YouTube has today released the most watched videos by Kenyans in 2021. YouTube End of Year Lists reveals popular videos uploaded and watched on YouTube. The lists have this year been expanded to include breakout creators and top Shorts videos of the year.
‘TT Comedian meets SLAY QUEENS’ video was the most watched non-music video in Kenya followed by a satirical remix by Marshall Sum of the Sukari hit song- ‘Politicians Dance Challenge, Uhuru, Ng’ang’a, Atwoli, Ruto ‘ while Inka TV’s upload of a child singing a dirge during the burial of five children who died in an inferno came third.
In the music videos category, Tanzania’s songstress Zuchu’s ‘Sukari’ hit song was the most watched followed by ‘Baikoko’ by Mbosso featuring Diamond while Kenya’s Otile Brown’s song featuring Jovial - ‘Such Kinda Love’ came third. Others were ‘Liar’ by Willy Paul and Miss P, ‘Ndovu ni Kuu’ by Krispah and Khaligraph, ‘Shamra Shamra’ by Joefes, Mejja, and Mbuzi Gang, ‘Nyumba Ndogo’ by Zuchu and ‘Yalah’ by Mbosso consecutively.
TT Comedian, Mungai Eve, Thee Pluto, and Terence Creative registered the highest growth rate in subscriber numbers during the year and emerged as top creators and breakout creators. Other creators in the top creators category include, Churchill Show, Tales of the Crazy Kennar, Tuko/Tuco - Kenya, Thee Pluto Show, Flaqo Raz, Terence Creative, Diana Bahati, and Jalango TV. Former Tuko Talks host, Lynn Ngugi, Afrimax English, TrendsGirl, Emmanuella, popular comedian Vinnie Baite, and Dance98 Academy all appeared in the list of the fastest growing YouTube Channels in Kenya in 2021.
Below are the full lists in the YouTube End of Year Lists 2021;
Most Watched Non-Music YouTube Videos
Most watched music videos
Breakout/Fastest Rising Creators