An episode of Mark Angel Comedy, Burna Boy’s ‘Killin Dem’, and sex-for-grades undercover, the BBC Africa documentary, have made YouTube’s 2019 most-watched videos in Nigeria.


YouTube, an American video-sharing platform, released its list of the most-watched videos in Nigeria spanning music, comedy, politics, sports, and other categories.

According to the platform, the videos that made the listicle reflect Nigerians love for sport and entertainment as they are notable for their number of views, shares, comments, likes, among other criteria.

“The top trending videos in Nigeria for 2019 reflect the nation’s love of sport and entertainment. The top three trending videos in Nigeria are ‘Commander’ by Mark Angel Comedy, ‘Aiyetoro Episode’ 1 by SCENEONE TV and UEFA Champions League | Liverpool vs Barcelona | Highlights by Supersport,” it said.


“Beyond the affinity for entertainment and sports, the 2019 list also revealed that Nigerians are turning to YouTube to keep up with trending news stories. The BBC Africa Documentary ‘Sex for Grades’ and Ynaija’s interview with Busola Dakolo made it as top trending videos.”

See the full lists below:

Top 15 videos watched in Nigeria in 2019, excluding major music labels


Top 15 music videos watched by Nigerians

YouTube’s list comes as part of ‘YouTube Rewind’, a scheme which brings together the biggest viral videos “featuring today’s biggest YouTube stars and current affairs personalities.”

“The scheme has featured a montage of clips from the top videos, channels, and moments of the year set to a soundtrack from powerhouse artists Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, and Billie Eilish.”


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