YouTube is one of the biggest platforms on the planet, receiving 2 billion users worldwide. Due to the scope and popularity of Youtube, many users have found success on the platform and have managed to attain a very comfortable career through the website. This list showcases the 10 biggest Youtube channels in the world, while also providing key stats for each.
10. Canal KondZilla (63.3M)
The 2012-created Brazilian channel, owned by music video producer Dantas, particularly centres around the genre ‘funk ostentação’, a Brazilian form of music. This fashion of music typically centralises themes in songs that represent the desires of attaining lavish vehicles, women and the pursuit to escape the favela. Canal KondZilla’s highest viewed video was released in March 2017; the official music video ‘MC Fioti – Bum Bum Tam Tam’ has received over 1.6 billion views. As a result of the channel’s accomplishment, the South American channel has been reported to have a net worth of £37.8 million.
9. Zee Music Company (68.6M)
Zee Music Company was created in 2014 and is one of India’s largest leading television media and entertainment companies. The third-best music channel in India, according to Social Blade and one of the most referenced networks concerning YouTube analytics. Zee Music Company has achieved over 34 billion YouTube views from over 5 thousand videos. The channel harvests a reported net worth of 93 million rupees, which accumulates a net worth of $1.3 million when converted to dollars.
8. Like Nastya (69.5M)
The channel ‘Like Nastya’ features Russian seven-year-old Anastasia Radzinskaya, also known as Nastya. The content of the channel showcases the Radzinskaya family exploring amusement parks throughout different countries. Last year accredited to Nastya’s prominence in Russia, the Radzinskayas earned more than $18 million from YouTube. The family later moved from Russia to Florida, where they still reside and continue to grind out videos for her young audience.
7. 5-Minute Crafts (71M)
The channel 5-Minutes Crafts is a YouTube channel dedicated to the portrayal of ‘helpful’ life hacks or hacks surrounding a certain purpose such as “clothes hacks”. The channel’s demographic specifically targets adolescents and children through their ambiguous thumbnails and bizarre hacks. Yet, undeniably the channel remains popular with their most viewed video titled “42 HOLY GRAIL HACKS THAT WILL SAVE YOU A FORTUNE” reckoning a of total 281 million views.
6. WWE (73.3M)
WWE is an American Wrestling Corporation, which stands for ‘World Wrestling Entertainment’, the channel’s content contains segments of WWE’s televised skits, compilations and backstage media such as interviews and behind the scenes snippets. The channel also uploads full length matches from various pay per view events. WWE’s most viewed video was published in 2014, titled “Randy Orton makes it personal with Triple H”, which has added a staggering 256 million views to their overall count.
5. Kids Diana Show (74.4M)
Kids Diana show is a Ukrainian Youtube channel, set up in 2015. The channel’s content primarily features Diana, accompanied by her friend and family in the format of vlogs (a video blog) and toy unboxings to appeal to her young audience. According to Business Insider, Kids Diana Show accumulates between $2.8 million to $44.7 million per year. The channel’s high-earnings are expected based on their highest viewed video titled “Diana and her Barbie car- Camping Adventure” uploaded in 2019, which has totaled 1.1 billion views.
4. SET India (96.2M)
Sony Entertainment Television is a 24-hour Hindi General Channel that shows a range of family entertainment. According to Social Blade, SET India earns an astonishing $128.85 million a year from 78 billion views. The channel uploads up to 20 videos per day and this consistency is certainly paying off.
3. Cocomelon – Nursery Rhymes (105M)
Cocomelon uploads nursery rhymes and other CGI based content catered towards a very young audience. The only animated YouTube channel on our list, the American channel has gained a total of over 92 billion views. However, a decent portion of these come from their most popular video, titled “Bath Song | CoComelon Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs” which has gained over 3.6 billion views.
2. PewDiePie (109M)
It would not be a top YouTube channel without mentioning one of the most controversial, but idolised YouTubers. Originally born in Sweden, Felix Kjellberg created his channel over a decade ago which earns him one of more honourable mentions. Kjellberg has accumulated over 26 billion video views as a result of over 4 thousand video uploads. The channel PewDiePie is the first independent channel to hit 100 million subscribers. PewDiePies content has shifted over the years, with gaming, vlogging and commentary videos all making an appearance on his channel. One of his most popular series’ was ‘MEME REVIEW’ with each video earning a comfortable 7+ million views.
1. T-Series (172M)
T-Series snags the top spot on our list of the 10 biggest Youtube channels in the world. They are an Indian music channel that reportedly earns $13 million per month. The channel totals over 143 billion video views, which come from a staggering 15 thousand uploads. Surprisingly, this channel became rivals with PewDiePie as they battled to be the first YouTube channel to reach 100 million. Spoiler Alert: T-Series became the first channel to achieve 100 million subscribers in May 2019 and is now on track for the next colossal milestone, 200 million subscribers!
That concludes this article on the 10 biggest Youtube channels in the world. With over 900 million combined subscribers, you’ve probably heard of at least a few content creators featured in this article. Did your favourite channel make the cut?