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 10th. Want to see last week's? Click here.

Most watched channels

Twitch is leading the most watched channels chart for the last week. The company's own Twitch channel racked up over 3.4 million hours watched, mostly comprised of E3 coverage over the last week.

The OverwatchLeague Twitch channel falls to second place following the onslaught of E3 livestreams. The channel still amassed over 2.99 million views and only fell by 1.34 per cent. 

Riot Games takes third place after also seeing a 1.34 per cent decrease in hours watched. Tfue on Twitch moves up one place to fourth despite a 16.5 per cent decrease in views.

LoL Esports is the only YouTube Gaming channel on the board in fifth. The League of Legends focussed channel moves up two places despite a 3.43 per cent drop in hours watched.

Starladder1 is a new entry in sixth after amassing over 1.46 million hours watched. The Twitch channel is currently covering the Starladder ImbaTV Minor.

PlayHearthstone on Twitch moves up to seventh place after a 77 per cent rise in hours watched. The Twitch channel, owned by Blizzard, racked up over 1.45 million hours watched running coverage of the Hearthstone Masters Tour out in Las Vegas.

xQcOW on Twitch moves into eighth place after a 33.1 per cent increase in hours watched. The streamer drummed up over 1.44 million hours watched over the last week with IRL and Just Chatting broadcasts.

World of Warcraft streamer Asmongold moves down to ninth after a 21 per cent drop in hours watched, and a LeStream on Twitch is a new entry in tenth after racking up over 1.2 million hours broadcasting E3 coverage.

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.

Channels 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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