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 24th. Want to see last week's? Click here.

Top channels

Most watched channels

GamesDoneQuick is top of the chart this week following its annual summer event SGDQ. The event saw some of the world's top speedrunners racing through a whole host of retro games in order to raise money for charity. The channel itself racked up over 16.8 million hours watched last week.

Dota2ruhub and epicenter_en1 are second and third respectively this week. The channels saw a 438 and 772 per cent increase in hours watched last week after their coverage of the Dota 2 Epicenter Major finals. 

OverwatchLeague on Twitch takes fourth place with a 21.5 per cent increase in hours watched, smashing past 4.3 million in the last 7 days. Riot Games' Twitch is in fifth down from third after a 16.4 per cent decrease.

Garena Lien Quan Mobile is the first YouTube Gaming channel, and a new entry to this week's chart. It racked up over 1.8 million hours watched covering mobile title Garena Free Fire. Tfue moves down to seventh place after a 12.7 per cent decrease in hours watched.

Garena RoV Thailand is also a new entry in eighth after amassing over 1.5 million hours. Similar to the aforementioned YouTube channel, Garena RoV Thailand is also covering Garena Free Fire, a popular title in Thailand.

xQcOW on Twitch is in ninth after a 28.8 per cent rise in views, and Ninja brings the chart to a close this week after racking up over 1.2 million hours watched. The leading streamer only just makes it back into the top 10 despite a 128.2 per cent increase in hours watched.

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 followers and views


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.