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With YouTube increasingly showing up in the headlines, some of the best YouTubers in the business are crossing over into the mainstream. Whether due to success or controversy, popular YouTubers are becoming more influential in the media world. What are the best YouTube channels? Vote below to help decide.  

The biggest YouTubers produce an incredibly diverse range of content. Some of the funniest people on YouTube have had viral success with comedic videos. Jenna Marbles first emerged with a viral video titled "How to Trick People into Thinking You're Good Looking," and now produces weekly videos that range in topic and tone.

PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, has been one of the biggest YouTubers in the game for years and produces gaming videos, as well as comedic content. Other YouTubers with the most subscribers include Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, Nigahiga, Smosh, Liza Koshy, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, and Lilly Singh.

Some of the biggest YouTubers have appeared in recent headlines across the world. Logan Paul made headlines for a controversial video featuring footage of a suicide victim. Trisha Paytas became a trending topic across the UK for her brief stint on Celebrity Big Brother. 

Out of this eclectic cast of characters and creators, who are the best YouTube personalities? Vote up your favorite YouTube stars and vote down the worst YouTubers. (You know, the ones you think are the most annoying YouTubers.) Feel free to add anyone you feel is missing. 

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Shane Dawson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Shane Dawson Shane Lee Dawson is an American YouTube personality, actor, comedian, and film director. Dawson is known for making comedy videos featuring many recurring characters, impersonations, and spoofs ...more

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Liza Koshy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Liza Koshy Elizabeth Koshy (born March 31, 1996) is an American actress, YouTube personality and comedian. She stars as Violet Adams in the Hulu original television series Freakish (2016–present). Among ...more

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David Dobrik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Serene Teh added David Dobrik David Dobrik (born July 23, 1996) is an American YouTuber from Slovakia. He has received over 5,000,000 subscribers on his main YouTube channel and was previously part of a collaborative channel ...more

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Lilly Singh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Lilly Singh Lilly Singh, also known by her YouTube username Superwoman, is a Canadian YouTube personality, motivational speaker, and comedian. She has also taken part in rapping and film acting. After ...more

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PewDiePie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
PewDiePie Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish producer of Let's Play videos on YouTube. Since 15 August 2013, PewDiePie's channel has been the most ...more

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Markiplier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Markiplier Mark Edward Fischbach (born June 28, 1989), known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTube personality. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, he began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is ...more

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Wassabi Productions is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Wassabi Productions Alex Wassabi (born March 28, 1990) is an American YouTuber best known for his channel Wassabi Productions, which has over 9 million subscribers. He developed a following from Vine. He is from ...more

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The Dolan Twins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
The Dolan Twins Ethan and Grayson Dolan (born December 16, 1999), collectively known as The Dolan Twins, are an American comedy duo who rose to prominence in May 2013 on the video sharing application Vine. ...more

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Jenna Marbles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Jenna Marbles Jenna N. Mourey, more commonly known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is an American entertainer and YouTube personality. Her channel currently has over 14 million subscribers, making it the 7th ...more

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Nigahiga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Nigahiga Ryan Higa is an American YouTube personality and actor of Japanese descent. He is known for his YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 2.1 billion times. As of April 2015, Higa's ...more

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Rhett and Link is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Rhett And Link Rhett & Link are an American Internet comedy duo consisting of the two YouTube users Rhett James McLaughlin (born October 11, 1977) and Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal, III (born June ...more

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Safiya Nygaard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
jayde added Safiya Nygaard Safiya Nygaard (born July 16, 1992) is an actress, comedian, and writer, who first gained fame while creating video content for BuzzFeed. Also widely known as a beauty vlogger, she has starred ...more

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LaurDIY is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Colleen Ballinger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Colleen Ballinger (Miranda Sings) Colleen Ballinger is an actress.

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Jacksepticeye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
NicholeBrezina added Jacksepticeye Seán William McLoughlin (born 7 February 1990), better known through his online pseudonym Jacksepticeye (or simply Jack), is an Irish producer, game commentator, and internet personality, ...more

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Emma Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
oifsdhjknd added Emma Chamberlain Emma Chamberlain (born May 22, 2001) is a lifestyle vlogger whose self-titled YouTube channel has accumulated more than 3.1 million subscribers through vlogs, lookbooks, DIYs, hauls, and more. ...more

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Joey Graceffa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
xx.jerrienugget.xx added Joey Graceffa Joseph Michael Graceffa (born May 16, 1991) is an American YouTube personality, actor, author, producer, and singer. He runs two active YouTube channels, both named after him. His main channel ...more

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King Bach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
King Bach Andrew B. Bachelor (born June 26, 1988), better known by his online alias and persona King Bach, is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and internet personality, known for being the most ...more

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Alissa Violet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Alissa Violet Alissa Violet-Marie Butler (born June 12, 1996) is a model, actress, and YouTuber who rose to fame through Vine. She is also known for being an ex-girlfriend of Jake Paul. She runs a popular ...more

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Smosh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Smosh Smosh is a web-based comedy duo consisting of Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla. Padilla first began posting flash animations on Newgrounds in early 2003, under the name Smosh. He was later ...more

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jacksfilms is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
NotCameron added Jacksfilms John Patrick "Jack" Douglass (born June 30, 1988), known online by his pseudonym jacksfilms, is an American Internet personality, musician, and comedian on YouTube, known for his ...more

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Rudy Mancuso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Rudy Mancuso Rudy Mancuso is an American actor, producer, internet personality, comedian, musician and singer most notable for his comedic videos on YouTube and previously on Vine. He is managed by John ...more

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Casey Neistat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Casey Neistat Casey Owen Neistat (born March 25, 1981) is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of multimedia company Beme.

