Top 10 Online Nigerian Creators

The world’s most popular online video community, YouTube, has released the top 10 Nigerian creators, who trended and had the biggest moments on the platform in 2021 in the country.

The list, according to a statement from YouTube, is to celebrate the content creators and reflects 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.

It was further stated that 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.

In addition, the platform released the top 10 music videos in Nigeria on YouTube, with Chiké and Simi’s Running to you, Teni’s For You featuring Davido, and WizKid’s Essence featuring Tems, leading the list of most viewed music videos by Nigerians in 2021 on YouTube.

The statement explained that the selection of the top trending videos on YouTube for 2021 was based on a range of factors, beyond just viewership.

YouTube said, for example, it considered engagement while also looking at signals like shares and likes.

It stated that topping the list of top trending videos in Nigeria was 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, while Yoruba movies, Abebi, starring Odunlade Adekola, and Ete, starring Bolanle Ninalowo were also among the trending videos that got Nigerians clicking “play”.

Below is the full list of the different categories;

Top 10 Creators in Nigeria

  1. Channel
  2. HouseOfAjebo
  3. official BRODA SHAGGI
  6. Lightweight Entertainment
  9. Saira Movies
  10. Yorubaplus
  11. BrainJotter Comedian

Top 10 Music Videos in Nigeria

  1. Channel
  2. Chiké & Simi – Running (To You)
  3. TENI – FOR YOU ft. Davido
  4. WizKid – Essence ft. Tems
  5. WizKid – Ginger ft. Burna Boy
  6. Davido – The Best ft. Mayorkun
  7. Davido – La La ft. Ckay
  8. Ruger – Bounce
  9. Nathaniel Bassey – Hallelujah Challenge Praise Medley
  10. CHIDINMA – Jehovah Overdo


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