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By Oluwatobi Opusunju

YouTube today released its annual Rewind lists, showcasing the moments that captured the attention of Nigerians and YouTube users around the globe this year.

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A look at the music videos most watched in Nigeria, shows how Nigerians have embraced indigenous music but not without a few foreign favorites.

Songs like Davido’s ‘If’ and ‘Fall’ and DJ Khaled’s ‘Wild Thoughts’ with Rihanna and ‘I’m the One’ took top spot. Nigerian favourites ‘Come closer’ by WizKid featuring Drake, ‘Wo’ by Olamide, ‘Nobody Ugly’ by P-Square all made the list.

While In the category of the most watched music video globally, Nigerians joined the rest of the world in their love for Latino music as ‘Despacito’ by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee tops the category, followed by Ed Sheeran who dominated both the music and non-music video category.

See the full lists below:

Top 10 Trending music videos (Nigeria)

  1. Davido – If [Official Video]
  2. Olamide – Wo!! [Official Video]
  3. Davido – Fall
  4. P-Square – Nobody Ugly [Official Video]
  5. WizKid – Come Closer ft. Drake
  6. Tekno – Yawa [Official Video]
  7. Flavour – Most High (feat. Semah G. Weifur) [Official Video]
  8. DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
  9. DJ Khaled – I’m the One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
  10. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You [Official Video]

Top 10 Trending music videos (Global)

  1. Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee
  2. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You [Official Video]
  3. J Balvin, Willy William – Mi Gente (Official Video)
  4. Maluma – Felices los 4 (Official Video)
  5. Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like [Official Video]
  6. Chris Jeday – Ahora Dice (Official Video) ft. J. Balvin, Ozuna, Arcángel
  7. 05. El Amante – Nicky Jam (Video Oficial) (Álbum Fénix)
  8. Jason Derulo – Swalla (feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign) (Official Music Video)
  9. DJ Khaled – I’m the One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
  10. Enrique Iglesias – SUBEME LA RADIO (Official Video) ft. Descemer Bueno, Zion & Lennox

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