Top 100 From Germany
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell is an animation studio and YouTube channel based in Munich, Germany. It was created in July, 2013 by Philipp Dettmer after he finished university. The channel focuses on producing animated educational content and currently, it is one of the largest and most popular science channels on YouTube with over 8.9 million subscribers and 637 million total views. Kurzgesagt make 4-16 videos in length focusing mainly on science subjects like the human evolution and the big bang as well as a variety of different topics like technology, politics, psychological and philosophical subjects like loneliness, income, addiction and nihilism. Their videos are also available in German on the channel Dinge Erklärt – Kurzgesagt. Today, they have a team comprising of 25 people including Steve Taylor, who is the narrator of the page.
Like the name suggests, Freekickerz is a one of the largest self-active football YouTube channels in Germany, as well as in the world. The page was founded way back in 2006 by Konzi, who is the founder and chief executive and his team behind the project consists of his friends Daniel and Michi who show the world their self-produced football content including kicks, tutorials, tricks and tips to test. Furthermore, they also test football equipment including footballs, boots, goalie products and training equipment along with a weekly “Top 5 Goals of the Week” series which was designed and invented by the YouTube community. The page started off like most YouTube pages with no profound meaning, ambitions or utility except for three free-kick artists showcasing their skills. However, after the emergence of YouTube, the team posted their home-made videos that brought more than one million clicks after 2 years so this page was no more about fun and games. Today, the videos have over 1.9 billion views and the page itself has over 7.8 million subscribers.
Crazy Frog is a Swedish CGI-animated character that was created in 2003 by playwright and actor named Erik Rehnquist. The character became a worldwide sensation after the release of a hit single which was a remix of “Axel F” (Soundtrack of Beverly Hills Cop). It reached the number one spot in New Zealand, Turkey, Germany, Australia and majority of Europe. Due to this success, they later released a subsequent album and more singles like “Popcorn”. Today, the official YouTube channel has over 5.7 million subscribers and 2.8 billion views worldwide. Crazy Frog might be annoying but he definitely provides entertainment and fun for everyone.
BibisBeautyPalace is a German fashion and beauty YouTube channel founded by Bianca Claßen in 2012 focusing on hair, fashion, travel, and makeup and challenge videos. Today, her page has over 5.6 million subscribers which have made her channel the fourth most popular YouTube Channel in Germany. In 2014, she won an award in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle category at the Play Awards. Things took a different turn when she released her first song, “How it is (Wap Bap…), which became the seventh most disliked song on YouTube in just a few days. Her song also became the most disliked video on any German YouTube channel.
Julien Bam is a German-based web video producer whose videos are mostly based on photography, music, lifestyle and dance. He ranks 5th among the most success full German YouTube channels with over 5.4 million subscribers. In addition to his main channel he also has other channels like Bulien Jam, Bam School and Bam Crew with millions of views respectively. In addition, Julien Bam and his team scored second place at the ProSieben Dance Show Masters in December 2018. He has also been nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards as well as a Golden Camera Digital Award both in 2017.
Kinder SpielzeugKanal is a German children’s toys page focusing on videos of toys from Fireman Sam, Thomas the Train, Diggers, Lego, Playmobil, Masha and the Bear and many more. The page was founded in 2015 and today it has over 5.17 million subscribers along with 1.97 billion views since. The channel showcases many toy brands that are trademarks of their respective manufacturers, neither sponsoring nor authorizing or supporting this YouTube channel. It simply focuses on entertaining kids with hands on experience with all the new cool toys.
Kontor.TV is the official dance channel of Kontor Records which is a record label based in Hamburg, Germany. The artist roster and the electronic dance videos on the channel include ATB, Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Scooter and many others. The YouTube channel of the company was launched in 2006 along with various music videos, playlists and preview-mixes of latest releases. The channel today is one of the top 10 YouTube channels in Germany and one of the most famous music channels in the world with over 5 million subscribers and 4.8 billion views in its thirteen year span so far.
The Voice Kids is a German YouTube channel for the show of the same name. The show itself is a music talent show for younger singers with the same concepts of its parent show. “The Voice of Germany”. The Voice Kids Germany is by far the most internationally popular version of the Voice shows with over 4.9 million subscribers due to many contestants having multicultural backgrounds. The Voice Kids is Germany’s most successful talent show for 8- to 14-year-olds thank to its YouTube impact by the performance of a 13-year old Austrian performer which garnered over 165 million views as of 2018.
Dagi Bee is a German web video producer who owns and operates a YouTube channel with the same name. Her videos are related to fashion and style with topics such as hair styling, make up and nail designs. Along with this, she also acquires cosmetic products and accessories as well answer questions of her fans related to beauty myths, teeth whitening and scars in here “Call of Beauty” category. As far as her reputation is concerned, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung stated in August 2014 that she is one of the few YouTubers who has the competence for successful self-marketing which makes connects her across many mediums with her audience. Today, she has over 4 million subscribers and growing since 2012.
Rammstein Official is the official YouTube channel of Rammstein which is a German band that was formed in 1994. Their six-man lineup of the band includes the lead vocalist, Till Lindemann, lead guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, rhythm guitarist Paul Landers, bassist Oliver Riedel, drummer Christoph Schneider, and keyboardist Christian "Flake" Lorenz. The channel has over 3.9 million subscribers along with nearly 1.9 billion total views. Their music video “Du Hast” has been viewed 196 million times since 2016. The channel has an annual earning potential up to 4.5 million dollars with around 95 million monthly views. Even after 23 years, the band has been unchanged and still going strong as ever.
ApeCrime is a German YouTube channel. It was founded in 2011 by a music and comedy trio born and raised in Stadthagen that goes by the same name. They started off by posting song parodies on every Friday on their series “CrimeTime”. Later on they started producing more series like “Sayings in Real Life” and “10 Facts”. Today, they have over 3.8 million subscribers and frequently post videos every week. Their highest watched video brought about 16 million views. More interestingly, ApeCrime frequently created videos with other YouTube channels like Y-Titty, iBlali, Cheng Loew and Taddl which were posted on their own channel and partner channels. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, ApeCrime co-starred with BullshitTV on CocaCola’s TV channel.
