Deadline’s Weekly YouTube Channel Rankings

Music and entertainment channels were among the Google-funded YouTube services that benefited most from the end of the London Summer Olympics based on our ranking of that universe for the week that ended on August 15. Heavyweights led by The Warner Sound, Sourcefed, and Noisey picked up the most views. And two channels that rode the Olympic wave — the U.S. Olympic team’s Team USA and WSJ Digital Network — suffered the biggest declines. Total views, at 77.5M, were virtually flat with last week. The top 10 channels accounted for 52%. Returning to the top 10 were Noisey (+7 spots to No. 6) and Shut Up Cartoons (+1 to No. 10), while Clevver News made its first appearance there in the 12 weeks we’ve been tracking the channels, +5 to No. 7. Team USA made room, dropping 5 spots to No. 11 while Vice was -5 to No. 12, and WSJ Digital Network was -8 to No. 18. (more…)

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