In the music videos category, Harmonize and Diamond Platinumz’s hit song Kwangwaru emerged as Kenyans’ most watched music video in 2018 with 33 million views in 7 months.
The Second place was taken by Sauti Sol’s Short and Sweet in which they featured Nyashinski.
The third trending or most watched music video was Chaguo La Moyo by Otile Brown and Sanaipei Tande, while Nyashinski’s Bebi Bebi came in fourth. Lamba Lolo by Ethic Entertainment closed the top five list.
Below is the list of top 10 most-watched non-music videos in Kenya in 2018;
1. Who Died?- Mark Angel Comedy
2. Best Wedding Dance Ever (Official Bride & Maids Dance)- MC Gospel
3. Njugush Ame Nduthika- Njugush
4. Miguna Miguna Refuses to be Deported to Dubai from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport- Xtian Dela
5. Kila La Heri, Kanze- Citizen TV Kenya
6. Portugal vs. Spain- 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia- Match 3- FIFA TV
7. Obama in Kogelo- Dancing with his Grandmother. You Gotta Love the American Moves!- Online Community KE
8. Usicheze na Conductor wa Mat za Mwihoko- Henry Desagu
9. MCA Tricky Buys Himself Samantha- MCA Tricky TV
10. MC Sunday- Ukiomba Msichana wa Mombasa Namba ya Simu- Churchill Show
YouTube Rewind is an annual review of videos produced, created, and uploaded on YouTube. It brings together the biggest music, trends and content creators from the past twelve months featuring Kenya’s biggest YouTube stars.
Below is the full list of top 10 most watched music videos in Kenya;
1. Kwangwaru- Harmonize featuring Diamond Platinumz
2. Short & Sweet – Sauti Sol featuring Nyashinski
3. Chaguo La Moyo- Otile Brown featuring Sanaipei Tande
4. Bebi Bebi- Nyashinski
5. Lamba Lolo- Ethic Entertainment
6. Njiwa- Willy Paul featuring Nandy
7. Nadekezwa- Mbosso
8. Bum Bum- Yemi Alade
9. Starboy- Soco featuring Terri, Spotless, Ceeza Willi and Wizkid
10. Consuming Fire- Jimmy D Psalmist
On yet another category, Nigeria’s Mark Angel Comedy clinched the first position as Kenyans’ most-watched non-music YouTube videos in 2018.
The second most watched video in the non-music category is a video of a bride and her bridesmaids who danced down the aisle in a departure from the traditional wedding march.