Top 10 Most ViewedAfrican Gospel Songs of All Time
Hello Displorers, welcome to another informative video presented to you by Displore. In this video, we shall be presenting to you the top 10 most viewed African gospel songs of all time.Gospel music in Africa is fast growing and artists of this genre are now gaining well-deserved worldwide recognition. A number of gospel music are getting into the competitive top spots as far as their popularity around the continent of Africa and outside is concerned.Artists in Gospel have given us songs that are uplifting, sanctifying and popular along circular songs as well. Many gospel artists around the African continent have broken not only music records with songs which have been so popular but have also made gospel music, artists as well as gospel music labels popular. With the recent age of social media and YouTube, artists of the genre have been able to upload their songs onto several platforms and their fans have shown their love for these artists or their particular songs through online views.Hence, if we were to judge how much a song is loved through views, then we can as well title this video, the top 10 most lovedAfrican gospel songs of all time.
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The views in this video takes primarily YouTube views into consideration and so, here are the top 10 most viewed African gospel songs of all time.
10. Nara by Tim Godfrey and Travis Greene – 36 Million+ Views
Tim Godfrey is a Nigerian gospel singer, music director, song writer, producer, music teacher, vocal instructor, art training consultant and writer. He has been regarded to be the Nigerian version of Kirk Franklin and TyeTribbett musical ideas. He is best known for his song ‘Nara’ in collaboration with Travis Greene. “Nara”, according to many gospel enthusiasts, has been that one gospel song that made the difference for Tim Godfrey. Released from the album “Nara”, this viral gospel song features Award-winning American gospel act and “Intentional” hit maker Travis Greene. This is the best collaboration for Tim Godfrey and his Ministry, hitting up to more than 1 million streams monthly on Spotify and over 36 million streams on YouTube.Tim’s decision to have Travis Greene on this song is probably the best decisions he has made so far. Tim over the years has a lot of other videos struggling for viewership. Upon the release of the song Nara in 2018, the impact was felt by other videos on his channel and we cannot wait for more collaborations from the artist.
9. Ekwueme by Prospa Ochimana – 40 Million+ Views
The beautiful worship song ‘Ekwueme’ by Nigerian worshipper, ProspaOchimana became an instant hit and one of the most popular songs in Africa within a space of 1 year with an ever-increasing YouTube viewership of more than 40 million. The song also featured Osinachi Nwachukwu, who delivered what we will term the deciding blow in this live worship recording, driving people into a deep place of adoration. After its release in 2019, the song became an anthem and is amongst the most popular songs in Africa in recent years. So many covers have been made of the song and even the covers are growing rapidly with a lot of views on YouTube to show how much it is loved.
8. Imela by Nathaniel Bassey and Enitan Adaba- 44 million+
Nathaniel Bassey is a Nigerian gospel artist, born in Lagos in 1978. Nathaniel Bassey is the brain behind the #HallelujahChallenge, where he worships God for an hour, from 12:00 am to 1:00 am. He is popularly known for his songs “Imela” “OniseIyanu” and “Olowogbogboro’’ but the song that blew him into mainstream is his song ‘Imela’ which means Thank You. The Collaboration song with Nigerian gospel artist EnitanAdabaremains a very powerful songas well asone of Nathaniel’s biggest song. Upon the release of the official video of the song on Apr 19th 2012, the song became an instant hit and by 2015, it was a viral gospel anthem gaining momentum over several platforms especially YouTube. Imela currently has above 44 million views and still counting on YouTube alone.
7. Mighty Man of War by Jimmy D Psalmist – 48 Million+ Views
Jimmy D Psalmist who was born as Jimmy Johnson is a Nigerian Gospel artist popularly known for his song ‘Mighty Man of War’ which has gone on to become a big success across the world. The powerful song which was released on the 5th of November, 2016 is by standards of views, Jimmy’s biggest song so far. “Mighty Man of War” upon its release was made rounds on the radio, TV, and churches which propelled so many to go watch the video of the song which currently has over 48 million views on YouTube alone and still counting. As soon as the song grew popular around the continent,