The most popular YouTube videos in South Africa in 2016

YouTube has unveiled the videos most-watched by South Africans in 2016.

Topping the list was The Daily Show – South African President Jacob Zuma and the Panama Papers, by South Africa’s favourite comic son, Trevor Noah.

Second up was I’ll beat you from Nigerian channel Mark Angel Comedy, featuring the ever-entertaining Emanuella.

Rudi Smit’s flash mob dance video – Me Too – achieved its aim of getting South African talent noticed by Megan Trainor, and went viral all over the world

It wasn’t all light entertainment in the top ten most watched videos, however, a road rage incident in Durban also featured, as did an eNCA Checkpoint episode on Blessers.

You can check out the complete lists below:


Top 10 Videos watched in South Africa in 2016, excluding major music labels

  1. The Daily Show – South African President Jacob Zuma and the Panama Papers
  2. Mark Angel Comedy- I’ll beat you
  3. Rudi Smit – Me Too
  4. America’s Got Talent – Laura Bretan: 13-year-old opera singer gets the golden buzzer
  5. Ivan Leon – Road rage incident in Durban
  6. eNCA – Checkpoint: #Blessed Part 1
  7. Ramscomics – Noko Mashaba: Meet our loyer
  8. Ramscomics – Noko Mashaba: The blind date
  9. TManOstrong – SA Dance Gwara Gwara Compilation
  10. The Voice South Africa – Vernon Barnard sings ‘Story of my life’ | The Blind Auditions


Top 10 Music Videos watched by South Africans

    1. Rihanna – Work (Explicit) ft Drake
    2. Fifth Harmony – Work from home ft Ty Dolla $ign
    3. Calvin Harris – This is what you came for (Official video) ft Rihanna
    4. The Chainsmokers – Closer (lyric) ft Halsey
    5. ZAYN – PILLOWTALK
    6. Mike Posner – I took a pill in Ibiza (Seeb Remix) (Explicit)
    7. Kwesta – Ngud’ ft Cassper Nyovest
    8. Babes Wodumo ft Mampintsha – Wololo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
    9. twenty one pilots: – Heathens (from Suicide Squad: The Album) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
    10. Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover)


Global Top Trending Videos

    1. The Late Late Show with James Corden – Adele Carpool Karaoke
    2. Piko-Taro – Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen/PIKO-TARO
    3. What’s Inside? – What’s inside a Rattlesnake Rattle?
    4. Nike Football – Nike Football Presents: The Switch ft. Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Anthony Martial & More
    5. America’s Got Talent – Grace VanderWaal: 12-Year-Old Ukulele Player Gets Golden Buzzer – America’s Got Talent 2016
    6. Dude Perfect – Water Bottle Flip Edition | Dude Perfect
    7. Lip Sync Battle on Spike – Channing Tatum & Beyonce’s “Run The World (Girls)” vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s “Pony” | Lip Sync Battle (not available to view from South Africa)
    8. Last Week Tonight – Donald Trump: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
    9. Casey Neistat – THE $21,000 FIRST CLASS AIRPLANE SEAT
    10. Cabot Phillips – Brothers Convince Little Sister of Zombie Apocalypse


Global Top 10 music videos

    1. Fifth Harmony – Work from home ft Ty Dolla $ign
    2. Calvin Harris – This is what you came for (Official video) ft Rihanna
    3. Nicky Jam TV – Hasta el Amanecer – Nicky Jam | Video Oficial
    4. The Chainsmokers – Closer (lyric) ft Halsey
    5. Rihanna – Work (Explicit) ft Drake
    6. Mike Posner – I took a pill in Ibiza (Seeb Remix) (Explicit)
    7. Sia – Cheap Thrills (Lyric Video) ft. Sean Paul
    8. ZAYN – PILLOWTALK
    9. Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend (Official video)
    10. twenty one pilots: – Heathens (from Suicide Squad: The Album) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]


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