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 the games they've played most that week. Check out our chart covering the top ten most-watched games of the week here.

This chart covers the week commencing February 3rd 2020.

Most-watched channels

Method on Twitch leads the chart for another week with over 4 million hours watched. The channel did see a 29.3 per cent decrease in views but it wasn't enough to remove it from the top spot. Summit1g also remains in second for another week, but sees an 11.8 per cent dropoff in views.

LoL Esports is in third and is also the only YouTube in last week's chart. It saw a 5.3 per cent increase in views, racking up over 1.9 million hours watched. Limit_maximum on Twitch takes fourth following a 27.1 per cent rise in their World of Warcraft coverage. 

Loltyler1 on Twitch falls from third to fifth place after a 10.5 per cent dropoff in views. Rainbow6 on Twitch is a fresh entry in sixth place with 1.8 million hours watched over the last week, and as its name suggests, it covers Rainbow Six Siege. 

BLASTPremier on Twitch is also another new entry in seventh place after racking up 1.4 million hours watched covering Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. It's closely followed by Twitch's xQc, who amassed around 1.3 million views last week. 

Winstrike_tv on Twitch is a third fresh entry to the chart in ninth after amassing 1.2 million hours worth of CS:GO content, and LCK on Twitch closes the chart with 1.2 million hours of League of Legends coverage.  

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.


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.