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 11th to March 17th.

Most watched channels

Streamer Summit1g is leading the chart this week. The Twitch streamer is a solid CS:GO and battle royale player, but lately he's turned his attention to Grand Theft Auto: V.

Last week, Summit1g's GTA: V streams dominated Twitch; an 187 per cent increase in views saw him rack up over 3 million hours watched on his channel.

FaZe Clan's Tfue takes second place after a 66.9 per cent increase in views. Tfue is still going strong with Fortnite, also amassing over 3 million hours watched last week. 

Riot Games' official Twitch takes third, falling from second place after a 9 per cent drop off in views. The Overwatch League Twitch takes fourth despite losing over 41.7 per cent of its views last week. Even with the drop, The OWL channel racked up over 2.1 million hours watched.

League of Legends streamer loltyler1 is in fifth, down from fourth despite a 1.5 per cent increase in views. Twitch streamer Sodapoppin is in sixth after a 79.8 increase in hours watched, closely followed by LIRIK, who had an even more impressive 152.8 per cent increase in views. Both streamers have also been playing GTA: V.

Ninja is in eighth place, and a return to his flagship title Fortnite has seen his views rocket up by 114 per cent. Twitch channel DreamLeague is a new entry in ninth, and YouTube channel LoL Esports closes the chart. 

Top 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 followers


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.


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