Do you enjoy watching live streams on Twitch? Then, take a look at this list of the 5 most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time
Twitch might be a platform that is best known for being the biggest gaming community for streamers, but it is also quite versatile. The platform is also home to many unique types of broadcasts including categories excluding gaming. One such category is known as the “Special Events” which is for hosting all sorts of live shows. There are many types of shows in the category including award ceremonies, talk shows, game shows, sports events and charity functions. Such shows are hosted by both streamers and big-name or multinational companies alike on the platform to reach audiences worldwide, who enjoy watching these shows a lot. Hence, here is a list of the 5 most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time!
La Velada Del Año III/ The Night of the Year III
Credit: La Velada Official Website
La Velada Del Año III, which translates to “The Night of the Year III” in English is a boxing championship hosted by Ibai Garatea, the third most followed Twitch streamer in 2023. It is a boxing tournament or championship where streamers go head to head in several boxing matches. The event also hosts several musical performances from top Hispanic or Spanish artists and creators. As the name implies, this tournament has been held three times in total with the latest being this year, 2023. The third edition of the event was held at Civitas Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid from June 30 to July 1. Many streamers including Amouranth, rivers_gg, Rivers, Mayichii, German Garmendia, Luzu, Fernanfloo, and Coscu participated in it.
The second edition of La Velada Del Año peaked at 3.3M viewers last year, breaking the highest concurrent viewers record of all time. Amazingly, Ibai broke his own record with the third edition of the event peaking at 3.59M concurrent viewers. Hence, this is one of the most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time.
Premios ESLAND/ ESLAND Awards
Credit: Premios ESLAND Official Website
Premios ESLAND or simply ESLAND Awards is an annual awards ceremony hosted by David “TheGrefg” Martinez, who is one of the highest-earning streamers on Twitch. It is an awards ceremony held specifically for the Spanish or Hispanic content creation community. Just like other award ceremonies, this one also chooses the winner for each award based on public voting. Only the top content creators who have proven themselves worthy are nominated for the specific awards at the ceremony. There have been two editions of the award ceremony so far, with the first being held on January 17, 2022. It became the third stream with the highest number of concurrent viewers of all time at 1M but then came the second edition.
The second edition of Premios ESLAND or ESLAND Awards was held on January 29, 30 in Mexico City. The second edition of the award ceremony broke the record of the first edition by peaking at 1.75M concurrent viewers on TheGrefg’s channel. Hence, this is one of the most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time.
Eleven All Stars
Credit: @Aminematue on YouTube
Eleven All Stars is a football tournament hosted by the popular French streamer, Aminematue who got the idea after challenging fellow streamer, DjMaRiiO to play football. The football tournament was an international tournament specifically held with French and Spanish content creators going head to head against each other. The whole event was arranged by ACE Productions and Smash, who brought Aminematue's idea to life six months after the idea originated. The teams ended up with 20 Spanish players and 21 French players, who were all popular content creators. The match was then held at the Stade Jean-Bouin Stadium in Paris on November 19, 2022. The stadium completely sold out, gathering more than 20K fans who came to watch the match.
The football match ended with the French team winning by 2 goals against the Spanish team, who had 0 goals. The Eleven All Star football tournament was of course streamed live on Aminematue's channel and it peaked at 1.15M concurrent viewers. Hence, this is one of the most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time.
Z Event 2021
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Z Event is a charity fundraiser function held by the popular French streamer and esports commentator, Adrien “ZeratoR” Nougaret. These charity fundraising functions have been held by Adrien since 2016, for different charities each year. The goal of the event as stated by Adrien is to bring together all French streamers so that they can donate to charities for goodwill. It is the number one event in terms of raising money out of all the French video gaming events. The fifth edition of the Z Event was held from October 29 to 31, 2021. Consequently, the fifth edition was also the most popular Z Event in history raising more than €10M Euros in total for the Action Against Hunger charity.
The Z Event of 2021, which is the fifth edition ended up peaking at 720K concurrent viewers on ZeratoR’s main channel where it was being broadcast to his audience. During the full fundraiser event, more than 500K donations were made worldwide. Hence, it is one of the most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time.
Credit: @QTCinderella VODS on YouTube
Shitcamp is a gameshow-like event that brings together a group of content creators from Twitch and YouTube hosted by Blaire “QTCinderella”, who is a popular female streamer and YouTuber. It is a gameshow event that goes on for four days where the group of people engage in all sorts of fun activities and challenges. It is a chance for them to get away from technology and just enjoy themselves in the moment. Shitcamp has been held a total of 2 times but it gained more popularity and recognition in its former edition, with the latest held in 2022. The Shitcamp 2022 was held with two teams, Team TENT and Team OTGAY with Ludwig and Hasan as the captains respectively.
The challenges in Shitcamp 2022 ranged from battle shots all the way to hide and seek, creating lots of funny streaming moments. The Shitcamp 2022 peaked at 69K concurrent viewers, which was less compared to last year’s viewer count of 155k concurrent viewers. Hence, it is one of the most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time.
Needless to say, it is a common misconception that Twitch is a platform that only hosts gaming content. Not only is the platform versatile, but they are also living up to its rank as the best live-streaming platform on the internet every day. Gaming might be the dominating category in the platform but other categories are also flourishing well. More and more streamers are coming up with their own unique shows to host, which is why they are becoming more popularized. We can totally hope to see more bigger events being hosted on Twitch because of how hyped they are. Hence, take a look at the 5 most popular Twitch livestream shows of all time and stay tuned for more!