Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide • April 2014

By 05/15/2014
Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide • April 2014

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg‘s PewDiePie channel is at the top of the charts for its second month in a row. The online video destination with over 26 million subscribers who consume video game related programming (and sometimes donate to charitable causes, too) scored nearly 296.7.2 million views in the 30 days of April, a 4% increase over the month prior.

Katy Perry‘s controversial “Dark Horse” video and upbeat, hidden camera “Birthday” video kept her in the #2 spot in the world in April. The pop star ended the month with more than 256.2 million views. DisneyCollectorBR is still up next in third place. The online video channel dedicated to featuring reviews of, and playtime with children’s toys racked up nearly 192.3 million views during the month.

Stampylonghead maintains its #4 position this month. The UK-based Minecraft-er with a penchant for education scored nearly 177.2 million views in April. And rounding out the Top 5 is WWEFanNation. The YouTube home of all things World Wrestling Entertainment was up 22% in views over the month prior to top out at nearly 145 million views overall.

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Top Gainers

The honor of our Top Gainer this month goes to NikeFootball.

The international athletic brand is catching World Cup fever and attempting to spread the condition to the rest of the world by way of some very good-looking online video commercial campaigns. Nike Football: Winner Stays is the Just Do It brand’s first high-profile online video spot to launch before the biggest sporting event on the globe kicks off in Brazil this summer. The ad helped NikeFootball‘s YouTube channel score nearly 66.9 million views in April, an impressive 843% increase over the month prior.

Channel Distribution

The Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube channels this month amassed in aggregate a total of 8,121,747,342 views. Here’s a look at the distribution of those channels broken down by the most-represented YouTube Multi-Channel Networks on the chart:

  • VEVO: 22 channels in the Top 100. Katy Perry is the network’s highest ranking channel at #2.
  • Maker Studios: 9 channels in the Top 100, with PewDiePie at #1.
  • Fullscreen, Machinima: 5 channels in the Top 100, with Fullscreen’s TheFineBros at #11 and  Machinima’s VanossGaming at #24.
  • Disney, XMediaDigital: 3 channels each in the Top 100, with Disney’s DisneyAnimation at #39 and XMediaDigital’s mashamedvedtv at #12. .
  • DEFY Media, Movieclips, Munhwa, NBCU, WMG: 2 channels each in the Top 100, with Defy’s Smosh at #33, Movieclips’ MovieclipsTrailers at #14, and Munhwa’s MBCEntertainment at #41, NBCU’s The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon at #29, and WMG’s AtlanticVideos at #61. 

And here’s a look into the distribution of the this month’s Top 100 by country of origin:

  • The United States: 57 channels in the Top 100.
  • Great Britain: 9 channels in the Top 100.
  • Russia, South Korea: 5 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Canada, Spain: 4 channels each in the Top 100.
  • India, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand: 2 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, France, Japan, Netherlands, Turkey: 1 channel each in the Top 100.

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Tubefilter's Monthly Top 100
100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels
This Month • Worldwide
April 2014
PewDiePie Views This Month: 296,569,610 4% Subs This Month: 889,791 | Position Last Month: 1 All-Time Views: 4,337,350,606 | All-Time Subs: 26,424,196 | SlateScore: 870
           
                Sweden            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
KatyPerryVEVO Views This Month: 256,236,683 1% Subs This Month: 510,191 | Position Last Month: 2 All-Time Views: 3,122,781,030 | All-Time Subs: 12,201,206 | SlateScore: 658
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
DisneyCollectorBR Views This Month: 192,255,869 -1% Subs This Month: 113,444 | Position Last Month: 3 All-Time Views: 1,907,941,997 | All-Time Subs: 1,298,043 | SlateScore: 593
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
stampylonghead Views This Month: 177,174,322 1% Subs This Month: 268,457 | Position Last Month: 4 All-Time Views: 981,305,964 | All-Time Subs: 2,505,458 | SlateScore: 750
           
                Great Britain            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
WWEFanNation Views This Month: 144,996,673 22% Subs This Month: 218,412 | Position Last Month: 12 All-Time Views: 1,290,336,738 | All-Time Subs: 3,293,369 | SlateScore: 840
           
                United States            
           
                WWE                            
       
     
   
SpinninRec Views This Month: 141,002,185 -6% Subs This Month: 330,488 | Position Last Month: 6 All-Time Views: 2,593,953,071 | All-Time Subs: 5,291,088 | SlateScore: 842
           
                Netherlands            
           
                SpinninRecords                            
       
     
   
gmmgrammyofficial Views This Month: 135,659,029 24% Subs This Month: 123,946 | Position Last Month: 18 All-Time Views: 2,145,087,862 | All-Time Subs: 3,291,770 | SlateScore: 726
           
                Thailand            
           
                                           
       
     
   
shakiraVEVO Views This Month: 133,352,572 -16% Subs This Month: 257,070 | Position Last Month: 5 All-Time Views: 2,900,250,378 | All-Time Subs: 3,725,556 | SlateScore: 652
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
WatchMojo Views This Month: 131,955,172 5% Subs This Month: 294,310 | Position Last Month: 10 All-Time Views: 1,104,397,913 | All-Time Subs: 3,607,232 | SlateScore: 808
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
tseries Views This Month: 118,925,115 -6% Subs This Month: 155,272 | Position Last Month: 9 All-Time Views: 1,842,401,159 | All-Time Subs: 4,786,179 | SlateScore: 769
           
                India            
           
                tseriesmusic                            
       
     
   
TheFineBros Views This Month: 118,040,348 24% Subs This Month: 409,793 | Position Last Month: 27 All-Time Views: 1,602,164,750 | All-Time Subs: 8,152,271 | SlateScore: 813
           