ConCrafter l LUCA was founded on August 01, 2011 by Luca Tilo Scharpenberg. Luca is a German web video producer who initially started by uploading Lets’s Plays on the game Minecraft and since mid-2015 he started working on other games as well. However, things changed significantly in 2016 as LUCA started uploading challenges, vlogs and comedy videos. His comedy videos were unique with thumbnails containing his face with a reaction based on the content of the video. Since the end of 2015, he has been a member of Studio71 and today his page has a over 3.7 million subscriptions and rising every day.
Ice Cream Rolls is one of the most amazing channels out there on YouTube. It is just about ice cream with unlimited flavors. The channel is based in Hamburg. Germany and was founded in 2011. On the channel, you can find unlimited delicious flavors of ice cream recipes, street food, and DIY tutorials along with weird innovations from all around the world. The page now has 3.78 million subscribers and the highest watched video was the “Monster Energy Ice Cream Rolls”, which was viewed over 38 million times. The channel posts videos almost every day with new crazy ice cream flavors that will shock your taste buds.
TheFatRat AKA Christan Buttner is a Germany-based record producer and musician whose music ranges from melodic glitch-hop to euphoric progressive house, with a great influence of video game music. His channel was founded in 2011 and today, it has over 3.7 million subscriptions. He is incredibly popular with the gaming community on YouTube with one of the largest followings and engaging fan-bases on the web in his genre. He has been featured in over 3 million videos with over 3 billion views on the platform. His music has been synched-to-screen for some of the most popular and top grossing games like DOTA 2 and Rocket League.
Paluten AKA Patrick Mayer, is a German web video producer that gained popularity through Let’s Plays and Vlogs on his YouTube Channel which was founded in October, 2012. His first video was a Let’s Play about the game Need for Speed: Most Wanted meanwhile his focus is mainly on Let’s Plays on the game Minecraft. He received special attention for his video series Minecraft Freedom that a fictional story around Paluten and its mascot, the pig Edgar, which was told in 380 episodes. Other YouTubers were also in on it like GermanLetsPlay, Freedom Squad and Rewinside. Today, he has over 3.2 million subscribers and his videos have been viewed almost 400 million times.
COLORS is one of the most unique aesthetic music platform that focuses on exceptional musicians and talent from all around the globe. It was founded in 2016 and now has over 3.1 million subscribers from all around the world. On this platform, up-and-coming musicians are put in a unique recording studio to perform and the result is a blend of great music and aesthetically pleasing surroundings that take things to another level visually. In October, 2018 Adidas partnered with COLORS to release exclusive music videos of singers focusing on football and top clubs from all around the world like Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.
Clips mix is a YouTube channel dedicated to kid’s toys, games and more recently, chess tactics. The channel was founded in 2012 and today it has over 3.2 million subscribers. The page earns anything from $281,000 to $4.5 million annually and they have had a collective view count of 1.89 billion which ranks it among the top 3000 YouTube pages in the whole world. The channel’s most watched video is “Surprise Eggs” which was uploaded in 2014 and brought over 247 million views since.
Felix Von Der Laden is a German web video producer who gained popularity through the release of Let’s Plays and Vlogs on his channel. He specially focused on Let’s Plays for Minecraft which reached a huge young audience. His channel was founded in 2011 and was originally called DNER. Currently, he has over 3.2 million subscribers and is among the 20 most subscribed channels in Germany. He has also been nominated for multiple Let’s Plays in recent years as well as various other presenter awards. He is also regular on the live streaming -Video portal Twitch active. His page makes between $14,700 to $235,000 a year.
GermanLetsPlay is a German based producer of web videos born in 1992. He has been particularly involved in Let’s Plays which he published on YouTube actively. He is best known for his multiple videos on many retro games, flash games and Minecraft. His trademarks are a blue and black stripped pullover and a mask. The GermnaLetsPlay channel reach over 1 million subscribers in December, 2014 and as of January, 2019, he has more than 3 million subscribers on YouTube ranking him in the top 25 YouTubers list. He was also voted winner by viewers in the very first season of the game TubeClash.
ArkivaShqip is an Albanian YouTube entertainment channel based in Hamburg, Germany which was founded in December, 2009. It is known for posting mostly Albanian music videos as well as videos in multiple languages from all around the world especially Europe. It is the largest Albanian platform on YouTube with over 7000 videos released and over 4.5 billion views along with more than 3 million subscribers. ArkivaShqip is the only legal platform that protects the rights of all its artists, the intellectual rights of their works through GmbH in Germany. With a history of over 10 years in the Albanian music industry, ArkivaShqip is now the main partner of many composers, record labels, video productions and of course: the main partner of hundreds of artists who in the Albanian Archives have found the key to their success.
Freshtorge AKA Torge Oelrich is a German web video producer, actor and comedian who is one of the oldest and most popular YouTubers from Germany with his channel spanning over 13 years. In his videos, Oelrich appears in the form of various figures, voices and costumes. Torge is regarded as one of the first big YouTube creators in the German language and in 2012, he was in the top 10 list. Moreover, he was nominated in the comedy category of Video Dallas and aso of March, 2019, his channel now has over 3 million subscribers along with 950 million views.
BUSHIDO is the official YouTube channel of German Rapper, Anis Mohamed Youssef who goes by the same stage name. He is also a hip-hop producer, entrepreneur and one of the founders of the record label called ersguterjunge. BUSHIDO is one of the most popular YouTube channels in Germany not just for his music but his merchandize as well which you can check out in details on his website. Currently, he has over 2.7 million subscribers along with over a billion video views. Be sure to check out some of his graffiti T-shirts which he often wears in his videos.
Rewinside is a Germany based YouTube channel which was founded in 2013. On this channel, you can basically find different content related to Minecraft in formats such as Craftattack, Whos your Daddy with, Castlerush with Unge and Masterbuilders. Occasionally, he also makes Vlogs and challenges which has taken the channel’s subscription count to 2.77 million which is an incredible feat considering the fact that there was already some high level competition in Germany alone on Let’s Plays and Vlogs about Minecraft. His most watched video “FORTNITE AUSRASTER bringt mich in die KRANKENHAUS NOTAUFNAHME” brought in nearly 5 million views in Germany during the Fortnite hype phase back in 2018.
DieLochis is a German YouTube channel owned are a German music and comedy duo , which became known for its videos on the Internet platform and its own songs. It consists of the twin brothers Heiko and Roman Lochmann born in 1999 and was founded in 2011. They are popular for publishing song translations and parodies of popular chart hits and in 2012, they received an Audience award at the German Web Video Awards in the “Newbie” category. They reached their first million subscribers in 2014 and today, they have over 2.6 million subscribers with almost one billion total views as off 2019.
This German sensation became a YouTuber at the mere age of 15 with the launch of his channel ‘uFoneTV’ in September, 2011. He has now become a phenomenon with his channel ‘JONAS’. As of January 2016, he has joined the Youtube 1 million subscriber club and has had many of his videos surpass one million views since then. The Youtuber also has others channel called ‘Jonas Vlog’, Jonas Plays’ and ‘Jonas Thinks’. He is currently dating fellow YouTuber Denise Mski.
iBlali also known as Ali is a YouTuber based in Jessil, Kazakhstan and is a web video creator in the field of comedy, entertainment, gaming and Vlogs. The channel was founded in 2011 and was broken down into four formats iBlali, Trve and a Half Men, Ali-tells and Flop Games. Due to this he rapidly gained subscribers and new viewers. Today, he has over 2.79 million subscribers and has posted 447 videos with his final video posted on March 2, 2019. He is renowned as one of the most popular figures on YouTube based in Germany since he set up his team called “book club” to produce videos. He also had a keen interest in Let’s Plays and often switched to them to improve the quality of his videos with new formats.
Galileo is a YouTube channel, created back in Julyof 2013, which is currently run and maintained by the German television network, ProSieben. The show itself is hosted by Aiman Abdallah, Stefan Gödde and Funda Vanroy. The channel, posting clips from the show, is informative as it takes its viewers on a journey to gain knowledge on a wide array of subjects including politics, society, history, etc.
Being the 27th most viewed channel on the platform in Germany, the channel boasts fan following of over 2 million and almost 2 billion views.
BangerChannel is the official channel of Banger Musik, which is a German Hip Hop/Rap Independent label. It was founded way back in 2010 by rappers Farid Bang, Mohamed "Mo7art" Elbouhlali and M. Jacobs. With a subscriber count of over 2 million, it is the 28th most viewed channel on YouTube in Germany. The channel boats over 1 billion views and has gained 2.5 million subscribers.
Ikram Bellanova is a social media star who has gained fame for herself in the last 8 years from her self-titled YouTube channel. She is originally from Morocco and she uses her heritage to bring about multicultural blends of fashion and lifestyle. Since 2011, she has earned almost 280 million total views on her videos based on adventure, fashion, makeup, personal lifestyle and beauty vlogging. Today, she has an outstanding audience which has grown to more than 2.5 million subscribers on YouTube as well as over 500,000 followers on Instagram making her one of the most iconic YouTubers in Germany.
Shirin David is a German YouTuber from Hamburg. She produces and published beauty, fashion and lifestyle on here channel. She was previously a member of Gang until she left the “TubeOne” network in 2016. Her name is not the same as her YouTube name. Shirin David consists of only her second name “Shirin” along with an abbreviation of her surname. It was later brought to news by Niloofer Irani that her first name is actually Barbara. Moreover, Barbara has had an on and off relationship with Chris from BullshitTV. The two got together in 2015, broke up, got together again and broke up again in the same year.
ApoRead AKA Ahmed Nadim Ahadi is a German web video producer with Afghan heritage from Hamburg. He initially became known primarily as a Let’s Players but now, most of his videos are abour Pranks, rap music, lifestyle and chatroulette. ApoRed has been subject to public criticism due to his questionable content. He often got in conflict with other creators resulting in more criticism. Many of his videos have been deemed controversial and he was locked up in a movie theatre, furniture store and restaurant on various nights. His pranks have also caused damage to people for which he also received a prison time with 6 months’ probation and 200-man hours. Today, he has over 2.4 million subscribers making him one of the most popular YouTube figures in Germany.
ApeCrimeTV is the second channel of ApeCrime which was founded on February 19, 2014. Videos on this channel were always broadcasted on Tuesdays in its earlier days due to lack of time and stress especially on tours. Being the secondary page of the group, it still has over 2.4 million subscribers and from April, 2015 to December, 2016 videos regularly appeared on the second channel after some legal issues. After 2016, videos on both channels were removed and in the following months, the group came up with a statement that they wanted to focus on music as their previous videos did not really do justice to who they were and wanted to move on to new things.
DieAussenseiter are a German web video producer duo which have been operating on YouTube since 2008 and today, they have over 2.4 million subscribers along with over half a billion total video views. They are regarded as one of the most successful German-Language video channels in the world and were the most subscribed German YouTube channel for three years straight. One their channel, they posted self-made and cut videos in which they humorously dealt with parodied music, various topics and collected video snippets from the net and put in vlog style online. DieAussenseiteralong with many of their other channels belong to the YouTube network TubeOne as well.
Ameer Bros is a youtube channel created only recently, in September 2018, by two brothers. The channel features videos primarily based on food, including challenges, Mukbang, ASMR eating sounds, Military MREs, Taste test, food reviews and mystery boxes. The channel boats 2.4subscribers and seems to be quite popular in Germany and has been viewed over 374 million times. Doesn’t come as much of a surprise since we all know what a popular and loved topic food is.
Emrah is a German web video producer who mainly posts his videos on YouTube only. He launched his channel in 2011 and his first video was released almost a year later. Today, he has over 2 million subscribers from his videos which are mostly about life tips, life hacks and factual videos. One of his well-known trademarks is his greeting in which he cuts himself from many angles at the beginning of is video followed by saying “"Hi, hi, hi, hi, hi and welcome, and welcome, hi!". In the beginning of 2016, he reached an incredible feat from having just 33,000 followers to well over one million within one year which is the highest subscriber growth rate on YouTube in 2015.
Standart Skill is a German YouTube page owned and operated by Philipp Geibler. He is a web video producer, creator in gaming and now also working on music as well. He gained YouTube fame through the world-renowned game Fortnite like many other YouTubers. Moreover, he also produced many videos about GTA 5 as well targeting mainly boys mainly between the ages of 8 to 18 years old. Today, he has over 2.25 million subscribers and his videos have been watched over 600 million times making him one of the most popular YouTubers from Germany in the last decade.
xKito Music is an English-language YouTube channel owned and operated by a girl named Bella. It is based in Germany and is one the top hundred most subscribed YouTube channels in Germany. The channel consists of music of different genres mostly electronic music including . Electro House, Drumstep, Trance, Glitch Hop, Dubstep, Future Bass, Chill Trap, House, Melodic Dubstep or Electronic. She does not produce the music herself but posts them on her channel after getting the consent of the artists in support of the electronic music genre. In the background of her videos, you can find anime characters from platforms like Zero Chan, e-shuushuu, konachan and deviantart. Today, she has over 1.6 million followers and rising every day.
PietSmiet is a German-language YouTube channel that focuses on Let’s Plays. It was founded in 2007 and is currently run by fiver members, formerly six people which are Piet, Br4mm3n, Chris, Jay and Sep. The sixth member of the group was The Hardi but he left the group in October, 2015. Currently, the page has over 2.3 million subscribers with over 2.25 billion video views making them one of the largest German Let’s Play YouTube channels. They have around 21,556 videos up till now with no signs of stopping any time. In addition to their main channel, they have other channels for questions and answers, reactions, Vlogs and real-life stories.
JoergSprave is a YouTube channel owned and operated by JorgSprave, who is a German YouTube artist that is now one of the most popular channels in Germany at this time. On his channel, Sprave posts demonstrations of his exotic, home grown Zwillen(Slingshots or catapults). All his orbs consist of at least one rubber band and they are shot depending on the model with small items such as saw blades, arrows, toilet brushes and many others. The channel reached its first million subscribers in 2016 since its inception in 2008 and is one of the most popular YouTubers in Germany even though most of his audience is based in the US since majority his videos are in English.
Urban Dance Camp is an English YouTube channel located in Germany which focuses mainly on dancing. At present, it is in the top 50 YouTube pages in Germany. The channel was created way back at the end of 2010 and by 2014, it had over 100,00 subscribers. The channel features dance videos and choreographies on popular songs and music videos in which dancers imitate different views according to the tones or beat. There are many choreographers and vary from time to time. As of today, the page has 1.3 million subscribers and over 251 million total views and still going strong.
inscope21 is a YouTube page owned and operated by Nicolas Lazaridis. Nicolas is a German comedy creator and currently, his channel is in the top 50 list of YouTube channels in Germany. On his channel, he runs comedies in many formats which include Snapshot stories, The Stupidest comment, Nico fucks YouTuber and VS (comparison of things/people). Today, he has over 2 million subscribers with over 1000 videos and a massive total of 3.75 billion vies since the channel’s inception in 2010. Some of his famous sayings include “Good morning, good lunch or good evening, dear people!”, “Piss off!”, “You freak!” and “is that your seriousness now?”.
Elif Khan is a popular Turkish-German dancer, who is one of the most popular YouTube personalities in Germany. Her channel which is named after herself was founded in 2014 and today, she has over 2 million subscribers with almost 400 million total vides. She is known for her dance style on Bollywood songs due to which, she also has a huge fan following in India as well. She is fluent in Urdu and Hindi which she learned in order to understand the songs she danced to. She has posted 128 videos up till now and still going strong since Bollywood will never be short of new songs and movies any time soon.
PrankBrosTV is a German YouTube channel founded and run by two brothers named Marvin and Kelvin in which they produce videos of pranks and challenges. The channel was founded in January, 2014 and by May, it had over 100,000 subscribers. Their pranks included creepy things like psychos, disgusting things, killer clowns and the mere in-putting or reaction of a person. Today, the channel has over 1 million subscribers along with 258 million total views. Apart from pranks, they also test foodstuff and make comparision videos like cheap vs expensive.
Sarazar is a YouTube page owned and operated by Valentin Rahmel who is a German web video creator and gamer. He produces Let’s Plays in which he mainly plays shooter games like Battlefield 3. He is also very well known for his joint Let’s Plays with the channel “DieSuperHomies” and Gronkh in which he also co-stars with Gronkh. The channel was founded in 2010 and currently has over 2 million subscribers along with over half a billion views. He has uploaded over 4000 videos on the platform up till now and actively uploads videos of all the latest games he plays. On other occasions, he also uploads vlogs to interact with his viewers to participate in his events.
Jarow was originally the YouTube channel of Valentin and Julian who have been in the video producing game since 2011. The channel however, is operated by Julian who lived in Frankfurt for a very long time and made videos with other YouTubers like Kurono. Today, the page has over 1.96 million subscribers with 945 videos and a total of almost 4.7 billion views. The channel was initially about rap music like interviews with rappers like DCVDNS, Kollegah, MoTrip, Weekend, Shneezin and Megaloh. Julien was always interested in unexplained and creepy mysteries which he used to expand his channel with a new format called “sick world”. In this format he talked about bad and controversial things that happened in the world. This took his channel to a whole different level and another notable thing about his videos was the ending in which he signed off by saying, “The world is evil, take care of yourself!".
Consisting of Azet, Nash, Jon Sulejmani, Zuna, Trimzi and Miami Yacine, KMN Gang is group a renowned German rappers. The crew created their Youtube channel in 2015, 5 years after the formation of the band, to promote their music. Although the channel sits at number 27 on Germany’s most viewed Youtube channels, it is said to be one be one of the moment polarized rapping crews from East Germany. Their channel currently has a total of 1.9 million subscribers and 8.8 millions views.
This channel belongs to the hip-hop group, the ‘187 street gang’, also called ‘187 street band’, members of which include rappers Sa4, Gzuz, Bonez MC, LX and Maxwell. The band was formed in 2006 by Bonez MC which led to the creation of the Youtube channel in February, 2019. Their YouTube channel is mainly used to post music videos, vlogs or occasional interviews. The channel currently has 1.9 million subscribers and 1.1 million views.
MySpassde is the YouTube page of MySpass.de which is a video-on-demand platform. It is powered by Brainpool TV which is headquartered in Cologne and is a TV film production company for light entertainment in Germany. It is involved in the entertainment sector in areas of TV production, artist management, festivals and live concerts, production services, marketing and right exploitation of young talent. YouTube is used to promote the company with advertising as well as some of the productions as it is open to everyone. Today, the page has over 1.9 million subscribers with over 2 billion views in total since its inception in 2009.
Kelly MissesVlog is a YouTube page owned and managed by Kelly Svirakova. Kelly is a German comedian and Vlogger with over 1.94 million subscribers, 661 videos and an outstanding view count of over 3.8 billion since its inception in 2010. Kelly has a standard format she follows regularly with “Kelly comments comments” on Tuesdays, Weekly Vlogs on Thursdays and random topics on Sundays. One of her most notable formats is"Kelly Annotates Comments" in which Kelly humorously comments on her viewers' comments. The first episode of this was released in 2011 andcurrently, the format includes over 220 episodes.
This fitness, nutrition and health based YouTube channel was created in 2012 by founder of Calisthenic Movement, Sven Kohl, who is also a licensed trainer and physical therapist. The Youtube channel was created in the same year that Kohl started calisthenic exercise after being inspired by youtube channels like ‘Hannibal is King’. Calisthenicmovement is dedicated to publishing calisthenic exercises and workout routines. Apparently, Germans must possess a high interest in staying fit given to the 1.8 million subscribers who intently follow the channel and also the 160 million views that it boasts.
Melina Sophie is a German web video producer who owns and runs her YouTube page of the same name. She made here breakthrough on the platform when she was contacted by LionTV on Twitter. She already had a decent fanbase when they contacted her and later, they posted a video with her which brought LionTV viewers to her channel as well. One of her most notable videos was the 7-minute video in which she came out and confessed her homosexuality and also discussed some of her experiences dealing with this. She is one of the very few YouTubers that have won the web video award two times in 2016 and 2017. Today, she has over 1.86 million subscribers and her videos have been viewed over 3 billion times.
Paola Maria is a German beauty web video producer of Italian origin. She went to college with Sascha of the Outsiders who she married in 2017. She usually uploads videos in genres which include Beauty, Vlog and lifestyle due to which he now has over 1.72 million subscribers along with over 93 million video views since the page’s inception in 2013. She has posted 170 plus videos on the platform and you can often find her dogs named Briochi and Paola in some of her videos. She is also a member of DieGang as well as Die Bibs, which is run by her and her husband, Sascha.
SpontanaBlack is a typical gaming channel and was created by Marcel Eris back in 2013. Before landing a career on Youtube, Eris was a drug addict for several years and managed to successfully fight his addiction. He uses his channel to also raise awareness about dangers of drug use. The gamer has a fondness of Twitch streaming and often makes live stream video. Just like many other Youtubers, he plays Call of Duty, FIFA, Mario Kart, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Fortnite and Apex Legends. He also has a second channel by the name of ‘Spontana Black’. His main channel, however, currently has 1.8 million subscribers.
xLaeta is a German YouTube channel owned and operated by Julia Maria. The page is simply about hacks, beauty, do it yourselfs as well as the latest and ongoing trends worldwide. She has been shooting videos since March, 2013 so she has been around for over 6 plus years. Her ideology is that no matter how old you get, you still discover something new and have fun at the same time. Today, she has over 1.8 million subscribers with over 289 million total views. When it comes to creativity and boldness, very few YouTubers from Germany can match her vibrant and charming personality.
Bullshit TV or BSTV is a German-language comedy trio than has been producing and releasing videos on YouTube since 2010. The comedy trio consists of Ceebas (Sebastian Meichsner), Chris (Christos Manazidis) and Phil (Philipp Meichsner). The trip uploaded their fist video in March, 2010 which was a parody of another popular YouTube creator Sami Slimani and became an instant hit. They then expanded and broadened their parodies to other comedy and music formats and in 2014, they won the spectator prize of the "Y-Titty Takeover Battle" along with the Web Video Prize in the LOL category at the Capitol Theater in Düsseldorf. Today, they have over 1.8 million subscribers.
Jay & Arya is a German YouTube duo operated by Jay Smuelz and Arya Lee. The videos on this channel are mostly about films, series and short films in which they talk about mistakes, theories and facts, and today they are one of the most successful YouTube channels in Germany with over one million subscribers and counting. They also often make videos about music and advertising along with producing short films which is their passion as they want to produce a film some days. This platform is a means to showcase their skills as well as share their views and what they learn from the movies they work on. Today, they have a fan following of 1.8 million people.
ClayClaim is a Germany-based YouTube paged owned and operated by Simon. The channel was founded in 2015 and it focuses on Polymer clay creations that are made by Simon himself from inspiration and information based on mobile games. He is incredibly popular among young kids and today, he is one of the most popular YouTubers in Germany with over 1.79 million subscribers along with almost 200 million video views. In 2018, one of his Fortnite Battle Royal videos titled Loot Lake and Loat Soap now has over 11 million views in 8 months. Along with videos, he also sells his creations on his website as well as some merchandize.
Julia Beautx is the YouTube channel of a German web video producer and Vlogger named Julia born in 1999. The page was founded in December 2013 and it produced videos mainly on lifestyle such as DIYs, Hauls, life hacks, favorite videos and routines. Julia was also one of the featured guests in 2016 and backstage at the Sat.1 show on TV called Superkids: the greatest talents in the world. In the same year, she was also on the Glow-show Hanover and Bochum. The channel now has over 1.77 million subscribers along with almost 260 million views. Furthermore, she is among the youngest YouTubers to achieve this feat.
JP Performance is the YouTube channel of a German presenter, web video producer and entrepreneur names Jean Pierre Kraemer. His page is currently the most visited and most successful German-language YouTube channel in the automotive category of the platform with over 1.7 million subscribers and over 610 million total views and growing. His videos are mostly about car tuning and modification in his workshops. On May 1, 2017, Kraemer made an announcement in a YouTube video, among other things, that he planned to open a fast food restaurant called Big Boost Burger by JP Performance, which opened on 21 August 2017 along with a showroom with it.
Top Zehn was a German YouTube channel founded by Mediakraft in 2012 and is a German counterpart to the British channel AllTime10s. The host of the show is Rob Zehn who usually works mainly on the English original with themes that are chosen specifically for the German audience. Today the channel has 1.7 million subscribers, 600 videos and over 400 million total views since 2012. In 2014, the channel was nominated for the Web Video Award after MediKraft’s expansion with Diagonal view; the channel started producing videos in Dutch, Polish and Russian as well.
iCrimax) is a German Let's Player and web video producer, who produces videos and livestreams in which he mainly plays the game Fortnite along with some of the highest trending games like GTA 5. He has been producing videos on his channel since 2013 and today, he has over 1.73 million subscribers along with a grand total of 478 million views and counting. The channel posts videos daily on Fortnite and GTA 5 with thousands tuning in to watch. He is now one of the most popular YouTubers in the gaming category from Germany.
AirwaveMusicTV is a music promotion YouTube channel founded in 2011. It is a channel where individuals, musicians and artists can submit and release their tracks, images and photography as long as they have full rights to the content submitted. Today, the page has over 1.7 million subscribers with almost half a billion views on music in genres which include Dubstep, Trap, Future Bass, House and Electro. The most viewed video on the channel up to date is Alan Walker, K-391 & Emelie Hollow – Lily with over 47 million views in 5 months.
Slivki Show DE is a German-language YouTube channel that is based in Ukranie and was later adapted in to more languages like Spanish, Japanese and English. The channel is operated by Yury Yaniv and made around 800,000 Euros in 2017. The German channel was founded in 2015 and now has over 1.5 million subscribers and counting. The content of the channel includes, Lifehacks, bullet videos and DIY videos along with experiments which are mostly extraordinary and dangerous. The best thing about the page is the Russian accent, humor as well as wisdom and stories about cat Cookie and Russia.
Digster Pop is a Germany based YouTube channel that focuses on pop music and was created in 2014. The channel includes videos based on hypes, starts and the latest trends. As of 2016, it was the 47th most subscribed channel in Germany after it reached a million subscribers. Since, the channel deals with music and artists, you can find music videos, remixes as well as their own video formats which include news and coverage about interviews with artists, tours, festivals and song introductions. Some of the playlists also include comparable channels of different artists like VEVO. Today, the channel has around 1.46 million subscribers with nearly half a billion total views.
Dimitry Koslowski is a German youtuber best known as one half of the infamous duo DieAussenseiter (The Outsiders), the second half being his cousin, Alexander. The youtuber rose in fame and subscribers due to his humorous skits, vlogs and various other challenges which he posts on his DieAussenseiter channel, which was the most subscribed YouTube channel in Germany until November, 2012. On his self-titled channel, however, the youtuber posts vlogs about his personal life, which has amassed 1.4 million subscribers and over 15 million views.
Mohamed Jouani is a German comedy and entertainment youtuber of Syrian heritage, who mostly posts content in Arabic on his channel. Since the creation of his channel, this youtube sensation has successfully garnered 2.3 million subscribers and over 190 million views. The youtuber is also known for his sketch comedy series.
Lionttv is owned and run by German-Spanish rapper and singer, Timoteo Micael Gonzalez Gonzalez, who goes by the name, Liont. The Youtuber started rapping att the age of 13 and by 16, he made made his songs available on MySpace. The creation of his YouTube channel Liont TV, was therefore, inevitable. On his channel he published music videos but mainly rose in popularity thanks to his videos on everyday topics relating to teenager. Currently, the youtuber has 1.6 million subscribers and over 263 million views.
Roman Fink, better known for his youtube channel name, Arazhul , which he derived from his World of Warcraft username, is a German youtuber who created his channel in 2012. He finally reached his one million subscriber count in 2017 and now has 1.6 million subscribers. His youtube content mostly consists of ‘Let’s Plays’, often involving his gamer friends, Larsoderso and IsyCheesy. His view count is currently over 1 billion and continues to increase everyday.
Best known for its ‘Impossible Remixes’, BGH Music is a Germany based youtube channel that focus on Midi-related music. He also has alternative channels on which he does minor things like playing the piano. His main channel has over 1.2 million subscribers, over 30 million views and more than 200 videos. His second channel, albeit containing not as high end content as his first one, still boasts over 80 thousand subscribers.
Rezo is a German YouTuber, vlogger and influencer, displaying blue hair as his most distinguishing feature. He rose to fame amongst his fans due to his humorous personality, the fans jokes he makes for his fans and also his musical choices. His musical streak comes because of his experience as a musician, since he was part of a band from the age of 14 till the time he was pursuing his master’s degree. He has a secondary youtube channel as well by the name of ‘Rezo ja lol ey’, His main channel boasts a whooping 1.6 million subscribers while his secondary channel has a total of 943 thousand subscribers.
MontanaBlack is a YouTube page owned and run by a German YouTuber names Marcel Eris. He is very well known for his “Call of Duty” game plays. He also plays many other games like “FIFA”, “Mario Kart 8” and “Player unknown’s Battlegrounds” in his livestreams. He has a record of 300 hours of play in a single month on “Player unknown’s Battlegrounds”. His channel was founded in 2009 and today he has over 1.6 million subscribers along with over 2 billion total views making him one of the most popular YouTubers in Germany with 352 videos posted up till date.
CrispyRob is the YouTube channel of German web video producer Robert. His channel is well known for travel Vlogs, short films, challenges, comedy, entertainment and tests or review. More recently, he has shown keen interest in cooking videos in which he presents his top recipes, pranks and reactions on Simons Pranks. One of his most popular videos was his travel vlog to Thailand with Julien Bam (RoJuTrip) in which he sleeps in the nature with Stephan Gerick. Today, his page has over 1.23 million subscribers with about 150 videos and over1.3 billion total views making him one of the most famous YouTubers from Germany.
HandOfBlood is a German YouTube web video creator who is popular for mainly uploading videos about the MOBA game league of legends along with occasional Let’s Plays, Vlogs and other real-life videos. Things took a turn by mid-2016 in which he announced that he will now only be focusing on elaborate, creative and high-quality productions. His channel was founded in 2010 in which he initially started videos about The Lord of the Rings Online and League of Legends follow by Let’s plays on Need for Speed Most Wanted. He then shifted his attention to horror games soon after and after his announcement of terminating all previous formats in 2016, he started working with web video award winner “BeHaind”. Today, he has 1.4 million plus subscribers along with over almost half a billion total vides.
unsympathischTV is a German YouTube channel founded by Jan Sascha Hellinger in 2014 and the channel is based in Stuttgart. His channel has over 1.32 million subscribers along with 2 billion plus views in the last five years since its inception. The channel publishes comedy videos like making fun of the fashion world, other creators and different everyday situations. He also often posts challenges for his audience who are mainly of young age between 16 and 22. He also has a second channel called Sascha Hellinger on which he uploads gaming content along with Vlogs.
