Nigeria is well-known for two things, crude oil and Afrobeat. Afrobeat is one of the biggest music genres in the world right now. Several Nigerian artists have released music videos on afrobeat, hip-hop, and rap, among others. Check out the 10 most-viewed Nigerian Music Videos on YouTube in 2022.
Nigerian Music Videos on YouTube | 10 Most-Viewed
These are the leading 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube:
1. Love Nwantiti Remix
‘Love Nwantiti Remix’ by CKay ft Joeboy & Kuami Eugene is the number one most-viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube. This music video has over 299 million views on YouTube.
‘Love Nwantiti Remix’ is one of the best-selling African songs with over 10 million units sold worldwide and also one of the most popular African songs of all time. With more than 500 million streams, ‘Love Nwantiti Remix’ is one of the Nigerian songs with the highest number of streams.
2. On The Low
‘On The Low’ by Burna Boy with over 285 million views is the 2nd among the list of the 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube. This song is one of Nigeria’s all-time best-selling singles. ‘On The Low’ by Burna Boy owns certifications for Silver in the UK, Platinum in Canada, Gold in the US, and Diamond in Farace.
With over 246 million views, the song ‘Fall’ by Davido also ranks among the 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube. ‘Fall’ is the first Nigerian song to receive a Gold certification in the US and Canada for selling more than 500,000 and 40,000 units, respectively. ‘Fall’ by Davido was the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history before ‘Essence’ by Wizkid.
Sinach is one of the musicians putting Nigeria on the map in the music industry. Her song, ‘Waymaker’ is a modern worship song with over 207 million YouTube views. This song was released on December 30 in 2015. ‘Waymaker’ by Sinach has gained several economic successes both in and outside of Nigeria.
Besides, Sinach was the first African artist to top the Billboard Christian Songwriters list. The song, ‘Waymaker’ won the BMI Song of the Year. This award was during the 51st GMA Dove Awards.
With over 204 million views, ‘Joro’ ranks the fifth position among the 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube. This song has over 70 million Spotify streams and has become a global success after going viral on the video-sharing website. ‘Joro’ by Wizkid has a Canadian Gold certification.
6. Love Nwantiti (Acoustic)
The international popular song, ‘Love Nwantiti (Acoustic)’ ranks 6th position among the most watched Nigerian music videos on YouTube with over 202 Million views. Over 2.560 million certified units of this song have been sold across 15 nations, including the US, Canada, and the UK. The song ‘Love Nwantiti (Acoustic)’ by CKay comes in at number 3 on the UK Singles Chart, number 26 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 2 on the Billboard Global 200, and number 5 on the Canadian Hot 100.
‘Ye’ is a soundtrack produced by the popular Nigerian artist, Burna Boy. This soundtrack is the 6th single from Burna Boy’s third studio album, ‘Outside’. With over 200 million views, ‘Ye’ by Burn Boy takes 7th place among the top 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube.
Burna Boy’s song, ‘Ye’ reached its peak at positions 26 and 31 on Billboard’s Mainstream R & B/Hip-Hop and R & B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts respectively. Also, the song has won 4 gold certifications and 1.40 million certified units sold worldwide, including in Canada and the United States.
With over 183 Million views on YouTube, Tekno’s global hit track, Pana is one of the 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube. The song was ranked 2nd on MTV Base’s list of the year’s hottest tracks in 2016. Also, ‘Pana’ by Tekno has gained several honors including the 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and the Soundcity MVP Awards.
‘If’ was released by Davido on the 17th of February 2017. This song has over 154 million views on YouTube and is still among the top 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos. ‘If’ is one of Davido’s hit tracks from his second studio album, ‘A Good Time’s Lead Single’. Also, this song has received several honors including the Best Pop Single at The Headies 2018, Gold certification in the US, and Diamond certification in South Africa, among others.
10. Reason With Me
The song ‘Reason With Me’ by Rudeboy concludes the list of the 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube. Rudeboy released ‘Reason With Me’ in 2019, just after P-Square split up in 2017. This song had one of the most views in Africa on YouTube in 2019. Rudeboy’s first 2 solo songs were ‘Fire Fire’ and ‘Nkenji’.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which Nigerian Music Video has the Highest Views on YouTube?
Therefore, Ckay is the most streamed Nigerian artist on YouTube with his music video “Love Nwantiti” which has 314M views on YouTube.
What is Wizkid’s Highest Views on YouTube?
Wizkid records a whopping 1.06 billion life streams on YouTube.
Which Musicians have the Highest Views on YouTube?
These are the top 4 musicians with the highest views on YouTube:
|ARTIST NAME||VIDEO NAME||VIEWS|
|Pinkfong Kids’ Songs & Stories||Baby Shark Dance||10,688,822,034|
|Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee||Despacito||7,850,921,485|
|Ed Sheeran||Shape of You||5,722,090,415|
|Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth||See You Again||5,513,461,122|
Which is the Number 1 Trending Song in Nigeria?
Joha – Asake. Afrobeat singer and YBNL newcomer, Asake has dropped another banger that has left fans swooning. His new single ‘Joha’ cements his affiliations with indigenous African music.
Nigeria’s music industry has continued to grow with the numerous talented musicians in it. These musicians have released unique music videos that have gained a lot of fame on social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram, etc. Simply go through the article above to see the top 10 most-viewed Nigerian music videos on YouTube.