Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube

These are the most followed afrobeat artistes on in the Nigerian music industry.

The year 2021 was a banner year for Afrobeats and the African music industry as a whole, with numerous chart-topping singles and albums, as well as songs from the continent, and here are the most followed afrobeat Artistes on YouTube.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on

particularly Nigeria, breaking streaming records, being nominated for, and winning both local and international awards, most notably the Grammys.

We look at 2022 with our on the Nigerian music industry and projections for the year.

is an American online video sharing and social media platform owned by Google.

It was launched on February 14, 2005, by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim.

It is the second most visited website, right after Google itself

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on

1. CKay (2.91 million)

Chukwuka Ekweani, better known by his stage name Ckay, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer signed to Warner Music South Africa.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Ckay

He was formerly signed to Chocolate City, a member of Warner Music Group independent label services ADA.

His international hit single “Love Nwantiti”, also known as “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)”, was released in 2019 by Chocolate City

2. Davido (2.9 million)

David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Davido blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Davido

Davido won the Next Rated award in 2012 at The Headies after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Olowo(2012).

Between 2013 and 2015, he also released a number of hit singles and in January 2016 he signed a record deal with Sony Music.

3. Flavour (2.52 million)

Chinedu Okoli, better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a Nigerian

singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He began his musical career as a drummer for a local church.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Flavour

Flavour is popularly known across Africa and the world for his hit song “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”.

He is currently signed to 2nite Entertainment

4. Burna Boy (2.4 million)

Damini Ebunoluwa Oguluknown professionally as , is a Nigerian singer and rapper. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists.

He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013).

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube

In 2017, signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. His third studio album Outside marked his major-label debut

5. Wizkid (2.33 million)

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as  is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

He began recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, signed a record deal with Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E).

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube

He later rose to the limelight after releasing “Holla at Your Boy”, the lead single from his debut studio album, Superstar (2011), which also spawned the singles “Tease Me/Bad Guys” and “Don’t Dull”.

6. Tekno (2.02 million)

Tekno Miles was first signed under K-Money Entertainment. His first single titled “Holiday”, was released under the imprint. With featured vocals from Davido, “Holiday” was positively accepted and gained massive airplay.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Tekno

In 2012, Tekno Miles was spotted by renowned Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu at an event in Abuja, after Tekno Miles received a standing ovation following the performance of a song titled “Onye Ne Kwu”, his remix of Ice Prince’s “Oleku”.

It was at the same event he met Iyanya and Ubi Franklyn, the manager of Made Men Music Group and they became friends.

Ubi and Iyanya eventually encouraged Tekno Miles to move to Lagos to further his music career.

7. Yemi Alade (1.96 million)

Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist,  she won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Yemi Alade

Since then Yemi has gained prominence in the music industry and is considered one of the biggest artists in Africa.

The releases of her albums of Queens and Mama Africa with the huge commercial success recorded for both albums, this made her embark on world tours consecutively

8. P-Square (1.87 million)

P-Square is a Nigerian music duo consisting of the twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye.

They produce and release their through Square Records.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
P-square

In December 2011, they signed a record deal with Akon’s Konvict Muzik label.

In May 2012, P-Square signed a record distribution deal with Universal Music Group.

 On 25 September 2017, numerous media outlets reported that the group disbanded

9. Rudeboy (1.36 mil).

Paul Okoye is a Nigerian singer & songwriter born on November 18, 1991. Paul Okoye, also known by his stage name Rude Boy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, dancer and performer.

Most Followed Afrobeat Artistes on YouTube
Rudeboy

He was formerly in a group with his twin brother Peter Okoye aka Mr P and together were known as before they decided to call it to quit to pursuing their individual solo careers.

Since he started his solo career, he has released numerous songs with more than enough features

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