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This week, our ranking of the 50 most-viewed U.S.-based YouTube channels is particularly competitive.
The top five channels in this chart all increased their viewership over the previous week, and they all reeled in at least 300 million weekly views. The #1 channel in the ranking exceeded that benchmark two-and-a-half times over.
LankyBox is the most-viewed YouTube channel in the world this week, so that naturally makes it the most-viewed U.S.-based YouTube channel as well. Though gaming — and Roblox in particular — is LankyBox’s bread and butter, the channel also incorporates everything from challenges to reactions to short-form clips. Put that all together and you get 758.9 million weekly views.
The only other U.S.-based channel to pick up more than a half-billion views this week is Cocomelon – Nursery Rhymes. The California-based purveyor of animations, jingles, and other kid-friendly creations amassed 559.5 million weekly views over our latest seven-day measurement period. That viewership allowed Cocomelon to place second in our U.S. Top 50, one spot ahead of Kids Diana Show. The digital home of children Diana and Roma, who are of Ukrainian heritage, finished ahead of the other family vlogs that often find spots in our U.S. top five. Diana’s seven-day traffic totaled 374.1 million weekly views.
Two channels that specialize in short-form content round out this week’s U.S. top five.
Satisfying Mix, which uses the popularity of YouTube’s “oddly satisfying” trend to peddle videos that are sometimes not so satisfying, added 347.4 million weekly views in our most recent count, which was good enough for fourth place in this chart. Most of those views came on the YouTube Shorts platform, which has also been kind to Romina Gafur. The dancer and TikTok personality, who is now making her mark on YouTube, rounds out this week’s U.S. top five. She picked up 314.6 million weekly views.
YouTube Shorts has become a major force in the online video world, and as a result, we’ve seen a lot of channels in our U.S. top 50 that focus on unusual content categories, such as golf, swimming, and cocktails. While those hubs are certainly seeing big returns with their micro-video work, there’s also a place on YouTube Shorts for creators who play to the internet’s most abundant audiences.
Jack Alexus is one of those creators.
The Wisconsin-based videomaker has 1.3 million followers on TikTok, and thanks to the nature of his content, he’s now making his mark on YouTube as well. Alexus releases short-form sketches and skits that take place within the blocky world of Minecraft and reference the game’s characters, tools, situations, and lore. On July 8, he posted a 13-second video in which he gets some help from one of the game’s shambling Creepers. The clip has more than 21.6 million views.
Minecraft content has long been one of YouTube’s big draws, and by appealing to that community, Alexus is putting up big numbers. In our most recent U.S. chart, he scored 82.8 million weekly views, which represented a 9% week-over-week uptick.
Thanks to that increase, Alexus made his first appearance in our U.S. Top 50, moving up to 42nd place. It’s fair to say that Alexus’ Creeper content is absolutely blowing up.
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