While YouTube channels have been making big waves and bigger gains in 2016, it's still got a long way to go to compete with the current Content Stream Supreme in Twitch.tv. Like Youtube, Twitch has offered gamers from all over a way to cut the cord and get their entertainment exclusively from streaming sources, opening up whole new avenues for would-be entertainers and gaming enthusiasts.
Twitch stands apart from the rest of the pack in content, though -- viewers aren't just here to get their news or characters, but also to watch the best of the best crush their competition on a daily (or at least regularly scheduled) basis.
With all that out of the way, here are the best Twitch channels of 2016. While many are familiar chart toppers, there's good reason -- they're the best at what they do, and all deserve that sweet, sweet Twitch Prime sub.