Top 10 most watched and trending channels of the week

Top 10 most watched and trending channels of the week has teamed up with esports and streaming analytics firm Stream Hatchet to bring you weekly charts of the most popular games and creators in the streaming space.

This chart documents the most watched channels by hours across Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Mixer and Facebook.

Each week we'll be documenting the top ten most watched channels across all the major streaming platforms, so you can see which creators are growing and which ones are in decline. The chart also shows what games they play the most. Check out our chart covering the top ten most watched games of the week here.

This chart covers the week commencing March 4th to March 10th.

Most watched channels

The Overwatch League Twitch channels moves up to the top spot this week, even after a 14.9 per cent decrease in views. The channel has racked up over 3.6 million hours watched in the last seven days.

Riot Games' Twitch channel is in second place as the NA League of Legends championship rolls on. League of Legends was also the most-watched title on Twitch last week. Streamer Shroud is in third for another week. Despite a 12.9 decrease in views, his Apex Legends content is still going strong.

League of Legends streamer loltyler1 is in fourth, after a huge 313 per cent increase in views last week. Loltyler1 is one of the biggest LoL personalities, so his presence on Twitch has caused a surge in views for the game.

Tfue is in fifth up from seventh. The Fortnite and FaZe Clan player racked up over 1.8 million hours watched last week. He's followed by YouTube channel LoL Esports, another channel following LoL esports activity. 

Twitch channel Yassuo is a new entry in seventh. A League of Legends focused channel that has experienced a whopping 943.6 per cent increase in views, racking up over 1.3 million hours watched.  

Btssmash is in eighth, a Twitch channel focused on Super Smash Bros. The channel is a new entry to the chart after amassing over 1.2 million hours watched this week. Sodapoppin is in ninth, a Twitch channel focused on World of Warcraft. 

The chart closes with a Mixer channel, and this is the first time a Mixer channel has managed to break through to the top 10! The channel is PaladinsGame and it racked up over 1.1 million hours watched last week, which isn't just a feat for the channel, but also for Mixer itself.

Most watched channels

Trending by views and followers

The chart below shows the top 10 channels and creators trending by the number of followers or views they have gained in the last week.

Trending by views and follows


Danielle Partis is editor of and former editor of She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. Prior to Steel Media, she wrote about music and games at Team Rock.