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 March 2nd 2020.

Most-watched channels

Summit1G takes the top spot for last week as the reigning CS:GO channels start to drift from the top 10. Even with a 16.3 per cent dip in views, the Twitch streamer racked up 2.2 million hours watched last week. 

LoL Esports on YouTube takes second place with 1.6 million hours watched. It's very closely tailed by Twitch's loltyler1 who amassed 1.5 million hours watched playing League of Legends. 

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang on YouTube takes fourth place, and TFBlade clocks in fifth with 1.2 million hours watched.

Twitch's Gaules falls one place to sixth after a 38.9 per cent dropoff in views. xQc follows in seventh with 1.2 million views also. 

Starlaadder on Twitch is a fresh entry at number eight with 1.1 million hours worth of Dota 2 coverage. ESL_CSGO falls to ninth after a huge 85.1 per cent dropoff in views. Twitch's LEC closes the chart with a cool million hours watched covering League of Legends.

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.