Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide • December 2016

By 01/19/2017
Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide • December 2016

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It’s another installment of the Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide and denizens of the world still love them some Indian entertainment.

Chart Toppers

T-Series held onto its first-place position on the most-viewed YouTube channels chart for the fourth month in a row. India’s self-proclaimed “largest music label and movie studio” continued its steady ascent towards infinity views with a 12% increase in its monthly view count. It topped out just shy of 892.5 million views on the month. In a relatively close and second place is Ryan ToysReview. The five-year-old star’s eponymous online video destination for unboxing toys and playtime footage saw a 7% uptick in its (totally legit) view count to take home more than 749.3 million views during the month.

In the #3 spot is Canl KondZilla. Your online video music destination for Brazil’s latest pop hits found a groove and shot up 52% to close out the month with over 504.6 million views. Next up in fourth place is Toy Freaks. The dramatized version of your regularly-scheduled YouTube family vlog ended the month up 27% at more than 496.9 million views.

And rounding out the Top 5 is netd müzik.  The Turkish entertainment conglomerate Doğan Holding’s outpost on YouTube hopped up 7% to score just about 474.9 million views in December.

Top Gainers

The honor of one of our our Top Gainers this month goes PewDiePie.

Felix Kjellberg’s YouTube channel that’s full of Let’s Play gaming videos and an increasing amount of personal vlogs and meta-YouTube commentary always does well on the world’s largest video sharing site. PewDiePie is the Most Subscribed and Most Viewed Channel of All Time on the platform, after all. December, however, was a particularly good month thanks to all the manufactured controversy surrounding the PewDiePie channel reaching the 50-million-subscriber milestone.

Kjellberg promised fans he would delete his YouTube channel when it hit 50 million subscribers. That didn’t happen, but the whole hullaballoo got a LOT of people tuning into his channel. Add in a successful charity live stream and its massive online video library, and PewDiePie shot up 158% in its month-over-month view count in December to amass almost 368.6 million views and occupy the #15 spot on the worldwide chart.

Channel Distribution

The Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube channels this month amassed in aggregate a total of 26,613,369,928 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. Shakira is the network’s highest ranking channel at #7.
  • Maker Studios: 6 channels in the Top 100, with PewDiePie at #15.
  • BroadbandTV, Studio71: 4 channels each in the Top 100, with BBTV’s WorldStarHipHop at #41 and Studio71’s FamilyFunPack  at #19.
  • Machinima: 3 channels in the Top 100, with Toy Pudding at #35.
  • WMG: 3 channels in the Top 100, with Fueled By Ramen at #22.
  • AIR, BuzzFeed, Movieclips, ONErpm, StyleHaul, WMG, XMediaDigital: 2 channels each in the Top 100, with AIR’s Mister Max at #74, BuzzFeed’s BuzzFeed Video at #46, Movieclips’ Movieclips at #48, ONEprm’s Canal KondZilla at #3, StyleHaul’s TheDiamondMinecart at #44, WMG’s Fueled By Ramen at #32, and XMediaDigital’s mashamedvedtv at #12.

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

  • The United States: 46 channels in the Top 100.
  • India: 11 channels in the Top 100.
  • Canada, Great Britain: 6 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Brazil: 5 channels in the Top 100.
  • Thailand: 4 channels in the Top 100.
  • South Korea: 3 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Argentina, Russia, Ukraine: 2 channels each in the Top 100.
  • Australia, Chile, El Salvador, Ireland, Jamaica, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Vietnam: 1 channel each in the Top 100.

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Tubefilter's Monthly Top 100
100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels
Worldwide • December 2016
T-Series Views This Month: 892,475,782 12% Subs This Month: 831,901 | Position Last Month: 1 All-Time Views: 13,398,335,134 | All-Time Subs: 14,847,076 | SlateScore: 692
           
                India            
           
                tseriesmusic                            
       
     
   
Ryan ToysReview Views This Month: 749,320,083 7% Subs This Month: 463,649 | Position Last Month: 2 All-Time Views: 9,051,192,377 | All-Time Subs: 5,966,629 | SlateScore: 576
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
Canal KondZilla Views This Month: 504,626,560 52% Subs This Month: 1,083,125 | Position Last Month: 15 All-Time Views: 3,412,075,247 | All-Time Subs: 9,081,175 | SlateScore: 655
           
                Brazil            
           
                ONErpm                            
       
     
   
Toy Freaks Views This Month: 496,932,192 27% Subs This Month: 689,401 | Position Last Month: 8 All-Time Views: 3,945,281,698 | All-Time Subs: 4,910,784 | SlateScore: 560
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
netd müzik Views This Month: 474,871,885 7% Subs This Month: 193,250 | Position Last Month: 4 All-Time Views: 10,849,814,785 | All-Time Subs: 4,725,921 | SlateScore: 635
           
                Turkey            
           
                                           
       
     
   
SET India Views This Month: 449,229,004 0% Subs This Month: 557,676 | Position Last Month: 3 All-Time Views: 4,999,465,581 | All-Time Subs: 9,076,681 | SlateScore: 640
           
                India            
           
                                           
       
