YouTube’s prime video of the yr is somber however lovely


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YouTube has at all times been vacation spot for gaming content material, and this yr isn’t any totally different as the 2 of the highest ten movies involving gaming. Nevertheless, the highest video of the yr is a somber but lovely story a few gaming creator’s farewell.

Gaming creators are represented throughout the High Creators and Breakout Creators lists — with the tribute video to creator Technoblade, “so lengthy nerds” taking the No. 1 trending video of 2022. I inform ya. It was laborious to look at.

Dream’s Face Reveal ranked third on the listing. Dream’s face reveal, “hello, I’m Dream” really set a document because the most-viewed face reveal on YouTube. Moreover, gaming creator CoryxKenshin is listed as No. 9 on the High Creators listing of 2022 and Minecraft creator dayta is No. 7 on the Breakout Creators of 2022 listing.

Trying again on 2022, this was one other banner yr for YouTube Gaming that noticed new streamers be part of YouTube solely, up to date product choices (Gifted Memberships, Stay Redirect, Clips to Shorts, plus extra), and a significant celebration of all issues gaming with the interactive “YouTube: Recreation On” occasion.

Additionally on the developments entrance this yr, YouTube broke down the Speedrunning pattern on this yr’s “A YouTube Speedrun Of Speedruns” knowledge video, whereas well-liked 2022 sport Elden Ring had one of many greatest launches in YouTube historical past, garnering 3.4 billion video views within the first 60 days of the sport’s launch.

Subsequent yr, with YouTube’s new international head of gaming Leo Olebe on the helm, YouTube Gaming is trying to develop the gaming ecosystem on the worldwide platform whereas serving the wants and celebrating the YouTube Gaming neighborhood of creators, followers and companions.

U.S. trending movies

Technoblade: so lengthy nerds. The highest video of the yr earned 87 million views, but it surely’s a tragic story a few Minecraft creator.

Guardian Information: Watch the uncensored second Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage on the Oscars, drops F-bomb

Dream: hello, I’m Dream. A creator reveals himself for the primary time.

NFL: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar & 50 Cent FULL Pepsi SB LVI Halftime Present

MrBeast: I Constructed Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Manufacturing unit!

Mark Rober: Pranks Destroy Rip-off Callers- GlitterBomb Payback

Jaiden Animations: Being Not Straight

Kane Pixels: The Backrooms (Discovered Footage)

The Strive Guys: what occurred.

First We Feast: Millie Bobby Brown Wants a Milkshake

Rankings are primarily based on in-country views of movies uploaded in 2022, excluding Shorts, music movies, trailers, and youngsters’s movies. One video per creator. Supply: Google knowledge, 2022.

U.S. prime creators

YouTube’s prime moments in 2022.

MrBeast (114M subs)
NichLmao (18.7M subs)
Airrack (10.7M subs)
Ryan Trahan (11.1M subs)
Isaiah Picture (8M subs)
Brent Rivera (22.3M subs)
Dan Rhodes (18.8M subs)
Luke Davidson (9.31M subs)
CoryxKenshin (15M subs)
Ian Boggs (8.07M subs)

Based mostly on in-country subscribers gained in 2022, excluding artists, manufacturers, media firms, and youngsters’s content material. One channel per creator. Supply: Google knowledge, 2022.

Breakout creators

YouTube has posted its prime movies, creators, and up-and-comers.

NichLmao (18.7 subs)
Airrack (10.7M subs)
Jooj Natu ENG (6.03M subs)
Shangerdanger (4.03M subs)
David The Baker (2.47M subs)
Kat (5.2M subs)
Dayta (4.39M subs)
Devin Caherly Shorts (3.61M subs)
MDMotivator (4.17M subs)
Charles Brockman III (TheOnly CB3) (2.41M subs)

Based mostly on in-country subscribers gained in 2022, excluding artists, manufacturers, media firms, and kids’s content material. Solely channels with +200% YoY progress in 2021 in comparison with subs gained in 2021 (tripling in measurement). One channel per creator. Supply: Google knowledge, 2022.

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