Here’s top 5 Davido songs with the highest views on YouTube.
David Adedeji Adeleke fondly called Davido was born with a silver spoon on November 21st, 1992.
In the year 2011, he came out with a smashing hit single titled “Dami Duro” that diffused into thin air and everyone was infected with it.
As a result of this hit song, In April 2012 he was being endorsed by MTN.
He has dual citizenship based on the fact that he was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and he is also a Nigerian.
The diligent Davido has released so many hit songs that have rocked the airwaves, won numerous awards and done many musical collaborations with several artistes.
In January 2016, he revealed it on his Twitter page that Sony Music has signed him.
When he disclosed this on social media, a lot of people still doubted him until some proofs were being released by the label to confirm the deal.
Few months after he got signed by Sony Music, he started his own label and signed Dremo, Peruzzi and Mayorkun.
We will be taking a look at five Davido songs that have the highest views on YouTube.
Here is the list below:
Fall: YouTube Views 63 Million
This smash single comes after Davido has released the song ‘If’.
The song top charts for several weeks.
The song came out four months after Davido has released ‘If’.
That’s why I call him ‘diligent Davido’ because he’s a hardworking dude.
The song was produced by Kiddominant.
He also made use of lines from Kojo funds’ Dun Talkin and infuse it into the song.
The song seems to sound likes the continuation of ‘If’ that was produced Tekno.
The video for the song was directed by DAPS.
The same video director that directed come closer by Wizkid featuring Drake.
Davido is still putting in much effort to remain at the top in the music industry.
Right from his first single ‘Back when’ that he featured Nigerian Rapper Naeto C, he has released several hits over the years.
Davido is a talented artiste and he has been able to display this in his music that he has the ability to flow on any sound provided they match his musical style.
The video for fall was uploaded on YouTube on May 2017.
Aye: YouTube Views 47 Million
The song ‘Aye’ was a song that gave us a different view of Davido’s ability as an artiste.
It was released on February 1st, 2014.
This single was produced by TSpize, a music producer that has an affiliation with Runtown.
From March 28 to April 3, 2014, it was made number 5 on MTV Base’s Official Naija Top 10 chart.
The main aim of the song was to celebrate Valentine Day for lovers.
The song had a unique rhythm that every Tom and Harry enjoyed it.
The music video was shot and directed in Nigeria by renowned director Clarence Peters.
It was being uploaded on YouTube on February 7, 2014.
The video director made used of a traditional method to shoot this video.
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In the video, Davido acts as a peasant farmer who is in love with a princess and uses his song ‘Aye’ to profess his love to her.
In headies, the song won song of the year and in Nigeria Entertainment Awards it also won the hottest song of the year.
Fia: YouTube Views 38 Million
Davido released the song ‘Fia’ after he was faced with murder allegations of his friends.
While his fans and followers were waiting for his forthcoming studio album that will be out anytime soon, he unleashed this hit track titled “FIA” towards ending of last year.
The song was produced by Fresh.
The lyrics – verses, hook, and the chorus was on point that everybody can relate to.
There was a line in the song that brought out a debate ‘if you no get money hide your face and make another man pikin come my way’.
This line didn’t go down well with listeners because they believe he’s wealthy enough to meet the demands of any ladies.
Clarence Peters shot the video for this song and it was being uploaded on YouTube in November 11th, 2017.
Gobe: YouTube Views 27 Million
The song ‘Gobe’ was released on February 25th, 2013.
It became a National anthem in major Nightclubs in Nigeria and also in Africa.
Gobe is a Yoruba word which means ‘trouble’.
The song became number 1 on MTV Base’s Official Naija Top Ten Chart for three weeks before Kcee’s Limpopo surpassed it.
There were a lot of controversies that surrounded the song when it was released.
A guy pretended to be Password on Twitter and accused Davido of stealing the song after two days the song was released.
Davido and Password cleared the air on Twitter by making several tweets.
Not until Davido’s ex-manager Kamal Ajiboye disclosed that Davido paid Password ₦350,000 for the song ‘Gobe’.
He further added that Password happens to be a friend to Shizzi.
Shizzi now connected him to Davido.
Davido heard the song, fell in love with it and paid for the song.
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The Video was shot by Sesan and was uploaded on YouTube in February 25th, 2013.
Skelewu: YouTube Views 23 Million
Davido’s skelewu was a missile bomb in the Nigerian music industry and beyond Africa.
The song was being released as his third single in the year 2013.
Shizzi was the brain behind the instrumental for this song and he also doubles as the in-house music producer for HKN as at them.
The song became number 1 on Afribiz’s Top 100 chart.
It was also ranked 5th on Premium Times list of the Top 10 songs that were released in 2013.
The song became more popular in Nigeria after Davido announced that there will be dancing competition for his song ‘Skelewu’.
Notable African footballers Emmanuel Adebayor and Samuel Eto’o both endorsed the song.
Skelewu has three musical videos, two of them were shot by Sesan and one by Moe Musa.
The video was uploaded on YouTube on October 30th, 2013.