Top live streamers by views of 2020 (in no particular order)
Creators across the board have seen massive increases in subscribers, audiences and viewership throughout 2020. One incredible example of growth in 2020 is Minecraft content creator Dream, who saw channel subscriptions surge from 1 million in January 2020 to over 13 million by October the same year. The channel’s speedrunning series drew in tens of millions of views each.
Top creators by gaming views in 2020:
- FGTeeV (USA)
- Jelly (Netherlands)
- Flamingo (USA)
- Robin Hood Gamer (Brazil)
- ItsFunnneh (Canada)
- LazarBeam (Australia)
- Slogo (UK)
- Mikecrack (Spain)
- Arab Games Network (BH)
- Vegetta777 (Spain)
Breakout creators of 2020 (in no particular order):
- Corpse Gaming
YouTube declares, ‘2020 Biggest year for YouTube Gaming, delivered 100 billion watch-time hours
Of that 100 billion watch-time hours, 10 billion were of YouTube Gaming live streams, signalling a strong competition for Amazon-owned Twitch.
The Google-owned platform said out of 40 million active gaming channels, 80,000 channels hit 100,000 subscribers this past year.
– More than 1,000 channels broke 5 million subscribers in 2020
– More than 350 channels hit 10 million subscribers.
“In fact, there has never been a better time to be a YouTube Gaming creator. Over 350 gaming creators reached a whopping 10 million subscribers,” said Ryan Wyatt, Head of Global Gaming at YouTube.