Davido tops list of most viewed Nigerian artist

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Nigerian Afro pop star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido is currently the most viewed Nigerian artist on streaming platform, YouTube.

The singer has amassed over 500 million views across all his uploads on the platform to achieve this feat.

In January, Davido’s hit song, ‘Fall’ beat out Yemi Alade’s ‘Johnny’ to become the most viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube.

This makes him the first Nigerian artist to reach over 100 million views on YouTube racing ahead of Yemi Alade and Tekno.

As the Head of his label, DMW, Davido’s YouTube page also streams the tracks and videos of his label mates including Mayorkun, Peruzzi and Dremo.

In 2017, Davido had unprecedented career resurgence with his row of hits including ‘If’, ‘Fall’, ‘Fia’ and ‘Like Dat’.

Davido was the first Nigerian artist to reach one million, two million, five million and nine million followers on Instagram and now one of the most bankable Nigerian on the platform.

Rahila L.