Afrobeats music has gained worldwide recognition, with its infectious rhythms and vibrant energy attracting millions of fans. As one of the most popular music genres globally, Afrobeats has seen artists like Burna Boy, Wizkid, and Davido achieve significant success both at home and abroad.
Here is a list of Afrobeats artistes with the most total YouTube views:
1. Burna Boy – 2.038 billion
Burna Boy, also known as the African Giant, is one of the biggest stars in the Afrobeats industry. He has amassed over 2 billion views on YouTube, making him the most viewed Afrobeats artiste on the platform.
2. Wizkid – 1.663 billion
Starboy has over 1.6 billion views on YouTube, putting him in second place on this list. He has been recognized internationally, working with artists like Drake and Beyonce.
3. Davido – 1.281 billion
Davido has over 1.2 billion views on YouTube. He is known for his hit songs like “Fall,” “If,” and “Assurance.”
4. CKay – 1.149 billion
Singer and producer, CKay, has over 1.1 billion views on YouTube. He is known for his hit single “Love Nwantiti.”
5. Flavour – 1.103 billion
Highlife musician, Flavour, has over 1 billion views on YouTube. He has collaborated with various international artists, including Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz and Liberia’s Semah G. Weifur.
6. P-Square – 1.09 billion
Music duo P-Square consisting of twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye, has over 1 billion views on YouTube. They are known for their hit songs like “Alingo” and “Personally.”
7. Rema – 1.05 billion
Singer, has over 1 billion views on YouTube. He is known for his unique sound and has been recognized internationally, working with artists like Drake.
8. Tekno – 963M
Singer and producer Tekno has over 900 million views on YouTube. He is known for his hit songs like “Pana” and “Skeletun.”
9. Yemi Alade – 715M
Yemi Alade, singer and songwriter, has over 700 million views on YouTube. She is known for her hit songs like “Johnny” and “Tangerine.”