Davido’s ‘Aye’ is the most-watched Nigerian music video on Youtube for 2014 Beats P Square, Wizkid, Patoranking to top List, Yemi Alade only female on the list, Pop sensation Davido’s Ayehas emerged the most-watched Nigerian music video released in 2014 on online video sharing site, Youtube – crowning a stellar year for the crooning 22-year-old.
The video is one of only two which crossed 10 million-views mark in 2014 after garnering over 12 million views. The other being Yemi Alade’s Johnny
1 Davido – Aye
Not long after its February 2014 release, online video watchers caught the buzz, making it their favourite. At the last count, the Clarence Peters-shot visuals has been viewed 12,925,923 times. The video features cameos from fast-rising act, Runtown and Davido’s record label mate, B Red playing the role of a prince whose love interest fancies Davido (a farmer) over him.
2 Yemi Alade – Johnny
Curvy Yemi Alade, the only female on the list, has had an amazing 2014! Her smash hit, Selebobo, produced Johnny is one of the songs which still reverberates at parties and occasions, months after its release. The video
for the song – also shot by Clarence Peters – has 10,178,621 views since its March 2014 release.
3 P Square – Taste the money.(Testimony)
The singing and dancing identical twin brothers of P Square have every reason to smile in 2014. They did not only produce chart-topping visuals to their hits; they also, after a three-year long hiatus, dropped their sixth album entitled Double Trouble. The video for Taste the money, shot by the duo’s elder brother, Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye in South Africa – has been viewed 6,101,550 times since its May 2014 release.
4 Bracket – Mama Africa
The duo of Bracket, the Yori Yori crooners, started the year on a good note with the January release of the visuals for their high-life/dance single Mama Africawhich went on to be watched 5,753,214 times.
5 Davido ft. Mafikizolo – Tchelete
Nigeria and South Africa came together to create this beautiful tune calledTchelete (Good life). The visuals for the hit was shot by Godfather Productionsand featured dramatic costumes. It currently has 4,793,293 views.
6 Mavins – Dorobucci
Prolific producer, Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records got dancefloors across Nigeria rocking to hit single, Dorobucci. The Mavins featuring the boss himself Don Jazzy; the beautiful and award-winning songstress Tiwa Savage; recently-married Dr SID; OYO singer D’Prince; and hot prospects Reekado Banks, Korede Bello and Di’Ja all took their turns to Doro-lize the track. The visuals for the hit, shot by Nic Roux on location in South Africa, was doro as many would agree having been watched 4,007,169 times.
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