Wizkid, Burna Boy and Diamond Platnumz

They say it’s nearly impossible to listen to all songs that are released by artists every day/month, but a good hit will always capture the attention of many.

Statistics indicate that an average of 13, 000 new songs are released on different streaming platforms every month.

This is precisely what makes curation so important.

Today, we focus on the list of the most streamed artistes on YouTube in the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa

Just like his nickname, Simba, who is the King of the Jungle, Diamond Platnumz continues to lead the pack as far as YouTube streams are concerned.

Chibu Dangote has so far accumulated over 2 billion views since joining the streaming platform in 2011.

Platnumz also holds the record as the most subscribed African artistes (Sub-Saharan Africa).

Nigeria's Burna Boy comes second with a total of 1.89 billion views, followed closely by his fellow countryman Wizkid with 1.58 billion views.

The King of Lingala and Rhumba Fally Ipupa is number 4 on the list with 1.33 billion views while Davido comes at number 5 with 1.22 Billion views.

Here is the full list of the most streamed artists in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  1. Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) – 2 Billion views.
  2. Burba Boy (Nigeria) – 1.89 Billion views
  3. Wizkid (Nigeria) – 1.58 Billion views
  4. Fally Ipupa (DRC Congo) – 1.33 Billion views
  5. Davido (Nigeria) – 1.22 Billion views
  6. Flavour Nabania  (Nigeria) – 1.07 Billion views
  7. PSquare (Nigeria) – 1.07 Billion views
  8. Ckay – (Nigeria) – 1.08 Million
  9. Tekno (Nigeria) – 944 Million
  10. Rayvanny – (Tanzania) – 876 Million

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