The 50 most subscribed YouTube Channels in 2022 (Plus 20 Youtubers To Watch Out For in 2023)

The YouTube platform has become an incredibly popular and influential medium for content creators to share their work with a global audience. We know you’re curious about the most subscribed channels so we’ve compiled a detailed list for you.

First, let’s define what we mean by “most subscribed channels .”we are referring to the number of people who have actively chosen to follow a particular youtube channel and receive updates about new videos that are uploaded. This is different from the number of views a channel has received, which is a measure of how many people have watched their videos.

The most subscribed youtube channel is a moving target as subs are gained & lost by the thousands on a daily basis with large channels. Music videos, top youtubera & other types of channels will ebb & flow based on what’s popular at the moment. the most popular youtubers are in what’s called Evergreen content category, kids channel’s content are a good example because cartoons & animated shows are watched over & over by young audiences.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at the top 50 most subscribed YouTube channels. According to data from Social Blade, a website that tracks YouTube statistics, the top 50 most subscribed channels as of December 24th are:

Most Subscribed YouTube Channels

1. Cocomelon – Nursery rhymes

As of the writing of this article this channel has the most subscriber count. Cocomelon produces youtube videos for the little ones. Getting the most subscribers for a kids channel is a big deal & Cocomelon got their first one million subscribers in a very short time with their creative content.

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2. MrBeast

Mr Beast has some of the best behind the scenes footage, in fact many of the millions of views are of content that’s about the making of the videos…brilliant!

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3. Kids Diana Show

Other famous youtubers have tried to emulate the quality of this show because of it’s genuine feel & characters. The number of subscribers following this channel is currently over 1.5 Million!

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4. Like Nastya

Nastya’s parents moved from Russia to Miami after selling their businesses to work full time on their daughters YouTube channel. They signed with Multi-Channel Network and the channel is syndicated in 7 languages. Forbes estimates their annual income to be $18 Million Dollars per year.

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5. WWE

WWE has spawned a whole generation of individual youtubers that recreate the epic fight footage captured by the style of “big hit entertainment”. World wrestling entertainment televivion is working it’s way up to the most subscribed channel with its expensive stunts & creative characters…look for this channel to break out in 2023.

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6. Vlad & Niki

This channel started with toy unboxings & grew to epic proportions. Shemaroo entertainment helps with distribution as well as the promo material and has it’s eye on the top position.

7. 5-Minute Crafts

Our family loves this show as it has something for young & older viwers. This show puts out content like a film production company, with frequent sponsors like Coca-Cola, it’s no wonder this channel is gaining steam for their quarky crafts.

8. Pinkfong Baby Shark

This t series style show is the official channel of the Baby Shark Song which gained popularity several years ago. The song spawned several viral videos &permeated the daily life of parents.

9. Dude Perfect

DP originally started by making his own videos like other youtubers. After raking in the subs they joined the youtube partner program & soon started collecting millions per month with their fun show.

10. Movieclips

11. Marshmello

12. EminemMusic

13. Ariana Grande

14. LooLoo Kids – Nursery Rhymes And Children

15. Taylor Swift

16. BillionSurprise Toys

17. Billie Eilish

18. SonyMusicIndiaVEVO

Along with Kazilla records, sony has started a second channel. they work with many music video producers and get millions of views.

19. Bright Side

20. TEDx Talks

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21. Maroon 5

22. Bruno Mars

23. Like Nastya

24. Little Baby Bum

25. TheEllenShow


XXX with it’s own record label might not be in the top spot but coming in at an impressive 27th place is a huge accomplishment for a music channel’s content.

27. Toys and Colors

28. Masha and The Bear

29. Daddy Yankee

30. Markiplier

31. Ryan’s World

32. SSSniperWolf

33. Selena Gomez

34. JustinBeiberVEVO

35. Luis Fonzi

36. Dream

37. DisneyMusicVEVO

38. BabyBus

39. Jimmy Fallon

40. Trap Nation

41. MrBeast Gaming

42. Genevieve’s Playhouse

43. Boram Tube Vlog

44. ImagineDragons

45. Dona

46. Ultra Records

47. Little Angel

48. Maluma

49. Talking Tom & Friends

50. Felipe Neto

How Much Money Does The Average YouTube Channel Make?

It is difficult to determine the average amount of money that a YouTube channel makes, as there is a wide range of factors that can affect a channel’s earnings, including the number of views, the subject matter of the videos, the location of the viewers, and the type of ads that are shown.

Some YouTube channels make very little money, while others can make significant amounts. The average CPM (cost per thousand views) for a YouTube video can range from $0.10 to $10 or more, depending on the factors mentioned above.

To give you an idea, a channel with 100,000 views per month that has a CPM of $1 will earn around $1,000 per month. However, this is just an example and should not be taken as a definitive estimate of a channel’s earnings. The actual earnings of a channel can vary significantly.

It is important to note that earning money on YouTube is not easy, and it takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and consistency to build and grow a successful channel. Many YouTube creators work full-time on their channels, and it can take months or even years to build a large enough audience to start making significant income.

Which YouTube Channel Makes the Most Money?

Coming in at a whopping $54 Million Dollars is none other than MrBeast, on his main channel. The beast has several channels but we’re focused on his main channel (although the revenue of the other channels is nothing to sneeze at). The besat has made a real biz out of his channel by selling his App, merch, and branding deals that bring in the majority of his youtube channel revenue.
Justin Shaw

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