YouTube is a digital video app where contents can be uploaded and streamed/downloaded by viewers. This app has been used by Nigerians including artists, film makers, instructors, and so on.
Different types of content are been uploaded on YouTube which ranges from music, film, educational contents, comedy, instructional videos and so on.
It is therefore not a surprise to see entertainers on the top 5 most streamed Nigerians of all time on YouTube. Entertainment has been one of the key things that have taken Nigeria to the world. The number of views Nigerians have on YouTube is another form of taking our arts and culture (music, language, dressing, etc.) to the world.
Top 5 Most Streamed Nigerians of All Time on YouTube
Here is a list of the top 5 most streamed Nigerians of all time on YouTube compiled by Naija Music Charts.The number of YouTube views and audio streams were taken into consideration for this rating. They are listed in order below;
- David Adeleke: Nigerian pop singer, David Adeleke who is popularly known as Davido tops the list of the most-streamed Nigerians of all time on YouTube. As at today, the ‘IF‘ singer has 616, 579, 721 views on YouTube. His songs such as ‘Fall‘, ‘If’, and his latest album ‘A Good Time’ were some of the works that are getting him views.
- Augustin Miles Kelechi: Singer and producer, Tekno Miles is another popular Nigerian on YouTube. The serial hitmaker even without an album or EP has songs that have travelled across borders. His songs such as ‘Pana’, ‘Wash’, ‘Suru’ are few of his most viewed songs on YouTube. He has 572, 599, 764 views as at the time of compilation.
- Damini Ogulu: Self-acclaimed African Giant, Damini Ebun Ogulu aka Burnaboy takes the third spot. Burnaboy is unarguably one of the biggest artists from Africa. The Grammy nominee and BET award winner has songs such as ‘Ye’, ‘Anybody’, and the African Giant album doing very well across the globe. In total, Burnaboy has 504, 697, 978 views on YouTube views and audio streams.
- Ayodeji Balogun: Starboy Wizkid also makes this list of the most-streamed Nigerians of all time on YouTube. Wizkid is known for releasing hits from time to time and is one of the biggest acts in Africa. His songs such as ‘Ojuelegba’, ‘Soco‘, and collaboration with Canadian rapper Drake titled ‘Comer Closer’ got him millions of views. Wizkid is rated 4th with 478, 471, 546 views.
- Osinachi Joseph: Sinach completes the list of the most-streamed Nigerians of all time on YouTube with 471, 865, 198 streams and views. The Believers World music minister is the only gospel artist on the top 5 list. Her songs such as ‘Way Maker’ , ‘Great Are You Lord’, ‘The Name of Jesus’ and so on are streamed and viewed all over the world.
These are the top 5 most streamed Nigerians of all time on YouTube as of today.
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