List of most-viewed YouTube channels

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The list of most-viewed YouTube channels is topped by T-Series, an Indian record label known for Bollywood music. T-Series became the most-viewed YouTube channel and has more than 196 billion total views . The top 50 most-viewed channels have all surpassed 22 billion total views. 33 channels have surpassed 25 billion total views, 23 of these have surpassed 30 billion total views, and 15 have surpassed 40 billion total views, and 3 have surpassed 100 billion total views.

Top channels (views)

RankChannel nameNetworkViews (billions)Content categoryCountryPrimary language(s)
1. T-SeriesT-Series201. +more05MusicHindi
2. Cocomelon - Nursery RhymesMoonbug Entertainment142. 47EducationEnglish
3. SET IndiaSony Pictures Networks India125. 02EntertainmentHindi
4. Sony SABSony Pictures Networks India82. 00EntertainmentHindi
5Like NastyaYoola81. 54EntertainmentRussian and English
6Kids Diana ShowAIR79. 08EntertainmentEnglish
7WWEWWE70. 33SportsEnglish
8. Vlad and NikiN/A65. 83EntertainmentEnglish
9. MovieclipsMovieclips58. 94FilmEnglish
10. Colors TVViacom 1851. 75EntertainmentHindi
11. Ryan's WorldPocketWatch51. 47EntertainmentEnglish
12. netd müziknetd. com53. 50MusicTurkish
13. El Reino InfantilLeader Music49. 20MusicSpanish
14. Zee Music CompanyZee Entertainment Enterprises Limited48. 33MusicHindi
15. ABS-CBN EntertainmentABS-CBN47. 21EntertainmentFilipino and English
16. Toys and ColorsN/A40. 37EntertainmentEnglish
17. ChuChu TV Nursery Rhymes & Kids SongsChuChu TV38. 90EducationHindi and English
18. Wave MusicN/A36. 93MusicBhojpuri
19. Little Baby Bum - Nursery Rhymes & Kids SongsN/A36. 90EducationEnglish
20. Super Simple Songs - Kids SongsN/A36. 85EducationEnglish
21. Canal KondZillaONErpm36. 46MusicPortuguese
22. WorkpointOfficialWorkpoint Entertainment33. 50EntertainmentThai
23. Маша и МедведьLetsonCorp32. 60FilmRussian
24. Pinkfong Baby Shark - Kids' Songs & StoriesSmartStudy31. 66EducationEnglish
25. YRFYRFi7 | 29. 10MusicHindi
26. LooLoo Kids - Nursery Rhymes and Children's SongsN/A28. 75MusicEnglish
27. Shemaroo Filmi GaaneShemaroo Music28. 40MusicHindi
28. Get MoviesLetsonCorp28. 38EntertainmentRussian
29. Justin BieberN/A28. 38MusicEnglish
30. PewDiePiere6l28. 35EntertainmentEnglish
31. Ed SheeranN/A27. 68MusicEnglish
32. Tips OfficialN/AHindi
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33. BLACKPINKYG Entertainment27. 30MusicKorean
34. one31GMM Grammy26. 68NewsThai
35. GMA NetworkGMA Network26. 02EntertainmentFilipino and English
36. قناة طيور الجنة | toyoraljanahtvN/A25. 58MusicArabic
37. Infobells - HindiInfobelle Interactive Solution25. 35EducationHindi
38. Taylor SwiftN/A25. 31MusicEnglish
39. JustinBieberVEVOVevo26. 41MusicEnglish
40. Har Pal GeoGeo Entertainment25. 12EntertainmentUrdu
41. SMTOWNSM Entertainment24. 99MusicKorean
42. LankyBox24. 68GamingEnglish
43. Sony MusicSony Pictures Networks India24. 32MusicHindi
44. Speed RecordsN/A24. 35MusicPunjabi
45. DisneyMusicVevoDisney24. 20Music
46. ARY DigitalARY Digital Network24. 30EntertainmentUrdu
47. GMM GRAMMY OFFICIAL23. 99Music
48. Katy PerryN/A23. 84EntertainmentEnglish
49. T-Series Bhakti SagarN/A23. 72MusicHindi
50GR6 EXPLODE23. 67MusicPortuguese
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Historical progression

The first-created and first-viewed YouTube channel was "Jawed" created on April 23, 2005 by YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim. The first YouTube channel to exceed 10billion total views was PewDiePie in September 2015. +more Since then, 118channels have exceeded 10billion total views as of May 2020.

T-Series became the most-viewed YouTube channel of 2016, and exceeded 14billion total views by January 2017. It eventually surpassed PewDiePie to become the most-viewed YouTube channel of all time by February 16, 2017, and currently maintains the lead with over 162 billion total views. +more T-Series has also had the most monthly views since 2016, and received more than 2. 8billion views per month as of May 2019.

The following table lists the channels that became YouTube's most-viewed channel at different points in time.

Channel nameNetwork / ownerDate achievedDays heldViewsReferenceCountry
T-SeriesT-Seriesright | February 16, 201714. 8 billioncenterIndia
PewDiePieFelix Kjellbergright | December 29, 20147. +more7 billioncenterSweden
EMI MusicEMI Musicright | June 15, 20146. 2 billioncenterUnited Kingdom
RihannaVEVORihannaright | March 22, 20144. 4 billioncenterBarbados
MachinimaMachinimaright | July 29, 20132. 0 billioncenterUnited States
VEVOVevoright | March 23, 20131. 7 billioncenterUnited States
Universal Music GroupUniversal Music Groupright | October 1, 2011532 millioncenterUnited States
JawedJawed Karimright | April 23, 20051centerUnited States
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Timeline of most-viewed YouTube channels (January 2006 - December 2021)

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bar:UMG from: 23/08/2006 till: 01/10/2011 color:On text: from: 01/10/2011 till: 23/03/2013 color:Viewed text: from: 23/03/2013 till: 18/12/2021 color:On text: "Universal Music Group" bar:VEVO from: 14/04/2006 till: 23/03/2013 color:On text: from: 23/03/2013 till: 29/07/2013 color:Viewed text: from: 29/07/2013 till: 18/12/2021 color:On text: "Vevo" bar:Machinima from: 17/01/2006 till: 29/07/2013 color:On text: from: 29/07/2013 till: 22/03/2014 color:Viewed text: from: 22/03/2014 till: 18/12/2021 color:On text: "Machinima" bar:RihannaVEVO from: 12/05/2009 till: 22/03/2014 color:On text: from: 22/03/2014 till: 15/06/2014 color:Viewed text: from: 15/06/2014 till: 18/12/2021 color:On text: "RihannaVEVO" bar:EMIMusic from: 10/03/2006 till: 15/06/2014 color:On text: from: 15/06/2014 till: 29/12/2014 color:Viewed text: from: 29/12/2014 till: 18/12/2021 color:On text: "EMI Music" bar:PewDiePie from: 29/04/2010 till: 29/12/2014 color:On text: from: 29/12/2014 till: 16/02/2017 color:Viewed text: from: 16/02/2017 till: 18/12/2021 color:On text: "PewDiePie" bar:T-Series from: 13/03/2006 till: 16/02/2017 color:On text: from: 16/02/2017 till: 18/12/2021 color:Viewed text: "T-Series"

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