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15 Fastest Growing Channels on YouTube

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In this article we will list 15 fastest growing channels on YouTube in 2020. Please continue to see 5 fastest growing channels on YouTube in 2020.

YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. YouTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim when they worked for PayPal. Prior to working for PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), Hurley studied design at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. YouTube's initial headquarters was above a pizzeria and Japanese restaurant in San Mateo, California. They created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries, and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is, as we all know, considered one of the Big Five technology companies in the U.S. information technology industry, alongside Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT).

YouTube is a video hosting platform that allows users to upload videos which include self generated music clips, educational videos, TV clips and amateur content such as video blogging. It is also a platform for music companies and corporations to release official music videos, movie trailers and also business advertising. YouTube allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. Most modern smartphones are capable of accessing YouTube videos, either within an application or through an optimized website.

The first YouTube video was uploaded on April 23, 2005. “Me at the Zoo” shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. Today it boasts of billions of viewers each month viewing millions of videos in nearly every language on the planet. Most of the content on YouTube is uploaded by individuals, but media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, and Hulu offer some of their material via YouTube as part of the YouTube partnership program. Unregistered users can watch, but not upload, videos on the site, while registered users are permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos and add comments to videos. Many videos posted on YouTube go viral, meaning it is shared immensely and gathers a huge number of views in a short number of time. Viral videos were the main factor for YouTube's growth in the beginning of its early days with Google, for example Evolution of Dance, Charlie Bit My Finger, David After the Dentist, and more viral videos. Age-restricted videos are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old.

As of May 2019, more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every minute. As of October 2020, YouTube is the second-most popular website in the world, behind Google, according to Alexa Internet.

YouTube prohibits sexually explicit content, animal abuse, hate speeches, spam, any sort of disrespect etc. For example, on December 2017, youtube Logan Paul posted a video of him and his friends discovering and filming a dead body in Japan's so-called "suicide forest." Outrage over the video was harsh and swift. Although Paul isn't banned from YouTube, he's removed from its top-tier ad revenue program. He apologized, and still is one of YouTube's most controversial stars. YouTube also prohibits uploading copyrighted material including TV shows, music videos or advertisements recorded or shot without permission. Many lawsuits have been filed against YouTube for hosting copyrighted material. YouTube is always on the lookout for deleting unauthorized content and avoiding people from leaking pirated material on YouTube. As of January 2020, the 93% of the most-watched videos were music videos.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when most of the world was under stay-at-home orders, usage of services such as YouTube grew greatly. In response to EU officials requesting that such services reduce bandwidth as to make sure medical entities had sufficient bandwidth to share information, YouTube along with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) stated they would reduce streaming quality for at least thirty days as to cut bandwidth use of their services by 25% to comply with the EU's request. YouTube later announced that they will continue with this move worldwide, "We continue to work closely with governments and network operators around the globe to do our part to minimize stress on the system during this unprecedented situation".

Google first published exact revenue numbers for YouTube in February 2020 as part of Alphabet's 2019 financial report. According to Google, YouTube had made US$15.1 billion in ad revenue in 2019, in contrast to US$8.1 billion in 2017 and US$11.1 billion in 2018. During the third quarter of 2020 YouTube generated $5 billion in revenue. YouTube has more than 30 million music and premium paid subscribers. We believe YouTube would have been a more valuable company than Netflix (NFLX) and Disney (NYSE:DIS) if it were a stand alone business. We don't think Alphabet is maximizing YouTube's potential at all.

In its 15-year history, YouTube has become the undisputed king of online video. It has over 2 billion monthly users who watch hundreds of hundreds of millions of hours of content every single day. The simplicity of YouTube is one of the many reasons why it has exploded in popularity over the years. YouTube makes it so easy for content creators to share their content with a large audience. And as a result, there’s a wide range of content to choose from. So whether it’s endless beauty tutorials, product reviews, gaming channels, or hours of unboxing videos — YouTube has it all. If you are interested, here you can see top 25 most subscribed YouTube channels heading into 2021.

For our list of 15 fastest growing channels on youtube in 2020 we did research on websites like twitchtracker.com, socialblade.com etc, and this is our final list!

15. Movieclips

The Fandango Movieclips channel is the largest collection of licensed movie clips on the web. Their genome team has gone through hundreds of movies to pick out the best moments, scenes, and famous lines from all of your favorite films. Whether it's an action, comedy, drama, western, horror film, or any other genre, they have the unforgettable moments that stay with you long after you leave the theater. Fandango Movieclips (formerly Movieclips) is a company located in Venice, Los Angeles that offers streaming video of movie clips and trailers from such Hollywood film companies as Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks Animation), The Walt Disney Studios (including 20th Century Studios), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. (including content from subsidiaries New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment), Sony Pictures (including content from subsidiaries Destination Films, The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Sony Pictures Classics, and Triumph Pictures) and other studios such as Lionsgate Films and DreamWorks.

