Most subscribed Youtube channels
The most subscribed Youtube channel is PewDiePie
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg born 24 October 1989), better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish video game commentator on YouTube.
PewDiePie specializes in Let’s Play videos of the horror and action video game genres. His channel is one of the fastest growing YouTube channels, having grown from 3.5 million subscribers to 18 million in 2014.
Since August 2013, PewDiePie’s channel has been the most subscribed channel on YouTube, being surpassed briefly in November and December 2013 by YouTube’s Spotlight channel. Holding the title in an uninterrupted manner since 23 December 2013, the channel has reached over 29 million subscribers, as of July 2014.
The second most subscribed Youtube channel is smosh
Smosh is a web-based comedy duo consisting of Ian Andrew Hecox (born November 30, 1987) and Anthony Padilla (born September 16, 1987).
Padilla first began posting flash movies on Newgrounds in early 2003, under the name Smosh. He was later joined by his friend Ian Hecox. Soon afterward they began to post videos on YouTube in the autumn of 2005 and became one of the most popular channels on that site.
As of August 2014, the Smosh channel has more than 18 million subscribers and 3.4 billion video views. The Smosh team has expanded to include others to handle animated, Spanish language, and video gaming content videos.
The Smosh channel has experienced three different spans as the most subscribed YouTube channel. The first period spanned from May to June 2006, the second spanned from April 2007 to September 2008, and the third span lasted from January to August 2013.
Eight Smosh-related channels exist on YouTube, though only six have scheduled content.
The base “Smosh” channel, where both Hecox and Padilla post their skits and other videos, has new videos every Friday and behind the scenes on Sundays.
Smosh 2nd Channel (youtube.com/IanH)
From “Smosh 2nd Channel” (originally named “IanH”, and was used at first for vlogs and other non-scripted videos), the pair upload their side series Smosh is Bored and Lunchtime with Smosh on alternating Mondays, while their associate performer Mari Takahashi releases Smosh Pit Weekly videos on Saturdays.
Padilla, and his fiancée Kalel, upload daily vlogs to “WatchUsLiveAndStuff”.
On “ElSmosh”, the duo uploads the Spanish version of Smosh Pit Weekly, El Smosh Pit de la Semana, and new Smosh episodes on Sundays that have been dubbed over in Spanish.
Shut Up! Cartoons (youtube.com/ShutUpCartoons)
“Shut Up! Cartoons” uploads a number of ten episode animated series, created by different animators.
Smosh Games (youtube.com/SmoshGames)
“Smosh Games” uploads numerous videos a week, consisting of Let’s Plays and video game commentary shows. Padilla and Hecox appear less regularly on this channel, with fellow Smosh members Mari Takahashi, David “Lasercorn” Moss, Matt Sohinki, Joshua “Jovenshire” Ovenshire, and Amra “Flitz” Ricketts handling most hosting duties. Takahashi, Lasercorn, Sohinki, Jovenshire, and Flitz also have their own channels which are not considered part of the Smosh roster.
“AnthonyPadilla”, hosts vlog-like videos uploaded by Padilla.
New AskCharlie EVERY WEDNESDAY (youtube.com/askcharlie)
“AskCharlie”, active from May 2010 to December 2011, hosts videos from the Ask Charlie series, where an anthropomorphic guinea pig, named Charlie the Drunk Guinea Pig, answers viewer submitted questions. The show ended with Charlie being killed off.
The third most subscribed Youtube channel is onedirectionvevo
One Direction Vevo is a music Youtube channel. One Direction (commonly initialised as 1D) are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, comprising Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell’s record label Syco Records after forming and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010.
Propelled to international success by social media, One Direction’s three albums, Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012) and Midnight Memories (2013) broke records, topped charts in most major markets, and generated hit singles including “What Makes You Beautiful”, “Live While We’re Young” and “Story of My Life”.
Their achievements include four Brit Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards among many others. According to Nick Gatfield, the chairman and chief executive of Sony Music Entertainment UK, One Direction represented a $50 million business empire by June 2012. They were proclaimed 2012’s “Top New Artist” by Billboard.
According to the Sunday Times Rich List, by April 2013 they had an estimated personal combined wealth of £25 million ($41.2m) making them the second wealthiest musicians in the UK under 30 years of age. After the release of Midnight Memories, One Direction became the first band in the US Billboard 200’s history to have their first three albums debut at number one. Additionally, the album was a global success, debuting at number one on the UK Albums Chart, and became the biggest selling album worldwide of 2013.