Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • September 2016

By 10/25/2016
Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • September 2016

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It’s another installment of the Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide and a channel with an affinity for wild animals that possess great defensive mechanisms is in the top spot.

Chart Toppers

Brave Wilderness shot way up to first place in the Most Subscribed YouTube channels chart this month. Outdoor adventurer Coyote Peterson and his evergrowing library of outdoorsy exploits replete with wild animal encounters saw an incredible 662% month-over-month increase in views to add almost 1.4 million new subscribers in September. In a semi-distant second place is a familiar channel at the top of the charts. Brazilian vlogger Whinderssonnunes‘ subscriber acquisition rate was up 26% to close out the month with more than 1 million new subs.

In third place is Chainsmokers. The bubblegum pop DJ duo who’s online video success is seemingly inversely proportional to the quality of its members’ characters tacked on over 860,000 subscribers throughout the month. Close behind in the #4 spot is Casey Neistat. The plutonic ideal of a YouTube vlogger ended a banner month up more than 855,000 subscribers.

And rounding out the Top 5 is Trap Nation. The YouTube destination for all your favorite trap music hits was up 29% to add almost 768,000 new subscribers on the month.

Top Gainers

The honor of one of our our Top Gainers this month goes to AntsCanada.

There were a LOT of YouTube channels that had amazing Septembers in terms of subscriber growth. The aforementioned Brave Wilderness and Casey Neistat tacked on sizable numbers of new subs, as did Apple’s YouTube destination. But, despite the impressive numbers of those channels, they didn’t increase their numbers as much as the channel for an “organization promoting the pet and keeping hobby, myrmecology, ecology, and habitat conservation.”

AntsCanada uploaded its first video way back in July 2009. In the past seven-plus years, the channel’s been home to dozens of videos featuring the everyday trials, errors, hints, tips, and tricks of ant keeping, as well as an in-depth analyzation of the activities of the ants themselves. September was the channel’s best month ever, thanks to one video that bursted through the ant tributary of a subculture and into a more main stream.

OMG! My Fire Ants Are Planning an Escape” somehow ended up on the YouTube Trending page and amassed an eight-figure view count. That helped give the AntsCanada channel a massive 5,124% month-over-month increase in subscribers, more than 362,000 new subscribers in the month, and the #44 spot on the worldwide chart.

Channel Distribution

The Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube channels in the month amassed in aggregate a total of 40,856,270 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: 11 channels in the Top 100 Most Subscribed, with Chainsmokers at #3.
  • Fullscreen, Maker Studios: 9 channels each in the Top 100, with Fullscreen’s whinderssonnunes at #2 and Maker’s PewDiePie at #15.
  • BroadbandTV: 7 channels each in the Top 100, with Fernanfloo at #9.
  • Studio71: 6 channels in the Top 100, with Wengie at #7.
  • Stylehaul: 4 channels each in the Top 100, with Mariale at #33.
  • Machinima: 3 channels in the Top 100, with JuegaGerman at #14.
  • Divimove, Pranks Network: 2 channels each in the top 100, with Divimove’s elrubiusOMG at #18 and Pranks Network’s MoreJStu at #72.

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

  • The United States: 50 channels in the Top 100.
  • Brazil: 12 channels in the Top 100.
  • Canada: 6 channels in the Top 100.
  • Great Britain: 5 channels in the Top 100.
  • India: 4 channels in the Top 100.
  • Netherlands: 3 channels in the Top 100.
  • Chile, Spain, Russia, Ukraine: 2 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Argentina, Australia, El Salvador, Ireland, Jamaica, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates: 1 channel each in the Top 100.

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Tubefilter's Monthly Top 100
100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels
Worldwide • September 2016
Brave Wilderness Subscribers This Month: 1,385,394 662% Views This Month: 105,398,038 | Position Last Month: N/A All-Time Views: 395,227,492 | All-Time Subs: 3,418,526 | SlateScore: 663
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
whinderssonnunes Subscribers This Month: 1,046,543 26% Views This Month: 79,525,339 | Position Last Month: 4 All-Time Views: 869,720,443 | All-Time Subs: 13,056,556 | SlateScore: 733
           
                Brazil            
           
                Fullscreen                            
       
     
   
ChainsmokersVEVO Subscribers This Month: 860,213 18% Views This Month: 377,495,908 | Position Last Month: 7 All-Time Views: 1,306,298,810 | All-Time Subs: 3,656,190 | SlateScore: 579
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
CaseyNeistat Subscribers This Month: 855,013 230% Views This Month: 122,821,452 | Position Last Month: N/A All-Time Views: 1,107,700,356 | All-Time Subs: 5,337,271 | SlateScore: 760
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
Trap Nation Subscribers This Month: 767,548 29% Views This Month: 298,643,451 | Position Last Month: 12 All-Time Views: 2,543,791,443 | All-Time Subs: 9,368,589 | SlateScore: 670
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
SiaVEVO Subscribers This Month: 752,345 132% Views This Month: 275,187,922 | Position Last Month: 81 All-Time Views: 3,731,501,993 | All-Time Subs: 6,820,344 | SlateScore: 595
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
Wengie Subscribers This Month: 741,511 -7% Views This Month: 30,974,893 | Position Last Month: 5 All-Time Views: 144,578,406 | All-Time Subs: 3,591,043 | SlateScore: 662
           
                Australia            
           
                Studio71"                            
       
     
   
Dude Perfect Subscribers This Month: 717,737 38% Views This Month: 112,368,696 | Position Last Month: 21 All-Time Views: 2,186,304,972 | All-Time Subs: 12,870,570 | SlateScore: 680
           
