Willy Paul and Nyashinski are the only top 10 local artistes to make the top ten YouTube list of music videos that Kenyans have been watching in the year 2017.
The rest include Bongo music, Nigerian music and American hip-hop.
Well, here’s a list of the top 10 most watched music videos in Kenya.
- Shape Of You -Ed Sheeran
The song was released early this year by Sheeran and has since then acquired 2.5 Billion views on Youtube.
2.I Do -Willy Paul
The wedding song brought a lot of controversy for the gospel artiste who collaborated with Jamaica’s Alaine… But… It was a hit. Now, the song has 4.3 Million views on Youtube.
The video was highly anticipated even before its release, in less than 24 hours, it had received thousands of views. Its currently at 3.3 Million views. Guy’s got vocals. Great vocals!
4.Marry You -Diamond Platnumz ft Ne-Yo
The bongo star collaborated with this American singer on this hit weeks after they met in Nairobi. The two planned the collabo which was a real success. The song is at 18.7 million views.
5. Swalla –Jason Derulo
It was released in May this year. Jason who was recently in the country for Coke Studio featured Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign on this track. It’s at 918 Million views.
6. I’m The One- DJ Khaled
The song is currently at 870 million views. Khaled featured Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne.
7. Despacito -Luis Fonsi
The song has been covered by a lot of people across the world but was originally performed by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee. The song is currently the most watched video in the world with 4.4 billion views.
8. Unforgettable -French Montana
The song stands at 542 Million views but what attracted many Kenyans to the video was the fact that French Montana used the Triplets Ghetto Kids from Uganda in the video. Montanna also featured Swae Lee in the song.
9. Show Me- Harmonize
The fact that Harmonize and Rich Mavoko mention socialite Vera Sidika might be one of the reasons Kenyan got attracted to the song. The song is at 5.1 Million views.
10.Wild Thoughts- DJ Khaled
With 554 million views, Khaled featured Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.