     
   
shakiraVEVO Views This Month: 445,565,302 85% Subs This Month: 799,960 | Position Last Month: 30 All-Time Views: 7,692,926,180 | All-Time Subs: 11,503,724 | SlateScore: 628
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
TV3 Official Views This Month: 439,324,551 70% Subs This Month: 266,327 | Position Last Month: 26 All-Time Views: 3,879,974,666 | All-Time Subs: 2,917,533 | SlateScore: 612
           
                Thailand            
           
                                           
       
     
   
El Reino Infantil Views This Month: 414,409,726 2% Subs This Month: 316,773 | Position Last Month: 6 All-Time Views: 6,358,705,350 | All-Time Subs: 5,230,715 | SlateScore: 566
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
WWE Views This Month: 413,105,451 5% Subs This Month: 338,695 | Position Last Month: 7 All-Time Views: 12,558,153,041 | All-Time Subs: 13,927,862 | SlateScore: 768
           
                United States            
           
                WWE                            
       
     
   
LittleBabyBum Views This Month: 409,525,062 13% Subs This Month: 377,066 | Position Last Month: 10 All-Time Views: 10,655,658,616 | All-Time Subs: 9,235,222 | SlateScore: 558
           
                Great Britain            
           
                                           
       
     
   
mashamedvedtv Views This Month: 399,741,944 16% Subs This Month: 498,659 | Position Last Month: 11 All-Time Views: 10,229,898,357 | All-Time Subs: 8,621,404 | SlateScore: 560
           
                Russia            
           
                XMediaDigital                            
       
     
   
JustinBieberVEVO Views This Month: 394,653,848 17% Subs This Month: 655,945 | Position Last Month: 13 All-Time Views: 13,865,244,109 | All-Time Subs: 26,724,446 | SlateScore: 515
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
ArianaGrandeVevo Views This Month: 380,481,204 17% Subs This Month: 529,137 | Position Last Month: 17 All-Time Views: 5,982,811,535 | All-Time Subs: 15,079,872 | SlateScore: 520
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
PewDiePie Views This Month: 368,554,074 158% Subs This Month: 2,418,298 | Position Last Month: 90 All-Time Views: 14,193,935,233 | All-Time Subs: 52,446,840 | SlateScore: 811
           
                Sweden            
           
                Maker Studios                            
       
     
   
ChuChu TV Kids Songs Views This Month: 367,250,476 10% Subs This Month: 476,469 | Position Last Month: 14 All-Time Views: 6,911,951,403 | All-Time Subs: 7,474,996 | SlateScore: 541
           
                India            
           
                                           
       
     
   
Toys AndMe Views This Month: 355,415,333 33% Subs This Month: 590,630 | Position Last Month: 23 All-Time Views: 2,279,714,159 | All-Time Subs: 3,488,324 | SlateScore: 598
           
                Great Britain            
           
                                           
       
     
   
ChainsmokersVEVO Views This Month: 354,912,710 -15% Subs This Month: 629,517 | Position Last Month: 5 All-Time Views: 2,523,268,834 | All-Time Subs: 6,143,333 | SlateScore: 587
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
FamilyFunPack Views This Month: 344,433,107 19% Subs This Month: 246,128 | Position Last Month: 20 All-Time Views: 8,045,151,067 | All-Time Subs: 4,518,396 | SlateScore: 611
           
                United States            
           
                Studio71"                            
       
     
   
ToyScouter Views This Month: 340,797,179 -9% Subs This Month: 476,520 | Position Last Month: 9 All-Time Views: 2,652,567,680 | All-Time Subs: 4,066,381 | SlateScore: 585
           
                United States            
           
                                           
       
     
   
Webs & Tiaras - Toy Monster Compilations Views This Month: 335,028,057 1% Subs This Month: 349,837 | Position Last Month: 16 All-Time Views: 4,224,300,246 | All-Time Subs: 4,917,965 | SlateScore: 537
           
                United States            
           
                Studio71"                            
       
     
   
ABS-CBN Entertainment Views This Month: 326,842,142 15% Subs This Month: 166,294 | Position Last Month: 21 All-Time Views: 5,590,391,513 | All-Time Subs: 4,515,285 | SlateScore: 688
           
                Philippines            
           
                                           
       
     
   
Get Movies Views This Month: 323,746,076 6% Subs This Month: 430,125 | Position Last Month: 19 All-Time Views: 10,736,850,616 | All-Time Subs: 9,713,328 | SlateScore: 591
           
                Russia            
           
                XMediaDigital                            
       
     
   
CalvinHarrisVEVO Views This Month: 318,565,356 -6% Subs This Month: 302,394 | Position Last Month: 12 All-Time Views: 6,144,036,660 | All-Time Subs: 10,199,900 | SlateScore: 461
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
zeetv Views This Month: 317,316,184 20% Subs This Month: 218,728 | Position Last Month: 25 All-Time Views: 6,681,835,737 | All-Time Subs: 5,190,771 | SlateScore: 622
           
                India            
           
                                           
       
     
   
TheWeekndVEVO Views This Month: 306,694,010 22% Subs This Month: 539,024 | Position Last Month: 27 All-Time Views: 3,418,799,360 | All-Time Subs: 7,553,184 | SlateScore: 649
           
                United States            
           
                VEVO                            
       
     
   
Zee Music Company Views This Month: 303,018,416 35% Subs This Month: 500,910 | Position Last Month: 35 All-Time Views: 2,545,235,743 | All-Time Subs: 3,694,970 | SlateScore: 613
           
                India