Australia YouTube Round-Up: August 2018

Each month we report on the most popular YouTube channels and trending videos in Australia, and all major updates to the platform to keep you informed.

 

YouTube Channel Performance: Total Subscribers

CKN Toys climbs the ranks again but the biggest climb comes from Lazarbeam who enjoys a huge jump into 13th.

RankChannelCategorySubscribers
1WengieHowto12,345,122
2HowToBasicHowto11,920,571
3CKN ToysEntertainment8,711,278
4Primitive TechnologyHowto8,682,269
5LachlanGames7,397,620
6MuselkGames6,674,019
7Troye SivanPeople6,572,986
8Planet DolanEducation5,741,848
95 Seconds Of SummerMusic5,385,412
10IggyazaleamusicVEVOMusic5,256,935
11Amazing Kids Toys ReviewEntertainment4,926,660
12RackaRackaEntertainment4,917,218
13LazarbeamGaming4,644,239
14FluffyJet ToysEntertainment4,385,726
15Prestige ClipsGames4,172,924
16XtremeGamezGames4,091,538
17Bounce Patrol KidsEntertainment3,956,190
18AC/DC OfficialMusic3,919,758
19Lauren CurtisHowto3,601,785
20The Rybka TwinsPeople3,499,540

 

YouTube Channel Performance: Total Views

The kids genre continues to dominate the total video views and doesn’t look like slowing down at all!

 

RankChannelCategoryViews
1CKN ToysEntertainment7,416,770,784
2SR Toys CollectionEntertainment3,307,489,364
3FluffyJet ToysEntertainment2,591,793,110
4Bounce Patrol KidsMusic2,555,098,953
5IggyazaleamusicVEVOMusic2,502,407,100
6HowToBasicHowto1,911,004,499
7MuselkGames1,888,260,325
8Come And PlayEntertainment1,810,938,856
9LachlanGames1,750,413,667
10Planet DolanEducation1,673,707,472
11leokimvideoHowto1,642,994,306
12KjraGamingGames1,618,204,125
13Grace's WorldEntertainment1,358,902,208
14Amazing Kids Toy ReviewsEntertainment1,254,555,220
15gotyemusicMusic1,234,130,778
16HighlightsNepalEntertainment1,160,844,585
17WengieHowto1,143,397,582
18LazarbeamGaming1,039,776,258
19Hillsong WorshipMusic970,345,857
18SMG4Education965,425,294

 

Major Changes to YouTube:

  • Tools to Take Charge of Your Digital Wellbeing [link]
  • YouTube is about to get a lot more unskippable ads [link]
  • YouTube is fighting for a slice of the premium-video market [link]
  • Nielsen Adds YouTube Measurement For Aussie Marketers [link]
  • YouTube creators reinvented diss tracks to make millions [link]

 

Other Points of Interest

  • Influencer marketing is slowly coming to IGTV despite lack of big hits [link]
  • Facebook’s new video ‘Watch’ option enters an already crowded market [link]
  • Snapchat Launches ‘Bounce’, Its Own Version Of Instagram’s ‘Boomerang’ [link]
  • Gaming chat app Discord will start selling games to its 150 million users [link]
  • Twitter update that tells you who’s online is ‘good news for stalkers’ [link]

 

Featured Videos In Valleyarm’s Network

Here are some videos from creators that Valleyarm manage.

 

 

 

 

What Australian’s Are Watching Right Now

Here is a list of videos that are trending right now.

 

 

 

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