Sauti Sol's 'Nishike' tops list of most watched music videos in Kenya

Tuesday December 9 2014

Sauti Sol. PHOTO | COURTESY

Sauti Sol. PHOTO | COURTESY 

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Sauti Sol's "Nishike" was Kenya's most watched music video of 2014 on YouTube, according to Google. The video has over 900,000 views to date.

The group, which was named Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards, also had the third most watched music video — "Sura Yako", which featured Sarakasi Dancers — behind Willy Paul and Size 8's "Tam Tam" remix.

"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, with Coca-Cola claiming the second and third spots.

The 2014 Fifa World Cup anthem "The World is Ours" (Africa version) has attracted nearly 1.1 million views to date, while Fans United has around 558,000.

A KTN investigative programme, "Makri ya Injili", was fourth on the list. The investigation, exposing the activities of Victor Kanyari, who allegedly faked miracles and coached testimonies at his church, has drawn just under 519,000 views to date.

Vera Sidika's interview on NTV's "The Trend" was sixth on the list (371,462), behind Barclays Africa's advertisement "What Does to Prosper Mean to You?" (395,259). A Capital FM video of First Lady Margaret Kenyatta finishing the inaugural First Lady's Half Marathon and running into the arms of President Uhuru Kenyatta was the ninth most watched video in Kenya, with around 158,000 views.

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