These Are The Most Watched Nigerian Music Videos on YouTube Till Date
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Nigerian Music Videos have always been creative and it helps to give visuals to songs we love to listen to. Over time, superb and mind-blowing Videos have been made and they have generated lots of views on YouTube. According to YouTube, here are the top 20 music videos with the highest number of views so far.

20. DURO - TEKNO

‘Duro’ by Tekno was released in 2015 and it was his first smashing hit single of the year that gained wide recognition in the country and beyond. This track produced by DJ Coublon is a love song that portrays true love and it sees the singer begging his love interest to stay. The song caught many fans’ attention and it spurred Tekno to make a remix of the song with Phyno and Flavour. The song won the Best Pop Extra Video category of the 9th Nigerian Music Video Award in 2015, the song also got nominated in the Hottest single and Best music Video Of the year category of the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award. The song has 87million views to date.

19. FIA - DAVIDO

The ever-talented Davido dropped this jam, ‘FIA’ which was one of the biggest hits of the year, 2017. This song topped charts after its release and it is still a great song today. Produced by Fresh VDM, the song is an impressive and unforgettable one with catchy hooks and a favourable tune. It is no surprise it pulled a massive number of 90 million views on YouTube.

18. BANK ALERT - P SQUARE 

This 2016 hit song by the Nigerian Pop duo, P Square was recorded in English, Pidgin and Igbo. The music video to this song was directed by Clarence Peters and Jude Okoye and it had guest appearances from Phyno, Kcee, Harrysong, Onyeka Onwenu, Mr Ibu and many others. Received over one million views barely a week after its release. The song is described as a catchy song built on light guitars, bubbly synthesizers and a shuffling beat. The music video to the song has pulled 91 million views on YouTube.

17. FALLING IN LOVE - CHIDINMA

The Nigerian songstress dropped this lovely tune, ‘Falling in Love’ that trended heavily and it blew the mind of her fans away and it was one of the most streamed songs of 2016. It is a lovely track with sweet lyrics that soothes the heart. The music video is also a noteworthy one With 97 million views on video on YouTube, the song is one of her best hit songs ever released and it gave her recognition as an African artist globally.

16. SOCO - STARBOY

‘Soco’ is a song that was composed and recorded by Starboy featuring; Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Spotless and Terri. The song is a phenomenal one that became a chant across the nation and it was certified Gold by Canada in 2020. With the music video to the song amassing a total of 108 million views on YouTube, the song won Song of the Year and was nominated for Best Pop Single at the 2018 African Musik Magazine Awards. It won Best Collaboration of the Year at the 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.

15. KONTROL - MALEEK BERRY

Maleek Berry dished out this groovy tune titled ‘Kontrol’ showing off his vocal prowess on the delicate yet amazing self-produced Afrobeat song. This energetic and dynamic song managed to pull a total of 113 million views on the YouTube platform.

14. PERSONALLY- P SQUARE

‘Personally’ by the duo P-Square was released as the second single from their sixth studio album, ‘Double Trouble’ in 2014. The music video for the song was directed by Jude Engees Okoye and Clarence Peters and it had a cameo appearance from Osita Iheme. The song reached the number 1 spot on MTV Baze’s Official Naija Top 10 Chart and it maintained the spot for some time. The song gathered 113 million views on YouTube to date.

13. COME CLOSER - WIZKID, DRAKE

This song by Nigerian singer Wizkid is a groundbreaking soundtrack with assisted vocals from Canadian rapper Drake. The song was released as the third single from Wizkid’s third studio album, ‘Sounds from the Other Side. With the song, Wizkid became the first African artist to be certified Gold (both) as a featured and lead artist in the United States, as the song sold 500,000 units. The music video to the song has reached 113 million views on YouTube.

12. DO LIKE THAT- KOREDE BELLO

Mavin Recording artist, Korede Bello in 2017 outdid himself with this beautiful song titled, ‘Do Like That’. The song pleased the ears of his fans with its infectious lyrics, alluring tune and exciting tune. All the components of the song are top-notch and the music video to the song is nothing short of amazing. This satisfying song is a true masterpiece that still thrills his fans years later. The song has gathered 123 million views on YouTube.

11. MAD OVER YOU - RUNTOWN

The song, ‘Mad Over You’ with Ghana infused sounds was a wave-making song that topped charts for a long time. This love and desire themed song is a very soothing and satisfying one with an appealing tune and relatable lyrics that lived rent-free in many people’s heads. The song has all it takes to be a continental pop classic which has a groundbreaking record and it helped secure the future of Runtown in his music career. 

The song earned him several nominations and awards such as the 2017 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Song of the Year and Best Pop single from Headies Awards. This is one of the best times in the Music Stars careers. The music video pulled 130 million views on YouTube making it one of the most-watched music videos on the platform.

