Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • August 2014

By 09/30/2014
Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • August 2014

After a brief spell in the second place position, Felix Kjellberg‘s PewDiePie channel is back at the top of our monthly Most Subscribed YouTube channels chart. The internet’s most popular destination for Let’s Play videos added an additional 1.1 million new subscribers during the 31 days of August, a slight 1% increase over the month prior.

In second place is Nicki Minaj. The hip hop star’s release of “Anaconda” gave her channel a healthy increase in subscribers in addition to a substantial amount of views.  Over 0.55 million new Barbs joined Minaj’s YouTube destination during the month. Next up in third place is another female pop star. Ariana Grande‘s release of “Break Free” helped the 21-year-old add another 0.54 million subscribers to her channel.

VanossGaming is up next in fourth place. The comically-inclined Canadian gamer scored nearly 0.53 million new subscribers on the month. And rounding out the Top 5 is HolaSoyGerman. The Chilean YouTuber and prolific vlogger ended the month with a net total of almost 0.47 million new subscribers.

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Top Gainers

If you don’t count any of the music channels in the Top 100 (including Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, and Jessie J) the honor of Top Gainer this month goes to markiplierGAME.

The self-proclaimed creator of “hilarious gaming videos, original comedy sketches, animated parodies, and other various bits of entertainment” saw a 116% uptick in his subscriber numbers in August. All in all, the twentysomething American ended the month just shy of 0.43 million new subscribers and in the #9 spot on the charts.

Channel Distribution

The Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube channels in the month amassed in aggregate a total of 28,498,737 new subscribers. Here’s a look at the distribution of a few of those channels broken down by the most-represented YouTube Multi-Channel Networks on the chart:

  • VEVO: 17 channels in the Top 100 Most Subscribed, with Nicki Minaj at #2.
  • Maker Studios: 14 channels in the Top 100, with PewDiePie at #1.
  • Fullscreen: 10 channels in the Top 100, with The Fine Bros. at #11.
  • Collective Digital Studio: 8 channels in the Top 100, with Good Mythical Morning at #6.
  • StyleHaul: 7 channels in the Top 100, with zoella280390 at #21.
  • Machinima: 5 channels in the Top 100, with HolaSoyGerman at #5.
  • DEFY Media: 3 channels in the Top 100, with Screen Junkies at #27.
  • BigFrame2 channels in the Top 100, with Tyler Oakley at #8.

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

  • The United States: 59 channels in the Top 100.
  • Great Britain: 15 channels in the Top 100.
  • Spain: 6 channels in the Top 100.
  • Canada: 4 channels in the Top 100.
  • Australia, Mexico: 3 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Argentina, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, India, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Ukraine: 1 channel each in the Top 100.

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Tubefilter's Monthly Top 100
100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels
This Month • Worldwide
August 2014
PewDiePie Subscribers This Month: 1,114,404 1% Views This Month: 447,974,898 | Position Last Month: 1 All-Time Views: 5,943,640,759 | All-Time Subs: 30,434,561 | SlateScore: 875
           
                Sweden            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
NickiMinajAtVEVO Subscribers This Month: 553,469 273% Views This Month: 192,548,810 | Position Last Month: 77 All-Time Views: 2,064,310,394 | All-Time Subs: 6,028,919 | SlateScore: 673
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
ArianaGrandeVevo Subscribers This Month: 541,418 68% Views This Month: 133,393,833 | Position Last Month: 9 All-Time Views: 648,257,708 | All-Time Subs: 3,668,691 | SlateScore: 556
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
VanossGaming Subscribers This Month: 526,737 5% Views This Month: 165,239,499 | Position Last Month: 11 All-Time Views: 1,242,805,087 | All-Time Subs: 8,674,608 | SlateScore: 782
           
                United States            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
HolaSoyGerman Subscribers This Month: 467,695 -7% Views This Month: 61,774,574 | Position Last Month: 4 All-Time Views: 1,415,600,887 | All-Time Subs: 19,171,560 | SlateScore: 742
           
                Chile            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
rhettandlink2 Subscribers This Month: 451,183 -17% Views This Month: 68,407,344 | Position Last Month: 8 All-Time Views: 424,712,105 | All-Time Subs: 3,592,464 | SlateScore: 800
           
                United States            
           
                Collective Digital                            
       
     
   
React Subscribers This Month: 450,161 -63% Views This Month: 17,771,387 | Position Last Month: 1 All-Time Views: 21,393,122 | All-Time Subs: 1,681,289 | SlateScore: N/A
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
tyleroakley Subscribers This Month: 436,694 70% Views This Month: 43,255,841 | Position Last Month: 88 All-Time Views: 259,515,910 | All-Time Subs: 5,368,242 | SlateScore: 822
           
                United States            
           
                BigFrame                            
       
     
   
markiplierGAME Subscribers This Month: 426,759 116% Views This Month: 98,822,985 | Position Last Month: 66 All-Time Views: 806,015,531 | All-Time Subs: 3,331,605 | SlateScore: 749
           
                United States            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
KatyPerryVEVO Subscribers This Month: 413,576 45% Views This Month: 227,830,454 | Position Last Month: 38 All-Time Views: 3,944,360,082 | All-Time Subs: 13,561,078 | SlateScore: 627
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
TheFineBros Subscribers This Month: 411,779 -29% Views This Month: 119,188,912 | Position Last Month: 6 All-Time Views: 2,100,401,033 | All-Time Subs: 9,903,790 | SlateScore: 809
           
