YouTube has recently released its YouTube 2021 Top Ten lists, celebrating 2021’s biggest moments on the platform in Nigeria.
The country’s top 10 Nigerian content creators on YouTube this year reflect 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 Nigerian content creators in 2021,
Top 10 Creators in Nigeria
- official BRODA SHAGGI
- BAKORI TV
- Lightweight Entertainment
- MR MACARONI
- TAAOOMA’S CABIN
- Saira Movies
- BrainJotter Comedian
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.
Here 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 – Essence ft. Tems
- 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”.
Here is a round-up of all the top 10 trending videos of 2021 on YouTube in Nigeria.
Top 10 Trending Videos in Nigeria
- President Kuti – movie starring Ibrahim Yekini|Bimpe Oyebade|Odunlade Adekola – Yorubaplus
- Tetracycline and Septrin – HouseOfAjebo
- ABEBI – movie staring Odunlade Adekola| Bimbo Oshin| Fisayo Amodemaja|Funke Etti| Tunde Ola- LibraTv
- Ete – movie Starring Bolanle Ninalowo, Mercy Aigbe, Femi Adebayo- YORUBAPLAY
- BEFORE YOU BURY ME FULL MOVIE 9&10 (BURY ME) – MagicNollyTV
- NENGI BREAD SELLER | BRODA SHAGGI | POCO LEE – official BRODA SHAGGI
- 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
- BURY ME SEASON 1 (NEW HIT MOVIE) – ZUBBY MICHEAL|2021 – Firstnollytv
- 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
- BrainJotter Comedian
- Oga Sabinus
- De General
- NEPA BOYS
- Ling and Lamb
- Isbae U
Top 10 Shorts Creators in Nigeria 2021
- Rosey Lucci
- Daniel LaBelle
- Daniel LaBelle
- 2Slim Musiktv
- Nas Daily
- Julius Dein
- Jeremy Lynch
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