                United States            
           
                The Whistle                            
       
     
   
Fernanfloo Subscribers This Month: 706,401 -19% Views This Month: 156,032,176 | Position Last Month: 2 All-Time Views: 3,652,401,767 | All-Time Subs: 16,105,691 | SlateScore: 733
           
                El Salvador            
           
                BroadbandTV                            
       
     
   
ArianaGrandeVevo Subscribers This Month: 647,212 50% Views This Month: 341,388,783 | Position Last Month: 41 All-Time Views: 4,959,862,365 | All-Time Subs: 13,557,579 | SlateScore: 643
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
iDubbbzTV Subscribers This Month: 614,305 142% Views This Month: 54,772,578 | Position Last Month: N/A All-Time Views: 252,613,849 | All-Time Subs: 2,526,431 | SlateScore: 654
           
                United States            
           
                BroadbandTV                            
       
     
   
JustinBieberVEVO Subscribers This Month: 591,332 -9% Views This Month: 368,263,030 | Position Last Month: 11 All-Time Views: 12,767,444,830 | All-Time Subs: 24,818,308 | SlateScore: 599
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
Canal KondZilla Subscribers This Month: 589,888 16% Views This Month: 251,975,768 | Position Last Month: 23 All-Time Views: 2,141,969,474 | All-Time Subs: 6,305,192 | SlateScore: 642
           
                Brazil            
           
                ONErpm                            
       
     
   
JuegaGerman Subscribers This Month: 559,243 14% Views This Month: 171,253,852 | Position Last Month: 29 All-Time Views: 3,553,849,171 | All-Time Subs: 15,348,372 | SlateScore: 735
           
                Chile            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
PewDiePie Subscribers This Month: 536,908 -22% Views This Month: 252,553,363 | Position Last Month: 9 All-Time Views: 13,457,833,674 | All-Time Subs: 48,473,386 | SlateScore: 824
           
                Sweden            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
HolaSoyGerman Subscribers This Month: 528,299 59% Views This Month: 42,230,891 | Position Last Month: 78 All-Time Views: 2,804,940,152 | All-Time Subs: 29,708,290 | SlateScore: 617
           
                Chile            
           
                Machinima                            
       
     
   
ToyScouter Subscribers This Month: 511,980 8% Views This Month: 313,245,028 | Position Last Month: 34 All-Time Views: 1,525,004,660 | All-Time Subs: 2,409,782 | SlateScore: 581
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
elrubiusOMG Subscribers This Month: 483,510 -36% Views This Month: 134,866,027 | Position Last Month: 6 All-Time Views: 4,392,179,765 | All-Time Subs: 21,073,343 | SlateScore: 793
           
                Spain            
           
                Divimove                            
       
     
   
T-Series Subscribers This Month: 482,526 -1% Views This Month: 643,559,135 | Position Last Month: 31 All-Time Views: 10,999,349,304 | All-Time Subs: 12,520,889 | SlateScore: 692
           
                India            
           
                tseriesmusic                            
       
     
   
Webs & Tiaras - Toy Monster Compilations Subscribers This Month: 480,169 -6% Views This Month: 416,554,533 | Position Last Month: 22 All-Time Views: 3,152,585,857 | All-Time Subs: 3,822,763 | SlateScore: 530
           
                United States            
           
                Studio71"                            
       
     
   
Toy Freaks Subscribers This Month: 478,846 -43% Views This Month: 417,296,698 | Position Last Month: 3 All-Time Views: 2,621,939,197 | All-Time Subs: 3,078,870 | SlateScore: 577
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
NoCopyrightSounds Subscribers This Month: 460,504 13% Views This Month: 141,694,694 | Position Last Month: 48 All-Time Views: 1,806,715,749 | All-Time Subs: 8,099,289 | SlateScore: 681
           
                Great Britain            
           
                Studio71"                            
       
     
   
Guava Juice Subscribers This Month: 454,222 -8% Views This Month: 146,469,593 | Position Last Month: 25 All-Time Views: 632,289,871 | All-Time Subs: 2,716,457 | SlateScore: 687
           
                United States            
           
                Studio71"                            
       
     
   
Liza Koshy Subscribers This Month: 452,514 -51% Views This Month: 40,024,094 | Position Last Month: 1 All-Time Views: 225,532,834 | All-Time Subs: 4,357,103 | SlateScore: 688
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
CanalCanalha Subscribers This Month: 451,220 -6% Views This Month: 29,593,654 | Position Last Month: 33 All-Time Views: 585,387,851 | All-Time Subs: 9,677,603 | SlateScore: 687
           
                Brazil            
           
                Fullscreen                            
       
     
   
FifthHarmonyVEVO Subscribers This Month: 445,676 12% Views This Month: 242,606,781 | Position Last Month: 51 All-Time Views: 3,048,861,134 | All-Time Subs: 7,303,494 | SlateScore: 544
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
majorlazer Subscribers This Month: 439,976 2% Views This Month: 253,008,185 | Position Last Month: 42 All-Time Views: 2,907,135,712 | All-Time Subs: 5,416,385 | SlateScore: 573
           
                Jamaica            
           
                BroadbandTV                            
       
     
   
twenty one pilots Subscribers This Month: 435,312 23% Views This Month: 84,268,421 | Position Last Month: 70 All-Time Views: 439,743,199 | All-Time Subs: 2,636,212 | SlateScore: 642
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
Tanner Fox Subscribers This Month: 433,374 -27% Views This Month: 55,159,328 | Position Last Month: 13 All-Time Views: 236,921,955 | All-Time Subs: 2,387,116 | SlateScore: 650
           
                United States            
           
                BroadbandTV