Deadline's Weekly YouTube Channel Rankings

Stands to reason that a YouTube channel will soar up the charts the week it launches. Teen channel Awesomeness TV, which kicked off last Thursday, did that in a big way in our tally for the week ending June 27. Powered by a slate that includes talk show IMO and a series, Mindless Takeover, about the boy band Mindless Behavior, it rocketed 69 places to No. 8 with 1.5M views. But The Warner Sound recorded the biggest gains in views: It was up 4.3M to 9.8M, knocking Sourcefed out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in the six weeks since we began our YouTube rankings. The top 10 channels accounted for 58% of the total views. We saw the usual shuffling within that group, but with Motor Trend making room for Awesomeness TV by dropping two slots to No. 12. (more…)

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