Lady Gaga Hits 1 Billion Views on Youtube + African Stars With Million Views on Youtube!

For Africa’s fashion and entertainment industries, social media has proven to be a tremendous boost to the success of many of its talents. Facebook, Twitter, forums, blogs/sites like Ladybrille, BellaNaija,,, and, with their combined efforts, create a wild viral effect increasing the popularity and views/hits of these talents’ music videos on Youtube.

Lady Gaga who hits 1Billion views on Youtube today underscores the importance of the continued push by Africa’s online media community to showcase the beauty, talent and creativity the continent has to offer. Congratulations to Lady Gaga. She is the first to make the billion views milestone.

While we congratulate Lady Gaga, we also celebrate African stars with a million plus combined views on YouTube. Below are our select few. These are rough estimates (the numbers could be much higher).

P-Square, 16million +

Nneka, 10million +

Ahmed Soultan, 2 Million +

Fally Ipupa, 4Million +

Kojo Antwi, 1 Million +

Kofi Olomide, 4Million +

2Face, 5million +

Wale, 5million +

Tinu, 2Million +

~by Uduak Oduok

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

You may also like...