Nigeria, which is renowned for having a thriving music scene, has been at the forefront of the Afrobeat movement, enthralling listeners around the globe with its contagious rhythms and distinctive sounds. Nigerian musicians have earned international recognition and gathered millions, if not billions, of views for their music videos thanks to the growth of YouTube as a platform for music discovery. This article will examine the top five Nigerian Afrobeat music videos on YouTube in order to demonstrate the enormous popularity of both the songs and the musicians who created them.
Rema – Calm Down – 466 Million
One of the most watched Afrobeats music videos on YouTube, Calm Down by Nigerian star, Rema has surpassed the amazing 466 million views mark. This number-one song has kept reaching new heights, enhancing Rema’s reputation as a top-tier musician. He recently collaborated on a remix of the party anthem with global pop sensation Selena Gomez, which has 250 million views.
CKay – Love Nwantiti Remix –– 392 Million
A noteworthy track on Ckay’s eight-track EP is Love Nwantiti. Its appealing melodies and addicting rhythms led to a remix in 2020 with Ghanaian singer Kuami Eugene and Afro-pop artist Joeboy. Due to TikTok’s viral success, Love Nwantiti’s reworked version became a worldwide sensation.
Burna Boy – On the low –333 Million
One of the rare African songs to reach this milestone is Burna Boy’s On the Low, which has amassed more than 333 million views on YouTube. This mid-tempo love ballad, which was produced by Kel P, has received accolades for its mellow, contagious vibe.
Davido – Fall – 264 Million
With more than 264 million YouTube views and Gold certification in the US and Canada, Davido’s Fall has had remarkable success. Sales have increased and the Nigerian singer’s international profile has been enhanced thanks to the song’s success.
Wizkid – Joro – 239 Million
Wizkid whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, has amassed over 239 million views on YouTube for his smash hit song, Joro.
Burna Boy’s Ye – 233Million views
Sinach’s Way maker – 229Million views