Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Davido, Wizkid others, make list of most followed Africans on Social Media

By News Express on 30/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 936

•Davido and Wizkid
•Davido and Wizkid

Nigerian singers Davido, Wizkid and South African comedian Trevor Noah make the list of the most followed Africans on the social networks Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, a report has said.

According to campsbaymedia, the "African Social Media Power Report: Top 50 Footballers and Entertainers" was released on January 26.

 The Power 50 has a combined following of almost 400 million, a number that is more than half the population of Europe and twice the population of Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country.

 The Power 50, which weighs the social media influence of African pop culture stars and football personalities, was compiled by Lagos-based sports communication company, CampsBay Media.

 “In a world where social media continues to play a big role, the influence of African entertainers and footballers, the crème of popular culture on our continent, continues to fascinate and that is why we have compiled this list,” said Lolade Adewuyi, chief strategist at CampsBay Media.

 “We have tried as much as possible to gather the top African pop and sport stars into the list in order to show their influence across the three key social media platforms of Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

 "We hope that the Power Report will be an annual ranking to gauge their growing impact as well as enable market planners and researchers to see the possibilities inherent in their influence.”

 Personalities from 12 countries are represented on the list with the top 10 places filled by musician Akon, footballers Mohamed Salah and Didier Drogba, Moroccan stand-up comedian Gad el Maleh, Cameroonian footballer Samuel Eto’o, Moroccan actor Jamel Debbouze, Nigerian singer Wizkid and South African actress Charlize Theron.

 Also on the report are 13 actors and actresses, 14 singers, nine rappers, eight footballers, four comedians and two music producers/DJs.

 The report also includes a list of the top 50 African footballers and top 50 African entertainers on the three social media platforms. (NAN)

 

 

 

Source News Express

Posted 30/01/2018 04:05:58 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
FG urged to fund nutrition to save children...

Confab stops foreign medical treatment for public officers,...

Ex-NYSC boss, Gen Akpan, corps members arrested for...

Islamic State terrorists establish base in Borno, Yobe...

Akpabio seeks cooperation between Equitorial Guinea, Akwa Ibom...

National Assembly raises hope on power sector

Looters list: U.S. revokes Dokpesi’s visa

Understanding The Fulani National Grazing Reserve Bill

Ohanaeze writes off Osinbajo committee on herdsmen, farmers’...

NBA, CSOs wade into Kano judge, state’s anti-graft...

Obiano grossly incompetent — Peter Obi •Rubbishes N7bn...

Buhari reacts to Uyo church building collapse

 

Latest News Presidency: 2019 is for major game-changer, By Charles Adeyinka Playing chess with human lives, By Ekene Odigwe R-APC will leave APC, with or without Saraki – Baraje PDP chieftain shot dead in Lagos during meeting Police dismiss 4 SARS operatives for robbery, other crimes Boko Haram invades Chad, slaughters 18, kidnaps 10 women Dasuki: ‘Buhari misled by northern cabals’ Police arrest five PDP chieftains over killing of LG chairman JAMB remits N7.8bn as examination surplus Dickson urges stronger unity in Osun PDP before guber polls Fears of arrest, abuse by Govs may kill State Police Bill – Sen. Ibrahim 2018 Budget: Minister replies HEDA’s FOI request on inserted projects

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (363,984 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (359,414 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (287,849 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (236,133 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (215,613 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (213,066 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (187,244 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (169,239 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (156,660 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (153,437 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (148,214 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (139,284 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (52) Business & Economy (3,365) Business Verdict (48) Columnists (890) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (516) Features (616) Global Business Monitor (286) International (2,160) Interview (159) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (127) News (37,359) Opinion (1,025) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,653) Religion (790) Sports (1,613) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Nigerian detainees send SOS from Osama prison

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement