10 Channels to Watch Over The Holidays

What’s a better way to spend this holiday break than watching YouTube and Twitch videos while unwrapping presents with your loved ones? We went around the Matchmade offices asking everyone which YouTube or Twitch channels they currently find fun to watch, and put together a list of 10 for you.

P.S. For each platform, we’ve listed channels from the following categories: large, medium, small, non-English speaking, and female leading.




Subscriber Count: 12.8M

As “YouTube’s Biggest Philanthropist,” you can find videos of Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson donating thousands and thousands of dollars to female Twitch streamers, Fortnite pros, waitresses and pizza delivery guys on his channel. Since it’s his mission to help out others after all, there is no surprise he’s been heavily involved in the most talked about battle in the history of YouTube: PewDiePie vs T-Series. Just two months ago, he bought every billboard space he can find in the city he lives in (Greenville, North Carolina) to promote PewDiePie and stop T-Series from overtaking his throne as the number 1 channel on YouTube.


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Subscriber Count: 1M

This rising star’s videos have been helpful to many massive Fortnite fans and gamers who are participating in season 7. So, if you plan on fine tuning your skills, or feel like watching funny Fortnite moments from a fresh perspective over the holidays, be sure to check out this channel.



Subscriber Count: 106K

He is a victim of #ProjectZorgo — the infamous and mysterious YouTube Hacker that’s been overtaking the channels of different big time YouTube personalities like Chad Wild Clay and Papa Jake. Now, ItzPremier is on a spree to unmask who this Project Zorgo is so he can stop him from hacking more channels.



Subscriber Count: 76M

If you’re a Bollywood or PewDiePie fan, T-Series should ring a bell. As the second biggest channel on YouTube that almost dethroned PewDiePie several times in the past 4 months, there is little doubt this online entertainment empire based in India made the list. Also, we noticed that T-Series uploads up to 32 (or more) movie trailers, music videos, and film clips to YouTube every week.



Subscriber Count: 5.6M

Justine “IJustine” Ezarik used to feature only gameplays (e.g. Call of Duty, Mario Kart) on her old channel, iJustineGaming. But, on this new channel, you can catch her baking a Fortnite cake, playing Mario Kart with Shigeru Miyamoto (the creator of Mario), escaping from a straitjacket, and reviewing the latest gadgets she has received.





Follower Count: 3.9M

As mentioned in last week‘s post, this FazeClan Fortnite player has become the fastest growing (a 51% growth rate) Twitch streamer in the past 3 months. Turner “Tfue” Tenney has been so impressive with his victory royales. MrBeast even surprised him last week with a real life Fortnite Battle Bus to congratulate him on his latest season 7 achievements. And, just 3 days ago, him and Kristen “KittyPlays” Michaela won 1st place in the Fortnite Korea Open tournament.

Watch live video from Tfue on www.twitch.tv



Follower Count: 520K

If you’ve been following our blog, you probably recognize Loeya from our Top 7 Female Gaming YouTubers post back in October. It’s awesome to see that this Swedish streamer has grown over 400K followers since then. More importantly, it looks like her skills at Fortnite are not the only reason why her community of “Loeyalists” is progressively growing — her fans loves how authentic her streams are.

Watch live video from Loeya on www.twitch.tv



Follower Count: 37K

One of us found DrGluon on Twitch when looking for some gameplays on Red Dead Redemption 2. His funny commentaries have brought us back to his channel again and again. Aside from RDR2, he streams Pokemon, Dungeons and Dragons, and the Sims 4.

Watch live video from DrGluon on www.twitch.tv



Follower Count: 1.3M

Corentin “Gotaga” Houssein (also known as the French Monster) is one of the most watched French Twitch streamer to date. As the captain of Team Vitality and with an impressive track record, it’s no surprise that he continues to crush the Call of Duty scene. Catch a glimpse of his skills on his channel every Monday to Friday.

Watch live video from Gotaga on www.twitch.tv



Follower Count: 272K

League of Legends fans will find this Korean-American streamer’s gameplays very fun to watch. When she is not streaming game-related content, she is watching Paternity Court or catching up with her community, even when she is on holidays.

Watch live video from Becca on www.twitch.tv

Happy holidays, and see you in the new year!

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