Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg held the record for having the most subscribers on YouTube since 2013. However, his unchallenged run at the top of the rankings has finally ended as T-Series, an Indian record label has managed to surpass him. The PewDiePie vs T-Series battle continues to get intense, but it now appears that PewDiePie is out of the competition!

PewDiePie vs T-Series Subscriber Count
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Let us take a closer look at the rivalry between the two YouTube giants and see if there’s any chance for PewDiePie to recover.

PewDiePie vs T-Series: Has PewDiePie Lost The Battle?

PewDiePie is now lagging behind T-Series by as many as 2.7 Million subscribers! This is a massive number by every count and the first time that such a sizable distance between the two channels has appeared in favor of T-Series.

PewDiePie vs T-Series Subscriber Gap
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Given that Kjellberg is a content creator while T-Series owns a large chunk of Bollywood music, it appears that it will be hard for PewDiePie to return to the popularity and beat T-Series ever again. However, releasing controversial tracks like Bitch Lasagna and the Congratulations Diss Track can help Kjellberg grow his subscriber base once again.

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Reasons Behind The Surge in Popularity of T-Series

One of the biggest reasons as to why T-Series has managed to surpass the subscriber count of PewDiePie is because a lot more Indians suddenly have access to mobile internet than ever before!

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PewDiePie vs T-Series Battle
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The entry of telecom service provider Reliance Jio has caused this major shift in the momentum in the Indian markets and caused a surge in Indian content.