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Editorials: Nigerian Music Videos With The Highest Views On YouTube

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YouTube being the biggest online video hosting platform has aided the Nigerian music industry in so many ways and one of them is by promoting music videos online.

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From chart topping singles to performing at the biggest of global stages, Nigerian Veteran artistes are setting another record for a number of artistes to emulate.

Having millions of views became a usual thing for the digital acts and this makes them renowned and important like any other world artiste.

NaijaExclusive brings to you the most watched Nigerian music videos on youtube.

  1. Davido – Fall (113 Million Views)

The viral hit song which was released in 2017 have over 113 million views on YouTube. This was the track that caused the world star footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo to follow Davido on Instagram after he used lyrics like “all my guys call me Cristiano, Mr Ronaldo, Omo Nintendo eh!” This video was directed by Daps.

2. Yemi Alade – Johnny (101 Million Views)

29 year-old electrifying singer, Yemi Alade 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 for the most watched African female video of all time. And the second most watched Nigerian video of all time. This video was directed by Clarence Peters.

3. Tekno – Pana (92 Million Views)

Tekno Miles aka Slim Daddy has his name on the list accompanied by the song that propelled his music career after being a producer. ‘Pana’ helped Tekno in proving he was more than just a Nigerian Singer. This video was directed by Clarence Peters.

4. P.Square – Personally (88 Million Views)

The mega duo, Peter and Paul Okoye have their video on this list. The video which was dedicated to the Pop legend, Micheal Jackson has over 88 million views since it was released in 2014. This is arguably one of the most interesting P.Square’s videos to watch.

5. Runtown – Mad Over You (83 Million Views)

Ever since the release of this song, Runtown has been on the international radar. This song was arguable one of the biggest songs that year that bagged him awards and Recognition. The simple lyrics was chewable in the mouth of every Nigerian.

6. Korede Bello – Do Like That (79 Million Views)

The 22-Year-old Mavin act is 6th on this list with energetic dance video to Do Like That. Korede Bello, the pride of Mavin records bagged this achievement not just because of his local fans, but from fans worldwide.

7. Davido – If (77 Million Views)

Stealing the Nigerian music scene attention is “If I tell you say I love you oo”. Second time appearing on this list is Davido with If. Visuals to this worldwide hit dropped two years ago and expected to have 100million views at the end of this year.

8. Wizkid – Come Closer Ft. Drake (71 Million Views)

Come Closer  happens to be Wizkid’s most viewed music video ever. The clip got its first million views just 24 hours after it dropped, despite no sightings of the Canadian rapper, Drake in it. This video was directed by Daps.

9. Psquare – Collabo ft Don Jazzy (67 Million Views)

The biggest song of their album ‘Double Trouble’ needs a good record from the visual side also. No doubt Clarence peters did justice in directing the video as expected. ‘Collabo’ currently have over 67 million views on Youtube.

10. Psquare – Shekini (64 Million Views)

With a record of over 64 million views and still counting, “ Shekini ,” the 2014 hit song by the sensational twins Peter and Paul Okoye, aka P-square is the 10th most viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube.

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