YouTube Nigeria publishes the top 10 list of most streamed artists in the country, Davido, Olamide and Wizkid shines.
Davido topped the list, that also has the likes of Tekno, Simi, Kizz Daniel and more.
The YouTube stats shows Davido as the most streamed artist with 9.38M views, followed by Olamide with 8.81M views and Wizkid with about 5.72 million views on its Nigerian channel between September 2017 to September 2018.
Others who make up the list include Flavour with 5.17 million views, Tiwa Savage with 5.06 million views, Tekno with 4.61 million views, Kiss Daniel with 3.80 million views, Simi with 3.70 million views, Sinach with 3.19 million views with the only non-Nigerian artist being Ed Sheeran coming in at the No 10 spot with 3.15 million views.
These numbers are a testament to how well Nigerian music is appreciated, especially back home and will directly add to the streaming revenue for these artists.
The year isn’t over yet, so we’re gonna see in the next few months how much the numbers will get especially if Davido pulls through with his album and the likes of Wizkid and Kiss Daniel also deliver theirs, with videos set to follow.