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By Mwangi Waweru

You Tube has released this years list of the most watched videos in kenya under the theme You Tube Rewind

Kwangwaru by Harmonize featuring Diamond Platinumz topped the list of the most watched video in Kenya closely followed by Short and Sweet by Sauti Sol featuring Nyashinski.

New kids on the block ethic, also made t top five sitting at number 5 with their song Lamba Lolo .

In the most  watched non music videos category,Africa’s most watched YouTuber, Mark Angel Comedy, topped the list with the clip, ‘Who Died?’  while popular kenyan youtuber Njugush came in third with Njugush Ame Nduthika

Dorothy Ooko, Africa’sHead of Communications & Public Affairs at Google says

“This year’s Top Trending Videos are a testament to the depthness of Kenyan YouTubers in creating content that entertains, informs and inspires their audiences,”

Here’s a list of the top 10 moments that had Kenyans watching, commenting and sharing in 2018:

 Trending Non-Music Videos- Kenya:

  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

Trending Music Videos:

  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

The following shows the videos that were in trend globally;

Global trending non-music videos:

  1. To Our Daughter– Kylie Jenner
  2. Real Life Trick Shots 2– Dude Perfect
  3. We broke up–  David Dobrik
  4. Walmart yodeling kid– Sonnel Official
  5. Do You Hear “Yanny” or “Laurel”? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)– ASAP Science
  6. Portugal v Spain – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – MATCH 3– FIFA TV
  7. Build Swimming Pool Around Underground House– Primitive Survival Tool
  8. Cobra Kai Ep 1 – “Ace Degenerate” – The Karate Kid Saga Continues– Cobra Kai
  9. Behan Bhai Ki School Life– Amit Bhadana

Global Trending Music Videos:

  1. Te Bote Remix– Casper, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny, Ozuna
  2. Nicky Jam x J. Balvin– X (EQUIS) | Official Video | Prod. Afro Bros & Jeon
  3. Girls Like YouMaroon 5 ft. Cardi B
  4. Daddy Yankee | Dura (Official Video)
  5. Ozuna x Romeo Santos – El Farsante(Remix) (Official Video)
  6. Becky G, Natti Natasha – (Video Official)
  7. El Chombo (Official Video)
  8. Drake – God’s Plan
  9. Reik– Me Niego ft. Ozuna, Wisin (Official Video)
  10. Vaina Loca– Ozuna x Manuel Turizo (Official Video)

Collectively these 10 global videos have more than 673M views and were watched for around 50 million hours.