The ongoing battle between T-Series and PewDiePie has finally ended now that the Indian music label has garnered over 100 million subscribers on YouTube. PewDiePie is at 96 million subscribers at the time of writing in this article.
T-series reached this milestone after a public internet battle which involved dissing tracks, memes, and sub-wars. T-Series also tweeted about the same saying that they are delighted at being the first channel on YouTube to reach this level of subscribers.
Salute to India's power! It is the power of Indian content, consumers and our digital strength that has lead us to a milestone of 100 million subscribers on YouTube. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/XSGJP83pE3
— Bhushan Kumar (@itsBhushanKumar) May 29, 2019
PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, is a Swedish 29-year-old who rose to fame due to his gaming videos and meme reviewing shows. He had earlier released diss tracks in the form of music videos titled Congratulations and Bitch Lasagna. The videos were removed by him after Delhi High Court banned them in India.
Social media analytics reveal the difference
A social media analytics page has revealed that T-Series was predicted to cross the milestone on May 21. They also added that PewDiePie will reach the number on June 2.
— YouTube (@YouTube) May 30, 2019
T-Series had surpassed PewDiePie several times in the past, but this time it seems that the win is final. The two channels had been battling for the position since October 2018, and PewDiePie was the most subscribed channel on the platform for 5 years before losing to T-Series.