Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania is the only other African artistes to find a place in the Top 5 list with the highest social media following across Africa. However, Tanzanian stay 3rd on the elite list, which has four representations from Nigeria.
Voxsugar Media's 2019 edition has ranked the musicians across Africa on the parameter of their following and fans on digital platforms.
Voxsugar Media has taken upto 30 artistes into consideration.
Voxsugar brings to its readers the Top 5 list of African Artistes with highest social media following.
#5. Yemi Alade
Nigerian pop-star, Yemi Alade, is at the 5th position with 13.1 million fans aggregately in all over digital platforms.
#4. Tiwa Savage
Nigerian artist, Tiwa Savage with 15.5 million fans is placed at the 4th position.
#3. Diamond Platnumz
The only Tanzanian Artist in the list, Diamond Platnumz have been placed 3rd with 14.7 million fans across Facebook, Instagram, twitter and Youtube.
The Nigerian based artist Wizkid comes in the second place in spite of a lesser Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube fan base than Davido. Davido edges past Wizkid mostly on the strength of its 14.5 million followers on Instagram.
Expectedly, Davido is the most followed African artist on social media. Davido in the overall list is placed first with 25.2 million fans – 14.4 million come from Instagram, 5.7 million on Twitter and 3.9 million on Facebook.