Most followed Nigerian artists on YouTube till August 1, 2019
The list consists Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy , Tiwa Savage and other acts.
Although Nigeria looks the poverty capital globally, we still use large amounts of data.
Of course, the YouTube subscribers of our top artists are not that impressive comparing to that of their western counterparts, but most still have large numbers. Due to one thing, YouTube numbers are now very important than initially; YouTube content monetization – Creatives get more cash for their content.
The reason there’s celebration that Yemi Alade hit one million subscribers and Davido hit 500 million in total views.
Regarding subscribers, these are the most followed Nigerian artists on YouTube till August 1, 2019. In descending orders
1 Tiwa Savage
Subscriber: 401,238 subscriber
Vibes mama Tiwa the songbird that thrills with everlasting tunes. makes things seem easy and sometimes, it feels like she isn’t get enough credit.
However, her fans appreciate her. Her numbers on YouTube isn’t easy to hit. Her most watched video, ‘Ma Lo’ featuring Wizkid and Spellz has streamed over 38 million times on YouTube.
Tiwa’s 2017 smash hit, ‘All Over’ also has 30 million streams on YouTube.
Back In 2016, the singer drops what still remains the biggest African song. He was blasting, but had to slow down after few setbacks.
That biggest hit, ‘Mad Over You’ hot got viewed more than 91 million times on YouTube.
Subscribers: 451,893 subscribers
The new king of the streets slowly attains veteran status. Following 7 albums and one collaboration album with Phyno, he needssome break. Nonetheless, with 2 songs and one other collaboration, he has three videos which has surpassed the million mark.
Olamide’s most viewed video remains the 2016 mega-hit, ‘Wo,’ which has more than 26 million YouTube views.
4 Burna Boy
Subscribers: 452,695 subscribers
He drops, he got fans, then he braces his hands in infamy. But now, he’s back dropping top songs and albums.
Now he’s got no stopping. He levels parts love, equal records of most trends single, ‘On The Low,’ gets over 40 million views on YouTube.
5 Mr Eazi
The Nigerian artist hitting a billion self-made dollars, has since been waxing stronger, with his music a platform to deliver timeless story.
Born Tosin Ajibade, his most viewed video on YouTube is ‘Leg Over.’
This article explains why Wizkid remains the greatest Nigerian act of his generation. His silence even threaten to have Africa in suspense. No need debating his impact as an artist.
Following his first stage hit, ‘Holla At Your Boy’ and his classic debut album, Superstar, he had an magnificent three-year run – from 2011 – 2013 – where everything he touched became gold.
Adding to his featuring on Drake’s 2016 chart topper, ‘One Dance.’ Since then, he has had a lot with foreign acts.
7 Yemi Alade
Many feels it’s arguable, but it’s not. Yemi Alade remains the newtime, premier African female act. She lighting off before, but her single, ‘Johnny’ which now has over 100 million views on YouTube was her step to fame.
Days ago, she was celebrated for hitting the one million subscriber milestone.
Yes this should be surprising to a few Nigerians, but facts are facts. Following his 2016 spike where he had 5 hits back-to-back in 12 months, Tekno ain’t a singer to underrate.
Last month, he was among few Nigerians to feature on Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift album. While the multi-talented perfomer has slightly slowed down, the cash still keeps rolling in.
9 P Square
Even now separated, brothers Peter and Paul Okoye popularly known as P Square went side ways by what many can’t phatom.
To explain how far they rate, they are not just the top music acts from Africa, they had legitimate claim to be the top African acts. With performances showcasing boundless energy, they broke women with love songs and men with their craft.
P Square got YouTube videos views with 20 milliom, most Nigerian acts were begging to hit one million.
Back In 2010, an unanimous 18-year-old came onto the industry with a Naeto C feature on a single, titled, ‘Back When.’ Since then, hits are trying to replace one another, accolades keep rolling.
Davido tops this list tobe Nigerian act with the most subscribers. You could say his numbers rose after his surprising 2017 run