10. JOHNNY - YEMI ALADE

This banging hit single by the Nigerian female vocalist, Yemi Alade was a highly anticipated song that leaked on the internet before it was released, hence the anticipation. Produced by Selebobo, this song is one do the defining moments for Yemi as it became a great tune home and abroad. The music video of this song, ‘Johnny’ showcased the story of a cheater who deceives the numerous women he keeps. It is a well detailed and fun Music video that gathered 140 million views on YouTube alone making Yemi Alade be the first female Nigerian singer to reach over 100 million views on the platform.

9. IF - DAVIDO

This song is one of the biggest songs out of Africa. Recorded and released by the talented act, Davido, the song was met with positive acceptance and reviews after its release. ‘If’ according to Davido was released after a moment of decline in his career and the Tekno produced song, resurrected his career. The song became the most played song on Nigerian radio in 2017 and had the longest-running on music charts. With 142 million views on YouTube, ‘If’ became a recipient of numerous awards.

8. DROGBA (JOANNA) - AFRO B FT. WIZKID

Ivory Coast singer and songwriter, Afro B collaborated with Nigerian superstar, Wizkid to dish out this overtly entertaining and thrilling song. The song which debuted as a tribute to the former Ivorian football star, Drogba is an epic and mind-blowing track. The music video to the song is a catchy one and it gathered lots of streams and downloads after its release it has 154 million views on the YouTube platform.

7. JORO - WIZKID

Nigerian multitalented and dynamic act, Wizkid is relentless in dropping hit and noteworthy songs for the listening pleasure of his fans. The hit single, ‘Joro’ is a multi-song that fits into every occasion be it a normal gathering or club themed event. With a danceable and lovely tune, catchy hook and lyrics, the song is widely played in the country. The visual to the song is a creative work of art and to date, it has 169 million views on YouTube alone.

6. PANA- TEKNO

Nigerian talented singer, songwriter and record producer, Tekno is a hitmaker that consistently dropped hits back to back for his fans. He dropped this hit song, ‘Pana’ and it was one of the biggest songs of 2016. The song is definitely loved by all with its relatable lyrics and energetic tune. Till date, the music video to the song has a total of 170 million views on YouTube and it also won numerous awards.

5. YE - BURNA BOY

The song, ‘Ye’ was released in 2018 as the sixth single from Burna Boy’s third album, ‘Outside’. The song produced by Phantom is an outstanding entertaining and creative song. It was at no. 26 and 31 on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/ Hip Hop and R&B/ Hip Hop Airplay charts respectively. The song also won numerous awards to celebrate the success of the song and it has 171 million views on YouTube.

4. LOVE NWANTITI RMX- CKAY FT. JOEBOY, KUAMI EUGENE

Ckay, a record artist and producer from Chocolate City Records is a sensational vocalist that has captured many with his sweet voice. ‘Love Nwantiti’ is the second track off his 8 tracks self-produced Extended Play, ‘Ckay The First’. The addictive collaboration from Ckay, Joeboy and Kuami Eugene from Ghana, ‘Love Nwantiti’ gained its popularity across Tiktok giving it massive recognition and appreciation across the globe. The video to the song has a large number of 174 million views to its credit.

3. WAY MAKER- SINACH

The song, ‘Way Maker’ is a contemporary worship song by Sinach, an outstanding Gospel artist that has recorded lots of commercial success. This worship song is a phenomenal one that was certified gold by the Recording Industry of South Africa. Sinach became the first African artist to top the Billboard Christian Songwriters chart in May 2020 and in June 2020; the song reached the top spot in the Christian Copyright Licensing International Top 100 songs. The song is a recipient of several awards both home and abroad and it has 189 million views on the YouTube platform alone.

2. FALL- DAVIDO

Multitalented act, Davido delivered this outstanding hit single produced by Kiddominant and it has been on a great ride since its release. ‘Fall’s is off Davido’s album, ‘A Good Time and it is the lead single off the album. The reception to the song is amazing and it topped charts for a long time. The visual of the song was well conceptualized making it one of the most-watched Nigerian music videos on YouTube with 227 million views.

1. ON THE LOW- BURNA BOY

‘On the Low’ produced by Kel P is one of Burna Boy’s biggest songs ever from his studio album, ‘African Giant’. This mid-tempo love song has a fusion of Afrobeat and dancehall qualities that brags different. The song which highlights the story of a particular Angelina has an amazing melody and instrumentals that aided the song for better listening. The music video to this song also helped to visualize the concept making it a good memory. The video has successfully gathered 243 million views on YouTube thereby earning its spot as the most-watched Nigerian Music Video on YouTube.


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Lawrence  (Feb 14) 
Reason with me by rudeboy has over 133 millon views on youtube and isn't even on the list
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Jay  (Feb 19) 
No kind the ode people them ..
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Jay  (Feb 19) 
No mind*
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Muyumu TRO  (Feb 12) 
Impressive
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Anonymous  (Feb 12) 
Love nwatiti remix is over 200 million views on YouTube
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