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 June 3rd. Want to see last week's? Click here.

Most watched channels

The Overwatch League Twitch is topping the chart this week. It's a fresh entry at number one and the channel flew past 3 million hours watched last week. 

Riot Games moves up to second from eighth after a 67.3 per cent increase in hours watched. Riot's Twitch is still broadcasting coverage of the ongoing LCS Summer Split event.

Ninja takes third place despite an 11.6 per cent decrease in views. Ninja actually streamed with PewDiePie this week so a decrease in views is unusual; that kind of pairing looked set to bring more views. 

FACEIT TV is a new entry in fourth place. The Counter-Strike: Global Source Twitch channel racked up over 2/1 million hours watched in the last week. 

Tfue's Twitch moves down one place to fifth after a 17.3 per cent drop in views. Asmongold on Twitch moves up one place to sixth after a 4.8 per cent rise in hours watched.

LoL Esports on YouTube takes seventh place after a huge 273 per cent increase in hours watched. Similar to Riot, the channel has also been providing coverage of ongoing League of Legends events.

NICKMERCS on Twitch is in eighth, he's moved up a spot despite a 1.8 per cent drop in hours watched. Dynamo Gaming on YouTube takes ninth after a 69 per cent increase in hours watched. The channel has been covering PUBG Mobile of late.

Summit1g closes the chart this week, making his way back into the top ten with some World of Warcraft coverage/ The Twitch channel saw a 25.1 per cent increase in hours watched. 

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 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.