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10 Most Popular Nigerian Music Videos of all time
Nigerian Music Videos are becoming extremely popular especially in this age of online file sharing, social media and video streaming. Nigerians love their music and wouldn’t hesitate to be identify with their favorite local artistes. Here are the top 10 most viewed Nigerian songs online between 2005 and date.
Oliver Twist by D’banj – Over 20 million views
D’banj is Nigeria’s most successful music export of all time having made more money from stage performances, endorsements and record sales that it’s no surprise Oliver twist one of his hit singles has made it to the top of this list as the most popular Nigerian Music Video of all time. This song has been remixed by many world renowned artistes including Estelle.
Chop My Money by P-square ft Akon - Over 15.2 million views
While P-square are amazingly enterprising and very organized in how they run and manage their music business, one thing remains paramount with this successful twins, their ability to churn out music fans would love and appreciate. Chop my money is one of such ventures that has made this duo the international success that they are.
Onyinye by P-square ft Rick Ross – Over 12.1 million views
Again they’re on this list this time in number 3 spot with Beautiful Onyinye featuring Rick Ross. This by the way is an award winning song that has also improved the P-square brand globally.
Kukere by Iyanya - 8.3 million views
Project Fame Winner Iyanya blew up in 2012 becoming a multi millionaire performing artiste on the strength of this hit single. He has his fans to be grateful to but of course the originality and vibe this song resonated contributed to its success.
Girl by Bracket ft Wizkid - over 6 million views
While Wizkid is an internationally acclaimed award winning artiste Bracket are not however that hasn’t stopped them from making a strong showing on the international scene especially online with this hit single featuring wizkid.
Ice Prince ft. Brymo – Oleku 2.3 million views
Ice Prince Zamani until 2009 was an up and coming rapper till himself and Brymo teamed up to produce this hit single together. Today mention Ice Prince and everyone knows you’re referring to a Nigerian rapper, well for Brymo it seems in this particular instance Ice Prince stole the show.
Dami duro by Davido – Over 2.1 million views
Prior to this he had another hit single – back when – which made impact locally but today Davido is a rising star – actually a super star about to go into mega super star status.
You bad by Wande Coal ft D’banj - Over 1.9 million views
Wande Coal and D’banj while still under defunct Mo’hits records teamed up with Don Jazzy as producer for this hit single. Sadly Mo’hits is no more as D’banj and erstwhile friend and business partner Don Jazzy split in 2012. However someone for a second time is on this list again.
African Queen by Tu Face - 1.8 million views
This Award winning song was at one time the most viewed Nigerian song online but it has since lost its relevance as newer and more captivating songs have shown up to replace it. African Queen however was the hit single that made Tu Face Idibia the super star he is today.
Gobe by Davido 1.7 million views
To say Davido is a mega super star in the making is not an understatement especially now that he has a second hit single on this list. Gobe is the hottest song so far in 2013 still waiting to see if its shine will dim with the rise of another hit single.