With over 40 videos reaching the “Billion View Club” – and five of these reaching the “Two Billion View Club” – Youtube has definitely left it’s mark in society. Of this massive landmark in modern times, there are several channels that stand out. This list of most subscribed users on YouTube contains the top 50 channels with the most subscribers on the video platform YouTube. The ability to “subscribe” to a user’s channel was added to YouTube by late October 2005, The “most subscribed” list on YouTube began as a chart by May 2006, at which time Smosh was number one with fewer than 3,000 subscribers. As of November 28, 2016, the most subscribed user is PewDiePie, with over 49 million subscribers.
The following table lists the top 50 most subscribed channels on YouTube, with each total rounded down to the nearest million subscribers, as well as the network/owner and country of origin of each channel. Channels marked as “Auto-generated by YouTube” (such as #Music, #Gaming, #Sports, and #Movies) are not included, even if they have more subscribers than the users on this list.