Fastest Growing YouTube Channels
Fastest Growing YouTube Channels

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14. BANGTANTV

BANGTANTV is the Official YouTube channel for BTS. BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band that began formation in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment. The septet—composed of RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook - co-writes and co-produces much of their own output. Originally a hip hop group, their musical style has evolved to include a wide range of genres. In June, BTS and Big Hit Entertainment donated US$1 million to Black Lives Matter, one of the largest celebrity checks towards the movement in the wake of George Floyd's murder. Also, BTS' fans matched the donation within 24 hours. The band later also donated US$1 million to Live Nation's Crew Nation campaign to support live music personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. In December 2020 Time Magazine named BTS their 2020 "Entertainer of the Year".

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13. Big Hit Labels

Big Hit Labels official YouTube channel - the content hub for Big Hit Entertainment, Source Music, Belift, and Plus Global Audition. Big Hit Entertainment Co., Ltd. is a South Korean entertainment company established in 2005 by Bang Si-hyuk. The company has multiple subsidiaries, including Source Music, Pledis Entertainment, Belift Lab and KOZ Entertainment, collectively known as Big Hit Labels.

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12. Zoe Music Company

Zee Music Company is part of India's leading television media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 222,000 hours of television content along with a strong presence in over 171 countries and a total viewership of 1 Billion plus people around the globe. Our Library has rights to more than 3,818 movie titles from premiere studios featuring iconic film stars, ZEEL houses the world’s largest Hindi film library.

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11. WWE

WWE on YouTube is your number one spot to catch WWE original shows and exclusives! On this channel you can watch videos from all of your favorite WWE Superstars, backstage fallout from live shows including Raw, SmackDown, NXT and original shows such as Top 10, List This, WWE's The Bump and much more! WWE, formerly WWEFanNation, is currently has over 72 million subscribers. They upload short clips of 1-3 minutes each, multiple times a day and have managed to gain followers from 52 million in 2019 to 72 million in 2020. WWE frequently updates their playlists and puts on the newest and most relevant playlists. WWE also updates their channel banner to the newest and most relevant occasion going on currently.

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10. Aaj Tak

Aaj Tak is India's leading Hindi News Channel. Aaj Tak News channel covers latest news in Politics, Entertainment, Bollywood, business and sports. It is owned by Living Media Group. It is one of the oldest Hindi news channels in India. A channel rebranding took place in January 2021.

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9. MrBeast

Jimmy Donaldson (born May 7, 1998), better known online as MrBeast, is an American YouTuber, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He has been credited with pioneering a genre of YouTube videos that center on expensive stunts. He is also the co-creator of Team Trees, a fundraiser for the Arbor Day Foundation, which has raised over $72 million. He is managed by the Dallas-based talent management company Night Media. As of January 2021, Donaldson has more than 51 million subscribers on YouTube. Aside from his main channel, Donaldson has several other YouTube channels, including MrBeast Shorts and MrBeast Gaming, the latter reaching over 10 million subscribers in less than one year. At the 12th Annual Shorty Awards in 2020, Donaldson won YouTuber of the Year. He was also one of the top 10 highest-paid YouTubers of 2020. This 22-year-old American YouTuber who is best known for his money donation videos, experiment videos, and videos where he does a specific task for hours, or days. With his determination to finish challenges, he has become an extremely popular YouTuber with over 7 billion views.

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8. BLACKPINK

Blackpink is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. The group debuted in August 2016 with their single album Square One, which featured "Whistle" and "Boombayah", their first number-one entries on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart and the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, respectively. Blackpink is the highest-charting female Korean act on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 13 with "Ice Cream" (2020), and on the Billboard 200, peaking at number two with The Album (2020), the first-ever album by a Korean girl group to sell more than one million copies. Their youtube channel right now has 56,1 M subscribers.

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7. Like Nastya

This channel follows the life of a young Russian girl named Nastya through vlogs, travel videos, and fun videos featuring toys and games. The goal of the channel, according to Nastya’s family, is to share their real-life experiences while also emphasizing the brightest moments life can offer. As a channel for kids, the videos mostly follow Nastya and her family through their daily life as they play, go on adventures, and travel to amazing new places on their family trips. Aiming to reach kids all over the globe, Nastya has several other YouTube channels, with some translated into other languages like Spanish and Korean. On her main channel, Nastya’s videos can draw in millions upon millions of views, and her most popular video currently sits at 848M views.

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6. CarryMinati

Ajey Nagar, better known as CarryMinati, is an Indian YouTuber and streamer from Faridabad, India. He is known for his comedic skits and reactions to various online topics on his channel CarryMinati. As of 25 January 2021, Nagar is the most subscribed individual creator on YouTube India with over 28 million subscribers on his channel CarryMinati. His other channel Carryislive is dedicated to gaming and live streams. Popularly referred to as CarryMinati, or just 'Carry', Nagar is known for his distinctive and energetic Hindi-language commentary. He is mainly involved in creating diss songs, satirical parodies and comedy, apart from live gaming. Nagar and his team produce videos out of his home in Faridabad.

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