YouTube Kenya has released the statistics of how both music videos and non- music videos posted on the platform, performed.
This year’s most watched Non-music video in Kenya was Mark Angel Comedy’s video titled, ‘Who Died?’.
This was followed closely Best Wedding Dance Ever video by MC Gospel and Njugush Ame Nduthika by Comedian Njugush.
“This year’s Top Trending Videos are a testament to the adeptness of Kenyan YouTubers in creating content that entertains, informs and inspires their audiences,” says Dorothy Ooko, Africa’s Head of Communications & Public Affairs at Google.
Other trending non-music videos which topped the chars include:
Miguna Miguna Refuses to be Deported to Dubai from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Xtian Dela
Kila La Heri, Kanze – Citizen TV Kenya
Portugal vs. Spain- 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – Match 3- FIFA TV
Obama in Kogelo- Dancing with his Grandmother. You Gotta Love the American Moves! – Online Community KE
Usicheze na Conductor wa Mat za Mwihoko – Henry Desagu
MCA Tricky Buys Himself Samantha – MCA Tricky TV
MC Sunday- Ukiomba Msichana wa Mombasa Namba ya Simu – Churchill Show
In the music videos category, Harmonize’s collabo with Diamond Platnumz, Kwangwaru topped the charts both in Kenya and in East Africa.
This was followed closely by Sauti Sol featuring Nyashinki’s Short and Sweet, which is currently at 11 million views in 6 months and Otile Brown featurin Sanaipei’s Chaguo La Moyo which is at 10 million views.
Other trending music videos include:
Bebi Bebi- Nyashinski
Lamba Lolo- Ethic Entertainment
Njiwa- Willy Paul featuring Nandy
Bum Bum- Yemi Alade
Starboy- Soco featuring Terri, Spotless, Ceeza Willi and Wizkid
Consuming Fire- Jimmy D Psalmist
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On the global platform, Kylie’s video ‘To Our Daughter’ topped the charts at 77 million views.
Other non-music videos that topped the charts include:
Real Life Trick Shots 2 – Dude Perfect
We broke up- David Dobrik
Walmart yodeling kid- Sonnel Official
Do You Hear “Yanny” or “Laurel”? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)- ASAP Science
Portugal v Spain – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – MATCH 3- FIFA TV
Build Swimming Pool Around Underground House- Primitive Survival Tool
Cobra Kai Ep 1 – “Ace Degenerate” – The Karate Kid Saga Continues- Cobra Kai
Behan Bhai Ki School Life – Amit Bhadana
NGƯỜI TRONG GIANG HỒ PHẦN 6 | LÂM CHẤN KHANG | FULL 4K | TRUYỀN NHÂN QUAN NHỊ CA | PHIM CA NHẠC 2018- Khang Pro Film
Global trending music videos include:
Te Bote Remix – Casper, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny, Ozuna
Nicky Jam x J. Balvin – X (EQUIS) | Official Video | Prod. Afro Bros & Jeon
Girls Like You Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B
Daddy Yankee | Dura (Official Video)
Ozuna x Romeo Santos – El Farsante (Remix) (Official Video)
Becky G, Natti Natasha – (Video Official)
El Chombo (Official Video)
Drake – God’s Plan
Reik – Me Niego ft. Ozuna, Wisin (Official Video)
Vaina Loca – Ozuna x Manuel Turizo (Official Video)
“What is clear from looking at the Top Trending Videos is the ability of creators to connect with their fans to entertain, inspire and educate,” Ms Dorothy Ooko added.
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