million views on youtube.
1. ‘Ugly Boy’ – Die Antwoord (South Africa)
over 99 million views
Ugly Boy tops the list of the most viewed African music video on youtube with a total of 99 million views, just a couple of numbers shy of 100 million.
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