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Lele Pons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Lele Pons Eleonora Pons Maronese (born June 25, 1996), known online as Lele Pons, is a American-Venezuelan internet personality and actress, most notable for her YouTube videos.

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Ninja is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
shreyasbhattarai added Ninja Tyler Blevins (born June 5, 1991) is a gamer, streamer, and YouTuber. He has been on teams such as Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Warriors. Games featured on his channels include H1Z1, Fortnite, ...more

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grav3yardgirl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
grav3yardgirl Bunny Meyer (born August 3, 1985) is an American YouTube personality who goes by the username grav3yardgirl.

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Trisha Paytas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Trisha Paytas Trisha Kay Paytas (born May 8, 1988) is an American Internet personality, actress, singer, and songwriter. After moving from Illinois to Los Angeles to pursue acting, she began stripping and ...more

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Merrell Twins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
canrismendoza added Merrell Twins Veronica Merrell and Vanessa Merrell (born August 6, 1996), known as the Merrell Twins, are identical twin American YouTubers, actresses, comedians, singers, and songwriters. The Merrell twins ...more

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Guava Juice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Roman Atwood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Roman Atwood Roman Bernard Atwood (born May 28, 1983) is an American YouTube personality, comedian, vlogger and pranker. He is best known for his vlogs, where he posts updates about his life on a daily ...more

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GloZell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
NicholeBrezina added GloZell GloZell Lynette Simon is an American comedian and YouTube personality based in Hollywood, California. Green established her YouTube channel in 2008, with video interviews, comedy about her life ...more

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Zoella is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
tilkomandi67 added Zoella Zoe Elizabeth Sugg (born 28 March 1990) is an English fashion and beauty vlogger, YouTuber, and author. She is best known by her YouTube username Zoella. Her debut novel, Girl Online, was ...more

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Tyler Oakley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Tyler Oakley Tyler Oakley is an American YouTube, television, and podcast personality, and advocate. Much of Oakley's activism has been dedicated to LGBT youth, and social issues including healthcare, ...more

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Tessa Brooks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Tessa Brooks Tessa Brooks (born April 5, 1999) is a dancer, actress, model, and YouTuber who has performed with The Pulse on Tour and been a member of the immaBEAST dance crew. She has done print modeling ...more

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DanTDM is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
SugarCats added DanTDM Daniel Robert Middleton (born 8 November 1991), better known through his online pseudonym DanTDM (formerly The Diamond Minecart), is an English YouTube personality and professional gamer. His ...more

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the try guys is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
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Joji is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
danbeston added TVFilthyFrank George Miller, known by his stage name Joji, is a Japanese-Australian record producer, singer, songwriter, and former YouTube personality who used the channel name TVFilthyFrank. His absurdist ...more

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Lucas and Marcus is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Juliangel Gabriela Raphael added Lucas and Marcus Lucas and Marcus Dobre (born January 28, 1999), collectively known as The Dobre Twins, are an American dancing duo and YouTube personalities who rose to prominence on the now-defunct video ...more

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LDShadowLady is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
rilke9 added LDShadowLady Elizabeth D (born October 7, 1992) is an English YouTube gamer who runs the channel LDShadowLady and is a member of the Pixel Pact. She is well known for her quirky Minecraft series entitled ...more

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LazarBeam is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
yaboiliam added LazarBeam Lannan Eacott (born December 14, 1994) is a YouTube gamer known as LazarBeam who initially gained a following for his Madden challenge videos. Especially popular are his videos featuring tiny, ...more

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Rosanna Pansino is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
ler25 added Rosanna Pansino Rosanna Pansino is a 2013 Shorty Awards winner for the Shorty Award for Food.

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Jason Nash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Jason Nash Jason Nash (born May 23, 1973) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and YouTube personality. Best known for his channel on Vine, he was also a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing in 2010.

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LaurDIY is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
ler25 added LaurDIY Lauren Riihimaki (born August 11, 1993), known by her YouTube channel name LaurDIY, is a Canadian YouTuber and Do-It-Yourself specialist with over 7 million subscribers. In September 2017, she ...more

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Erika Costell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Erika Costell Erika Costell (born November 12, 1993) is a model, singer, and YouTuber who is known for her swim, fitness, and lingerie shoots.

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Cameron Dallas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Cameron Dallas Cameron Alexander Dallas (born September 8, 1994) is an American internet personality and actor, best known for his prominence on the video application Vine and YouTube. Dallas later went on to ...more

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AzzyLand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
ler25 added AzzyLand Azra Bajrami (born February 23, 1991) is a YouTube and Instagram star known for her video game-centric content on her channel AzzyLand, which includes gaming videos and cosplaying. She's ...more

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Tana Mongeau is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
ler25 added Tana Mongeau Tana Mongeau (born June 24, 1998) is an American YouTuber known for her story time videos. She discusses strange instances from her personal life as well as her own personality quirks with her ...more

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Cody Ko is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
bin added Cody Ko Cody Ko (born November 22, 1990) is a Vine sensation who created the viral hashtag #6secondauditions. He auditioned as Mary Poppins in what would be the first #6secondauditions video. He ...more

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dodie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
thacatishere added dodie Dorothy Miranda "Dodie" Clark (born 11 April 1995) is an English singer, songwriter, author, YouTuber and artist from Epping, Essex. Clark posts both original songs and cover songs on ...more

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Logan Paul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best YouTubers Of All Time
Logan Paul Logan Alexander Paul (born April 1, 1995) is an American actor, director, internet personality, screenwriter, rapper, and white collar boxer. Paul first gained fame through videos shared on ...more