                United States            
           
                Fullscreen                            
       
     
   
mashamedvedtv Views This Month: 117,103,703 23% Subs This Month: 95,103 | Position Last Month: 26 All-Time Views: 814,977,260 | All-Time Subs: 1,361,671 | SlateScore: 545
           
                Russia            
           
                XMediaDigital                            
       
     
   
OneDirectionVEVO Views This Month: 115,903,803 28% Subs This Month: 319,202 | Position Last Month: 30 All-Time Views: 2,815,380,076 | All-Time Subs: 13,074,420 | SlateScore: 734
           
                Great Britain            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
movieclipsTRAILERS Views This Month: 111,784,309 8% Subs This Month: 113,620 | Position Last Month: 19 All-Time Views: 1,854,296,669 | All-Time Subs: 5,001,393 | SlateScore: 787
           
                United States            
           
                Movieclips                            
       
     
   
collegehumor Views This Month: 108,244,341 -7% Subs This Month: 400,165 | Position Last Month: 13 All-Time Views: 2,527,642,803 | All-Time Subs: 6,930,063 | SlateScore: 797
           
                United States            
           
                CollegeHumor                            
       
     
   
PitbullVEVO Views This Month: 106,677,034 10% Subs This Month: 179,536 | Position Last Month: 23 All-Time Views: 2,456,022,706 | All-Time Subs: 3,901,679 | SlateScore: 636
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
muyap Views This Month: 105,584,952 -14% Subs This Month: 21,542 | Position Last Month: 11 All-Time Views: 4,965,563,151 | All-Time Subs: 2,845,321 | SlateScore: 690
           
                Turkey            
           
                muyap                            
       
     
   
EminemVEVO Views This Month: 104,187,034 -9% Subs This Month: 278,469 | Position Last Month: 15 All-Time Views: 3,589,437,305 | All-Time Subs: 12,221,749 | SlateScore: 499
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
vegetta777 Views This Month: 103,437,661 10% Subs This Month: 329,071 | Position Last Month: 29 All-Time Views: 752,608,764 | All-Time Subs: 5,298,356 | SlateScore: 781
           
                Spain            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
TheDiamondMinecart Views This Month: 102,544,382 30% Subs This Month: 247,837 | Position Last Month: 31 All-Time Views: 557,389,497 | All-Time Subs: 2,229,739 | SlateScore: 715
           
                Great Britain            
           
                Curse                            
       
     
   
RihannaVEVO Views This Month: 102,182,889 2% Subs This Month: 256,113 | Position Last Month: 20 All-Time Views: 5,001,005,505 | All-Time Subs: 13,703,580 | SlateScore: 607
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
beyonceVEVO Views This Month: 101,665,732 -23% Subs This Month: 205,212 | Position Last Month: 7 All-Time Views: 2,723,966,395 | All-Time Subs: 5,322,323 | SlateScore: 544
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
getmovies Views This Month: 100,908,333 -10% Subs This Month: 60,513 | Position Last Month: 16 All-Time Views: 1,978,668,146 | All-Time Subs: 1,787,032 | SlateScore: 602
           
                Russia            
           
                XMediaDigital                            
       
     
   
VanossGaming Views This Month: 98,926,297 3% Subs This Month: 393,007 | Position Last Month: 25 All-Time Views: 703,874,346 | All-Time Subs: 6,872,236 | SlateScore: 787
           
                United States            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
BritainsGotTalent09 Views This Month: 97,228,138 317% Subs This Month: 229,922 | Position Last Month: N/A All-Time Views: 1,788,147,362 | All-Time Subs: 2,218,841 | SlateScore: 689
           
                Great Britain            
           
                Fremantle                            
       
     
   
SkyDoesMinecraft Views This Month: 94,665,028 -2% Subs This Month: 225,070 | Position Last Month: 24 All-Time Views: 1,863,099,056 | All-Time Subs: 9,746,947 | SlateScore: 859
           
                United States            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
lakornhd3 Views This Month: 92,775,333 21% Subs This Month: 70,582 | Position Last Month: 32 All-Time Views: 909,250,284 | All-Time Subs: 1,080,843 | SlateScore: 685
           
                Thailand            
           
                Fullscreen                            
       
     
   
AviciiOfficialVEVO Views This Month: 91,753,754 -8% Subs This Month: 200,461 | Position Last Month: 22 All-Time Views: 1,129,530,241 | All-Time Subs: 5,497,396 | SlateScore: 652
           
                Sweden            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
latenight Views This Month: 91,067,550 -18% Subs This Month: 227,257 | Position Last Month: 17 All-Time Views: 804,805,866 | All-Time Subs: 3,162,045 | SlateScore: 791
           
                United States            
           
                NBCU                            
       
     
   
EnriqueIglesiasVEVO Views This Month: 90,641,955 25% Subs This Month: 183,903 | Position Last Month: 35 All-Time Views: 1,566,265,667 | All-Time Subs: 2,202,674 | SlateScore: 648
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
JustinBieberVEVO Views This Month: 88,292,994 -12% Subs This Month: 223,721 | Position Last Month: 21 All-Time Views: 4,782,763,244 | All-Time Subs: 9,336,868 | SlateScore: 639
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
TheEllenShow Views This Month: 87,150,748 -32% Subs This Month: 173,146 | Position Last Month: 8 All-Time Views: 3,498,308,289 | All-Time Subs: 9,068,297 | SlateScore: 848
           
                United States            
           
                WarnerBros                            
       
     
   
smosh Views This Month: 86,765,272 24% Subs This Month: 295,422 | Position Last Month: 38 All-Time Views: 3,187,973,279 | All-Time Subs: 17,580,344 | SlateScore: 804
           
                United States            
           
                DEFY