Diamond Platnumz
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Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platnumz has become the first artiste in sub-Saharan Africa to clock over 8 million Subscribers on YouTube.

The WCB President has continued to dominate the music scene for the past 13 years - starting is career professionally in 2012.

The star is now leading the list 10 musicians with most YouTube subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Over the years, Platnumz has managed to accumulate a huge following on social media – platforms that are now earning him millions of money.


The WCB President holds the number spot with over 8.01 million subscribers on his channel since joining the streaming platform on June 12, 2011.

The award-winning singer has accumulated over 2,262,103,168 views and counting.

The second artiste on the list is Next Level Music (NML) President Raymond Shaban Mwakyusa stage name Rayvanny.

The BET award winner has a total of 4.6 million subscribers with over 978,138,878 views and counting. He joined the streaming platform in March in 2016.

Diamond Platnumz
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In 2022, Rayvanny left WCB Wasafi to start his own record label and now he has signed Macvoice as his first artiste.

Konde Music Worldwide President Rajab Abdul Kahali aka Harmonize is third on the list with over 4.12 M subscribers. So far, the Never Give Up hitmaker he has accumulated 7959,652,556 views and counting.

Konde Boy joined the platform in October 2015 after being signed by WCB Wasafi under Diamond Platnumz.

He exited WCB in 2019 to start his own record label Konde Music Worldwide.

Top 10 musicians with most YouTube subscribers in Africa

Diamond Platnumz - 8.04 million subscribers

Rayvanny - 4.60 million subscribers

Burna Boy - 4.16 million subscribers

Harmonize - 4.12 million subscribers

CKay - 3.84 million subscribers

Fally Ipupa - 3.67 million subscribers

Davido - 3.58 million subscribers

Mr Flavour - 3.03 million subscribers

Wizkid - 2.86 million subscribers

Zuchu - 2.83 million subscribers

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