Sturmwaffel is a Cologne-based German YouTuber originally from Friedrichshafen. His page was founded in 2013 and now has over 1.38 million subscribers, 2800 videos and a massive total of over 3.2 billion views. In 2016, he rented an office together with other Let’s players Rewinside ,Paluten , Izzi and Dnerwhich they called the Ulta Fat House (UFO). They called themselves the “Creader” which lead to the formation of another channel. The main channel Sturmwaffel is popular for funk formats and Let’s Plays.
Saliys Welt is a YouTube channel owned and run by a German-Turkish teacher and web video producer names SalihaAsik. It is Germany’s most successful YouTube channel on Baking and cooking with over 1.5 million subscribers, 1000 plus videos and a massive views total exceeding 365 million. Initially, she started the channel as “Sally’s Cake World” where she presented instructions on baking and cooking before she appeared on the TV program “pot money hunters” which boosted her popularity immensely. Now, she has a web shop with over 30 employees. Apart from these videos, she also used her popularity for many campaigns and promote her foundation on many diverse projects.
LPmitkev is a YouTube channel owned and run by Kevin Parol who is a German YouTuber of Polish roots from Hannover. He has two brothers who also run their own individual channels; powrotTV and MrMaikAP and together, they call themselves the “GeiloFamily”. The page was founded in 2011 and today, it has over 1.51 million subscribers. He has posted over 7300 videos with almost 6 billion total views making him one of the most popular YouTubers in Germany. LPmitkev uploads videos that belong to the Gaming genre and he works on three major games which include Grand Theft Auto, Minecraft and Witcher for which he has 100s of episodes each.
GommeHD is a YouTube channel owned and run by German web video producer named Michael Renk. GommeHD publishes Let’s Plays and gained notoriety mainly through his Minecraft multiplayer network called GommeHD.net, which is one of the most popular platforms of Minecraft in the whole world with more than 4 million players. Today, the channel was founded in 2012 and today it has over 1.5 million subscribers, 2400 videos and more than half a billion total views. Due to significant increase in popularity, he produced Let’s Plays with other major German Let’s Players such as ZeronikTV ,Unge , Rewinside , GermanLetsPlay and ConCrafter along with videos for GTA 5 online. As of 2018, he started working on Fornite as well.
Makoccino is a German YouTube star born in Saint Petersburg. She is famous for DIY videos in association with Lauren Riihimaki on “Clay Fruit Balls” and “Phone Dust Plug”. The channel has more than 320 videos and over 1.5 million subscribers worldwide. Her videos have been watched a total of 110 million times making her quite famous in Germany and other parts of the world. Her estimated net worth in 2019 ranges from $100,000 to $1 million.
TEAM KUKU is the official channel of the German record label company of the same name and it was founded in February, 2016. Currently, it is one of the most popular rap music channels in Germany especially recently when rapper Vladislav Balovatsky AKA Joker Bra split from the team due to difference in interests. Today, TEAM KUKU has about 1.5 million YouTube subscribers and ranked among the top hundred YouTube channelsin Germany. Moreover, the channel is also among the top 3 percent of YouTubers in the whole world in terms of subscribers and views. The channel has a total of 57 videos and their videos have been viewed over half a billion times.
Animenz Piano Sheets is an English- YouTube channel based in Germany that publishes piano cover versions of popular animes. It is on the top 100 list of Germany’s most subscribed YouTube channels with over 981,000 subscribers. The channel has posted more than 137 videos which have been viewed 161 more than 161 million times. The channel has been around since 2010 and the operator has been playing the piano for over 17 years. The channel mostly covers openings and ending of currently running anime along with some versions of old anime. On rare occasions the channel also posts videos of many live events.
Scorpions is the official YouTube channel of the German Rock band which was formed in 1965 and is based in Hanover. Their channel has over 120 videos since the inception of the page way back in the mid of 2008. Since then, their videos have been watched more than 1.76 million times. The channel basically posts videos of the band on different tours, concerts, back stage interviews and responding to fans in their question and answers section. The page earns anything between $13,200 to $211,300 on an annual basis from views and subscriptions.
Joey’s Jungle is a German YouTube channel which was founded way back in 2008. It was created by a YouTuber named Josef who mainly posts comedy and other entertainment videos which are uploaded on Sundays. Even though the channel was created in 2008, his first video was released in 2013. Initially, Josef made videos of skateboard tutorials which are no longer on his channel since he later switched his channel to comedy and started posting challenges as well as formats such as “Trau Dich Joey” and “Bloopers”. Today, his channel has over 1.35 million subscribers with more than 344 million total views on his 346 plus videos.
AviveHD is a YouTube channel owned and run by German Let’s Player named Lucas Michels. The channel has over 1 million subscribers since its inception in 2012. He is popular for his vide format “Der KommtFlach” which has more than 79 episodes. His other formats include the dumbest startups, funny facts, who am I? as well as other formats like the comes flat with other YouTubers like Rewinside, ShuffleLP and Benlaxer. The channel has posted over a thousand videos up till now with more than 160 million views.
Laura Joelle is a German Lifestyle and beauty vlogger. Today, she has more than 1.4 million subscribers with over 415 videos that have brought about 240 million views in total and counting since the channel’s inception in 2011. Her target audience is mostly young girls and she usually upload Haul videos along with daily routines, tips, tricks, show fails as well as lifehacks. Furthermore, she also deals with sexual issues which have brought about some criticism because of her young audience even though they are usually happy with the tips and tricks she introduces in her videos.
DanyJesden is a YouTube channel owned and run by a German Let’s Player and Call of Duty Player names Danny Burnage. It was founded in 2013 as a commentary and Let’s Play Channel. His original channel was DannyBurnage which has been inactive for over a year. On his current active and now main channel, he mainly produces Lego City Undercover (which he started recently), Roblox, Clash Royale and many other popular games. He has over 1.4 million subscribers as of 2019 with more than 3700 videos that have brought about 715 million plus views.
Bonnytrash is a German youtube channel feauturing a 21 year old star, who has not yet disclosed her real name. The youtuber rose to fame from her vlogs, DIY make-up crafts and beauty tutorials. She is also a fan favorite because of her avid love for unicorns, glittery things and not to mention, pizza. She occasionally also gives pizza baking tips on her channel. The youtuber is known to have dated fellow youtuber, Dean Tramp. Hving created the channel in 2015, the youtuber has garnered 1.4 million subscribers and over 305 million views.