                United States            
           
                Fullscreen                            
       
     
   
vegetta777 Subscribers This Month: 401,278 4% Views This Month: 163,397,757 | Position Last Month: 19 All-Time Views: 1,284,133,350 | All-Time Subs: 6,771,381 | SlateScore: 781
           
                Spain            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
elrubiusOMG Subscribers This Month: 387,484 15% Views This Month: 86,606,790 | Position Last Month: 25 All-Time Views: 1,008,704,680 | All-Time Subs: 8,210,366 | SlateScore: 831
           
                Spain            
           
                Divimove                            
       
     
   
WatchMojo Subscribers This Month: 374,403 -4% Views This Month: 159,612,267 | Position Last Month: 14 All-Time Views: 1,702,435,798 | All-Time Subs: 5,057,567 | SlateScore: 832
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
juegagerman Subscribers This Month: 372,736 -18% Views This Month: 83,839,018 | Position Last Month: 7 All-Time Views: 385,825,669 | All-Time Subs: 4,681,396 | SlateScore: 750
           
                Mexico            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
iggyazaleamusicVEVO Subscribers This Month: 371,383 35% Views This Month: 116,182,871 | Position Last Month: 21 All-Time Views: 459,580,485 | All-Time Subs: 1,699,881 | SlateScore: 516
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
RomanAtwood Subscribers This Month: 370,753 66% Views This Month: 53,298,707 | Position Last Month: 90 All-Time Views: 586,690,174 | All-Time Subs: 4,362,043 | SlateScore: 668
           
                United States            
           
                Collective Digital                            
       
     
   
TaylorSwiftVEVO Subscribers This Month: 366,327 248% Views This Month: 112,934,548 | Position Last Month: N/A All-Time Views: 2,319,737,980 | All-Time Subs: 8,339,401 | SlateScore: 613
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
TheDiamondMinecart Subscribers This Month: 366,307 -4% Views This Month: 191,154,482 | Position Last Month: 24 All-Time Views: 1,199,255,971 | All-Time Subs: 3,534,964 | SlateScore: 720
           
                Great Britain            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
EnriqueIglesiasVEVO Subscribers This Month: 365,052 3% Views This Month: 202,382,792 | Position Last Month: 18 All-Time Views: 2,252,491,016 | All-Time Subs: 3,499,423 | SlateScore: 636
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
zoella280390 Subscribers This Month: 359,254 5% Views This Month: 25,593,161 | Position Last Month: 22 All-Time Views: 253,567,019 | All-Time Subs: 5,842,075 | SlateScore: 770
           
                Great Britain            
           
                StyleHaul                            
       
     
   
Macbarbie07 Subscribers This Month: 356,693 16% Views This Month: 28,619,655 | Position Last Month: 61 All-Time Views: 545,368,006 | All-Time Subs: 7,166,788 | SlateScore: 752
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
KSIOlajidebt Subscribers This Month: 354,119 12% Views This Month: 70,364,638 | Position Last Month: 41 All-Time Views: 1,056,584,338 | All-Time Subs: 6,769,633 | SlateScore: 807
           
                Great Britain            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
BFvsGF Subscribers This Month: 353,821 -11% Views This Month: 81,992,423 | Position Last Month: 28 All-Time Views: 1,079,083,776 | All-Time Subs: 4,579,538 | SlateScore: 844
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
IISuperwomanII Subscribers This Month: 340,614 1% Views This Month: 39,386,463 | Position Last Month: 26 All-Time Views: 386,534,287 | All-Time Subs: 3,830,106 | SlateScore: 804
           
                United States            
           
                Collective Digital                            
       
     
   
SpinninRec Subscribers This Month: 339,624 6% Views This Month: 166,643,237 | Position Last Month: 27 All-Time Views: 3,211,167,414 | All-Time Subs: 6,583,026 | SlateScore: 833
           
                Netherlands            
           
                SpinninRecords                            
       
     
   
smosh Subscribers This Month: 329,596 -10% Views This Month: 107,372,714 | Position Last Month: 52 All-Time Views: 3,600,875,679 | All-Time Subs: 18,773,589 | SlateScore: 792
           
                United States            
           
                DEFY                            
       
     
   
VitalyzdTv Subscribers This Month: 329,025 -28% Views This Month: 57,674,290 | Position Last Month: 30 All-Time Views: 741,058,330 | All-Time Subs: 7,118,622 | SlateScore: 670
           
                United States            
           
                Collective Digital                            
       
     
   
BartBaKer Subscribers This Month: 312,858 62% Views This Month: 72,766,948 | Position Last Month: N/A All-Time Views: 833,804,730 | All-Time Subs: 3,596,330 | SlateScore: 640
           
                United States            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
jacksepticeye Subscribers This Month: 310,124 37% Views This Month: 78,680,444 | Position Last Month: 80 All-Time Views: 258,320,190 | All-Time Subs: 1,166,800 | SlateScore: 728
           
                Ireland            
           
                                           
       
     
   
grav3yardgirl Subscribers This Month: 308,424 -5% Views This Month: 41,843,659 | Position Last Month: 43 All-Time Views: 346,344,596 | All-Time Subs: 3,676,058 | SlateScore: 802
           
                United States