YouTube today released its YouTube 2021 Top Ten lists, celebrating 2021’s biggest moments on the platform in Nigeria.
The country’s top 10 Nigerian creators on YouTube this year reflects the growing popularity of original content produced by Nigerian creators on the platform with HouseOfAjebo, official BRODA SHAGGI, APATATV+, BAKORI TV, Lightweight Entertainment and MR MACARONI all-dominating this category.
This year’s creators’ list consists of channels that share hilarious skits and movies. HouseOfAjebo, the channel that topped the list, shares funny cartoon skits and is managed by popular stand-up comedian, Erem Emeka Nehemiah, also known as Ajebo. Samuel Animashaun Perry, a Nigerian comedian, actor, songwriter and musician who also owns the channel official 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.
Top 10 Creators in Nigeria
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..
Top 10 Music Videos in Nigeria
Chiké & Simi – Running (To You)
TENI - FOR YOU ft. Davido
WizKid - Ginger ft. Burna Boy
Davido - The Best ft. Mayorkun
Davido - La La ft. Ckay
Ruger - Bounce
Nathaniel Bassey - Hallelujah Challenge Praise Medley
CHIDINMA - Jehovah Overdo
Omah Lay - Understand
The selection of the top trending videos on YouTube for 2021 are based on a range of factors, beyond just viewership. For example, YouTube also considers engagement while also looking at signals like shares and likes. YouTube’s 2021 Top Ten lists bring together the biggest videos in Nigeria from creators, personalities and mainstream media with a presence on YouTube.
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 HouseOfAjebo 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 Channel
President Kuti -movie starring Ibrahim Yekini|Bimpe Oyebade|Odunlade Adekola Yorubaplus
Tetracycline and Septrin HouseOfAjebo
ABEBI-staring Odunlade Adekola|Bimbo Oshin|Fisayo Amodemaja|Funke Etti LibraTv
BEFORE YOU BURY ME FULL MOVIE 9&10 (BURY ME) MagicNollyTV
SELINA TESTED – (EPISODE 18 WAR IS COMING) Lightweight Entertainment
She Never Knw I Am Only Pretending To Be Poor Company Driver Just 2Knw If She Truly Love Me - Nigerian TOP LOVE TV
This Deeper Life Wedding Is A Must Watch! Modesty and Glamour! Sarah & Paul 2020 Thrive With Rejoice
In addition, YouTube Nigeria has also released the top 10 Breakout Creators list and the top 10 Shorts Creator list topped by HouseOfAjebo 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 Top 10 Shorts Creators in Nigeria 2021