Katja Krasavice is a YouTube channel owned and run by Katrin Vogelova who is a German web video producer currently residing in Leipzig. She is active on other social media networks on Snapchat and Instagram as well. Her videos are mostly about lifestyle and sexuality and in her videos, she uses sexual-vulgar language to give a self-confident impression in dealing with sexuality. Most of them deal with her body and sex life along with her experiences, ideas and tips on sexuality. Today, she has over 1.4 million subscribers, 196 videos and an incredible view count of over 4.4 billion and rising.
RayFox aka Rafael Neugart is a 24 year old German youtuber, vlogger and influencer who started his youtube career in 2016. Since then, he has successfully grabbed the attention of 1.4 million subscribers with his fun videos of comedic pranks, social experiments and challenges. His channel has over 287 million views, as of now.
Joker bra is the YouTube channel of Ladislav Balovatsky, a German rapper with Ukrainian and Russian heritage. His channel was founded in November, 2018 and has 25 plus videos up till now. As of mid-2019, he has over 1.5 million subscribers and his videos have already been viewed more than 226 million times. Balovatsky uploaded his very first Rap music onYoutube under the pseudonym "Siam One", in the year 2009. He rose in popularity in the German underground rap, through Rap am Mittwoch, a German battle rap tournament, where he participated in a few of battles. His battle against Master Marv, is the most watched Rap am Mittwoch battle on YouTube, with more than 8 million views as of March 2019
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LUKE! Die Woche und ich is a German television series that airs on the German television network, Sat.1 and is hosted by the German Comedy Award winner, Luke Mockridge. The YouTube channel LUKE! Die Woche und ich is an extension of the show, where the channel features trailers, sneak peeks, highlights and clips from the episodes of the show. The series was first broadcast in 2015, giving it ample time to develop a strong fan base, which reflects in its 1.5 million subscriber count and over 638 million views.
PromiFlash is the youtube channel of the online magazine of the same name, founded in 2009 by Andreas Horatz, Manuel Weisbrod and Tino Keller. It is Germany's most popular star magazine, with broadest coverage news and media portals throughout the country, surpassing networks like ProSieben, Bild and DMAX. The youtube channel was then created in March 2010, which features videos on the latest news on celebrities around the world. The channel is quite popular in Germany, with 1.3 million subscribers and over 2 billion views.
JuliensBlog is a YouTube channel owned and run by a German YouTuber with Italian roots named Julien Sewering. His channel was founded in 2011 and today, he has over 1.4 million subscribers with an amazing view count of 111 million plus and rising from his 70 plus videos. He drew attention to himself using extremely black humor and initially upload “hateBlogs” on his channel. Soon after, he started writing rap analysis. His rap analysis against arrest warrants made his channel more and more popular while he produced other formats like “SpuckAus” to broaden his genres.
AlexBlexi is a YouTube channel owned and run by a German Youtuber named Alexander Bohm from New Wulmstorf near Hamburg. His channel was founded way back in the early days of YouTube at the end of 2006. The channel is known for making successful song translations of English songs into the German language. Some of his most popular episodes are in “such a shit” in which he makes fun of brands like Nutella, McDonalds and The Flying in a fun away. He also occasionally reviews new tech products such as smartphones as well as on movies. He has uploaded more than 560 videos up till now and has over 1.26 million subscribers with a view count over 2.77 billion and counting.
Flyinguwe is a YouTube channel owned and run by a German YouTuber and martial artist names Uwe Schuder. The channel was founded way back in 2007 and on it, he uploads martial arts and fitness videos. Along with these, he also makes detail videos which include questions about his training, other topics as well vlogs about his life and current events. Furthermore, he produces short films mostly on martial arts based on popular movies or shows. He also has another channel in which he likes to upload Let’s Play videos on video games especially games of Nintendo consoles. Today, he has over 1.1 million subscribers with more than 1.8 billion total views and counting from 717 plus videos up till date.
PrankBrosGames is another channel of PrankBrosrun by the two brothers Marvin and Kelvin. This channel focusses on videos of Let’s plays and reviews of video games of many genres like horror, sports, shooter and adventure. They have also made many Fortnite videos with other YouTubers as well. This channel has over 390 videos uploaded onto it since its inception back in 2014. Today, they have over 1.33 million subscribers along over 317 million total views and counting. Apart from the main channel and the gaming channel, they have another channel which focusses on tasting of foodstuff like snacks and drinks, comparing them and along with reviews.
Bastelnmitpapier is a German youtube channel which was created in September, 2012. The channel exclusively posts videos about crafting ideas. ‘Basteln mit papier’ literally translates to ‘working with paper’. The channels 1.3 million subscribers suggest that origami seems to be a very popular interest of the Germans. As of now, there has been no discretion as to who runs or owns the page, but the interesting videos seem to make up for the anonymity of the content creator.
SelfmadeRecords is the official channel of Selfmade entertainment (previously known as Selfmade Records) which was founded in the early days of YouTube back in 2006. It is one of the oldest YouTube channels from Germany. The channel posts videos of Hip-Hop music and today, it has over 1.3 million subscribers and their videos have been viewed more than 675 million times. The channel has now posted over 300 videos which also include live events, makings of videos from different rappers as well as engagement with fans worldwide.
RedSama is the secondary gaming channel of German youtuber, ApoRed. It is owned and run by Ahmed Nadim Ahadi, a web video producer with Afghan heritage from Hamburg. He initially became known primarily as a Let’s Players but now, most of his videos are abour Pranks, rap music, lifestyle and chatroulette. After his channel ApoRed was subject to public criticism and backlash due to his questionable content, he started posting his gaming videos on his channel RedSama, since 2017. Regardless of the criticism, his main boasts 2.4 million subscribers making him one of the most popular YouTube figures in Germany, while his secondary channel boasts 1.2 million subscribers.
Joyce is a German youtube channel owned and run by Joyce Claudia Ilg, a German actress, model, singer and comedian. After being featured regularly on the Youtube channel Ponk, Joyce decided to make her own YouTube channel in 2013. The youtuber mainly posts skits, street comedy and funny things from her life. There’s no doubt that Joyce is one loved celebrity in Germany, given to the 1.2 million subscribers and 224 million views on her channel.