YouTube Releases Most Important Moments in 2022 in Nigeria

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka

In its usual yearly tradition, YouTube has unveiled lists ranking the top trending videos, music videos, Shorts, and creators in Nigeria, capturing the most important moments in 2022 on and offline, such as the performance video for Mavins, Crayon, Ayra Starr, LADIPOE, Magixx and Boy Spyce’s song titled Overloading, Episode 24 Apocalypse of Selena Tested and SELINA, the Nollywood Romantic Comedy from Uduak Isong TV.

According to the video streaming platform, YouTube Shorts are being watched by over 1.5 billion logged-in users every month and averaging over 30 billion daily views. The company also announced that it paid more than $50 billion to creators, artists, and media companies in the three years before June 2022.

Also, more than two million people have participated in its partnerships program around the world, with YouTube Premium and YouTube Music now has more than 80 million users, including trailers, around the world.

“Every year, the YouTube End-of-Year Top lists give us a glimpse into what people in Nigeria were most curious about.

“YouTube is the place where everyone comes to see what has and is happening in the world while participating in, and having an impact on, today’s culture.

“Whether it’s Shorts creators making millions laugh such as Oga Sabinus, or fascinating events such as the 100 days building a modern underground hut with a grass roof and a swimming pool by Mr Heang Update, 2022 was an important year for us all and we cannot wait to see what the next year has in store for us,” the firm stated.

In its top lists for this year, YouTube showed trends in Top Shorts, Top Trending Videos, Top Music Videos, Top Creators, and Breakout Creators.

It explained that the Top Trending Videos list was based on a range of factors, beyond just views, that indicates how “trending” a video really is. The YouTube Culture & Trends team also considers engagement and looks at signals like shares and likes of a certain video.

Below are the full list End of Year Lists in Nigeria:

Video Title Channel URL
SELINA TESTED – ( EPISODE 24 APOCALYPSE ) Lightweight Entertainment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVWrFSoSDCQ
SELINA – Nollywood Romantic Comedy starring Bimbo Ademoye and Daniel Etim Effiong Uduak Isong TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnPcQVAeiWY
Best Friends in the World: Senior Year | Episode 1 Neptune3 Studios https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xoq7xrYlx_E
Olukoti Latest Yoruba Movie 2022 Drama Starring Saheed Osupa|Odunlade Adekola |Sanyeri |Laide bakare APATATV+ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjBiwXBNfwQ
100 Days Building A Modern Underground Hut With A Grass Roof And A Swimming Pool Mr.Heang Update https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYf0BoFe9D8
Tegwolo and Mama Tegwolo compilation part1 HouseOfAjebo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNukOMVPMhQ
CULTISTS CLASHES WITH O.B.O – OGB Recent | Second hand Davido | Thecute Abiola Portable | Mc Always CUTE ABIOLA TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8sjsUrJYSM
INNOCIENT HOUSEMAID(FULL MOVIE)| ZUBBY MICHEAL 2022 Latest Nigerian Movie 1080p EXCEL NOLLYTV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CT2UJErD08
Obsession Latest Yoruba Movie 2022 Drama Starring Bukunmi Oluwasina | Luyek Adewale | Wunmi Toriola Yorubaplus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flJ8boh4Q9Q
Cultists number one – ft kelvin ikeduba Real OGB Recent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6VR3xZA000
Top Shorts
Video Title Channel URL
She used witchcraft to take our money (Baby almost cried) Tov Family https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a5liv1d-GE
Everyone Will Relate To This #Short Mc Shem Comedian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKhcV9N_eik
Social experiment | What would you do? ILYA BORZOV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UBIqFwsDKY
He got his daddy back ***** #shorts Bam and Bri Nation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbJYDz8TTUM
Mummy G.O addressed Tiwa savage Maraji’s World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUpMaqEHx6I
Granny knocked in my home * #shorts Funny Club TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-RfGr5MyXI
Kizz Daniel ft Tekno – Buga (official) #bugachallenge CJ The Dancer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLFE_7aQZzc
Traffic in lagos Nigeria JOE IJO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFfq0CJRTTY
Children Poor Prank | OMG, ITS RUSSIA ** #shorts #soccer NekAo official https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSU_JVWMJh0
amapiano groovist @koketsokhunong ** Mzansi Fresh Dancers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSUHT-GhYsY
Top Music Videos
Video Title Channel URL
Mavins, Crayon, Ayra Starr, LADIPOE, Magixx & Boy Spyce – Overloading (OVERDOSE) [Performance Video] MavinRecords https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8SNlvR86xc
Rema – Calm Down (Official Music Video) Rema https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQLsdm1ZYAw
Kizz Daniel, Tekno – Buga (Official Video) KizzDanielVEVO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLF90M96m2Q
Asake – Omo Ope (feat. Olamide) (Official Video) ASAKE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PnZf9U1HxQ
Asake – Sungba (Remix) (Official Video) (feat. Burna Boy) ASAKE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WU__JQuB8g
Burna Boy – Last Last [Official Music Video] Burna Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=421w1j87fEM
Skiibii – Baddest Boy (Remix)(Official Video) ft. Davido Skiibii https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLV2-JHIblI
Buga (Lo Lo Lo) Kizz Daniel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naUp-yR0QjQ
Fireboy DML & Asake – Bandana (Official Video) Fireboy DML https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCLUIzOsgGg
Asake – Peace Be Unto You (PBUY) (Official Video) ASAKE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MefXQvGTYtE
Top Creators
Channel URL
Real OGB Recent https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIc_pliB7EkbWHIrDbyf86Q
Oga Sabinus https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZKveEdM9fe6mFR6Epth2TA
Neptune3 Studios https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCl71WmqkG8BjVuySOSCh_Q
official BRODA SHAGGI https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG6orNVuXIICv9_ifH6msIA
BrainJotter Comedian https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxyb0darxVM-h7I4xYWrb4A
HouseOfAjebo https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC26q7KQxr5TnKm-OT25MyyQ
TAAOOMA’S CABIN https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvG_RH3tAekGN5rPUVUmcIg
KieKieTV https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyQPkMV4uLDwDqdmU1hXcPA
MSA previously My Story Animated https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYzEMRKqrh01-tauv7MYyVQ
OFFICER WOOS https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw1CI9X0fOsQxf984GH2HYA
Breakout Creators
Channel URL
Neptune3 Studios https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCl71WmqkG8BjVuySOSCh_Q
Shank Comics https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq27-1ZCNMYs4csa86q3SGw
DOUBLE DS TWINS https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6nffj7cYbYRVBxK2_Ph4DA
KIRIKU OFFICIAL TV https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJGY6QvZNEII4B0JM-eKTbQ
Stylebyreme https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7sFwsT1_W_UcEzrGyyCZRg
Bimbo Ademoye TV https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCneM4DHHUWMVwmYktz8X46g
Adam W https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_k6e2PPDUnxEdMJC9Q044g
The Geng https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1gZ-ZDcrMLXnJSTiuSLt0w
Nurses lecture room https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgSa_jjdMM1u1l4RvtAOaxA
wakawaka _doctor https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKojH1Q_BO27D_mRTuK6xcw
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