Google has announced the most popular and most watched Kenyan Music Videos of 2014
Sauti Sol’s controversial Nishike video scooped the top spot as the most watched music video of the year. ‘Well done Kenyan ladies….the thirst is real.’ The second most watched music video was Tam Tam remixx by Willy Paul featuring Size 8 followed by Sauti Sol’s Sura Yako.
Away from Kenyan music videos, “Open Your Eyes Kenya”, an advertisement by the Safaricom Foundation, was the most watched video of the year, with just under 1,340,000 views on the site as of December 9. For each view the video got, the Foundation matched it with financial contribution. Coca Cola’s 2014 Fifa World Cup anthem “The World is Ours” (Africa version) and Fans United claimed second and third spots respectively.
The Kanyari expose by Jicho Pevu, Makri Ya Injili also drew in a lot of attention and came in fourth.Vera Sidika’s interview on The Trend also made it to the top ten list at number 6.
Here are the lists
Top 10 Kenyan Videos
- Open Your Eyes Kenya
- The World is Ours (Africa version): Coca-Cola’s 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Anthem
- Coca-Cola Fans United
- Makri ya Injili (Jicho Pevu)
- Barclays Africa | What does to Prosper mean to you? #ProsperAfrica
- #theTrend: Socialite Vera Sidika’s new look
- Airtel TRACE Star
- My Bukusu Darling: Asian lady defies parents and strict traditions for love found in a Bukusu man
- First lady runs into Uhuru’s arms
- Mwanaharakati asimulia yaliyotendeka Raila akiwa ng’ambo
Top 10 Kenyan Music Videos
- Sauti Sol – NISHIKE (TOUCH ME) Official Music Video
- Willy Paul feat. Size 8 – Tam Tam Remix (Official Video)(@willypaulbongo)
- Sauti Sol – SURA YAKO Official LIPALA Dance Instructional Video feat. Sarakasi Dancers
- Elani – Kookoo [@elanimuziki]
- Jaguar Kioo (Official Video) Main Switch
- Bahati – Barua (Official Video)
- Elani – Milele [@elanimuziki]
- Mfalme Wa Mapenzi -Sanaipei OFFICIAL ULTRA HD VIDEO
- Kitanzi – Willy Paul & Gloria Muliro [GloriaMuliroTV]
- Victoria Kimani – Prokoto (Official Video) ft. Ommy Dimpoz, Diamond Platnumz
- On a further note, we would like to state that we, Nairobi Wire published 6 of the top 10 videos and all of the top 10 music videos in real time, so we are proud of ourselves and our readers. Keep it Nairobi Wire always.
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