Google has pointed put the most popular videos on YouTube, taking into a consideration a certain rating index for each country.
The report notes that it considers not only the number of views when summing up, but also the time users have spent on viewing a particular video, as well as the number of clicks on the "Share" and the number of comments and "likes".
Within the list you can find here some popular videos which probably you have already seen on the Internet on have watched on the TV-channels. So, read on and enjoy the compilation of Nigerian music, if to be more precisely – 5 the most famous videos. There is no trick, but you should know that there is no Davido or Wizkid in this playlist.
1. P-Square – Personally
R&B duo P-Square has released their record "Personally" as the second single. This video was uploaded on the Internet within Vevo on June 21, 2013. Before the release of the video, the record has been estimated very well with positive reviews from a lot of people. At the beginning of 2015, this music video has reached the 37 million reviews mark, according to the Vevo.
The date of release: March 2013
The Director: Jude Okoye and Clarence Peters
2. Yemi Alade – Johnny
Afro-pop artist from Nigeria Yemi Alade has recorded the song "Johnny", taking it from the debut album, which has the name - King of Queens, this was in 2014. The song supposed to be an international hit in many countries such as Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, as well as South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Liberia including even The United Kingdom and others. The music video was directed by Clarence Peters. Before the song was officially uploaded on the Internet, it was leaked over some internet resources.
The date of release: March 2014
The Director: Clarence Peters
3. Timaya featuring Sean Paul – Bum Bum Remix
Enetimi Alfred Odon is better known by his stage name Timaya. So, he is also a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is believed to be one of the most successful singers ever, as his magic voice and very energetic as well as refreshing performances have persuaded everyone that he is not a boy from the crowd. In 2011, Timaya was appointed as a Peace Ambassador by the IIFWP (Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace). Dr. Hak Ja Haan Moon, the co-founder of the IIFWP, stated that he is "one of those individuals whose lives exemplify the ideal of living for the sake of others, and who dedicate themselves to practices which promote the founding ideals of the IIFWP."
The date of release: April 2014
The Director: Shutah Films
4. P-Square – Shekini
R&B duo of identical twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye has released in November 2014 their music movie which appeared to be a very popular clip among the population of Nigeria as well as many other countries around the African continent and Europe.
The date of release: November 2014
The Director: Clarence Peters
5. D’banj – Oliver Twist
"Oliver Twist", do you need something to add, is yes, so it is a song, which was recorded by Nigerian singer D'banj. On May 11, 2012 this track firstly has appeared in the United Kingdom.
The date of release: March 2012
The Director: Sesan Ogunro
It is a very surprising thing, but in addition to such singers as Wizkid, Davido and Olamide, there is no reference to the Mavin Records in the list.