5 Most watched music videos on YouTube in East Africa



In recent years Youtube has been one of the most popular music service in East Africa where a lot of artists and record labels appreciate millions of views that their music videos get on the google owned platform. 

Atleast all A list artists in East Africa from Sauti Sol in Kenya, Eddy Kenzo In Uganda and Rayvanny in Tanzania have their music videos on YouTube hence  making the platform a home to a lot of hits in East Africa. 

In this article we're going over the top 5 most watched music videos on YouTube in East Africa : 

5.Nana - Diamond Platnumz ft Mr Flavour (80 Million) 

Without doubt "Nana" is one the best music videos of all times from Diamond Platnumz. The South African made music video was criticallly acclaimed due to its exceptional cinematography and story idea while enjoying cameos from artists such as Vanessa Mdee, Iyanya, The Bracket and AKA and so far it has amassed about 80 Million views on Youtube. 

4.Kwangaru - Harmonize ft Diamond Platnumz (90 Million) 

It has been four years already since Harmonize blessed fans with the East African version of  "Gallardo" titled "Kwangaru" featuring Diamond Platnumz. 

The club themed music video broke several records after its release in May 2018 as it amassed about 10 Million views in just a month becoming the first East African music video to reach such a milestone and so far the video has about 90 Million views on Youtube. 

3.Waah - Diamond Platnumz ft Koffi Olamide. (102 Million views) 

Being the most anticipated song in Tanzania in the year 2020 its no wonder the "Waah" music video broke several records in East Africa after it clocked 1 Million views in just 8 hours hence breaking Davido's record of reaching 1 Million views in 9 hours. 

Also "Waah" is the second fastest song in the history of East African music to reach 100 Million views on Youtube as it took only 14 months to reach such a milestone. 

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2.Diamond Platnumz ft Fally Ipupa. (105 Million) 

You really don't have to understand the language in this song for you to enjoy it since the Inama music video is so nostalgic while  being decorated by its crazy colors, beautiful sets and dancing vibe which is so contagious. 

So far the Kenny directed music video has amassed about 105 Million views on Youtube making it the second most watched music video in East Africa. 

1.Yope Remix - Diamond Platnumz & Innos B ( 180 Million) 

Diamond Platnumz continues to be the force in the music video department in East Africa as his Yope Remix music video becomes most watched music video in East Africa 

The music video became viral soon after its release due to its complicated yet clean dance moves and so far the video has about 180 Million views on Youtube.