Kenyan singer Otile Brown has been ranked the most watched artiste in Kenya by American Billboard a famous digital charting and award scheme platform in America.
On Wednesday, Billboard released a list of the most watched homegrown artists in 11 Countries across Africa.The list is based on a year of local YouTube views.
Otile Brown is closely followed by Kenya’s Boy Band Sauti Sol, then Willy Paul, Boondocks Gang and finally rapper Khaligraph Jones.
Otile Brown’s song Chaguo La Moyo featuring Sanaipei Tande still holds the records of the most watched Kenyan song on YouTube with over 20 million views.
Across borders, Tanzania’a Diamond Platnumz is the country’s most watched homegrown artist.
According Billboard, Diamond has garnered over 53 million views Locally in a span of one year.
He is followed closely by his former signee Harmonize, WCB’S signee Rayvanny, Alikiba and Aslay.
In Nigeria, the list has been dominated by; Naira Marley, Davido, Burna Boy, Mercy Chinwo and Kizz Daniel.
Lately, Billboard- one of the biggest entertainment media brands in America has been focusing its spotlight on Africa, acknowledging the good work being put in by African talents.
A few days ago, Bilboard released a list of top top 15 Sub-Saharan African artistes and top 15 African Artistes based on Global Views Billboard.