WWE issued the following announcement on Friday to tout surpassing the 50-million subscriber milestone for their official YouTube channel:
WWE today announced it has surpassed 50 million subscribers on YouTube, further cementing its position as one of the world's top channels on the platform. With this historic milestone, WWE has eclipsed the global YouTube subscriber ranks of Justin Bieber, Dude Perfect, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift.
With nearly 37 billion lifetime video views, WWE is the No. 1 Sports channel on YouTube, ahead of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, ESPN and NASCAR. In addition, WWE's YouTube channel is the #4 most-viewed channel in the world behind only T-Series, SET India and Cocomelon - Nursery Rhymes.
Since launching in 2008, WWE's official YouTube channel has featured award-winning original series including the brand-new talk show The Bump, WWE Formerly Known As, My Son/Daughter is a WWE Superstar, WWE Game Night and more. The channel also includes highlights from Monday Night Raw, Friday Night SmackDown, NXT and WWE pay-per-views events; exclusive interview clips with today's top Superstars; and memorable moments from WWE's storied history.