Since 2005, YouTube has been home to funny cat videos, sneezing pandas, and Charlie, who bites fingers. Now, with the ability to monetize videos, becoming a YouTuber is a stable and sometimes lucrative career option. With people creating content for their YouTube channels in every corner of the globe, competition for the most subscribers is fierce!
The Top 15 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels
So, out of the 37 million channels on the world's leading video-sharing platform, who are the top 15 most subscribed channels on YouTube?
15. BANGTANTV (70.7 M Subscribers)
Starting our list off strongly, we have the YouTube channel that belongs to Kpop sensations BTS. In case you haven't heard, BTS is a 7-member boy band currently taking over the global music scene with attractive visuals, stunning performances, and catchy vocals.
The popular YouTube channel is home to behind-the-scenes footage and various solo projects by the 7 members, where they post content to their precious ARMY fanbase. Their funny and authentic personalities shine through to earn their YouTube channel the 15th spot on our list!
14. Sony SAB (72.2 M Subscribers)
Sony SAB is an Indian YouTube channel made in relation to the Indian television channel by the same name. YouTube is a great way to market your products to a diverse audience, and Sony SAB knows it!
With an amazing 72 million YouTube subscribers, Sony SAB posts exciting quick clips and film trailers from their various television series to share with their large audience on YouTube in India and beyond.
13. Goldmines (76.6 M Subscribers)
Goldmines is another place to enjoy Hindi film and television on YouTube! Goldmines (previously Goldmines Telefilms) is a studio in India that produces quality Hindi dubs for south Indian films.
Goldmines make Indian films more accessible by posting their dubbed releases and film trailers directly onto their channel! It's no wonder the Goldmines channel has gained such popularity.
12. 5-Minute Crafts (77.4 M Subscribers)
Getting higher up the subscriber leaderboard, we have a channel that promotes the fun of doing it yourself. 5-Minute Crafts is taking off across many online platforms, including YouTube! They post fun tips, life hacks, and crafts on their channel.
While some of the DIY crafts posted to the channel could come in handy, many of 5-Minute Crafts' viral videos are for the more cryptic crafts that don't serve a particular purpose. These crafts are sure to pique your curiosity and keep you watching!
11. BLACKPINK (81.6 M Subscribers)
At number 11 on our list, we have the official artist channel for the widely popular Kpop girl group BLACKPINK! Kpop fans from across the globe are flocking to the channel to watch the talented 4-member girl band's latest music videos and behind-the-scenes content.
The BLACKPINK fanbase who have been endearingly named BLINKS are a passionate lot, earning the group almost 81 million subscribers on their music channel and over a total of 1 billion views!
10. Vlad and Niki (86.6 M Subscribers)
The on-demand nature of YouTube's platform has largely taken over traditional television for youngsters, who are now watching popular kids' YouTube channels like Vlad and Niki!
We can often see Vlad and his younger brother Niki having tonnes of fun and countless adventures with their family on their popular channel. They are clearly a massive hit with the younger generation, with one of the most subscribed channels on YouTube!
9. Zee Music Company (88.1 M Subscribers)
Zee Music Company is part of India's leading entertainment companies. The channel's success comes from its extensive Hindi film library, which is showcased through videos on the channel.
The channel's high subscriber count reflects the prominence of the work Zee Music Company does. YouTube users are certainly eager to keep up to date with their latest film releases!
8. WWE (91 M Subscribers)
Getting closer to that top spot, the WWE YouTube channel is the number one place to catch the latest updates on world wrestling entertainment, and is a popular channel amongst fans, almost hitting 100 million subscribers on YouTube!
Wrestling fans watch WWE YouTube videos to see wrestling highlights for all their favorites, watch exclusive interviews, and catch up on live shows.
7. Like Nastya (100 M Subscribers)
Like Nastya has hit 100 million subscribers, giving the young Nastya and her parents the 7th most subscribed YouTube channel!
Like many of the kids' channels on YouTube, Like Nastya encourages learning in fun, energetic ways along with Nastya, providing valuable life lessons to young viewers.
6. Kids Diana Show (101 M Subscribers)
At number 6 we have the top-rated, and one of the most subscribed kids' channels on YouTube! Following a similar theme, Kids Diana Show stars Diana and Roma as they embark on fun adventures and take part in entertaining challenges.
As one of the most subscribed YouTube channels, Diana and Roma engage with their young audience through exciting activities and interesting tips for parents in their YouTube videos.
5. Mr Beast (104 M Subscribers)
Now coming into the top 5, Mr Beast is one of the most popular YouTube creators on the platform. Basically known for being incredibly rich and generous, Mr Beast (Jimmy Donaldson) has earned his way towards the top with high-scale challenge videos where fans and fellow creators get a chance to win huge amounts of money.
Mr Beast pioneered a new genre of YouTube videos and has become a creator with one of the most YouTube subscribers by continuously posting highly entertaining and original content!
4. PewDiePie (111 M Subscribers)
One of the first and last individual YouTubers on the list is Felix Kjellberg, most famously known as PewDiePie. Starting out by posting gaming content and branching into variety videos, PewDiePie has had an incredibly successful career on YouTube over the years!
PewDiePie became the first YouTube channel run by a solo creator to hit 100 million subscribers. His claim to fame came through funny let's play videos, interactions with his loyal fanbase, daily uploads, and extensive media coverage online.
3. SET India (142 M Subscribers)
Sony Entertainment Television India has gained the 3rd most subscribed channel by posting dynamic family entertainment through a range of genres in the Hindi language!
Currently harnessing a massive 142 million subscribers, the film production company posts a huge amount of varied video content on YouTube daily, appealing to audiences with diverse tastes and interests.
2. Cocomelon Nursery Rhymes (143 M Subscribers)
Coming in at number two, Cocomelon Nursery Rhymes is a children's entertainment channel that posts classic and original nursery rhymes with engaging animations.
As the second most subscribed channel on YouTube, Cocomelon Nursery Rhymes might just be as big a hit with parents as it is for children!
1. T-Series (225 M Subscribers)
Here we are at number one with Indian music company T-Series currently holding the record for the most subscribed channel on YouTube!
T-series is India's largest record label and entertainment studio, posting a broad range of content to its record-breaking channel, including music videos and film trailers.
Congratulations to T-Series for earning the number one spot on our list of the most subscribed YouTube channels!