• Wizkid is the No. 1 Artiste on YouTube This Week

Wizkid’s “Smile” featuring H.E.R jumps to No. 1 following the premiere of its official video

“Smile” debuted at No. 2 on the week of July 17 – July 23, 2020 with 114,000 views and has spent the last nine weeks in the top 100 of YouTube NG Top Songs, including No. 50 last week.

Smile

This week, it jumps 49 places to No. 1 with 242,000 views recorded in Nigeria, edging Olakira’s “Maserati (Remix)” featuring Davido at No. 2 with 224,000 views. The 224,000 views is the total of both remix and original music videos; however the music video for the remix recorded a larger amount of views, which is why it’s listed on the chart.

Maserati Remix

Former two-week No. 1, Davido’s “FEM” slides to No. 3 with 192,000 views following an 18.8% decrease from last week. Patoranking’s “Abule” drops 3-4 with 140,000 views despite an increase of 1.4% from last week while Master KG’s international hit, “Jerusalema” featuring Nomcebo Zikode completes the top five this week with 114,000 views following an 11.5% increase from last week.

The top ten of YouTube NG Top Songs for the week of September 25 – October 1, 2020

  1. “Smile,” Wizkid featuring H.E.R. – 242,000 views
  2. “Maserati (Remix)” Olakira featuring Davido – 224,000 views
  3. “FEM,” Davido – 192,000 views
  4. “Abule,” Patoranking – 140,000 views
  5. “Jerusalema,” Master KG featuring Nomcebo Zikode – 114,000 views
  6. “Fierce,” Laycon featuring Reminisce & Chinko Ekun – 101,000 views
  7. “Idi Oremi (Opotoyi, Pt 2),” Naira Marley – 95,800 views
  8. “All the Way, ” Lil Kesh – 78,400 views
  9. “Damages, ” Tems – 65,100 views
  10. “Lo Lo, ” Omah Lay – 63,400 views

Other major movements on YouTube NG outside the top ten includes Laycon’s “EKO Freestyle” moving 48-16 following the artiste’s win at Big Brother Naija 2020; Omah Lay’s “Damn” rising 76-17 while Travis Scott’s “FRANCHISE” featuring Young Thug & M.I.A debuts at No. 22.

The top ten of YouTube NG Top Artistes for the week of September 25 – October 1, 2020

  1. Wizkid – 435,000 views
  2. Davido – 366,000 views
  3. Burna Boy – 273,000 views
  4. Laycon – 260,000 views
  5. Mercy Chinwo – 250,000 views
  6. Naira Marley – 248,000 views
  7. Olakira – 229,000 views
  8. Hamisu Breaker – 224,000 views
  9. Patoranking – 211,000 views
  10. Fireboy DML – 210,000 views

YouTube is one of the three components of TurnTable Top Streaming Chart, the other being Audiomack and Boomplay. This week’s Top Streaming Chart will be revealed on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

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