Multi-award-winning singer Eddy Kenzo is trending on social media following his claims that he’s bigger than the late, legendary Philly Bongole Lutaaya because he has over 100 million views on YouTube.
Maybe it’s true, maybe it’s not, but that’s a discussion for another day.
We have compiled a list of the 10 most followed Ugandan musicians on social media based on their Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter account followers.
Singer Bobi Wine, real name Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, is the most followed Ugandan on social media platforms. He has 2.2M followers on Facebook, 174K followers on Instagram, and 1.9M followers on Twitter. His total number of followers is 4,841,000. It’s important to note that Bobi Wine’s social media following started to rapidly go up in 2017 when he joined active politics.
Edrisah Musuuza, known by his stage name, Eddy Kenzo, comes in second with a total of 4,289,000 followers.
Since the release of his “Sitya Loss” hit song in 2014, which won him numerous awards, including a BET award in 2015, his social media numbers have been rapidly on the rise.
He has 1.5 million followers on Instagram, 689K followers on Twitter, and 2.1M followers on Facebook.
Sheebah Karungi comes in third position with 2.2M followers on Facebook, 1.2M followers on Instagram, and 794.4K followers on Twitter. This brings her total followers to 4,194,400 million.
Sheebah’s big following can be attributed to both her music and sexy photos.
Just like Sheebah, Spice Diana serves her big following with both music and sexy photos. She has 1.6M followers on Instagram, 2.2M followers on Facebook, and 433K followers on Twitter.
In total, Spice is followed by 4,133,000 million people.
“I enjoy Jazmine’s photos more than her music,” is a common phrase when it comes to Lydia Jazmine. And it’s no surprise that she has a big following.
Jazmine has 512.4K followers on Twitter, 1.1 million followers on Instagram, and 1.3M followers on Facebook.
Maybe she should keep sharing more beautiful photos to increase her total of 2,912400 million followers.
When it comes to social media followers, the self-proclaimed East African number one is ranked sixth.
Of his 2,732,200 million total followers, Chameleone has 1.3M followers on Facebook, 981k followers on Instagram, and 451.3k followers on Twitter.
Music, previously dating Kenzo, and photos of her elegant lifestyle are all valid contributors to Rema Namakula’s social media following.
The songbird has 1.4M followers on Facebook, 994k followers on Instagram and 202.5k followers on Twitter. In total, Rema is followed by 2,596,500 million people.
With fans who are young, you are sure to have a big social media following. Fik’s fashion and, of course, music are the reasons youths follow him on social media. He has 336.4K followers on Twitter, 823K followers on Instagram, and 1.3M followers on Facebook. The singer is followed by 2,459,400 people in total.
In position nine is Wycliffe Tugume better known as Ykee Benda. He has 1M followers on Facebook, 864k followers on Instagram, and 511.5k followers on Twitter making it a total of 2,345,500 followers.
Being a good musician and blending it with funny video skirts has earned APass a big following on social media.
He has 645.7K followers on Twitter, 687K followers on Instagram, and 883K followers on Facebook. The singer has 2,1215700 million followers in total.
Other most-followed singers include; Juliana Kanyomozi with 706k million followers on Instagram, 1.2M followers on Facebook and 220.2k followers on Twitter; Radio & Weasel 254.9K on Twitter, 1.1M on Facebook, 500k followers on Instagram; Pallaso with 737K followers on Instagram, 751K followers on Facebook and 332.3k followers on Twitter, and Winnie Nwagi with 1.1m followers on Instagram,515k followers on Facebook and 32k followers Twitter.
Also, Irene Ntale with 845k on Instagram, 373k followers on Facebook, 448K on Twitter, John Blaq 734K followers on Facebook, 537K followers on Instagram and 80.4k on Twitter, Irene Namubiru 560k on Facebook, 444K on Instagram and 48.2k on Twitter and Karole Kasita 39.6K on Twitter, 412K on Instagram and 438K on Facebook.