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 10th 2020.

Most-watched channels

Rainbow6 on Twitch leads the charge for last week, racking up a huge 3.3 million hours watched broadcasting Rainbow Six Siege. The channel has been covering the Six Invitational over the last few weeks which ended yesterday.

Dota2mc_ru on Twitch clocks in second place and sees a massive 328.1 per cent rise in views covering Dota 2's esports scene. LoL Esports on YouTube comes in third with 1.8 million hours watched covering League of Legends.

LolTyler1 is the first solo creator to appear on last week's chart, racking up around 1.8 million hours watched on Twitch also. Twitch's Summit1g takes fifth but sees a 37.4 per cent decrease in views.

Jun Channel on YouTube is a fresh entry in sixth place following a monumental 417 per cent rise in hours watched. The channel amassed over 1.4 million views with Pokémon Diamond content last week.  xQc on Twitch follows close behind with 1.43 million hours watched. 

Twitch's LCK moved up two places to eighth following a 5.4 per cent increase in views. Magic on Twitch is another new entry in ninth after amassing around 1.2 million hours watched last week. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang on YouTube closes the chart following a 31 per cent increase in views, racking up a sweet 1.1 million hours.

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.


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