YouTube Releases List Of Most Watched Video in Nigeria

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Youtube has released the list of most watched videos in Nigeria for the year 2013. The top videos range from videos that got us laughing till we had tears in our eyes, to those that left us angry, worried and curious, this year’s top trending YouTube videos show great that great channels are driving pop culture and becoming a platform for Nigerians to express their deepest emotions. A look at Nigerian favorite music videos in 2013, reveals that Naija music has indeed found a place in our hearts and on our dance floors. Songs like Ada Ada by Flavour, Caro by Starboy feat L.A.X & Wizkid, Personally by P-Square,  Jaiye Jaiye by Wizkid ft Femi Kuti and Eminado by newly married diva Tiwa Savage ft Don jazzy were some of the most watched music videos in NIgeria in 2013.

The comedy-loving side of the Nigerian was also evident from the list of most viewed videos, with videos like The Interview by NdaniTV and Lagos Big Girl’s Game by VideoHitsShow’s featuring as two of the most watched videos in 2013.

In addition to music and comedy, Nigeria also had its share of highly talked about news content that got everyone sharing, liking and commenting. Videos like the Channels TV’s interview with the NSCDC commandant (popularly referred to as “Oga at the Top”) and the toe-to-toe #girlnotbride conversation between movie celeb Stella Damasus and Senator Yerima on the Al-Jazeera show The Stream were some of the most emotional Nigerian moments on YouTube.

To celebrate all these moments, over 60 top creators on YouTube got together and made a little video:


Top 10 Music Videos watched by Nigerians

  1. Ada Ada [Official Video]  by Flavour


  3. Personally by P-Square

  4. CARO – (Official Video) by Starboy Ft. L.A.X & Wizkid

  5. Jaiye Jaiye (Official Video) by WizKid Ft. Femi Kuti

  6. Sexy Mama [Official Video] by Iyanya Ft. Wizkid

  7. Eminado [Official Video] by Tiwa Savage Ft. Don Jazzy

  8. Stupid love by Olamide

  9. Skelewu (Official Video) by Davido

  10. Emi ni baller (Official Video) by Chidinma Ft. Tha Suspect & IllBliss


Top 10 Videos watched in Nigeria in 2013 excluding Music

  1. Last Flight To Abuja – The full movie (Nollywood Movies 2013)

  2. Civil Defence Commandant Can’t Tell His Organisation’s Web Address

  3. EDIDI-(The Bond) – Latest Yoruba Movie 2013 Starring Iyabo Ojo

  4. Stella Damasus and Senator Yerima on Al-Jazeera Network THE STREAM

  5. The Leaked Video Of Gen. Diya Oladipo Pleading With Gen. Sanni Abacha – Oputa Panel

  6. THE LAGOS BIG GIRL’S GAME ( Reanne Opia)

  7. Bling!

  8. How to get married; “Naija” style by Toke Makinwa

  9. The Interview – A tale of Frank Donga

  10. Nigeria – Burkina Faso | CAN Orange 2013 | 21.01.2013


Top 10 YouTube Channels in Nigeria in 2013


  2. channelsweb

  3. yorubamagic

  4. mynaijalove

  5. TVNolly

  6. nollywood5star

  7. ndaniTV

  8. DavidoHKNTV

  9. Nollywood5ive

  10. officialiyanya


Global Top Trending YouTube Videos for 2013

  1. Ylvis – The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) by tvnorge

  2. Harlem Shake (original army edition) by kennethaakonsen

  3. How Animals Eat Their Food | MisterEpicMann by MisterEpicMann

  4. Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball (Chatroulette Version) by SteveKardynal

  5. baby&me / the new evian film by EvianBabies

  6. Volvo Trucks – The Epic Split feat. Van Damme by VolvoTrucks

  7. YOLO (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar) by thelonelyisland

  8. Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise by CarrieNYC

  9. THE NFL : A Bad Lip Reading by BadLipReading

  10. Mozart vs Skrillex. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2 by ERB


Global Top YouTube Music Videos for 2013

  1. PSY – GENTLEMAN M/V by officialpsy

  2. Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball by MileyCyrusVEVO

  3. Miley Cyrus – We Can’t Stop by MileyCyrusVEVO

  4. Katy Perry – Roar (Official) by KatyPerryVEVO

  5. P!nk – Just Give Me A Reason ft. Nate Ruess, PinkVEVO

  6. Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines ft. T.I., Pharrell by RobinThickeVEVO

  7. Rihanna – Stay ft. Mikky Ekko by RihannaVEVO

  8. Naughty Boy – La La La ft. Sam Smith by NaughtyBoyVEVO

  9. Selena Gomez – Come & Get It by SelenaGomezVEVO

  10. Avicii – Wake Me Up (Official Video) by AviciiOfficialVEVO

Did your favourite video make the cut?



King is a writer and guitarist. He is an opinionated, multi talented individual with love for music and everything it concerns


  1. nice…. haven’t watched most it though, and how is it that tge movie “flight 2 abuja” was watched more that “oga @ the top”

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