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 September 16th.

Most-watched channels

Warcraft streamer Asmongold takes the top spot for another week running. The Twitch-based creator racked up over 2.8 million hours last week despite a 21.6 per cent decline in views.

Squeezielive on Twitch is a new entry in second. The French streamer amassed over 2 million hours watched broadcasting ZEvent, a Fortnite event. Zerator on Twitch is in third for the same reason, racking up 1.8 million hours watched.

PUBG Mobile Indonesia is a new entry in fourth. The YouTube channel, as the name suggests, has been covering the PUBG Mobile esports scene in Indonesia. 

Shroud takes fifth place after a 35.2 per cent rise in views playing the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta. His spike in views knocks slots channel MontanaBlack88 into sixth place. 

xQCOW drops from third to seventh after a 13.5 per cent decline in hours watched. Gotaga on Twitch moves into eighth following a 55.4 per cent increase in views playing Minecraft. 

PlayHearthstone on Twitch also enters the top 10 after amassing over 1.1 million hours covering the Grandmasters Europe/Americas tournament last week. Guales falls from sixth to tenth after a 20.6 per cent dive 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 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.