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Top 15 African Artistes with the Most YouTube Views

YouTube is one of the most popular platforms for music lovers around the world. It allows artists to showcase their talent and reach a global audience. In this article, we will look at the top 15 African artistes who have the most total YouTube views as of November 2023. These are the stars who have made a mark on the international music scene with their catchy songs, stunning videos, and unique styles.

1. Mohamed Ramadan 🇪🇬 (5.48 billion)

Mohamed Ramadan is an Egyptian singer, actor, and rapper who is known for his versatile roles and genres. He has starred in many successful movies and TV shows, such as El-Ostoura, El-Prince, and Nesr El-Saeed. He has also collaborated with international artists like Gims, Saad Lamjarred, and Super Sako. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Mafia”, which has over 1.1 billion views.

2. Saad Lamjarred 🇲🇦 (4.5 billion)

Saad Lamjarred is a Moroccan singer and songwriter who rose to fame with his hit song “Lmaallem”, which became the most viewed Arabic song on YouTube with over 900 million views. He has won many awards and accolades, such as the Murex d’Or, the Arab Nation Music Awards, and the MTV Europe Music Awards. He has also worked with renowned producers and composers, such as RedOne, Jalal El Hamdaoui, and Dj Van.

3. Tamer Hosny 🇪🇬 (3.41 billion)

Tamer Hosny is an Egyptian singer, actor, and composer who is considered one of the most influential figures in the Arab world. He has released more than 30 albums and 100 singles, and has starred in more than 20 movies and TV shows. He has also collaborated with international stars, such as Akon, Snoop Dogg, Shaggy, and Pitbull. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Naseny Leh”, which has over 500 million views.

4. Soolking 🇩🇿 (3 billion)

Soolking is an Algerian singer and rapper who is based in France. He started his career as a breakdancer and graffiti artist, and later joined the rap group Africa Jungle. He gained popularity with his solo songs, such as “Dalida”, “Liberté”, and “Rockstar”. He has also featured on songs by French artists, such as L’Algérino, Sofiane, and Maître Gims. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Zemër”, which has over 700 million views.

5. Burna Boy 🇳🇬 (2.47 billion)

Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who is known for his fusion of Afrobeat, dancehall, reggae, and pop. He has released five studio albums and several mixtapes, and has won multiple awards, such as the BET Awards, the MTV Africa Music Awards, and the Grammy Awards. He has also collaborated with international artists, such as Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Sam Smith, and Beyoncé. His most viewed video on YouTube is “On The Low”, which has over 200 million views.

6. Hassan Shakosh 🇪🇬 (2.435 billion)

Hassan Shakosh is an Egyptian singer and songwriter who is known for his mahraganat (electro-shaabi) style of music. He started his career as a DJ and producer, and later became a vocalist and performer. He has released many viral songs, such as “Bent El Geran”, “Oud El Batal”, and “Hob A3ma”. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Bent El Geran”, which has over 600 million views.

7. Diamond Platnumz 🇹🇿 (2.35 billion)

Diamond Platnumz is a Tanzanian singer and songwriter who is the founder and CEO of WCB Wasafi Record Label. He has released four studio albums and numerous singles, and has won several awards, such as the MTV Africa Music Awards, the African Muzik Magazine Awards, and the Soundcity MVP Awards. He has also worked with international artists, such as Ne-Yo, Rick Ross, Davido, and Patoranking. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Yope Remix”, which has over 160 million views.

8. Balti 🇹🇳 (2.095 billion)

Balti is a Tunisian rapper and producer who is one of the pioneers of rap in the Arab world. He has released six studio albums and many singles, and has collaborated with artists from different countries, such as Hamouda, Zaza, Mister You, and Soolking. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Ya Lili”, which has over 900 million views.

9. Wizkid 🇳🇬 (1.83 billion)

Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who is one of the most successful and influential artists in Africa. He has released four studio albums and several EPs, and has won numerous awards, such as the BET Awards, the MOBO Awards, and the MTV Europe Music Awards. He has also worked with international artists, such as Drake, Chris Brown, Major Lazer, and Beyoncé. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Come Closer”, which has over 100 million views.

10. Sherine 🇪🇬 (1.64 billion)

Sherine is an Egyptian singer and actress who is one of the most popular and respected female artists in the Arab world. She has released nine studio albums and many singles, and has starred in several movies and TV shows. She has also won many awards and honors, such as the World Music Awards, the Arab Music Awards, and the Order of Arts and Letters of France. Her most viewed video on YouTube is “Masha’er”, which has over 200 million views.

11. Fally Ipupa 🇨🇩 (1.595 billion)

Fally Ipupa is a Congolese singer and songwriter who is known for his blend of rumba, ndombolo, and pop. He started his career as a member of the band Quartier Latin, and later pursued a solo career. He has released six studio albums and many singles, and has won several awards, such as the MTV Africa Music Awards, the Kora Awards, and the Trace Music Awards. He has also collaborated with international artists, such as R. Kelly, Olivia, and Booba. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Eloko Oyo”, which has over 100 million views.

12. Zouhair Bahaoui 🇲🇦 (1.577 billion)

Zouhair Bahaoui is a Moroccan singer and songwriter who is known for his romantic and catchy songs. He started his career as a member of the group TiiwTiiw, and later became a solo artist. He has released two studio albums and many singles, and has worked with producers and composers, such as Dj Nassim, Bilal Africano, and RedOne. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Décapotable”, which has over 300 million views.

13. Davido 🇳🇬 (1.487 billion)

Davido is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who is the founder and co-owner of DMW (Davido Music Worldwide) record label. He has released three studio albums and several singles, and has won many awards, such as the BET Awards, the MTV Africa Music Awards, and the Headies Awards. He has also worked with international artists, such as Meek Mill, Popcaan, Chris Brown, and Nicki Minaj. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Fall”, which has over 200 million views.

14. Rema 🇳🇬 (1.38 billion)

Rema is a Nigerian singer and rapper who is signed to Mavin Records and Jonzing World. He has released four EPs and many singles, and has won several awards, such as the Next Rated Award at the Headies, the Best New Act at the Soundcity MVP Awards, and the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. He has also been featured on the cover of The Fader, and has been named as one of the 10 Best New Artists of 2019 by Apple Music. His most viewed video on YouTube is “Dumebi”, which has over 40 million views.

15. Seether 🇿🇦 (1.35 billion)

Seether is a South African rock band that consists of Shaun Morgan, Dale Stewart, Corey Lowery, and John Humphrey. They have released eight studio albums and many singles, and have won several awards, such as the Kerrang! Awards, the MTV Africa Music Awards, and the South African Music Awards. They have also performed at many festivals and events, such as Rock am Ring, Download Festival, and Ozzfest. Their most viewed video on YouTube is “Broken”, which has over 200 million views.

worthy mentions

16. Ckay 🇳🇬 (1.29 billion)

17. Flavour 🇳🇬 (1.18 billion)

18. Die Antwoord 🇿🇦 (1.16 billion)

19. Zina Daoudia 🇲🇦 (1.176 billion)

P-Square 🇳🇬 (1.149 billion)

20. Abu 🇪🇬 (1.036 billion)

21. Tekno 🇳🇬 (1.018 billion)

22. Rayvanny 🇹🇿 (1.011 billion)

23. Harmonize 🇹🇿 (997.3 million)

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Mbiydze is a web and graphic designer, digital marketer, and founder of a group of companies including CHEETAH CAMEROON, MBIYDZELA DIGITAL and PULSEBEAT ENTERTAINMENT  He is an ambitious entrepreneur with experience in various fields.
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