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 August 5th. Want to see last week's? Click here.

Most watched channels

The OverwatchLeague Twitch rules the chart for another week, racking up over 3.9 million hours watched in the last week. Riot Games' Twitch channel is still in second, and an 11.2 per cent increase in views sees the channel amass over 2.5 million hours watched.

Tfue on Twitch takes third again, a 1.4 per cent drop in views isn't enough to remove the Fortnite pro from the top 3. xQc on Twitch moves up one place to fourth despite an overall decrease in hours watched.

Warcraft streamer Asmongold moves up to fifth following a 35.9 per cent increase in views. Hearthstone streamer Thjis smashes into sixth following a huge 212 per cent rise in hours watched on his Twitch channel in the last seven days. 

MontanaBlack88 is a new entry in seventh after racking up over a million hours last week. Shroud moves down to eighth place after a 28.8 per cent drop in views last week.

LoL Esports is the only YouTube channel in the chart this week, and it ranks ninth following a 19.8 per cent rise in hours watched. Evo on Twitch closes the chart this week but manages to rack up over a million hours despite a 38.5 per cent drop in views.

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

Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.


No comments
View options
  • Order by latest to oldest
  • Order by oldest to latest
  • Show all replies