Billboard released a list of most watched artistes on YouTube in Africa. They looked at 11 countries including Ghana, Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Algeria and more.
The figures, obtained from YouTube is the total number of views on the artists songs in a year. Each country had 5 artists, labelled as “Local Heroes” by Billboard.
Egypt came out the strongest with the artist, Hamo Bika whose music style has been banned by Egyptian authorities by the way, with 736.53 million views.
Shatta Wale led Ghana’s list with 13.26million views and Nigeria’s was led by the new lord, Naira Marley with 17.6 million.
Take a look at the list in order of the artiste with the highest numbers:
1. Naira Marley – 17.6M
Naira Marley has been unstoppable! He’s outselling shows across Africa and in London and his controversial Fanbase, the Martians complement his controversial music and personality.