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. Davido – If (Nigeria)
Over 50.1 Million views
With a record view of over 50 million views, IF by Davido can be said to be the one song that propelled Davido to international fame. This song was so hot R-kelly just coudnt resist to jump on
9. Korede Bello – Do Like That (Nigeria)
Over 54.4 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. Shekini – P-square (Nigeria)
Over 55 million
With a record 55 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.
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7. Tekno – Pana (Nigeria)
Over 57.2 million views
Undoubtedly the greatest song of tekno’s career.
6. Nao Me Toca – Anselmo Ralph (Angola)
Over 68.5 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 68.5 million on youtube.
5. Psquare – Personally (Nigeria)
Over 79.2 milliom views
With a record 79.2 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.
4. Yemi Alade– Johnny (Nigeria)
Over 80 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’ currently holds YouTube record of the most watched African female video of all time. And the most watched Nigerian video of all time.
3. ‘Ugly Boy’ – Die Antwoord (South Africa)
over 104.2 million views
Ugly Boy tops the list of the most viewed African music video on youtube with a total of 104.2 million views.
2. ‘I Fink u Freeky’ – Die Antwoord (South Africa)
over 105.4 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 104 million views on youtube.
1. Magic System ft Chawki – Magic in the Air (Ivory coast)
Over 155.5 Million views
“Magic in the Air” is a 2014 single by Ivorian musical group Magic System, featuring Moroccan singer Chawki. The track which was released on 19 May 2014 Is currently the most viewed African music video on youtube.
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