YouTube Releases Most Important Moments in 2022 in Nigeria


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
SELINA – Nollywood Romantic Comedy starring Bimbo Ademoye and Daniel Etim Effiong Uduak Isong TV
Best Friends in the World: Senior Year | Episode 1 Neptune3 Studios
Olukoti Latest Yoruba Movie 2022 Drama Starring Saheed Osupa|Odunlade Adekola |Sanyeri |Laide bakare APATATV+
100 Days Building A Modern Underground Hut With A Grass Roof And A Swimming Pool Mr.Heang Update
Tegwolo and Mama Tegwolo compilation part1 HouseOfAjebo
CULTISTS CLASHES WITH O.B.O – OGB Recent | Second hand Davido | Thecute Abiola Portable | Mc Always CUTE ABIOLA TV
Obsession Latest Yoruba Movie 2022 Drama Starring Bukunmi Oluwasina | Luyek Adewale | Wunmi Toriola Yorubaplus
Cultists number one – ft kelvin ikeduba Real OGB Recent
Top Shorts
Video Title Channel URL
She used witchcraft to take our money (Baby almost cried) Tov Family
Everyone Will Relate To This #Short Mc Shem Comedian
Social experiment | What would you do? ILYA BORZOV
He got his daddy back ***** #shorts Bam and Bri Nation
Mummy G.O addressed Tiwa savage Maraji’s World
Granny knocked in my home * #shorts Funny Club TV
Kizz Daniel ft Tekno – Buga (official) #bugachallenge CJ The Dancer
Traffic in lagos Nigeria JOE IJO
Children Poor Prank | OMG, ITS RUSSIA ** #shorts #soccer NekAo official
amapiano groovist @koketsokhunong ** Mzansi Fresh Dancers
Top Music Videos
Video Title Channel URL
Mavins, Crayon, Ayra Starr, LADIPOE, Magixx & Boy Spyce – Overloading (OVERDOSE) [Performance Video] MavinRecords
Rema – Calm Down (Official Music Video) Rema
Kizz Daniel, Tekno – Buga (Official Video) KizzDanielVEVO
Asake – Omo Ope (feat. Olamide) (Official Video) ASAKE
Asake – Sungba (Remix) (Official Video) (feat. Burna Boy) ASAKE
Burna Boy – Last Last [Official Music Video] Burna Boy
Skiibii – Baddest Boy (Remix)(Official Video) ft. Davido Skiibii
Buga (Lo Lo Lo) Kizz Daniel
Fireboy DML & Asake – Bandana (Official Video) Fireboy DML
Asake – Peace Be Unto You (PBUY) (Official Video) ASAKE
Top Creators
Channel URL
Real OGB Recent
Oga Sabinus
Neptune3 Studios
BrainJotter Comedian
MSA previously My Story Animated
Breakout Creators
Channel URL
Neptune3 Studios
Shank Comics
Bimbo Ademoye TV
Adam W
The Geng
Nurses lecture room
wakawaka _doctor
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