Chiké, Teni, Wizkid, Davido, Ruger, Nathaniel Bassey, Chidinma and Omah Lay take the top 10 spots for trending videos on Youtube this 2021.
YouTube has unveiled the top ten lists for 2021, as part of a celebration of the platform’s biggest moments in Nigeria. Top content creators such as HouseOfAjebo, Official Broda Shaggi, ApataTV+, Bakori TV, Lightweight Entertainment, and Mr Macaroni topped the list. This indicates the rising popularity of original content in Nigeria.
YouTube Top Creators Category
The criteria for compiling this year’s creators’ list is Channels that share hilarious skits and movies. At the top spot is HouseOfAjebo for the popular hilarious cartoon skits and is managed by popular stand-up comedian, Erem Emeka Nehemiah, also known as Ajebo. Broda Shaggi is another top creator on YouTube in Nigeria this year.
Below is the full list of the top 10 creators in Nigeria in 2021.
- Official Broda Shggi
- Bakori TV
- Lightweight Entertainment
- Mr Macaroni
- Taaooma’s Cabin
- Saira Movies
- BrainJotter Comedian
YouTube Top Music Videos Category
In the music category, Chiké and Simi’s ‘Running to you’, Teni’s ‘For You’ featuring Davido, and Wizkid’s ‘Essence‘ featuring Tems are the top three trending music videos this year, leading the list of most viewed music videos by Nigerians in 2021 on YouTube.
Below is the full list of the top 10 music videos in Nigeria for 2021.
- Chiké & Simi – Running (To You)
- Teni – For You feat. Davido
- Wizkid – Essence feat. Tems
- Wizkid – Ginger ft. Burna Boy
- Davido – The Best feat. Mayorkun
- Davido – La La feat. Ckay
- Ruger – Bounce
- Nathaniel Bassey – Hallelujah Challenge Praise Medley
- Chidinma – Jehovah Overdo
- Omah Lay – Understand
YouTube Top Trending Videos Category
The selection of the top trending videos on YouTube for 2021 are based on a range of factors, beyond just viewership. It considers engagement while also looking at signals like shares and likes.
Topping the list of top trending videos in Nigeria is ‘President Kuti‘, a movie starring Ibrahim Yekini, Bimpe Oyebade and Odunlade Adekola on Yorubaplus. The comedy skit video, “Tetracycline and Septrin” from House of Ajebo ranked second in the country. Yoruba movies, “Abebi“, starring Odunlade Adekola, and “Ete” starring Bolanle Ninalowo were also among the trending videos that got Nigerians clicking play.
Below is a round-up of all the top 10 trending videos of 2021 on YouTube in Nigeria.
Top 10 Trending Videos in Nigeria
- Video title: President Kuti – movie starring Ibrahim Yekini|Bimpe Oyebade|Odunlade Adekola. Channel: Yorubaplus
- Video title: Tetracycline and Septrin. Channel: House Of Ajebo
- Video title: Abebi – movie staring Odunlade Adekola| Bimbo Oshin| Fisayo Amodemaja|Funke Etti| Tunde Ola. Channel: LibraTv
- Video title: Ete – movie Starring Bolanle Ninalowo, Mercy Aigbe, Femi Adebayo. Channel: YORUBAPLAY
- Video title: “Before You Bury Me” 9 & 10 (Bury Me). Channel: MagicNollyTV
- Video title: Nengi Bread Seller | Broda Shaggi | Poco Lee. Channel: Official Broda Shaggi
- Video title: Selina Tested – (Episode 18 War Is Coming). Channel: Lightweight Entertainment
- Video title: She Never Knw I Am Only Pretending To Be Poor Company Driver Just 2Knw If She Truly Love Me – Nigerian. Channel: Top Love TV
- Video title: Bury Me Season 1 (New Hit Movie) – Zubby Micheal|2021. Channel: Firstnollytv
- Video title: This Deeper Life Wedding Is A Must Watch! Modesty and Glamour! Sarah & Paul 2020. Channel: Thrive With Rejoice
YouTube Breakout Content Creators
YouTube Nigeria has also released the top 10 Breakout Creators list and the top 10 Shorts Creator list topped by House of Ajebo and SwagBoyQ respectively.
Below is the full list of the 2021 Top Ten Breakout Creators and 2021 Top Ten Shorts Creators in Nigeria.
Top 10 Breakout Creators in Nigeria 2021
- House of Ajebo
- Brain Jotter Comedian
- Oga Sabinus
- De General
- NEPA BOYS
- Ling and Lamb
- Isbae U
Top 10 Shorts Creators in Nigeria
- Rosey Lucci
- Daniel LaBelle
- Daniel LaBelle
- 2Slim Musiktv
- Nas Daily
- Julius Dein
- Jeremy Lynch