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 July 1st. Want to see last week's? Click here.

Most watched channels

Most watched channels

It's green arrows across the board for last week, and Dota2mc_ru tops the chart this week after a whopping 646 per cent rise in hours watched. The Twitch channel has been covering Dota 2 and racked up over 5.4 million hours last week.

Beyond The Summit is in second place after a 235 per cent rise in hours watched. The channel broke into the chart in tenth a week ago, and has amassed over 3.7 million hours since. Both channels are currently covering the Dota 2 TI9 CN regional qualifiers.

Garena Lien Quan Mobile takes third place and is the only YouTube Gaming channel in the chart this week. It saw a 170 per cent rise in views, bringing in over 3.1 million hours of Arena of Valor coverage last week. 

OverwatchLeague on Twitch takes fourth with a 9 per cent rise in views. The channel is currently rerunning the stage 3 finals. Tfue on Twitch takes fifth following a 192.5 per cent jump in views last week. 

Riot Games' Twitch channel comes in sixth after a 59 per cent rise in hours watched, and Shroud comes in seventh following an 11.5 per cent rise in hours watched last week. 

Dota2RuHub comes in eighth after a 309 per cent rise in hours watched covering TI9 CN regional qualifiers, similar to the channels leading the chart. Twitch Prime is a new entry in ninth, racking up 1.3 million hours watched hosting the Apex Legends 2019 crown cup.

World of Warcraft streamer Asmongold closes the chart, making a return after a huge 558.9 per cent rise 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 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.