Australia YouTube Round-Up: September 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

Lazarbeam climbs the ranks again jumping 3 spots into 10th. Wengie and HowToBasic are still the only 2 Australian YouTubers who have over 10 million subscribers, with Lauren Curtis still the biggest beauty YouTuber in Australia coming in at number 10 this month.

RankChannelCategorySubscribers
1WengieHowto12,493,360
2HowToBasicHowto12,105,845
3CKN ToysEntertainment9,253,315
4Primitive TechnologyHowto8,784,286
5LachlanGames7,893,804
6MuselkGames6,956,448
7Troye SivanPeople6,622,966
8Planet DolanEducation5,750,818
95 Seconds Of SummerMusic5,486,073
10LazarbeamGaming5,409,962
11IggyazaleamusicVEVOMusic5,247,347
12Amazing Kids Toys ReviewEntertainment5,069,971
13RackaRackaEntertainment5,052,521
14FluffyJet ToysEntertainment4,398,987
15Prestige ClipsGames4,271,044
16Bounce Patrol KidsEntertainment4,242,046
17XtremeGamezGames4,120,144
18AC/DC OfficialMusic4,025,155
19The Rybka TwinsPeople3,730,850
20Lauren CurtisHowto3,596,121

 

YouTube Channel Performance: Total Views

Not much movement this month with the kids genre continuing to dominate the total video views. With SMG4 at just under 1 billion views, we’re predicting next month the top 20 channels will all be in over 1 billion views!

RankChannelCategoryViews
1CKN ToysEntertainment7,875,085,803
2SR Toys CollectionEntertainment3,374,806,108
3Bounce Patrol KidsMusic2,694,363,628
4FluffyJet ToysEntertainment2,601,572,373
5IggyazaleamusicVEVOMusic2,530,088,700
6MuselkGames1,997,487,815
7HowToBasicHowto1,939,401,596
8LachlanGames1,903,632,610
9Come And PlayEntertainment1,845,499,473
10Planet DolanEducation1,685,206,869
11KjraGamingGames1,665,730,680
12leokimvideoHowto1,649,190,324
13Grace's WorldEntertainment1,400,031,201
14Amazing Kids Toy ReviewsEntertainment1,299,385,467
15LazarbeamGaming1,250,592,339
16gotyemusicMusic1,246,660,792
17HighlightsNepalEntertainment1,213,849,825
18WengieHowto1,180,665,141
19Hillsong WorshipMusic1,036,511,243
20SMG4Education994,698,380

 

Major Changes to YouTube:

  • Gaming gets a new home on YouTube [link]
  • Meet the creators heading to three special editions of NextUp: #YouTubeLatino, #YouTubeBlack and #WomentoWatch [link]
  • Why creators should care about European copyright rules [link]
  • New tools for parents and content for older kids in the YouTube Kids app [link]

 

Other Points of Interest

  • Instagram’s IGTV sees growing popularity of episodic videos [link]
  • Snapchat’s Latest Feature: Searching Amazon to Buy What Your Camera Sees [link]
  • Amazon-owned Twitch to stream Thursday NFL games this season [link]
  • Chat app Discord’s new online PC gaming store has a secret weapon to beat giant rival Steam [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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