Beyond the affinity for entertainment and sports, the 2019 list also revealed that Nigerians are turning to YouTube to keep up with trending news stories. The BBC Africa Documentary – Sex for Grades undercover and Ynaija’s interview with celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo made it as top trending videos.
YouTube also released the list of top trending music videos for the year. Topping the list is the official video of Zlatan and Burna Boy – Killin Dem. The official Blow My Mind music video by Davido featuring Chris Brown, and Rudeboys’ Reason With Me official video follow on the list.
The top trending videos on YouTube for 2019 are based on views, shares, comments, likes and more. YouTube Rewind brings together the biggest viral videos featuring today’s biggest YouTube stars, mainstream and current affairs personalities.
YouTube’s Rewind video has taken on a fresh look and feel this year, featuring a montage of clips from the top videos, channels and moments of the year set to a soundtrack from powerhouse artists Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa and Billie Eilish – as well as the latest release from Glass Animals, featuring artists on the rise, Denzel Curry.
Top 15 Videos watched in Nigeria in 2019, excluding major music labels
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