The list of 2016 top trending YouTube videos in Nigeria and globally has been released.
It was contained in a statement issued by Google Nigeria and released to PREMIUM TIMES.
A cursory look at the favourite video of 2016 shows that Nigerians joined the global community in dominating the dance floors with American superstar, Rihanna.
On the one hand, funny indigenous videos by rising child comedienne, Emmanuella, is the most watched video on YouTube in Nigeria in 2016.
The video I’ll Beat You (Mark Angel Comedy) in particular had the most views on YouTube in Nigeria in 2016. Also, funny man; AY and actress; Jenifa, also dominated the year.
Tiwa Savage’s explosive interview also led the pack. Google reveals that it was the second most-watched video in Nigeria in 2016.
If anything at all, this year’s non-music list makes it even more apparent that Nigerians love a good laugh, with eight of the top 10 trending videos being humour-themed.
The much raved-about Mark Angel Comedy was the most featured with three of the top 10 videos in the non-music category.
Also, the Nigerian favourite AYTV owned by popular comedian, Ayo Makun, continued to excite some of the top trending content on YouTube in Nigeria.
In the music category, the global chart hit ‘Work’ by Rihanna featuring Drake occupies the top position with over 796 million views.
This year also saw young acts like Kiss Daniel, Korede Bello and Tekno Miles earning higher views among trending Nigerian music videos.
For even more end-of-the-year awesomeness, checkout the YouTube Rewind 2016 Channel.
Meanwhile, you can find the full list below:
2016 Top 10 trending videos (Nigeria)
1. I’ll Beat You (Mark Angel Comedy)
2. Tiwa Savage Addresses Tee Billz’s Accusations in Exclusive Video
3. Emanuella Sleep (Mark Angel Comedy)
4. After School Lesson (Mark Angel Comedy)
6. MC King Kong Dancing Sekemba by VjOj & Awilo Longomba
7. Jenifa’s Diary – Season 6 Trailer
8. President Buhari Runs to Synagogue Prophet T.B Joshua for healing deliverance
9. Funke Akindele Rocks New Boo At beach party in Jenifa’s Diary Season Five Episode one
10. Iya Ibadan – Yoruba Latest 2016 [premium] Comedy Movie | Toyin Aimakhu | Helen Paul
Top 10 Trending music videos (Nigeria)
1. Rihanna – Work (Explicit) ft. Drake
2. Kiss Daniel – Mama [Official Video]
3. Korede Bello – Mungo Park Official Music Video
4. Phyno – Fada Fada [Official Video] ft. Olamide
5. Falz – Soldier (Full Length Movie) ft. SIMI
6. PSquare – Bank Alert [Official Video]
7. Humblesmith ft. Davido (Official Video) – OSINACHI (Remix)
8. Tekno – Pana [Official Video]
9. Tiwa Savage ft. Wizkid – Bad ( Official Music Video )
10. Tiwa Savage – If I Start To Talk ft. Dr. Sid ( Official Music Video )
Top 10 trending videos in (Global)
Top 10 Trending music videos (Global)