Whatever you think of the idea of “celebrity,” YouTube has its own breed of personalities who have as much right to own that title as any actor, singer, or reality television star. These are the people who are guaranteed tens of thousands of views for every video they upload to the site, regardless of the quality or subject matter. But which YouTube star is your personal favorite?
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We want to know, Who Is Your Favorite YouTube Celebrity?
We have previously asked you all about your favorite YouTube channels, and your responses allowed us to create a list of brilliant YouTube channels everybody should check out. However, the question this time is slightly different, focusing on the people in the videos you love watching.
The subject matter is immaterial. As is the style of filming, and the regularity of posting, and anything else you care to mention. All that matters is the personality creating and starring in the videos themselves. People such as PewDiePie, Freddie Wong, Alfie Deyes, John Green, Ryan Higa, and Philip DeFranco.
Something that has become very clear of late is that it’s the people fronting these videos that allow a channel to grow in popularity. Fans of these YouTube stars will return time and time again, in the same way people will keep buying albums by their favorite singers or seeing movies starring their favorite actors.
YouTube has realized this in a big way, and is throwing money and resources at the biggest and best vloggers and content creators in order to keep them on the site. Because while one-off viral videos are lots of fun, it’s the celebrities that can build loyal audiences who will check YouTube multiple times a day for a new video from their favorite star.
We want to compile a list of your favorite YouTube celebrities. We have named a few above to get you started, but we really want you to tell us which ones you follow, as well as explaining the reasons for your appreciation for their work. If you have lsomeone in mind but need reminding of their name, this list of YouTube personalities on Wikipedia may prove useful.
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