This article compiles a list of the most popular Nigerian afrobeat artists on YouTube.
In a nutshell, afro beats refer to any music that originates from Nigeria; it is the umbrella term that encompasses all Nigerian Afrobeat sounds.
Most Nigerian artists do Afropop which is also is considered afrobeat or is associated with the afrobeat genre.
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On the other hand, Afrobeat is a genre that implies the mixture of components or factor of West African musical varieties including highlife and fuji music with western jazz and subsequently funk and soul attachment.
Below are the all time most-streamed Nigerian Afrobeat artists on YouTube
P-Square is the Nigerian defunct music duo consisting of the twin brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye.
They are also among the top Nigerian artists with the most subscribers on youtube with 1.61M subscribers.
Also, they have garnered a total of 896 Million views on their official channel.
Davido is a Nigerian afrobeat heavyweight] singer, songwriter, and record producer, also one of the most influential and internationally acclaimed artists in Africa.
Davido is one of the highest Nigerian afrobeat artists with the most subscribers on youtube with 2.38M subscribers.
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He has garnered a total of 847 Million views.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, the grammy award-winning singer and songwriter rose to prominence in 2012 and became a global power force around 2018, arguably one of the biggest Afrobeat Artiste of the new generation.
Burna Boy has 1.83M subscribers on youtube and has garnered 836 Million views.
Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, one of Africa’s biggest artists, obviously the most decorated Nigerian artist ever.
Wizkid 1.69M subscribers and a total of 733 Million views.
Tekno is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, gained prominence in 2012.
Tekno 1.72M subscribers and a total of 718 Million views.