Willy Paul
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Musician Willy Paul has finally received his YouTube Gold Creator award popularly known as the Golden Plaque - an award given to users who cross the one million subscribers mark.

An excited Pozze shared the good news via his socials, thanking his fans for enabling him to achieve the new milestone.

The Umeme hitmaker is among Kenyan musicians who have managed to garner over one million subscribers on YouTube.

“Thank you @youtube for the gift this is well received! I just received my 1,000,000 subs award from @youtube

“Thank you all for the love and support and to that blogger that had doubts about my numbers next time just ask me politely and I'll answer you one love. GOLD,” Willy Paul wrote.

While unveiling his YouTube Gold Creator award, Willy used the opportunity to clap back at critics who have always doubted his YouTube numbers.

“We hit a million subscribers on YouTube. The reason I doing this video is that a while back some bloggers were claiming my subscribers were fake.

We all know that in this country Willy Paul is the only artiste with genuine numbers. I'm mr organic and it will stay like that ,” he said in part. 

He joined the streaming platform on March 21, 2010, and so far he has over 211 million views and counting.

Pozze is among musicians who have accumulated over 1 million subscribers. Others are Bahati, Sauti Sol, and Otile Brown.

Otile was the first Kenyan artiste to surpass the one million subscribers mark on YouTube.

He joined the streaming platform on April 20, 2016, and has so far garnered over 330,757,688 views and counting, on his channel

He is followed closely by Bahati who has 919K subscribers and over 206,049,368 views after joining the platform on August 7, 2012.

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