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The 10 most-watched Nigerian music videos on Youtube

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-The 2016 videos that have excited so far!

It may only be three months into the year, but artistes have ensured that their teeming fans are served their favourite songs  accompanied by great videos.

encomium.ng takes a look at the most-watched videos released in 2016…

1. Tiwa Savage – Standing Ovation ft. Olamide (1,554,733 views)
The star power of Mavins’ first lady Tiwa Savage and Baddo Olamide is enough to pull in the crowd any day any time, and that proved true on this tune. Tiwa Savage is rocking motherhood.
‘Standing Ovation’ is off the mother of one’s sophomore album, RED; the barely four minutes-long video was shot by Clarence Peters and released January 14, 2016.

2. Banky W – All I want is you (983,896 views)
It is another in a long line of great videos from the stable of RnB crooner, Banky W.
The video, released February 16, 2016, was scripted, produced and directed by the EME boss himself and was filmed in Lagos.
The video touches on inter-tribalism and it features foremost entertainers, Zack Orji and Onyeka Onwenu)…

3. Humblesmith – Osinachi remix ft Davido (865,466 views)
Plenty people don dey ask, Na which Baba do the jazz…” is a line that has become popular since budding act, Humblesmith released his lovely tune, ‘Osinachi’ which originally featured the rap skills of Phyno.
For the remix, the N-Tyze entertainment signee called on the star power of superstar act, Davido whose verse controversy-laced verse, made the song even more popular. The video was shot by Clarence Peters and was released January 31, 2016…

4. Paul P Square & Tiwa Savage – Get it together (722,965 views)
‘Get it together’ is the National Family Planning song, and as expected, it preaches the essence of family planning with a video that does justice to the idea.
It’s message is built on three key statements “know the facts”, “talk to your partner” and “go for family planning”.
The very colourful video sees Paul of P Square and Tiwa Savage playfully deliver their lines, was released February 12, 2016….

5. Reekado Banks – Oluwa Ni (689,017 views)
The Mavin act is certainly thankful for all God has done for him, and on this Altims-produced tune he shows that.
The video was shot by Clarence Peters and was released January 15, 2016…

6. Patoranking – Another level (506,143 views)
Foston Musik signee, Patoranking has grown in leaps and bounds; and now serves ‘another level’, produced by Aaron Green.
The video was directed by Matt Alonzo and released February 6, 2016…

7. Korede Bello – Mungo Park (640,710 views)
Korede Bello explored his playful comical side on this Don Jazzy-produced tune, asking ‘shey you wan discover Mungo park?’
The MEX-directed video, released March 7, 2016, features Don Jazzy and Seyi Law who delivered rib cracking performances…

8. CDQ – Nowo E Soke ft Wizkid (439,245 views)
It’s already looking like a good year for talented rapper, CDQ.
Earlier this year, he was announced as the second artiste signed by the Tee Billz-owned 323 Entertainment, now he has a top-ten video.
‘Nowo E Soke’ features starboy Wizkid and the video released January 19 2016 has been watched 414,379 times. It was directed by Unlimited LA…

9. DJ Jimmy Jatt – Feeling the beat ft Wizkid (427,999 views)
Another song featuring starboy Wizkid. This time Nigeria number one Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt enlist the singing prowess of the multi-award winning act on ‘feeling the beat’.
Released January 14, 2016 the video has been seen 405,010 times on Youtube. It was shot by Director Q…

10. 2 Face – Coded Tinz ft Phyno, Chief Obi (269,306 views)
When a genius crooner and fine rapper collaborate as with 2 Face and Phyno did on ‘Coded Tinz’, you’re sure to have a good piece.
Mr Moe Musa shot the video for this jam and since it was released February 3, 2016, it has been viewed 254,144 times.

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