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It’s another installment of the Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide and it looks like there may be a new normal in the top spot.
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Ryan ToysReview is the most-viewed YouTube channel of the month. The online video outpost that’s home to four-year-old Ryan’s home video-y toy reviews and playtime footage hopped up 7% in views to end the 31 days of May with more than 653 million views. In a distant second place is T-Series. The YouTube home of the self-proclaimed #1 music label in India stayed relatively constant in its month-over-month view count, racking up almost 572.3 million views on the month.
Next up in the #3 spot is Webs & Tiaras – Toy Monster Compilations. The collection of videos featuring adults dressed as Marvel and DC superheroes and Disney princesses acting out a wide variety of situations ranging from bonkers to mundane scored over 544.7 million views during the month. Up next in fourth place is netd müzik. Doğan Holding’s Turkish music arm ended the month with more than 523 million views.
And rounding out the Top 5 is WWE. World Wrestling Entertainment’s home on YouTube dipped 14% to slam down just about 515.7 million views in the month.
The honor of one of our our Top Gainers this month goes to Eurovision Song Contest.
The YouTube destination for all clips from the annual international TV song competition that saw 42 countries compete in 2016 for its 61st edition had a great month on YouTube (which is no surprise, really, since the event appeals to close to one billion denizens of the Earth). The Eurovision Song Contest’s YouTube channel witnessed a 541% month-over-month increase in views and almost 283.3 million views on the month to claim the #21 spot on the worldwide chart.
The Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube channels this month amassed in aggregate a total of 23,650,120,532 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:18 channels in the Top 100. Justin Bieber is the network’s highest ranking channel at #8.
Maker Studios: 11 channels in the Top 100, with TheDiamondMinecart at #11.
Studio71: 4 channels in the Top 100, with Webs & Tiaras – Toy Monster Compilations at #3.
XMediaDigital: 3 channels in the Top 100, with mashamedvedtv at #14.
AIR, BroadbandTV, BuzzFeed, Machinima, Movieclips, WMG: 2 channels each in the Top 100, with AIR’s Miss Katy at #43, BroadbandTV’s Fernanfloo at #40, BuzzFeed’s BuzzFeed Video at #12, Machinima’s JuegaGerman at #86, Movieclips’ Movieclips Trailers at #54, and WMG’s Coldplay at #13.
And here’s a look into the distribution of the this month’s Top 100 by country of origin:
The United States: 48 channels in the Top 100.
Great Britain: 10 channels in the Top 100.
India: 6 channels in the Top 100.
Canada: 5 channels in the Top 100.
Brazil, Spain: 4 channels each in the Top 100.
Russia, Thailand: 3 channels each in the Top 100.
Japan, Ukraine: 2 channels each in the Top 100.
Argentina, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Ireland, Jamaica, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey:1 channel each in the Top 100.
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Tubefilter's Monthly Top 100
100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels
Worldwide • May 2016
Ryan ToysReviewViews This Month: 653,049,457 7%Subs This Month: 430,072 | Position Last Month: 1All-Time Views: 4,772,028,937 | All-Time Subs: 3,007,633 | SlateScore: 573
T-SeriesViews This Month: 572,258,054 1%Subs This Month: 370,881 | Position Last Month: 3All-Time Views: 8,720,423,964 | All-Time Subs: 10,674,005 | SlateScore: 673